About Latvian Spirits

About Latvian Spirits
Latvia, in northeastern Europe, is home to good quality vodka as well as various types of liqueur. One of the best is balsam, an herbal liqueur with a vodka base. This has a dark color (black) and is served in numerous ways,- on the rocks, mixed in fruit juice or mixed in cocktails.

Top Picks for Latvia

Stolichnaya Cucumber Vodka
97 points
$19.99
Best Buy
Clear color. Aromas and flavors of fresh sliced English cucumber, ripe, fruity olives, and roasted red pepper with a satiny, vibrant, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a warming, interesting, medium-long finish evoking suggestions of key lime, spearmint, thyme, and sesame oil finish. Fresh and vivid cucumber notes make this vodka a summertime vibe delivery system.
Awards: 2019 Best Flavored Vodka
97 points $19.99 Best Buy
elit Vodka
97 points
$50
Clear color. Citrusy aromas of lemon bar, italian ice, citrus blossom, and meringue with a satiny, crisp, dryish light body and an effortless, brisk finish. A bright, shining, ethereal example; make other martinis jealous.
Awards: 2018 Best Unflavored Vodka
Stolichnaya Stoli Lime Vodka
96 points
$19.99
Best Buy
Clear color. Hop, like aromas and flavors of lime leaf, mango seed, clementine, finger lime, celery salt, wild lemon, and pine with a velvety, vibrant, fruity light body and a tingling, complex, medium-long finish imparting accents of fresh cut grass, grapefruit, and coriander finish. A vibrant, playful flavored vodka with killer citrus notes to elevate cocktails.
96 points $19.99 Best Buy
Stolichnaya Jalapeño Flavored Hot Vodka
95 points
$19.99
Best Buy
Clear color. Grassy, citrusy aromas and flavors of charred agave, royal lime cologne, toilet bowl cleaner, and fresh ginger with a silky, lively, bone-dry light-to-medium body and a hot, gigantic, very long finish evoking notes of matcha, sage, hot peppers, and tanned leather finish. Exotic spice and tanned-leather notes round out this spicy flavored vodka.
Awards: 2017 Best Flavored Vodka
95 points $19.99 Best Buy
Stolichnaya Ohranj Vodka
94 points
$19.99
Best Buy
Clear color. Attractive aromas and flavors of italian oranges, bergamot, orange blossom, and fruit loops cereal with a silky, lively, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a warming, long finish displaying accents of , and chamomile finish. An elegant, grown-up, orange vodka give the feeling of walking into an orange orchard.
94 points $19.99 Best Buy
Stolichnaya Vanil Vodka
93 points
$19.99
Best Buy
Clear color. Aromas of hostess "cupcake", gingerbread, and croissant with a creamy, vibrant, sweet medium-full body and a peppery, long cookies n’ cream shake, marshmallow, chocolate ice cream, and almond milk finish. Mouthwatering dessert flavors shine in this vanilla vodka.
93 points $19.99 Best Buy
Stolichnaya Premium Vodka
92 points
$19.99
Best Buy
Clear color. Clean, citrusy aromas of clean laundry, lime cordial, and wonder bread with a satiny, soft, dry light body and a hot, medium-length polished marble, lemon oil, and vanilla almond creme finish. A citrusy and pleasant vodka that needs little fuss.
92 points $19.99 Best Buy
Stolichnaya Peachik Vodka
92 points
$19.99
Best Buy
Clear color. Candied, fruity aromas and flavors of honeyed peach skin, banana taffy, baby powder, and packaged strawberry frosting with a syrupy, bright, off-dry medium-full body and a warming, amusing, long finish that presents impressions of grilled peach, and peach tea white tea finish. An interesting blend of peach flavors in a dry sturdy frame.
92 points $19.99 Best Buy
Stolichnaya Crushed Ruby Red Grapefruit Vodka
90 points
$16.99
Best Buy
Hazy bright coral color. Citrusy aromas of freshly squeezed ruby red grapefruit and citric acid with a satiny, vibrant, fruity medium body and a tingling, captivating, medium-length pink grapefruit pith and sea salt finish. A juicy grapefruit vodka with bright, natural flavors; a nice retreat from ubiquitous "too sweet" flavored vodkas.
90 points $16.99 Best Buy
Stolichnaya Citros Vodka
90 points
$19.99
Best Buy
Clear color. Fresh aromas and flavors of key lime juice, lemon lime soda, and tobacco leaves with a glycerous, lively, fruity light body and a tingling, intriguing, crisp finish with notes of fruit stripes gum finish. Candied fruit flavors make this an easy to love spirit.
90 points $19.99 Best Buy