August 2014 - Vodka and Flavored Vodka

This month's Spirits feature is Vodka and Flavored Vodka
Vodka and Flavored Vodka Reviews
207211
Stolichnaya
Elit Vodka
Clear. Very neutral aromas and flavors of toasted cranberry and lemon breads and nuts with a silky, dryish medium body and a long and lively sweet citrus, anise, pepper, cream, and wet stone finish. A rich, elegant and super smooth vodka.
97 points $59.99
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
206858
Gera
Premium Vodka
Clear color. Mild aromas of pastry bread, toasted nuts, and delicate pepper with a satiny, dryish medium-to-full body and a very clean and smooth, powdered sugar, sweet cream, warming pepper, and mineral finish. A fantastically flavorful and elegant vodka to enjoy on its own or in cocktails.
96 points $12.99 Best Buy
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
207167
Kremlin Award
Grand Premium Vodka
Clear. Mild aromas of white cake, dried fruit, and delicate spices with a supple, dryish light-to-medium body and a smooth, lingering stone fruit, powdered sugar, pepper, and wet stone accented finish. A precise, clean, and delicious vodka.
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
207000
Monopolowa
Potato Vodka
Clear color. Aromas of lemon peppercorn muffin, microgreens, and delicate fresh herbs with a silky, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a melon gelato, lemon mint, limestone, and faint anise. A smooth, stylish, subtly flavorful vodka.
94 points $13.99 Best Buy
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
206945
ERISTOFF
Premium Vodka
Clear. Pure aromas suggest grain, toast and minerals with a silky, dryish medium body and an oily powdered sugar, cream, citrus, and nutskin nuanced finish. A smooth, flavorful, and beautifully poised vodka for all occasions.
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
207161
Van Gogh
Double Espresso Vodka
Dark brown brown color. Aromas and flavors of chocolate coffee beans, toasted marshmallow, and mocha gelato with a silky, mild sweet medium body and a long, cappuccino, peppery spice, sweet vanilla cream, and wet stone finish. A delicious coffee vodka that will be fantastic in cocktails.
94 points $27.99
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
207162
Van Gogh
Dutch Caramel Vodka
Pale Amber color. Aromas of caramel cake, toasted coconut, and mocha gelato with a Velvety, Fruity Sweet Medium-to-Full body and a Smooth maple custard, and brown spices finish. A delicious caramel vodka with lots of nuance and vibrancy.
94 points $27.99
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
206966
Slavic Gold
Deluxe Vodka
Clear color. Aromas and flavors of pastry dough, cream, and delicate spice with a silky, dryish medium body and a very clean quartz, almond cookie, and powdered sugar accented finish. A delicious, elegant vodka.
94 points $34.80
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
207062
Bainbridge
Legacy Organic Vodka
Clear color. Aromas of fruit custard pastry and pistachio nougat with a silky, dryish medium body and a creamy, toasty grain, delicate spice, lime, and mineral finish. A zesty, flavorful vodka that will excel in cocktails or on its own.
94 points $34.95
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
207006
General Beauregard
Dixie Mint Vodka
Clear color. Aromas of peppermint candy cane with a soft, fruity-yet-dry light-to-medium body and a warming peppermint ice cream finish. Sincere, clean and tasty peppermint flavor.
93 points $19.99 Best Buy
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
205669
Haute
Vodka
Clear. Mild aromas suggest bread and sweet cream with a silky, dryish medium body and a very clean dried citrus, Asian spice, and pepper finish. A smooth, flavorful, well crafted vodka for sipping neat or martinis.
93 points $19.99 Best Buy
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
207214
Stolichnaya
Citros Vodka
Clear. Nuanced aromas of candied lemon zest, herbal lemon lozenge, and lemon custard with a silky, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a clean, mineral and sugar dust accented finish. A clean, precise lemon vodka.
93 points $22.99 Best Buy
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
207064
Vermont
White Vodka
Clear color. Aromas of cream, delicate grain, and delicate herbs with a Silky, Dry Light-to-Medium body and a Smooth powdered sugar, dried fruit, and chalk finish. An elegant, stylish vodka for all occasions.
93 points $26.99
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
207163
Van Gogh
Melon Vodka
Clear color. Rich honeydew melon aromas and flavors with a silky, fruity sweet medium body a tangy mint simple syrup, pear, and mineral accented finish. A delicious and purely flavored melon vodka.
93 points $27.99
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
207158
Van Gogh
Cool Peach Vodka
Clear. Interesting aromas of spicy peach vinaigrette and chutney with a soft, fruity sweet medium body and a warming lemongrass herb muffin, spearmint gum, menthol, melon, and cherry accented finish. A unique, lively, and flavorful melange of peach, herb and mint elements that will be make innovative cocktails
93 points $27.99
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
206877
Hierarchy
Handcrafted Premium Vodka
Clear. Aromas of cereal with milk with a silky, dryish medium body and a very clean, fruit pastry, custard and mineral finish. A sleek, stylish vodka that will excel on its own or in martinis.
93 points $34.99
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
207144
Yukon
Winter Vodka
Clear color. Grainy aromas of granola, nuts, and honeycomb with a supple, dryish medium-to-full body and a rye cookie and zucchini bread finish. A fun and flavorful grainy vodka for fall and winter craft cocktails and brown spirits drinkers.
93 points $34.99
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
206948
Kootenay Country Craft Distillery
Valhalla Vodka
Clear in color. Bold aromas of toasty raisin bran and apricot granola with a soft, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and a honeyed melon, cream, and delicate pepper finish. Lots of fruit character that will make for flavor-packed cocktails.
93 points $37.50
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
207107
Blue Label
Vodka
Clear color. Aromas of banana bread, custard, and dried fruit with a Silky, Dry-yet-Fruity Light-to-Medium body and a Smooth mineral, pepper, and mint finish. A rock solid vodka for a wide variety of cocktails or neat.
93 points $39.99
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
207097
Crater Lake
Reserve Vodka
Clear color. Mild aromas of frosted shredded wheat, custard, and nougat with a silky, dryish medium body and a long, clean, powdered sugar, delicate spice, and cream accented finish. A delicious and stylish vodka for all occasions.
93 points $59.95
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
206989
360
Sorrento Lemon Vodka
Clear color. Aromas of lemon candy and lemon oil with a satiny, fruity medium-to-full body and a creamy limoncello, cinnamon, and mineral finish. A delicious, vibrant Italian lemon flavored vodka.
92 points $10.99 Best Buy
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
207215
Stolichnaya
Ohranj Vodka
Clear color. Aromas of orange and lemon Fruit loops and sweet cream with a silky, dry-yet-fruity medium body and an orange dreamsicle, powdered sugar, and mineral finish. Tasty and very versatile.
92 points $22.99 Best Buy
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
207218
Stolichnaya
Vanil Vodka
Clear color. Aromas of warm vanilla milk and honey with a silky, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a vanilla taffy, powdered sugar, beeswax, and mineral finish. A clean, pure, dry-styled vanilla vodka.
92 points $22.99 Best Buy
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
207213
Stolichnaya
Premium Vodka
Clear. Mild aromas of toasted pastry, praline, and dried fruit with a silky, dryish medium body and a melon ice, sweet cream, wet stone and spice accented finish. A smooth, flavorful, rock solid vodka for all occasions.
92 points $22.99 Best Buy
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
207026
Cutler’s
Vodka
Clear. Mild aromas and flavors of whole milk, dried berry and white nut brittle with a silky, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a creamy, mint and peppery spice accented finish. Nice creamy, fruity character for cocktails.
92 points $29.99
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
206859
Aviv 613
Vodka
Clear color. Aromas of caraway rye bread, herbs, dried fruits, and anise with a Soft, Dry-yet-Fruity Light-to-Medium body and a Smooth chalk and pepper finish. A very interesting and unique vodka with lots of fruit and spice character.
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
207065
Vermont
Crimson Vodka
Clear color. Aromas of cinnamon apple tart, and spumoni gelato with a Velvety, Dryish Medium body and a Smooth finish. A lovely fruity and creamy vodka.
92 points $33.99
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
207061
Bainbridge
Organic Vanilla Vodka
Golden color. Rich aromas and flavors of vanilla nut fudge, malted cocoa powder, and fig cookie with a silky, dryish medium body and a lovely toasted grain, roasted nut, and vanilla pastry accented finish. A really nice dry vanilla vodka for serious craft cocktails.
92 points $36.95
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
207147
Tamborine Mountain Distillery
Eucalyptus Gum Leaf Vodka
Clear color. Vibrant, medicinal aromas and flavors of eucalyptus oil and menthol mint with a silky, bone dry medium body and a long, penetrating aloe and pepper accented finish. Great purity of exotic herbal flavor that demands attention in cocktails.
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
207236
Minhas Micro Distillery
Platinum Vodka
Clear color with a platinum cast and a minute haze. Aromas of vanilla yogurt, floral prairie grass, and Brazil nuts with silky, dryish medium body and a creamy, marjoram, chalk, and spice accented finish. An interesting Eastern European style vodka with a slightly herbal, gin-like quality that will make for clever cocktails.
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
207004
Stawski
Classic Vodka
Clear color. Pleasant aromas of fruit pastry, nougat, and delicate baking spices with a supple, dryish medium body and a citrus, mineral, and cream accented finish. A tasty and zesty vodka that will be great with tonic.
91 points $8.99 Best Buy
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
207219
Stolichnaya
Peachik Vodka
Clear. Aromas of fresh peach meringue and chocolate banana custard pies with a satiny, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and a long, oily peach soufflé, skin, pepper and wet stone finish. Excellent purity and range of peach flavor in a dry style for cocktail.
91 points $22.99 Best Buy
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
207160
Van Gogh
Pineapple Vodka
Clear color. Aromas of ripe whole pineapple with a silky, fruity-yet-medium body and a pure, multidimensional pineapple range of flavors and a hint of guava, mineral, and spice. Very tasty and pure.
91 points $27.99
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
206864
Loon
Vodka
Clear color. Aromas and flavors of honeydew melon, green apple candy, and meringue with a silky, dryish light-to-medium body and a sugared citrus and stone accented finish. Tastes flavored, but very tasty.
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
206060
Woody Creek
Stobrawa Reserve Vodka
Clear color. Aromas and flavors of raw sugar, potato skins, and pepper with a silky, dryish medium body and a sweet cream, fig cookie, and chalk accented finish. A rock solid vodka with nice viscosity and flavor.
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
206965
Soplica
Vodka
Clear color. Aromas of cereal, sweet cream, peppery spice, and dried fruit with a silky, dryish medium body and a clear, wet stone, milk, and birch bark accented finish. A well rounded and nicely made vodka that will cover a lot of bases.
90 points $11.99 Best Buy
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
207009
RWB
Ultra Premium Handcrafted Gluten-Free Vodka
Clear color. Aromas of toast, herbs, and beeswax with a Silky, Dryish Light-to-Medium body and a Tingling sweet cream, dried fruit, chalk, and pepper finish. A solid all purpose vodka with nice vibrancy and minerality.
90 points $20 Best Buy
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
206857
Azzurre
Vodka
Clear color. Aromas of white toffee, minerals, and fruit pastry with a Silky, Dryish Medium body and a Smooth whipped cream, dried fruit, and pepper finish. A smooth, clean, delicately fruity vodka for martini drinkers.
90 points $32.99
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
207001
OYO
Barrel-Finished Honey Vanilla Bean Vodka
Golden color. Earthy aromas of honeycomb, sarsaparilla, and vanilla salt with a supple, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and a nutty, brown spices, pepper, and cedar accented finish. A pure and nicely flavored vodka that will excel in craft cocktails.
90 points $36.99
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
207063
Vermont
Gold Vodka
Clear color. Aromas of honey pastry, dried banana, and meringue with a Silky, Dryish Light-to-Medium body and a Tingling banana custard, delicate spices, and maple sugar finish. A delicious flavorful vodka.
90 points $38.99
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
207146
Tamborine Mountain Distillery
Lemon Myrtle Vodka
Clear color with a nickel cast. Pure aromas and flavors of lemon myrtle, lemon pith, herbal lemon tea, and lemongrass with a silky, dry light-to-medium body and a long lemon oil and river stone finish. Nice artisan purity that will stand out in craft cocktails.
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
206920
Tigre Blanc
Vodka
Clear color. Aromas and flavors of vanilla candle wax, fig custard pastry, and bbq rub spices with a silky, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a warming wax candy, dried citrus and flowers, and mineral accented finish. An intricately flavorful vodka
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
207138
Wisconsin Club
Vodka
Clear color. Very neutral aromas of milk, nut, and porcelain with a soft, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and a clean condensed milk, white toffee, stone, and pepper finish. A solid, all-purpose vodka.
89 points $6.99 Best Buy
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
206986
360
Madagascar Vanilla Vodka
Clear color. Aromas of vanilla meringue, almond, and cherry oil with a silky, fruity sweet medium body and a powdery marshmallow accented finish. Tasty.
89 points $10.99 Best Buy
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
206923
North Sea
Vodka
Clear color. Aromas of berry pastry, meringue, and nutshells with a Silky, Dryish Light-to-Medium body and a Tingling pepper, and dusty minerals finish. A nicely balanced vodka that will cover a lot of bases.
89 points $22.99
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
207212
Stolichnaya
Salted Karamel Vodka
Clear color. Aromas of dark salted caramel, mocha, and roasted nuts with a silky, fruity medium body and a dulce de leche ice cream, vanilla nuts and taffy, pepper, and minerals. A solid caramel flavored vodka that will mix well.
89 points $22.99
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
206552
Cayman Spirits Company
Gun Bay Vodka
Clear color. Aromas of fruit leather, and whipped cream with a Silky, Dryish Light-to-Medium body and a Smooth banana sundae, and slate finish. A fun, carefree rum-like vodka.
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
206885
1961
Vodka
Clear color. Clean aromas of porcelain, fig, and pepper with a single dryish medium body and a vanilla soufflé, cream, mineral, and pepper dust finish. A rock solid, neutral vodka.
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
206912
CH
Vodka
Clear color. Aromas of frosted shredded wheat, dried fruit, toasted nuts, and cream with a silky, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a clean, whipped cream, mineral and pepper finish. An attractive vodka for sipping or martinis.
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
206973
New Amsterdam
Vodka
Clear. Mild aromas of gravel road, carnation, and powdered milk with a silky, dryish light-to-medium body and a sweet cream, dried mango, candy wrapper, and pepper finish. A nicely made and easy-going vodka that will cover a lot of bases.
88 points $13.99 Best Buy
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
206957
Skinnygirl
Bare Naked Vodka
Clear. Aromas suggest coconut macaroon and toasted raisin nut bread with a very soft, light body and a coconut-almond milk and rice candy accented finish. A light, breezy, rum-like vodka for effortless Asian style cocktails.
88 points $17.99 Best Buy
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
206393
SKYY
Infusions Vanilla Bean Vodka
Clear color. Aromas of strawberries and whipped cream and toasted marshmallow with a supple, fruity sweet medium body and a gravel, nutshell, and pepper finish. A nice vanilla component for cocktails.
88 points $18.49 Best Buy
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
206394
SKYY
Infusions Georgia Peach Vodka
Clear. Bright aromas of peach wax candy, gum and sorbet with a soft, fruity sweet light-to-medium body and a tangy, peach skin, pepper, stevia, and simple syrup finish.
88 points $18.49 Best Buy
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
207216
Stolichnaya
Blueberi Vodka
Clear. Aromas of dried blueberries with a silky dry medium body and a creamy and slightly medicinal blueberry lozenge, stone, and beeswax finish. A clean, reserved, and very dry blueberry vodka.
88 points $22.99
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
207098
Crater Lake
Sweet Ginger Vodka
Clear color with a faint nickel straw cast. Convincing aromas of fresh cut ginger with a silky, fruity medium body and a crystallized ginger, pepper, menthol, and grass finish. Nice ginger flavor for mixing.
88 points $24.95
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
206962
AK-47
Vodka
Clear color. Aromas of clay, straw, and pepper with a silky, dry light-to-medium body and a rice candy, wax wrapper, pepper and dried tropical accented finish.
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
207141
VeeV
Acaí Spirit
Clear color. Aromas of tropical fruit punch and flan with a soft, fruity medium body and a tangy sugared citrus and mineral finish. A nice tropical styled vodka for fruity cocktails.
88 points $29.99
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
207237
Minhas Micro Distillery
Titanium Vodka
Clear color. Mild aromas of meringue, nougat, beeswax, and pepper dust with a soft, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and a dried lime, cellophane, mineral, and pepper finish. A punchy vodka for vodka tonics or genever cocktails.
87 points $10.99 Best Buy
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
207080
Purus
Organic Wheat Vodka
Clear color. Aromas of floral herbs, and anise with a Soft, Dryish Light-to-Medium body and a Tingling wax, and pepper finish. A nice, lightly spicy and herbal vodka.
87 points $19.99
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
207217
Stolichnaya
Razberi Vodka
Clear. Mild aromas of berry cream and lip balm with silky, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a dried raspberry, cherry oil, pepper and mineral finish. A mellow, understated raspberry vodka.
87 points $22.99
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
207437
Bols
Vodka
Clear color. Rather neutral aromas flavors of cream and frosted pastry with a silky, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a sweet cream, citrus zest, and pepper driven finish. A nice zesty vodka for vodka tonics.
87 points $25.52
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
207159
Van Gogh
Açai-Blueberry Vodka
Luminous purple silver color. Aromas and flavors of blueberry sorbet and soda with a satiny, fruity sweet medium-to-full body and a tangy candied orange and violet, pepper, and dried berry accented finish. A tasty and pretty blueberry vodka.
87 points $27.99
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
206911
79Gold
Caramel Spirit
Golden straw color. Aromas of mocha toffee, dried cherry, and white pepper with a soft, mildly sweet light-to-medium body and a mocha ice cream, pepper, and caramel nut nut bar finish.
87 points $29.99
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
207005
Wishkah River Distillery
Vodka Distilled from Honey
Clear color. Aromas of fruit pastry, mocha, and roasted nuts with a Lightly Tannic, Dryish Light-to-Medium body and a Warming wax paper, and maple sugar finish. A solid, straight forward vodka.
87 points $35.99
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
207008
General Beauregard
Dixie Southern Vodka
Clear color. Delicate aromas of anise, citrus, and bread pudding with a silky soft, dryish medium body and a wax candy, rice candy, and pink peppercorn accented finish.
86 points $19.99
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
206210
Magnotta Distillery
True Vodka
Clear color. Aromas papaya yogurt, pink pepper, root vegetable, and pickled melon with a supple, dryish medium body and a wax candy, Styrofoam, cream, and hot pepper finish. An brash vodka for flavorful packed.
86 points $24.75
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
206916
Tsar Alexander I
Vodka
Clear color. Aromas of ethanol, pepper, and stones with a supple, dryish medium body and a plastic wrap, mineral and creamy custard accented finish.
86 points $24.95
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
206921
Veil
Peach Vodka
Clear color. Aromas of peach custard pie, and toasted nuts with a Lightly Tannic, Fruity Sweet Light-to-Medium body and a Tingling peach sorbet finish.
85 points $11.99
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
207011
Corbin
California Estate Grown Sweet Potato Vodka
Clear. Mild aromas and flavors of latex, marjoram, and coconut gelato with a soft, dryish light-to-medium body and a warming dusty turnip, nuts, and white pepper accented finish. A somewhat brash vodka that will pop in cocktails.
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
207058
Glass
Vodka
Clear color. Aromas of dried fruit, ink, and nougat with a supple, dryish medium body and a warming latex, powdered milk, pepper and wet stone finish. Very good texture, but more uneven and congener-laden than previous bottlings. Try with tonic.
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
207075
Jestony
Vodka
Clear color. Aromas of rubbing alcohol, vanilla cream, and inky newspaper with a supple, dryish medium body and a cellophane and wet stone finish.
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
206991
McCormick
Strawberry Flavored Vodka
Clear. Aromas of crispy toasted meringue and warm strawberry milk with a sweet medium body and a slightly sour goat’s milk caramel (cajeta) and berry macaroon finish.
84 points $5.99 Best Buy
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
207079
Lone Elm
Texas Wheat Vodka
Clear color. Aromas of yogurt, banana cake, and latex with a Soft, Dryish Thin body and a Tingling roasted nuts, vanilla taffy, pepper, and chalk finish. A zesty, lactic vodka for cream cocktails.
84 points $19.99
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
207145
Old Republic Distillery
Battlefield Vodka
Clear color. Aromas of soufflé, vanilla cookie, and beeswax with a Lightly Tannic, Dry-yet-Fruity Thin body and a Peppery citrus, pepper, and powdered sugar finish. Bright citrusy with racy acidity.
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
206922
Veil
Red Berry Vodka
Clear color. Aromas of cherry lozenge, and cough syrup with a Lightly Tannic, Off-Dry Thin body and a Warming cherry gelatin, pepper, and whipped cream finish.
83 points $11.99
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
206958
Skinnygirl
White Cherry Vodka
Clear. Aromas of maraschino cherry hard candy with a soft, dryish light body and a cherry and mineral oils, wet balsa, and pepper dust finish.
83 points $17.99
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
206934
Soft Tail Spirits
Handcrafted Vodka
Clear color. Mild aromas of dusty geranium, cloth, and dried apple and citrus with a dry light-to-medium body and a short, somewhat bitter citrus pith, straw, and chalk finish. A lean, rustic vodka.
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
207068
Cardinal Sin
Starka
Pale amber color. Aromas of pepper, toffee, banana leaf, and rubber sap with a brisk, dryish medium body and a tannic and hot, slate and pepper dust finish.
83 points $35.99
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
207007
General Beauregard
Dixie Black Pepper Vodka
Clear color. Aromas of char-roasted and marinated green and chili peppers with a flat, dryish light-to-medium body and a pepper dust, sugar water, and oak chip finish. Try in Bloody Marys.
82 points $19.99
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
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