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Absolut

Absolut
Grapefruit Vodka

Category: Flavored Vodka

Date Tasted:
Country: Sweden
Alcohol: 40%
89 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$19.99
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Absolut
Grapefruit Vodka

Category: Flavored Vodka

Date Tasted:
Country: Sweden
Alcohol: 40%
Clear color. Fruity, funky aromas of pink grapefruit, yuzu, durian, and parmesan rind with a supple, crisp, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a warming, brisk lemon zest, grapefruit Italian ice, and breadstick finish. A very mixable vodka with pure citrus flavors.

Tasting Info

Spirits Glass Style: Fruity
Aroma Aroma: pink grapefruit, yuzu, durian, and parmesan rind
Taste Flavor: lemon zest, grapefruit Italian ice, and breadstick
Smoothness Smoothness: Warming
Enjoy Enjoy: in cocktails
Cocktail Cocktails: Cosmopolitan, Lemon Drop, Vodka Martini
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A very mixable vodka with pure citrus flavors.

The Producer or Importer

Pernod Ricard USA

The Producer or  Importer
250 Park Avenue, 17th Floor
New York, NY 10177
USA
1 914-848-4800

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Flavored Vodka

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Since Vodka tends to be a neutral spirit, it lends itself to blending with flavors and fortifying other beverages. In the 19th century, high-proof "Russian spirit" was held in high esteem by Sherry producers in Spain, who imported it to fortify their wines.

Neutral spirits are still used to fortify Port, Sherry, and other types of fortified wines, although the source of alcohol for such purposes these days tends to be the vast "wine lake" that has been created by European Union agricultural practices.

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