The case is made time and again. A vodka must have something different to justify its space on the already overcrowded shelves at on- and off-premise. Why take down one vodka to make room for another? The answer is always the same: flavor profile. Bare Bone Vodka is proof that … Read the rest
Distilled by Nemiroff Distillery, Nemyriv, Ukraine.
Flavored with red chili peppers, honey, and herbs.
Appearance: Decidedly honey hued and long legged.
Nose: Extraordinarily gentle, with notes of banana, honey (of course), and piquant herbs.
Flavor: A surprisingly oily mouth feel supports chili peppers on the front … Read the rest
Distilled by Three Olives Rosé
Flavored with “natural flavors and certified colors,” employing Welsh “lake water.”
Grain: English wheat.
Appearance: Pink, as one might expect from a beverage billing itself as a “Rosé Vodka,” but without the chromatic depth seen in most high-quality rosé wines.
Nose: Fruity (no … Read the rest
Distilled by Seattle Distilling Company, Vashon Island, Washington.
Grain: Hard red winter wheat grown in Moses Lake, Washington.
Appearance: Cloudy, but less so than one would expect from an unfiltered vodka, with particularly long legs.
Nose: Malt and then more malt.
Flavor: A full and creamy mouth, with … Read the rest