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Stalinskaya

Stalinskaya
Original Vodka

Category: Unflavored Vodka

Date Tasted:
Country: Romania
Alcohol: 40%
95 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional
$10.00
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Stalinskaya
Original Vodka

Category: Unflavored Vodka

Date Tasted:
Country: Romania
Alcohol: 40%
Clear color. Clean, floral, minerally aromas of fresh lavender, lichen, rock, and vanilla wafer cookie with a supple, crisp, dry light-to-medium body and a warming, charming, medium-long mountain stream, whipped potato, yam, and dill finish. Lovely and pure vodka for vodka connoisseurs.
Tasting Info
Spirits Glass Style: Juicy & Smooth
Aroma Aroma: fresh lavender, lichen, rock, and vanilla wafer cookie
Taste Flavor: mountain stream, whipped potato, yam, and dill
Smoothness Smoothness: Warming
Enjoy Enjoy: on the rocks and in cocktails
Cocktail Cocktails: Vodka Martini, Moscow Mule, Vodka Martini
Bottom Line Bottom Line: Lovely and pure vodka for vodka connoisseurs.
The Producer

Prodal 94 SRL

The Producer
1st, Drumul intre Tarlale Street
Cernica, Ilfov, 077037
Romania
40 -21 529 47 00
Unflavored Vodka
Spirits Glass Shot Clear.jpg
Serve in a Shot Glass
Unflavored vodka is defined in the US as a "neutral" spirit devoid of color, aroma, and taste, however, the finest unflavored vodkas are served neat and do have a subtle taste, sometimes of the base grain or ingredient, citrus or even anise. But most vodkas are used for cocktails, often mixed with fruit juice (cranberry juice for Cosmopolitans or orange juice for Screwdrivers.), tonic, or soda for the ubiquitous bar-hopper favorite Vodka & Soda. To which craft bartenders these days like to say, "vodka pays the bills."

Unflavored vodka is made by fermenting and then distilling the simple sugars from a mash of pale grain or vegetal matter. Vodka is produced from grain, potatoes, molasses, beets, and a variety of other plants. Rye and wheat are the classic grains for Vodka, with most of the best Russian Vodkas being made from wheat while in Poland they are mostly made from a rye mash. Swedish and Baltic distillers are partial to wheat mashes. Potatoes are looked down on by Russian distillers, but are held in high esteem by some of their Polish counterparts. Molasses, a sticky, sweet residue from sugar production, is widely used for inexpensive, mass-produced brands of Vodka. American distillers use the full range of base ingredients, but most are made from the abundant supply of corn from the US heartland.

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