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The Top 10 Brands of Vodka
Nov 14 , 2011
You might enjoy your vodka in a shot, a martini, or a cocktail. You might love to sip flavored vodkas like lemon or raspberry, or maybe you prefer the premium brands. Regardless of your preferences, here’s what you should know about the top brands of vodka.
If you're going to Russia, you better know your vodka. That's where this list of the top brands of vodka comes in. Lucky for you, these brands of vodka are much easier to drink than they are to pronounce.
Starting our list of ten brands of vodka is Dovgan. Dovgan is available in several varieties, including "Limonaya" (lemon), "Hlebnaya" (rye), and "Admiralskaya."
Known as "the world's only vintage vodka," Kauffman is one of the more expensive brands of vodka from Russia.
For one of the brands of vodka with a long history, try Moskovskaya—it was first produced in 1894.
What's the interesting ingredient in Pyatizvyozdnaya that makes it stand out on our list of the brands of vodka? Honey.
One of the only brands of vodka we've come across with a flavor called "Peppery," Putinka is a Russian vodka worth indulging in.
Ruskova vodka is distilled more than five times and is less expensive than several other brands of vodka. Test Ruskova's slogan—"Pay for the vodka not the glass"—yourself.
Russian Standard Vodka
Russian Standard Vodka prides itself on being authentically Russian. The vodka uses water from Lake Ladoga, wheat from the Black Steppes, and is distilled in St. Petersburg.
With flavors like apple, cherry, and pomegranate (to name only a few), Stoli Elit is sure to mix well in a cocktail.
Named after Duke Dolgoruki, who is called "the founder of Moscow," this brand of vodka is distilled in Moscow's Kristall Distillery.
Last on the list of brands of vodka is Zyr, which has received acclaim from Food & Wine, Elite Traveler, and Robb Report.