Flavoured vodkas have only recently become fashionable, but the earliest vodkas were always flavoured, though that was entirely due to necessity. When commercial distillation got underway, during the 14-15th centuries, the original technology was obviously crude, and distillers lacked the ability to rectify ('purify') the spirit. Read More »
Five Wives is a Utah-produced vodka first intorudced at the end of 2011. Distilled using a 50/50 blend of corn and wheat using water from the Wasatch mountains, this has a subtle sweetness on the palate.
A very interesting addition to the range from American vodka brand Square One - this botanical vodka made with 100% organic rye has been flavoured with a variety of interesting ingredients including pear, camomile, rosemary and lavender.
An exciting variant from Belvedere, made not with black raspberries (as the name might suggest) but blackcurrants and raspberries, with a hint of rose petal. Serve long with soda, lime and plenty of ice for a delicious summer cooler.
A bottle of this highly unusual limited edition vodka from Chase distillery, which has been smoked with English oak for an intriguingly delicious flavour almost reminiscent of a fine reposado tequila or mezcal. This is superb, and was named as Best Potato Vodka in a recent taste-test by Harper's Wine & Spirit magazine.
A superb vodka, whose original limited edition release completely sold out, from the splendid Chase distillery. This is flavoured with Seville Orange Marmalade and is brilliant in mixed drinks - try with grapefruit juice and a spot of grenadine.
A interesting twist to the already popular Ciroc Vodka. The base spirit for Ciroc Coconut is made by distilling French grapes, from the Cognac region, five times. Natural ingredients are then infused to create Ciroc Coconut.
A interesting twist to the already popular Ciroc Vodka. The base spirit for Ciroc Peach is made by distilling French grapes, from the Cognac region, five times. Natural ingredients are then infused to create Ciroc Peach.
Ciroc Red Berry is a 2013 addition to the UK range. Five times distilled French vodka made with grapes is blended with fresh raspberries and blackberries. Enjoy on the rocks or in a variety of cocktails.
A recreation of the historic Polugar originally produced in 19th century Russia, but today produced in Poland. No.2 uses a combination of rye and wheat, and is flavoured with garlic and pepper – this will make an excellent Bloody Mary.