Vodka has become the most successful spirit in the last few years because it's the most versatile, mixing more readily with a wider range of ingredients than any other spirit. Vodka offers more cocktails, and inspires more new cocktails, than any other spirit, and it is cocktails that drive vodka's popularity.
Belenkaya vodka is produced in Russia and not only filtered through 13 metres of coal, but is also put through a 9 step purification system to make sure that it's about as pure a spirit as they can make.
The famous Polish bestseller: Wyborowa is a double distilled rye vodka with the emphasis on quality - even its name means 'premium'. Full-bodied yet still extremely smooth, Wyborowa is a cut above standard vodka brands.
A set of three 20cl bottles of Boru Irish vodka. Comprising one each of their black, citrus and orange expressions, these are triple distilled and then gently filtered through ten feet of Atlantic Irish oak charcoal.
Terrific authentic Russian vodka made with a mix of wheat and rye, and filtered through charcoal made from the stones of peaches and apricots. A great all-rounder, good from the freezer or in cocktails.
A bottle of Grasovka's Bisongrass vodka, made using the bison grass that grows in the Bialowieza national park on the border between Poland and Belarus. Best served in the traditional way, chilled and mixed with apple juice.
Quadruple-distilled at 42 degrees below the equator in New Zealand - where the air is the purest on Earth - using non GM wheat and some of the world's cleanest water: hardly surprising it tastes so good...