Made from Minnesota wheat, column distilled six times, this super, super premium vodka wow-ed us. It is deliciously sweet, displays a cocoa-like note, and is incredibly smooth. Most vodkas you have to chill to make them easy enough to drink-
An impressive vodka that comes in striking packaging (purportedly the bottle design is 300 years old). Jewel of Russia Classic vodka is made from wheat and rye and undergoes “multiple” distillations (it’s not clear how many) and a “5-step slow-filtration
Dig the retro packaging! Was this intentional or have they not changed the bottle and label since 1962? Anyway, Zytnia Extra is a Polish Rye vodka made by Bielsko Biama Distillery and imported by Stanley Stawski Distributing Company of Chicago.
ZYR is ditilled five times and filtered nine times. The effects of these efforts are apparent. This rye and wheat vodka is superb. It offers notes of mineral, lemon peel oil, wheat, rye, and a full yet crisp, dry finish.
A grapefruit flavored vodka? We were, honestly, skeptical. We should have known better: it’s Charbay, and Charbay produces no dreck. Charbay Ruby Red Grapefruit Vodka is delicious. We feared that the spirit would be drown in a cloying, artificial flavor.
The bottle, which is flat and round and features a big winking, yellow smiley face, is boudn to make this vodka a hit amongst the party-hearty crowd (see the bottle at http://www.happyvodka.com.) But, Happy Vodka isn’t merely a gimmick- it’s