Vodka

    Review: AVIV 613 Vodka

    …Sorry, Easter egg hunters, AVIV 613 Vodka is not named after the area code for Ottawa, Canada. It is rather named for the city in which it is made — Tel Aviv, Israel — and a purported 6/1/3 proportion of ingredients used in its production. I wouldn’t dare try to explain this unique process, so I’ll let AVIV 613 do the job: Yossi Gold, our master…

    3 readers - By Christopher Null/ Drinkhacker.com

    Leopard Spots – Fashionable AND Drinkable!

    …photo courtesy smlxl images Does the idea of a six times-distilled spelt vodka from Poland make you roll your eyes? “Oh, terrific,” you say. “Another fancypants vodka. And next you’re going to give us that classic vodka marketing spiel, about how it’s made with fresh, local spring water.” Check! “Oh, and the spelt used to make is organic, right…

    3 readers - By The Alcohol Professor

    iFest: Ireland in Boston (And Win Tickets!)

    … the future of what Guinness pubs will look like, served with samples of Irish food. There will also be samples of Irish cocktails made with Dingle Distillery Irish vodka & gin. There will also be Jameson Irish Whiskey tastings. In addition, a master cooper from the Midleton distiller will lead a master class on the old skill of cooperage – taking…

    1 readers - By The Passionate Foodie

    Minerality Lacks An Objective Meaning

    … step in establishing standards for minerality descriptors. He sent me four minerality standards: Squaw Valley granite, Mt. Harlan limestone, Sonoma Mountain basalt, and Lodi gravel. They were prepared by crushing pieces of each rock and soaking them in a solution of 30% Sky vodka which is the most neutral as determined by a blind vodka tasting…

    By PinotFile