But first, a little to know about the liquor, which is distilled from potatoes or grain. The number of distillations, in which the alcohol is separated from the fermentation mass, is crucial for the quality of vodkas. This is followed by filtration which removes the remaining impurities. The filtration is crucial for the taste outcome that is best to taste during a tasting of the uncooled vodkas. Vodka should therefore be tasted warm, because only then the full aroma can unfold. Whether hot or cold – good vodka burns not unpleasant.
If you ever have the chance to try several varieties side by side, you will be amazed at how different the taste, although vodka has the reputation of being tasteless. Compared to other spirits is true. Therefore, vodka is a perfect shot for colorful cocktails. The taste is to be combined with everything – from vegetables up to licorice.
Particularly good vodka can of course also excellent pure drink. Visitors should not have to be tipple from water glasses, but a whiskey glass with or without “on the rocks” should do the trick. A squeeze of lemon makes the vodka to “Sour” and Bitter Lemon for “Vodka Lemon”. There is vodka but also with spices. A particularly summery drink is vanilla vodka with passion fruit juice. This mixture is reminiscent of a Popsicle and is perfect for hot summer days.
Vodka Lemon and Cosmopolitan is simply delicious. But vodka tastes not only with soft drinks and fruit juice like most alcoholic beverages, but also with vegetable juice. Vodka and tomato juice is one of the most popular drinks: the Bloody Mary. It is named the Bloody Mary by Ernest Hammingway, who dedicated the drink its fourth wife, Mary Welsh. The Harvey Wallbanger received its name from a surfer who got drunk out of frustration and his head pounded again and again against the wall because he was excluded from a competition.