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SKYY

SKYY
Infusions Watermelon Vodka

Category: Flavored Vodka

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 35%
86 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$14
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SKYY
Infusions Watermelon Vodka

Category: Flavored Vodka

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 35%
Clear color. Aromas and flavors of lemon spritz, freshly sliced cucumber, and hints of white peppercorns with a round, crisp, sweet light body and a warming, medium-length finish revealing accents of honey. A fresh and friendly melon vodka with honeyed sweetness.

Tasting Info

Spirits Glass Style: Fruity
Aroma Aroma: lemon spritz, freshly sliced cucumber, and hints of white peppercorns
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with accents of honey
Smoothness Smoothness: Warming
Enjoy Enjoy: in cocktails
Cocktail Cocktails: Bloody Mary, Moscow Mule, Vodka Martini
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A fresh and friendly melon vodka with honeyed sweetness.

The Importer

Campari America

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

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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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