Tag: Vodka

An exquisite vodka tasting
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An exquisite vodka tasting

Poels and Russians, both claim to have invenred vodka, and don’t like the saying “all vodkas taste the same”, although western Euroepans and North Americans think otherwise. Yet Americans, maybe instinctively gravitate towards Stolichnaya and Smirnoff becausdre of their distinctive purity and mouth feel. A fine vodka though, much like […]

Vodka.
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Vodka.

Vodka It was not very long ago (1960’s) that vodka was viewed as an ethnic specialty similar to ouzo or pernod. The tides of vodka started to turn with the invention of Moscow Mule at the Cock and Bull restaurant in Hollywood. The invention of the drink was a marketing […]

Flavoured Vodkas.
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Flavoured Vodkas.

North American spirits aficionado’s love affair with vodka seems to be boundless. They have consumed 15.5 million cases of it during last year (2009), and all indications point to an increase, in 2010. The average per capita consumption of vodka in North America is half a bottle a year, whereas […]

Polish Vodkas of Distinction.
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Polish Vodkas of Distinction.

Polish Vodkas Vodka is a diminutive for of the Slavic word voda (water). It means little water. The first record of vodka dates back to 1405 in Poland. Although Russians claim to have produced vodka before Poles, the Poles insist and can prove that they were the first. In both […]

Pravda Vodka.
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Pravda Vodka.

Pravda Vodka Pravda Vodka the starting point of the phenomenal popularity of vodka in North America dates back to 1950’2. it was thanks to Brown Foreman, (a giant liquor marketing organization)that vodka was introduced into the marketplace. At fist people showed little interest in this colourless spirit with a neutral […]