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The 20 Best Selling Vodka Brands In The World

The 20 Best Selling Vodka Brands In The World

Maybe you don’t like vodka. Maybe you were subjected to Popov one too many times in college, or maybe you’r palate’s been a bit spoiled by the bourbon and craft beer booms. But a huge global population absolutely loves the stuff. Like, millions upon millions of people knocking back millions upon millions of bottles, cocktails, […]

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15 Things You Didn’t Know About Smirnoff

15 Things You Didn’t Know About Smirnoff

There are many things we do know about Smirnoff, maybe because it’s everywhere (that kind of happens when you’re the best selling vodka brand in the world). But as is probably the case with vodka generally, we don’t know everything there is to know about Smirnoff. Mostly we just know how to drink it. But […]

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To Brita Or Not To Brita (Your Cheap Vodka)

To Brita Or Not To Brita (Your Cheap Vodka)

Lower rung vodka generally gets a knee-jerk bad rap. This is the stuff we mix with Red Bull or orange juice (and, historically, mix up with an actual screwdriver). Whatever the claims higher shelf vodka has to offer, the lower rung stuff tends to be unapologetically harsh, as one-note and brashly aromatic as rubbing alcohol.

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The History Of The Screwdriver

The History Of The Screwdriver

Those sweet, languorous weekend days when our friends’ blissfully oblivious parents would leave us alone in their hard-earned suburban compounds. Long Saturday afternoons with nothing to do, no awkward parental meddling, and incredibly easy access to a well-stocked liquor cabinet. Being 16 (or 14), or whatever your liquor cabinet cherry-popping age was, you probably didn’t […]

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The 9 Craziest Vodka Flavors You Can Drink Now

The 9 Craziest Vodka Flavors You Can Drink Now

The best Vodka is supposed to have no flavor at all. Simply a clean, crisp taste that is basically close to water. It’s what makes vodka a near-perfect shooting liquor. But that hasn’t stopped countless vodka producers from adding flavor to the beverage in order to make it even more enticing for shots, and sometimes […]

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14 Things You Didn’t Know About Vodka

14 Things You Didn’t Know About Vodka

It’s easy to assume you know enough about vodka. The spirit is fairly straightforward: colorless, lower in flavor (if not always quite flavorless), high-test and mixer-friendly. Except that’s like vodka 101. That’s freshman year college vodka (so to speak), and if we’re interested in our distilled beverages, it’s time we get to grad school level.

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8 Wildly Interesting Craft Gins & Vodkas

8 Wildly Interesting Craft Gins & Vodkas

If imitation is the highest form of flattery, let’s say variation is the highest form of fandom. And maybe it’s fair enough that both gin and vodka have gotten minor makeovers. Pillars of the spirits industry, gin and vodka tend to be politely misunderstood or politely taken for granted (and yes, gin aficionados, we excuse […]

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