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SKYY
Infusions Blood Orange Vodka

Category: Flavored Vodka

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 35%
90 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional
$13.99
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SKYY
Infusions Blood Orange Vodka

Category: Flavored Vodka

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 35%
Clear color. Aromas and flavors of clementine, orange drink mix, fruit snacks, and lime leaf with a satiny, crisp, fruity light-to-medium body and an even, interesting, medium-length finish that shows impressions of powdered sugar, ginger, wet stone, and pink peppercorn finish. A bright citrus flavored vodka that will make refreshing vodka sodas or summertime cocktails.

Tasting Info

Spirits Glass Style: Candied & Fruity
Aroma Aroma: clementine, orange drink mix, fruit snacks, and lime leaf
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with impressions of powdered sugar, ginger, wet stone, and pink peppercorn
Smoothness Smoothness: Smooth
Enjoy Enjoy: in cocktails
Cocktail Cocktails: Vodka Soda, Cosmopolitan, Vodka Martini
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A bright citrus flavored vodka that will make refreshing vodka sodas or summertime cocktails.

The Importer

Campari America

The Importer
1114 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10036
USA
1 212-207-4350

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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.