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Skyy Vodka



What You Need To Know About Skyy Vodka

Skyy Vodka prides itself on super-high levels of purity, but how much do you know about its origins?
  • Produced By Gruppo Campari
  • Produced In: United States
  • Type: Vodka
  • Sales: 3.9 million 9-liter cases
Skyy is column-distilled four times to remove impurities. The company calls this “SKYY Grade” purity. In fact, the vodka’s creator, Maurice Kanbar, claims that Skyy is almost completely congener-free.
Before Skyy was purchased by Gruppo Campari, the vodka was produced by Franklin Distillers Products in San Jose, California. Bulk ethanol from Kansas was delivered to the facility via railroad
Maurice Kanbar also holds a large number of patents for products ranging from medical devices to puzzle games. He even created Manhattan’s first multiplex movie theater.
Credit: . Published: 2017-01-06