Кедровица Kedrovitsa vodka. This one is from Siberia, and it is supposed to be flavored with extracts from the Siberian pine tree.
Kedrovitsa vodka – leaving questions unanswered
Actually, I didn’t even notice the note about the pine tree flavoring until I had already finished most of the stuff. I looked at the bottle, and I started wondering about the reason why I hadn’t noticed anything weird about the taste before. Were my taste buds not sensitive enough? Or was I just not paying any attention? But then, did I even know what a pine tree was supposed to taste like? I had never consciously tasted pine before. I took another glass, trying to find out what I had been missing, but I failed.
Even when I did pay attention, I didn’t really notice anything. So either it’s me or the flavoring in this one is really gentle.
The vodka itself wasn’t bad (6/10), had a bit of a sour aftertaste though (maybe that was the pine tree? 5/10). The bottle design was okay, I liked the shape (6/10). The price was around 13€/700ml, so that was pretty good: 8/10.
Please someone try this and tell me if you can taste the pine tree flavoring! Maybe a pine expert? A lover of trees?
Overall rating: 6.25