Something new for the repertoire: Koskenkorva vodka, a Finnish brand. And what an awesome one! But is it really vodka, or is it something completely different? I am told that the Finns only call this liquor a vodka out of laziness. Could that be true?
Here is something else from the North: Koskenkorva vodka
I thought vodka brands from the North were all the same: strong quality, good in drinks, nothing exceptional. That seemed to be the rule to go by. So when I got this Finnish vodka, I didn’t think much of it. Maybe another candidate for the old vodka-orange classic, I figured. But I was wrong.
I will finish this post with the only Finnish words (I think) I know:
“Se on menolippu kun verenpaine tippuu.” I think they mean something like: “I will die of high blood pressure” – and they are from a song by the Finnish band Eläkeläiset, whom I highly suspect of having that good Koskenkorva every day.
And rightly so!
Overall rating: 8.75