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 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 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 , 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, 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, 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 Gluten-Free Vodka
92 points
$19.99
Best Buy
Clear color. Delicate, sweet aromas and flavors of grainy bread, fondant, and nutskin with a supple, soft, dry light-to-medium body and a warming, refreshing, wet stones, sweet cream, hint of pepper, dried fruit, and anise finish. A wonderfully smooth and supple vodka with great texture and pleasing delicate warmth on the long finish.
92 points $19.99 Best Buy
Petergoff Pepper Vodka
91 points
$14.99
Best Buy
Light gold color. Bright, peppery aromas and flavors of smoked peppercorns, pepper jelly on rye toast, and brown spices with an soft, dryish medium body and a peppery, delightful, medium-length roasted hot peppers and nougat finish. A lively and nicely layered pepper vodka that will be great in cocktails.
91 points $14.99 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, relaxed fruit stripes gum finish. Candied fruit flavors make this an easy to love spirit.
90 points $19.99 Best Buy
Petergoff Wheat Vodka
87 points
$19.99
Clear color. Delicate, grassy, earthy creamy aromas of flour and powdered sugar with a satiny, bright, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and a warming, snappy dried citrus and pepper finish. A rock solid vodka for citrus cocktails.
87 points $19.99
Kutskova Vodka
84 points
$12
Clear color. Aromas of rubber cement, leather conditioner, labnah, and hazelnut with a supple, shrill, dry light body and a hot, medium-length bitter lemon, raw walnut, lavender, and rosemary finish. A workhorse vodka for mixed drinks.