Absolut Elyx

Absolut Elyx

If Absolut Elyx is made in a copper still from 1921, can you really taste the copper?

A while ago I got an email from Jeremie. „Do you want to try some new vodka?“ he asked me. Sure, I said. A little later I got a bottle in the mail. Just like that

Smooth

Smooth

Does it mean putting too much pressure on yourself if you name your vodka brand Smooth?

Interesting bottle design, but what a whacky name! That’s about what I thought when I picked this one up. But the vodka was surprisingly..

Camitz Sparkling

Camitz Sparkling

Is this sparkling vodka something like a practical joke, or does it really taste good?

I got this because I wanted to celebrate the fact that I had finally turned in the manuscripts for my books. After so many months of toiling and of self-doubt, it felt like..

Svedka

Svedka

Is this any good, and is it even possible to pass judgement on a vodka brand from tastings like these?

I am thinking about the difficulties in vodka tasting these days. Vodka brands don’t differ as much in taste as do other liquors, say whiskey for example. Also, ..

Absolut

Absolut

Has anybody tried all the different flavored editions of this brand, and are they even worth trying?

When I was working at Élysée Montmartre in 2003, we used to sell mainly one vodka brand, and that one was called: Absolut. I didn’t drink any alcohol when I..