New to the country is this good lookin’ Scandinavian vodka: Heavy Water. Named for a group of Norwegian saboteurs operating during the latter part of world war two, the quality lies in how the spirit is produced, having picked up a number of gold medals at different spirits competitions — the San Francisco World Spirits Competition among them.
Vodka — it’s been declared dead so many times, yet it isn’t going away. This tasting was, in many respects, one of the most difficult blind tastings we’ve arranged so far.
“Ever since Ivan the Terrible cobbled together the various tsardoms and proclaimed himself Tsar of All the Russias, vodka has girded the seat of power.”
Isfjord Premium Arctic Gin & Vodka, the new super premium beverage spirits distilled with the super soft and pure iceberg water from the Ice Cap of Greenland, has now travelled across the globe to be enjoyed by Australians…
Australia’s most coveted bartending title is gearing up for another round in 2012. The Bartender Magazine Bartender of the Year Competition sponsored by Ketel One is aimed at discovering and celebrating Australia’s top bartending talent – and if you’re a bartender you can get involved.
A selection of delectable drafts from November’s Vodka Spirit Profile in Bartender magazine
‘Wodka’ literally means little water and this crisp, clean vodka displays noticeable flavors of rye…
The Patron Spirits Company have decided to take on the luxury vodka market with the release of Ultimat Vodka. Produced in Poland, Ultimat uses a trio of grains (wheat, rye and potato) to create this unique luxury spirit. The wheat is utilised to create a smooth texture, the rye to yield complexity and the potato for richness.
The latest home grown product that will soon be hitting the shelves of bars around Australia is the premium 666 Pure Tasmanian Vodka.
It is the sixth year of the event, the world’s most extreme and prestigious bartending competition and marks ten years since 42BELOW founder Geoff Ross sold his first bottle of homemade vodka to a bar in Wellington. This year it’s all about ‘Love, Drinks and Rock n Roll Baby’