There are 2 however that come to mind, that would work well in this recipe. The first is Pinnacle Pumpkin Pie Vodka. It is no longer in production (discontinued last year), but it can still
"Don't take that shot!"
Svedka is a Swedish vodka, distilled five times from Swedish winter wheat. Like most vodkas, it clocks in at 80 proof and packs a punch. Here's the thing about
As for your base ingredients: fresh-squeezed juice would be best (if not exactly feasible), but failing that, a good quality organic juice is probably the next-best thing. (That
Good lord. Outside of your Bloody Mary, I think anything would be fraught with peril. A simple martini, or a Old Bay vodka and soda, would let the flavor shine through, but wouldn't really add anything else. A dirty martini would maybe add something different, yet mostly complementary to the mix. Maybe it'd work in a margarita (on account of the salt), and the stuff could maybe work if you use
"Just a moment. Three measures of Gordon's, one of vodka, half a measure of Kina Lillet. Shake it very well until it's ice-cold, then add a large thin slice of lemon peel. Got it?"
"Certainly, monsieur." The barman seemed pleased with the idea.
- Casino Royale, Ian Fleming
I've written more than once about James Bond and his drink preferences (at least, as he was first written by Ian Fleming.) The cinematic Bond veers toward either tippling vodka martinis exclusively
The discussion for today, however, is not about gin. It is about Tanqueray's much-less touted cousin of gin, Tanqueray Sterling Vodka. Sadly, the company feels so
Russian Standard Platinum takes the age-old recipe of a clean and artfully crafted spirit and employs a special silver filtration technique that, combined with a a greater quality of ingredients, creates a vodka that is exceptionally smooth and crisp.
"Uniting a passion for perfection with a daring energy and confidence, Platinum has become the favorite vodka among Russia's booming generation of successful urban
Skyy Vodka began its life in the hands of a San Francisco startup back in 1992 and quickly rose in the ranks among popular brands thanks in no small part to its affordability and smoothness. The manufacturing process utilized a quadruple distillation method in addition to triple-filtering, which produced an easily enjoyable product. This, coupled with the eye-catching blue
Upon the death of Pyotr Arsenievich Smirnov, the distillery was passed down to his son, Vladimir Smirnov, in the late 1800's. In 1904 the Tsar nationalized the Russian vodka industry and Vladimir Smirnov was forced to sell his factory and brand. Subsequently the Smirnovs decided to flee the country. After some shuffling around of