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Spirit Of Hven

Spirit Of Hven
Maja’s Raspberry Flavored Vodka

Category: Flavored Vodka

Date Tasted:
Country: Sweden
Alcohol: 41.8%
86 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$48

Spirit Of Hven
Maja’s Raspberry Flavored Vodka

Category: Flavored Vodka

Date Tasted:
Country: Sweden
Alcohol: 41.8%
Light pink color. Aromas and flavors of strawberry Pez, raspberry Mamba, red berry powdered drink mix, and grape cough syrup with a velvety, crisp, bone-dry light-to-medium body and an appealing, breezy finish that shows shades of raspberry mamba, strawberry candies, red skittles infused vodka, and swedish fish infused vodka. A very berry Vodka great for frozen cocktails in the summertime.

Tasting Info

Spirits Glass Style: Crisp & Lively
Aroma Aroma: strawberry Pez, raspberry Mamba, red berry powdered drink mix, and grape cough syrup
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with shades of raspberry mamba, strawberry candies, red skittles infused vodka, and swedish fish infused vodka
Smoothness Smoothness:
Enjoy Enjoy: in cocktails and shots
Cocktail Cocktails: Vodka Soda, Collins, Vodka Tonic
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A very berry Vodka great for frozen cocktails in the summertime.

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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.