Smirnoff White vodka

Smirnoff White

Is this vodka much better (or just whiter) than the regular Smirnoff stuff?

This one is called Smirnoff White vodka, and it’s from the UK. I picked it up in a duty free somewhere in an airport (I think it was in Istanbul), and that’s exactly where you are supposed to find it – it’s apparently only available in airports around the world.
At first I was a bit sceptical. I had…

Smirnoff Red Label #21 vodka

Smirnoff Red Label #21

Why is this one of the most popular vodka brands in this part of the world?

Word has it that right after the end of the Cold War, a lot of the Russian solders stationed in parts of Germany loved to spend their pay on…