“I don’t care if it tastes like an ashtray with an STD! All I care about is one thing. Will? It? Get? Me? Drunk?”
~AFFotD’s Liquor Review Board
No one would claim that vodka is a particularly “American” spirit. But who are we to quibble in semantics? If it gets you drunk, and has a slightly lower chance at sending you to the hospital than chugging hand sanitizer, it’s American enough for us. Vodka is the most neutral of spirits, so while it doesn’t give you that warm, smooth feeling that bourbon does shortly before you start shouting to no one in particular there being too many French people at the local bistro, vodka does allow you get sloshed efficiently and with the aid of a whole variety of mixers.
Of course, since vodka is meant to be as flavorless as possible, many distillers take this as an opportunity to add distinct and unique flavors to their product to help it stand out in a crowded market. We’ve already internally debated the practice of flavoring your vodkas, but unusual vodkas are everywhere, and it’s time we at least embraced this particular spirit’s diversity. Which is why we are here to present our inaugural segment…
The World’s Strangest Vodka Flavors