Full Review

Polugar

Polugar
No. 3 Caraway Vodka

Category: Flavored Vodka

Date Tasted:
Country: Poland
Alcohol: 38.5%
96 Points
Platinum Medal
Superlative
$48
2022 Best Flavored Vodka

Polugar
No. 3 Caraway Vodka

Category: Flavored Vodka

Date Tasted:
Country: Poland
Alcohol: 38.5%
Clear color. Aromas and flavors of white melon, roasted tea, steamed sweet potato, juniper, and malted rye with a satiny, crisp, dryish light-to-medium body and a warming, complex, long finish with notes of persimmon, fruity bell pepper, and fennel. A nuanced, distinctive, flavorful vodka that offers delicious new experiences.

Tasting Info

Spirits Glass Style: Rich Spicy Herbal
Aroma Aroma: white melon, roasted tea, steamed sweet potato, juniper, and roasted barley
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with notes of persimmon, fruity bell pepper, and fennel
Smoothness Smoothness: Warming
Enjoy Enjoy: in cocktails, neat and on the rocks
Cocktail Cocktails: Bloody Mary, Moscow Mule, Vodka Martini
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A nuanced, distinctive, flavorful vodka that offers delicious new experiences.

The Importer

Preiss Imports, LLC

The Importer
432 Maple Street, Suite 4
Ramona, CA 92065
USA
1 760-789-9000

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Flavored Vodka

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Serve in a Shot Glass
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.