Russian Standard Original Vodka (40%)

Russian Standard is a rather new vodka brand. It was established in 1998 by Roustam Tariko, who is also owner of Russian Standard Bank. After the launch it is rapidly grown for one of the major brands from Russia. In three years, it was already on sale in over 80 countries…

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Surakas Rüübe Haljas Vodka (40%)

Surakas is one of the newest Estonian craft distilleries. Currently they have one plain vodka and two flavoured vodkas. For vodka making Surakas is using organic grown Estonian winter rye. Rectified spirit is distilled in Estonia so it is one of the few 100% Estonian products, while most of the vodkas…

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Żubrówka Biała Vodka (40%)

Żubrówka Biała is a non-flavoured version of the famous Polish brand Żubrówka, better known for their Bison Grass vodka. Biała ~ meaning white on polish language, is made from rye, distilled six times and filtered through platinum filter. It’s produced in Poland at Polmos Bialystok Distillery. It is owned now by…

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Pshenichnaya Vodka (40%)

There are plenty of different vodkas under the name of Pshenichnaya. Originally it is made in Russia and also now Russian company Alkon is producing it. But there are vodkas with the same name also in Latvian, Estonian and a few other countries. This bottle I have is from Remedia in…

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Esbjaerg Copper Edition Vodka (40%)

Esbjaerg is originally Danish vodka brand, but it is now manufactured in Holland by Boomsma Distillery. Esbjaerg was a very popular vodka brand in Denmark before the 2nd World War. There is a legend, where fisherman bring ice from the Greenland and that ice was melted and used for vodka production. …

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Finlandia Vodka (40%)

Finlandia is only premium class vodka from Finland. It is 5th most sold on vodka in that class and owned by Brown-Forman. It was invented in 1970 in Finland and produced in Koskenkorva and Rajamäki until then. Even though it is owned by a USA company, it’s produced in Finland and…

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Koskenkorva Vodka (40%)

Koskenkorva has for decades been the most selling alcohol in Finland. Not about its taste, but because it's state owned producer had a monopoly of alcohol manufacturing in Finland for over 40 years. Actually when I was young, Koskenkorva was a synonym of vodka, I hardly knew there are also other…

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Nevskaya Premium Vodka (40%)

Nevskaya Vodka is owned by Estonian alcohol producer Liviko. There is no infos where the rectified spirit is coming, from Russia or somewhere else. Anyway the special thing with Nevskaya is that it is filtered through milk. So some milk and some egg white is added to Vodka and mixed a…

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Severnaya Federatsiya Kedrovaya Vodka (40%)

Federatsiya is produced by Russian company ALKO Group. It was established in 1996 and it exports alcohol products to all ex-Soviet Union countries and a few others like Germany and Israel. There are ten different alcohol producers in the group.  Vodka is diluted from ground water pumped from 180m deepness. Water…

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Moskovskaya Silver Vodka (40%)

Moskovskaya is one of the oldest Russian vodka brands. Even the name says, it’s not produced anymore in Russia, but in Latvia by Latvijas Balzams. Moskovskaya Silver is a special edition vodka with six times distillation and silver filtration process. There the rectified alcohol and water solution is mixed with powdered…

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