Moskovskaya Vodka (40%)

Moskovskaya vodka has been produced since 1894. It’s one of the oldest Russian vodka brands. It has been continuously produced, only exception was the First World War time until 1924, when it was restored. It’s now produced by Latvias Balzams at Riga, who is also the exporter of it for Europe…

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Arsenitch Vodka (40%)

Arsenitch was originally made by Latvian Jaunalko, founded in 1996. It was bought by Finnish alcohol gigant Altia in 2012. Year later Altia closed the Jaunalko distillery and moved the production to Estonia and changed the to use the rectified spirit made at Koskenkorva factory. There is a story of 150…

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Beloff Vodka (40%)

Beloff is a private label product from Rimi, a supermarket chain operating in Baltic states. Bottle label says that it is manufactured in Estonia, which means that it is maybe diluted and bottled but definitely not distilled there. 50cl bottle was 5.55€ at Rimi.  Beloff does not surprise, it is just…

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Russkij Rezerv Mjagkaja Vodka (40%)

Russkij Rezerv Mjagkaja (Russian Reserve Mild) is manufactured by Russian company Permalko. Permalko is situated in the city of Perm and belongs to the Top20 biggest alcohol producers in Russia. It is owned nowadays by Amber Bewerage Group, which has its headquarter in Luxembourg. Russian Reserve Mild is made of high…

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Saaremaa Vodka Mild (40%)

Saaremaa is a trademark of nordic company Altia, distilled in Finland at Koskenkorva factory. When their original vodka is made from barley, Saaremaa Vodka Mild is made from wheat, but there is added some barley distillate, which have been matured 2,5 years in oak barrel. It is a bit softer than…

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Riga Black Vodka (40%)

Produced by Latvijas Balzams, Riga Black Vodka is made of same base spirit than popular herbal bitter Riga Black Balsam. Latvijas Balzams is one of the few companies who make rectified spirit in Latvia and they produce also many other famous vodkas under license, like Stolichnaya and Moskovskaya. Riga Black Vodka…

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Monopol Vodka (40%)

Monopol Vodka is one of the many vodka product of Estonian Remedia Distillery. It’s made from imported rectified spirit, filtered and diluted by specially purified water. 20cl bottle was 3.19€ at Maxima. Monopol is very typical “estonian” vodka. Neutral, a bit ethanol on nose and taste, burn slightly and have some…

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Medoff Original Vodka (40%)

Medoff is a product of Ukrainian Beverage Trading Company. BTC is a leading alcohol producer in Ukraine, owning plenty of vodka brands. It belongs among the top 5 biggest vodka producers in the world, having 10% market share of all the exported vodkas from Ukraine and Russia.  Medoff speciality is it’s…

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Johan Freitag Vodka (40%)

Johan Freitag vodka is made by Latvian brewery Cesu Alus, which is owned by Finnish brewery Olvi. Cesu Alus is not a distillery, so they import the rectified spirit somewhere from Europe and just dilute and bottle it. Johan Freitag is marketed as “scandinavian tradition and northern crispness and purity”. 50cl…

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Poolik Ehe Viin (40%)

Poolik Viin is a private label vodka of food store chain Maxima. Poolik is produced in Lithuania, probably by Stumbras, and it is sell only in Maxima stores in Estonia. It’s always cheapest vodka in Maxima and it’s been sold huge quantities every day. 50cl bottle price was 5.69€.  It's neutral…

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