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Veil

Veil
Caramel Vodka

Category: Flavored Vodka

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 35%
81 Points
Bronze Medal
Recommended
$9.49

Veil
Caramel Vodka

Category: Flavored Vodka

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 35%
Clear color. Off, putting, sour aromas and flavors of blue cheese, fermenting apples, fallen mango, and maple with a syrupy, soft, very sweet medium body and a polished, odd, medium-length maple syrup, pecan fudge, sherry, and soy sauce finish. A robust and complex caramel vodka with umami nuances.

Tasting Info

Spirits Glass Style: Odd
Aroma Aroma: blue cheese, fermenting apples, fallen mango, and maple
Taste Flavor: maple syrup, pecan fudge, sherry, and soy sauce
Smoothness Smoothness: Smooth
Enjoy Enjoy: in cocktails
Cocktail Cocktails: Long Island Iced Tea, Moscow Mule, Vodka Martini
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A robust and complex caramel vodka with umami nuances.

The Producer or Importer

Distiller Sales Company

The Producer or  Importer
500 Washington Ave S, Suite 1000
Minneapolis, MN 55415
USA
1 612-436-2626

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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.

Flavored Vodkas have been produced from the start, originally to mask the flavor of the first primitive Vodkas, but later as a mark of the distiller's skill. The Russians and Poles in particular still market dozens of flavors.