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August 2015 - Vodka & Flavored Vodka

August 2015 - Vodka & Flavored Vodka
This month's Spirits feature is Vodka & Flavored Vodka

Vodka & Flavored Vodka Reviews

FASHION VODKA Luxury Collection
96 points
$31.99
Clear color. Muted aromas of grain, nuts, and citrus pastry with a supple, soft, dryish light-to-medium body and a warming, interesting, medium-long chalk, cream, fig bread, and pepper finish. A great combination of precision and liveliness.
96 points $31.99
Stumbras Vodka Jagiello
94 points
$19.99
Best Buy
Clear color. Faint aromas of nougat and cereal with a silky, bright, dryish light-to-medium body and a tingling, captivating, medium-length sweet cream, dried fruit, pepper, and saline finish. A rock solid vodka with a nice texture and tingle.
94 points $19.99 Best Buy
Stolichnaya Gold Vodka
94 points
$22.99
Best Buy
Clear color. Muted aromas of custard and minerals with a satiny, soft, dry light-to-medium body and a warming, amusing, medium-length cream, powdered sugar, and hint of cinnamon finish. A very clean and precise vodka.
94 points $22.99 Best Buy
Stolichnaya "100 Proof" Vodka
94 points
$22.99
Best Buy
Clear color. Mild, citrusy, clean aromas of grain, powdered sugar, nougat, and coconut water with a silky, dryish light-to-medium body and a peppery, interesting, long creme brulee, minerals, pepper, and dried fruit finish. A racy overproof vodka that will fun to mix with in spirit forward cocktails.
94 points $22.99 Best Buy
Magic Crystal Premium Vodka
94 points
$23.95
Clear color. Faint, clean aromas of shredded wheat, date pastry, and table cracker with a satiny, soft, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a tingling, interesting, medium-long citrus meringue, minerals, and pink pepper finish. A pure, delicious, creamy textured vodka that is sure to please.
94 points $23.95
Effen Vodka
94 points
$25
Clear color. Aromas of grainy toast and geranium with a silky, soft, dryish light-to-medium body and an engaging, breezy citrus and nut oils, dried fruit, minerals, and pepper finish. A very smooth and elegant vodka for martinis.
Staritsky & Levitsky Reserve Vodka
94 points
$27.99
Clear color. Faint, grainy aromas of toasted grain and nuts with a satiny, bright, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and a tingling, interesting, medium-length sweet cream, wet stones, and grass finish. A bright yet neutral vodka that will play nicely in cocktails or neat.
94 points $27.99
Stumbras Vodka Centenary
93 points
$19.99
Best Buy
Clear silver clear color. Mild, clean aromas of cream puff pastry and rye crisp bread with a silky, soft, dryish light-to-medium body and a peppery, breezy nutskin, grain husk, brown paper, and pepper finish. A dry earthy vodka.
93 points $19.99 Best Buy
Texas Tail Vodka
93 points
$19.99
Best Buy
Clear color. Muted aromas of grain husk, beeswax, and tapioca with a silky, bright, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and a tingling, subtle, long sweet cream, powdered sugar, minerals, and honeyed citrus finish. A very tasty, classically styled vodka.
93 points $19.99 Best Buy
Stolichnaya Strasberi Vodka
93 points
$22.99
Best Buy
Clear color. Bright, toasty aromas of strawberry with a silky, bright, dry-yet-fruity light body and a tingling, compelling, very long berry sorbet, orange blossom water, and bubblegum finish. Pure, elegant strawberry flavor that will elevate cocktails.
93 points $22.99 Best Buy
Prince Igor Extreme Vodka
93 points
$30
Clear color. Delicate, clean, citrusy aromas of porcelain, pepper, and dried citrus with a velvety, crisp, dryish light-to-medium body and a warming, interesting, medium-length sweet cream, powdered sugar, and minerals finish. Great texture and balance with an elegant style.
Vodka de Marc de Raisin Ultra Premium Vodka
93 points
$30
Clear color. Bright, exotic, fruity floral aromas of lychee, potpourri, and golden raisin chutney on orange scone with a silky, vibrant, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a polished, long powdered sugar, creme Anglaise, dried fruit melange, and limestone finish. A superbly crafted fruit-driven vodka with elegance and a unique hypnotic style.
Square One Bergamot Vodka
93 points
$34.99
Minutely hazy clear color. Bright, attractive, citrusy floral aromas of candied lemon peel, orange cake, and floral herbal tea with a soft, crisp, fruity light-to-medium body and a tingling, involved, medium-long lemon rice candy, pepper, and mineral finish. A delicious and dainty floral lemon vodka with lots of layers for creative cocktailsmanship.
93 points $34.99
Rogue Spirits Voodoo Bacon Maple Vodka
93 points
$40.25
Clear color. Confected aromas of butterscotch, maple fudge, and caramelized bacon with a satiny, fruity medium body and a smooth, interesting, long roasted nuts and coffee gelato finish. A fun, cream, maple and coffee flavored vodka.
93 points $40.25
Wódka Vodka
92 points
$11.99
Best Buy
Clear color. Aromas of nougat, delicate spice, and slate with a velvety, soft, dry light-to-medium body and a medium-length nut oil and minerals finish. A super clean, super neutral vodka.
92 points $11.99 Best Buy
SKYY Infusions Texas Grapefruit
92 points
$18.49
Best Buy
Clear color. Bright, citrusy aromas of fresh cut grapefruit with a satiny, vibrant, off-dry light-to-medium body and a tingling, interesting, medium-long citrus peels, simple syrup, and pepper finish. Delicious, very natural tasting and multidimensional grapefruit flavor.
92 points $18.49 Best Buy
KINKY® Vodka
92 points
$19.99
Best Buy
Clear color. Aromas of nut brittle, bread crust, and rain water on pavement with a satiny, bright, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and a tingling, refreshing, breezy citrus rice candy, gelatin, potato, and minerals finish. An engaging vodka with a citrusy character.
92 points $19.99 Best Buy
Pau Maui Vodka
92 points
$21.99
Best Buy
Clear color. Muted, citrusy aromas of dried pineapple and papaya and cream with a glycerous, bright, dryish medium body and a warming, interesting, medium-length wet stones, coconut and rain water, and pepper finish. A nice and lively, rather rum-like vodka with good viscosity and a touch of tropical fruit.
92 points $21.99 Best Buy
Voli Vodka
92 points
$24.99
Clear color. Aromas of melon, tropical fruit candy, and cereal with a silky, soft, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and a tingling, intricate, medium-length papaya gelato, white macadamia brittle, bison grass, and pepper finish. A elegant and lightly fruity vodka that will mix well.
92 points $24.99
Roxx Vodka
92 points
$29
Clear color. Faint, clean, grainy pure aromas of nougat with a velvety, shy, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and a warming, delightful, breezy dried fruits, puff pastry, and pepper finish. A smooth, lively and very tasty vodka that is sure to please.
Method and Standard Original Vodka
92 points
$32.99
Clear color. Aromas of white nuts and bread with a glycerous, crisp, dryish medium body and a smooth, interesting, medium-length simple syrup, fruit pastry, delicate pepper, and limestone finish. A clean, refreshing and flavorful vodka that will be very versatile.
92 points $32.99
Woody Creek Signature Potato Vodka
92 points
$32.99
Bright clear color. Bright, peppery aromas of roasted nuts and fruits, coffee beans, and cocoa with a soft, dryish light body and a tingling, interesting, brisk chocolate mousse finish. A fun, snappy vodka with a creamy chocolatey center.
92 points $32.99
Santamania Premium Vodka
92 points
$36.75
Bright clear color. Delicate, citrusy, complex fruity grassy aromas of lime zest and honey cream with a soft, crisp, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and a tingling, interesting, brisk pineapple gelatin candy, powdered sugar, and pink pepper finish. A lovely citrusy vodka that makes the mouth water; try in gin cocktails.
92 points $36.75
Chuckanut Bay Potato Vodka
92 points
$37.99
Clear color. Toasty aromas of nougat and raisin bread with a supple, crisp, dryish light-to-medium body and a tingling, interesting, long mocha cream, ground nuts, spiced fig, and minerals finish. A zesty fruit nuanced vodka that will mix brilliantly.
92 points $37.99
Kruto Original Vodka
91 points
$13.99
Best Buy
Clear color. Mild, clean, yeasty aromas of porcelain, nutskin, and tapioca with a satiny, crisp, fruity light-to-medium body and a warming, charming, medium-long sweet cream, limestone, citrus, and moss finish. A vibrant, delicious vodka that will be very versatile.
91 points $13.99 Best Buy
Ivanhalder’s 1815 Vodka
91 points
$16.99
Best Buy
Clear color. Mild, floral, clean aromas of pie crust and salty pretzel with a silky, bright, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and a tingling, refreshing, medium-long rice pudding, sweet cream, talc, and pepper dust finish. A very clean, rock solid vodka.
91 points $16.99 Best Buy
Class V Vodka
91 points
$23.99
Clear color. Lively, complex aromas of citrus-cherry gelato, pistachio toffee, and latte with a silky, crisp, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a tingling, compelling, medium-length black licorice, top soil, and smoked peppercorn finish. An interesting confluence of flavors for adventuresome cocktails.
91 points $23.99
VDKA 6100 Vodka
91 points
$31.99
Clear color. Clean aromas of bread crust and cheese olive pastry with a soft, dryish light-to-medium body and a tingling, interesting, buoyant nougat, cream, minerals, and dried citrus finish. A very clean and attractive vodka.
91 points $31.99
360 Huckleberry Vodka
90 points
$12.99
Best Buy
Clear color. Mild, fruity, floral aromas of huckleberry sorbet and lilac with a satiny, bright, off-dry light-to-medium body and a tingling, layered, medium-length simple syrup and berry cream finish. A rich and satisfying exotic berry treat.
90 points $12.99 Best Buy
Eight Degrees Cucumber Vodka
90 points
$17.99
Best Buy
Bright clear color. Bright, fruity aromas of cucumber relish and soufflé and melon sorbet with a glycerous, crisp, off-dry medium body and a warming, complex, medium-length melon rind, cream tapioca, pepper, and stones finish. A pleasant, peppery cucumber vodka that will punch through in cocktails.
90 points $17.99 Best Buy
Kruto Flawless Vodka
90 points
$19.99
Best Buy
Clear color. Mild, floral, clean aromas of creme fraiche, bread crust, and nutskin with a silky, bright, fruity light-to-medium body and a tingling, interesting, medium-length sweet cream, minerals, and fig pastry finish. A piquant, nicely crafted vodka that will cover a lot of bases.
90 points $19.99 Best Buy
Den Klodsede Bjørn Den Rene Bjørn// The Pure Bear Vodka
90 points
$55
Clear color. Delicate, toasty aromas of cream of wheat, fruity nutty granola, and custard with an vibrant, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and a peppery, nuanced, medium-length raisin bran, coconut water, pepper, and rye cracker finish. A nice grainy vodka with lively artisanal potstill, white whisky-like character.
Poppin Original Vodka
89 points
$8.49
Best Buy
Clear color. Aromas of rice candy, herbs, and cream with a soft, bright, fruity light body and a tingling, snappy war vanilla milk, delicate spice, and honeyed lemon and melon finish. A smooth, effortless vodka that will mix brilliantly.
89 points $8.49 Best Buy
Nue Vodka
89 points
$12.99
Best Buy
Clear color. Aromas of bread and stones with a satiny, bright, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a tingling, medium-length honeyed orange, sweet cream, and nut oil finish. A clean, precisely made vodka that will be a great neat or as a blank canvas for cocktails.
89 points $12.99 Best Buy
Opaline Vodka
89 points
$12.99
Best Buy
Opaque clear silver color. Muted, toasty aromas of salty roasted nuts and grains and potato chip with a velvety, soft, medium body and a warming, medium-length citrus, vanilla, pepper, and herbs finish. A lively creamy vodka that will mix well.
89 points $12.99 Best Buy
Envious Vodka
89 points
$14.99
Best Buy
Bright clear color. Muted, toasty aromas of latte and nougat with a velvety, soft, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and a tingling, engaging, breezy coconut cream finish. A solid, rum-like mixing vodka.
89 points $14.99 Best Buy
Kirkland Signature French Vodka
89 points
$19.99
Best Buy
Clear color. Faint aromas of wheatberry bread, granola, mocha, and dried cherry with a satiny, bright, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a tingling, captivating, medium-length orange ice, minerals, cream, and coconut water finish. A nicely textured vodka with a fruity underbelly.
89 points $19.99 Best Buy
Cosmik Pure Diamond Vodka
89 points
$25
Bright clear color. Mild, citrusy aromas of lemon candy and pastry with a silky, crisp, dryish light-to-medium body and a tingling, interesting, quick waxy honeycomb, lemon custard, and minerals finish. A zesty, refreshing vodka that will mix well.
Chuckanut Bay Vodka
89 points
$29.99
Clear color. Rich, curious, savory aromas of soy rice cake, sautéed mushrooms, and chestnut brittle with a silky, bright, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and a tingling, appealing, medium-length whipped cream, white maple toffee, and cherry pit finish. This has an interesting combination of savory and sweet notes.
89 points $29.99
Sno Vodka
89 points
$31
Clear color. Aromas of caramelized nuts and bouillon with a silky, soft, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and a tingling, interesting, medium-long mocha latte, burnt sugar, raisin toast, and pepper finish. An interesting, toasty vodka.
Ocean Organic Vodka
89 points
$33.99
Clear color. Mild, boozy aromas of creamy latte and nougat with a shy, dry-yet-fruity light body and a peppery, brisk fruit pastry, pepper, minerals, and chalky finish. A lively, creamy vodka that will add some zing to cocktails.
89 points $33.99
Den Klodsede Bjørn Vodka
89 points
$50
Clear color. Faint aromas of toasted soda bread, honey butter, and marmalade with a silky, bright, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a tingling, interesting, medium-length creme brulee, fig bread, peppercorns, and minerals finish. A lively and appealing vodka that will be quite versatile.
360 Peach Vodka
88 points
$12.99
Best Buy
Clear color. Mild, citrusy aromas of pickled melon and lime, peach skin and pit, and tapioca with an oily, crisp, moderately sweet medium body and a sleek, charming, medium-long peach sorbet and custard and minerals finish. A delicious and dimensional peach vodka that will mix brilliantly.
88 points $12.99 Best Buy
Knight’s Hall Vodka
88 points
$17.99
Best Buy
Clear color. Clean aromas of citrus custard and phyllo dough with a satiny, bright, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and a tingling, charming, medium-length kiwi, key lime pie, and pepper finish. A very zesty and lively vodka that will be great in citrus cocktails.
88 points $17.99 Best Buy
Banner Natural Vodka
88 points
$18
Best Buy
Clear color. Mild, interesting aromas of hazelnut nougat, spumoni gelato, and oatmeal raisin cookie with a satiny, bright, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a silky, easy pepper-herb muffin, chalk, and moss finish. A nice creamy, nutty vodka.
88 points $18 Best Buy
SKYY Infusions Pacific Blueberry Vodka
88 points
$18.49
Best Buy
Clear color. Bright, fruity aromas of blueberry sorbet and cobbler with a satiny, bright, off-dry light-to-medium body and a tingling, medium-length simple syrup and gelatin and rice candies finish. A nicely flavored vodka.
88 points $18.49 Best Buy
Stumbras Vodka Gold
88 points
$19.99
Best Buy
Clear color. Delicate, nutty, oily aromas of bread dough and powdered milk with a supple, crisp, dryish light-to-medium body and a tingling, refreshing, medium-length white clay, nougat, and cream finish. A nice rather neutral vodka with a snappy finish.
88 points $19.99 Best Buy
Veved Ice Premium Vodka
88 points
$19.99
Best Buy
Clear color. Aromas of cereal and porcelain with a silky, bright, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a warming, delightful, medium-length wet stones, pepper, sweet cream, and citrus wax candy finish. A vibrant, zesty vodka that will shine in citrus cocktails.
88 points $19.99 Best Buy
Anders’ Vodka
88 points
$21
Clear color. Delicate, sweet aromas of almond frosting on white cake and cherry pastry with a soft, fruity light body and a tingling, interesting, medium-length whipped cream, wax candy, talc, and white chocolate finish. A pleasant, cake like vodka that will be fun in fruity cocktails.
Blue Heron Vodka
88 points
$24.99
Clear color. Bright, fruity aromas of raisin bran, custard, and plantain chips with a satiny, vibrant, dry-yet-fruity body and a silky, delightful, medium-length banana-mocha gelato, candy corn, coconut water, and pepper dust finish. A nicely textured, tropical, rum-like vodka for fruity cocktails.
88 points $24.99
Hue Vodka
88 points
$29.99
Clear color. Lively, creamy, grainy aromas of fondant on petit fours, chestnut nougat, and flour with a satiny, crisp, fruity light-to-medium body and a tingling, compelling, medium-long grainy rye pastry, raisin bran, citrus, and pepper finish. A vibrant grainy vodka with a real artisanal character.
88 points $29.99
50 Bleu Ultra Premium Vodka
88 points
$34.99
Bright clear color. Rich, interesting, meaty aromas of turkey jerky, bread dough, and smoked peppercorn with a glycerous, bright, dryish light-to-medium body and a tingling, charming, snappy creme brulee and minerals finish. A interesting, silky vodka with a nice toasty grain character for interesting cocktails.
88 points $34.99
St. Blaise Vodka
88 points
$34.99
Clear color. Aromas of vanilla nuts and honeycomb with a supple, crisp, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and a warming, refreshing, medium-length horchata, chalk, and delicate pepper finish. A nice zesty vodka.
88 points $34.99
Southern Style Sweet Tea Vodka
87 points
$8.49
Best Buy
Copper color. Delicate, attractive aromas of ice tea with a lightly tannic, crisp, moderately sweet light-to-medium body and a tingling, relaxed lemon, honeyed floral white tea, and pepper finish. A pleasant tea vodka for carefree sipping on the rocks.
87 points $8.49 Best Buy
2Nite Tuscan Peach Flavored Vodka
87 points
$17.99
Clear color. Lively, fruity aromas of peach sorbet and tropical punch with a glycerous, vibrant, moderately sweet light-to-medium body and an effortless, interesting, medium-length dried peach and simple syrup finish. Rich and delicious peach flavor that will stand out in cocktails.
87 points $17.99
Wheatley Vodka
87 points
$17.99
Clear color. Faint, attractive aromas of nougat, frosted cereal, and cream with an even, bright, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a tingling, engaging, medium-long marshmallow, pepper, and minerals finish. A spunky vodka with a creamy middle and nice tingle.
87 points $17.99
Fugu Jamaica Vodka
87 points
$20.99
Clear amber color. Faint, floral aromas of cranberry custard, hibiscus, and strawberry fruit leather with a glycerous, lively, off-dry medium body and a tingling, interesting, pomegranate and honeyed spiced apple finish. Great pure hibiscus flavor that will be fun to mix with.
87 points $20.99
Blysk Vodka
87 points
$21.99
Clear color. Delicate, grainy aromas of raisin bread and berry cream with a soft, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a peppery, medium-long powdered sugar, minerals, and cellophane finish. A solid vodka for mixing.
87 points $21.99
Jackpot Vodka
87 points
$24.99
Clear color. Aromas of chocolate raisin nut bar, vanilla yogurt, and nightshade with a lightly tannic, lively, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and a peppery, medium-long mango ice, citrus gelatin candy, mint cream, and pepper finish. An unusual vodka.
87 points $24.99
619 Vodka
87 points
$29
Clear color. Faint aromas of cream of wheat, custard, and geranium with a soft, bright, dry light-to-medium body and a smooth, brisk minerals, straw, and gelatin candy finish. A very clean, very smooth vodka.
Method and Standard Apple Spice Vodka
87 points
$32.99
Bright gold color. Delicate, attractive, pure aromas of cinnamon spiced baked apple with a velvety, vibrant, moderately sweet medium body and a tingling, compelling, medium-length nut, mineral, and pepper dust finish. A spiced apple vodka that delivers what it promises.
87 points $32.99
Ironworks Vodka
87 points
$40
Clear silver color. Bright, creamy, fruity aromas of apricots and raisins in cream and pear with a supple, bright, dryish light-to-medium body and a tingling, amusing, easy dried apples in cream, minerals, and delicate peppery spice finish. A very fruity and attractive vodka that is sure to please.
Blue Ivy Vodka
86 points
$12.99
Best Buy
Clear color. Faint aromas of toasted grain and stone with a supple, crisp, dryish light-to-medium body and a tingling, rapid orange gelatin and pepper finish. A solid vodka for mixing.
86 points $12.99 Best Buy
Ten Thirty Vodka
86 points
$13.99
Best Buy
Bright clear color. Clean, floral aromas of powder cookie with a silky, dryish light body and a seamless, short milk and minerals finish. A very neutral and mild.
86 points $13.99 Best Buy
Griffon Vault Vodka
86 points
$14.99
Best Buy
Bright clear color. Mild, floral aromas of honeyed citrus and panettone with a supple, soft, dry light body and a smooth, fleeting melon, spice, and papaya finish. A nice fruity vodka with a tropical twist.
86 points $14.99 Best Buy
Pickers Blood Orange Vodka
86 points
$14.99
Best Buy
Pale silvery pink amber color. Delicate, citrusy aromas of orange candy and cake with a soft, bright, fruity light-to-medium body and a tingling, breezy custard, peppery spices, and nut finish. A solid orange vodka for cocktails.
86 points $14.99 Best Buy
Pyramid Vodka
86 points
$19.99
Bright clear color. Bright, nutty aromas of pistachio nougat and gelato, hazelnut latte, and toasted coconut with a glycerous, bright, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and a tingling, medium-long green apple custard, cajeta, pepper spices, and chalk finish. A wild and wooly spirity vodka with a lot of charm.
86 points $19.99
Teton "100" Vodka
86 points
$24.95
Clear color. Mild aromas of vanilla nut fudge, maple sugar, and magic marker with a silky, crisp, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a overripe pineapple, banana yogurt, white pepper, and ink finish. A wild and wooly vodka for adventurous cocktails.
86 points $24.95
Quicksilver Vodka
86 points
$25
Bright clear color. Muted, clean, boozy aromas of pistachio nougat, cashew gelato, and fig pastry with a soft, crisp, dryish light-to-medium body and a warming, engaging, breezy vanilla pudding, powdered sugar, peppery spices, and peppery spices finish. A vibrant, creamy vodka that will be fun to mix with.
Prince Igor Vodka
86 points
$29
Clear color. Mild, grainy, minerally aromas of stone and pepper with a supple, dryish light body and a tingling, interesting, breezy nougat, custard, powdered sugar, and chalk finish. A nice zesty, creamy vodka that will liven up cocktails.
Blaum Bros. HellFyre
86 points
$30
Slivery straw color. Bold, spicy aromas of jalapeño pepper jelly and pepper bread toast with a satiny, racy, dryish light-to-medium body and a hot, elegant, very long chili peppers, cantaloupe and honeydew, and roasted pepper finish. A very pure, precise, and penetrating pepper vodka with a hint of melon fruitiness.
Method and Standard Strawberry Vodka
86 points
$32.99
Golden amber color. Bright aromas of toasted marshmallow and strawberry shortcake with whipped cream with a supple, crisp, fruity light-to-medium body and a tingling, breezy strawberry preserves and melon rind finish. Attractive strawberry flavor for mixing.
86 points $32.99
Rogue Spirits Oregon Single Malt Vodka
86 points
$47.75
Clear color. Mild aromas of salt water taffy and frosted white cake with a soft, crisp, dry-yet-fruity light body and a tingling, breezy vanilla caramel nougat bar, powdered sugar, and hazelnut skin finish. A pleasant vodka for cocktails.
86 points $47.75
Veil Vodka Pineapple
85 points
$9.49
Clear color. Bright, tropical, fruity aromas of sliced pineapple and fruit punch with a velvety, crisp, sweet light-to-medium body and a tingling, compelling, medium-long orange baby aspirin, pepper, and sucralose finish. Solid pineapple flavor for mixing.
85 points $9.49
Kirkland Signature American Vodka
85 points
$13.99
Clear color. Faint aromas of pastry and pepper with a silky, bright, dryish body and a tingling, interesting, snappy stones, dried citrus, powdered sugar, and nougat finish. A vibrant, lively vodka with pleasing warmth.
85 points $13.99
Mon Bijou Vodka
85 points
$16.99
Opaque clear silver color. Delicate, boozy, grassy aromas of anise, date bread, and nougat with a supple, crisp, dry light-to-medium body and a peppery, compelling, long minerals, rice candy, peaches and cream, and pepper finish. A lively and well balanced vodka.
85 points $16.99
Five Wives Sinful Cinnamon Vodka
85 points
$17.95
Clear color. Delicate, dank, unusual funky aromas of cinnamon simple syrup, ground roasted nuts, and spiced pork rinds with a glycerous, bright, moderately sweet medium-to-full body and a tingling, medium-length cream and raisin bread pudding finish. A likable cinnamon flavored vodka.
85 points $17.95
Alverion Gray Potato Vodka
85 points
$29.99
Clear color. Aromas of pistachio gelato, peach-cheese danish, and cake wrapper with a silky, soft, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a hot, intriguing, medium-long powdered sugar, minerals, and mint cream finish. An interesting vodka with nice fruity, nutty overtones.
85 points $29.99
Vikre Lake Superior Vodka
85 points
$29.99
Bright clear color. Bright, clean aromas of citrus compote and oil, herbs, saddle soap, and putty with a supple, crisp, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a tingling, intriguing, swift menthol mint and grass finish. A very interesting, earthy herbal vodka for adventurous cocktails.
85 points $29.99
Nue Peach Flavored Vodka
84 points
$12.99
Clear color. Delicate, fruity aromas of ripe peaches with a silky, bright, sweet medium body and a warming, engaging, breezy peach and melon sorbets, wax candy, pepper, and flowers finish. A sweet fruity peach vodka.
84 points $12.99
Rye Harbor Vodka
84 points
$16.99
Bright clear color. Muted, boozy, clean aromas of toasted grain and nuts and mocha cream with a supple, bright, dryish light-to-medium body and a tingling, brisk citrus gelatin, powdered sugar, chalk, and pepper finish. A solid vodka for mixing.
84 points $16.99
Five Wives Heavenly Vanilla Custard Vodka
84 points
$17.95
Clear color. Bright, confected aromas of white cake with almond frosting, roasted nuts, and fish food with a glycerous, lively, moderately sweet light-to-medium body and a tingling, snappy vanilla custard pastry, white nut brittle, and pepper finish. A solid vanilla vodka.
84 points $17.95
Off the Hoof Scrapple Flavored Vodka
84 points
$20
Clear color. Delicate, spicy aromas of nutmeg and mace, corn pudding and husk, roasted whole nuts, and minerals spirit with a silky, crisp, dry-yet-fruity light body and a warming, relaxed grain, spice, melon rind, and mineral finish. A playful, lightly spiced vodka.
TimberJack Vodka
84 points
$22.99
Clear color. Aromas of lemon cleanser and anise with a soft, shy, dryish light body and a warming, breezy sugar and wax finish. An earthy vodka with some wooly notes.
84 points $22.99
Dry County Distillery Copper Still Vodka
84 points
$25
Clear color. Mild, fruity, creamy aromas of fruit custard tart and zucchini bread with a silky, crisp, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a peppery, cheery pepper, wax, and earth finish. A sturdy mixing vodka.
Infuse Orange Clove Vodka
84 points
$26
Light gold color. Bright, citrusy aromas of spicy orange-clove cake and apple cider with a satiny, soft, dry light-to-medium body and a tingling, delightful, medium-length dusty spices and orange peel finish. An interesting spicy citrus vodka.
Jaan Premium Spiced Vodka
84 points
$27.99
Clear color. Faint aromas of dried citrus and toast with a supple, soft, dryish light body and a warming, medium-length lemon cream, nougat, horchata, and pepper finish. A nicely restrained, delicately spicy vodka.
84 points $27.99
St. Augustine Distillery Florida Cane Vodka
84 points
$28
Clear color. Mild, toasty aromas of nut brittle, chocolate coconut cookie, and peppercorn muffin with a glycerous, crisp, dryish light body and a warming, fast sweet cream, cherry rice candy, pepper, and chalk finish. An interesting toasty vodka.
Golia Vodka
84 points
$29.99
Brilliant clear color. Muted, clean, floral aromas of grain and stone with a soft, light body and a smooth, short cream, dried fruit, and spice finish. A nice stony vodka that is pleasing.
84 points $29.99
Blaum Bros. Vodka
84 points
$30
Clear color. Mild, vegetal, funky odd roasted aromas of coconut cookie and corn custard with a supple, crisp, dryish medium body and a peppery, interesting, cheery dried citrus, chalk, vanilla milk, and pepper finish. A solid, grainy mixing vodka.
GT Vishnovka Cherry Vodka
83 points
$24.95
Light color. Faint aromas of cherry pit with a soft, dryish light body and a smooth, brisk finish. finish. A mellow cherry vodka.
83 points $24.95
Northern Peak Raspberry Vodka
80 points
$12.99
Clear color. Lively, fruity aromas of fresh raspberry sorbet with a lightly tannic, lively, fruity light-to-medium body and a tingling, brisk baby aspirin, chalk, Jell-O, and pepper finish. A somewhat rustic berry flavored vodka.
80 points $12.99
Pickers Blueberry Vodka
80 points
$14.99
Clear color. Mild, toasty aromas of baked cherry tart and custard with a lightly tannic, crisp, fruity light-to-medium body and a tingling, carefree wild strawberry, cranberry gelatin, and nutrasweet finish. A solid berry vodka for carefree cocktails.
80 points $14.99
Red Turtle Vodka
80 points
$21
Bright clear color. Delicate, rubbery aromas of latex, coconut, toast, and green apple with an oily, vibrant, light-to-medium body and a warming, unusual, cheery paint, oil, and pudding finish.
Infuse Chili Pepper Vodka
80 points
$26
Slivery straw color. Lively, vegetal aromas of chili and nut oils, Playdoh and silly putty, and leather with an even, soft, dryish body and a hot, medium-length dusty chili powder, olive skin, and powdered sugar finish. An oily hot chili pepper vodka.
Method and Standard Raspberry Vodka
80 points
$32.99
Clear color. Delicate aromas of raspberry custard, nougat, and baked tomato with a lightly tannic, crisp, fruity light-to-medium body and a brief chalk, aspirin, and berry seeds finish.
80 points $32.99
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