Vodka is a popular beverage that can be found anywhere and everywhere in the world. Be it a beach bar in Rio or a sports bar in Canada, you will find Vodka in every corner of the planet. This clear spirit has a not so clear history. Various countries in Eastern Europe claim to be the inventor of the drink however, the only documented mention of Vodka can be traced back to Polish court documents of 1405. So debatably, Poland – the land of striking beauty- can be the inventor of this great mood lifting drink.
Traditionally used as a medicine, Vodka has evolved with time, has travelled miles, and crossed oceans to become the most alluring drink of modern times. Vodka has become an inseparable spirit of nightlife in the modern society. Vodka has redefined the premium spirit landscape and has become synonymous with culture, art and nightlife.
There are no hard and fast rules for producing the Vodka Drink but the result is supposed to be tasteless, odourless and colourless. Traditionally, Vodka was prepared from potatoes, grains or corns, but now an array of exotic bases including maple syrup, grapes and even soybeans are used to prepare the Vodka Drink. The drink is usually prepared in a high-volume, continuous column stills. Once the distillation process in over, all the remaining impurities are removed by using various filters. Coal has been the most traditional filter through the trails of history. However, today various brands use a range of materials as filters, which sometimes include diamonds. It does not need to be aged and can be bottled and sold immediately once the production is complete.
Conventionally, Vodka is tasteless, odourless and colourless drink. However, being said that, Vodka is not completely a neutral drink. It is a distilled beverage and various distillers leave some distinct amount of flavours in it. To get a clear comprehension of these subtle differences of flavours, Vodka needs to be consumed neat at room temperature.
Vodka is like a chameleon that blends seamlessly with anything to give you a great concoction of flavours and spirits. You can drink it neat, straight and chilled the way it is, traditionally served in the Vodka belt countries like Poland, Belarus, Finland, Latvia, Russia, Lithuania, Sweden, Norway, Ukraine, Iceland and Estonia. You can also mix it with an array of flavours to come up with the famous cocktails like Martini, Screwdriver, Greyhound, Vesper, Bloody Mary, Moscow Mule, Black or White Russian, Vodka tonic and Cosmopolitan.
For more than century, Vodka has earned and retained its authority as the “party spirit”. You won’t find a nightclub, pub, or even a house party without a hint of this clear spirit on face of the earth. It intensifies and escalates the mood of the nightlife and leaves the consumers with an unabashed and cheeky experience of party life. Choose a Vodka Drink that suits your style, preference and mood and let the spirit rule your senses.