Beloff Vodka (40%)

Beloff is a private label product from Rimi, a supermarket chain operating in Baltic states. Bottle label says that it is manufactured in Estonia, which means that it is maybe diluted and bottled but definitely not distilled there. 50cl bottle was 5.55€ at Rimi.  Beloff does not surprise, it is just…

0 Comments

Russkij Rezerv Mjagkaja Vodka (40%)

Russkij Rezerv Mjagkaja (Russian Reserve Mild) is manufactured by Russian company Permalko. Permalko is situated in the city of Perm and belongs to the Top20 biggest alcohol producers in Russia. It is owned nowadays by Amber Bewerage Group, which has its headquarter in Luxembourg. Russian Reserve Mild is made of high…

0 Comments

Saaremaa Vodka Mild (40%)

Saaremaa is a trademark of nordic company Altia, distilled in Finland. When their original vodka is made from barley, Saaremaa Vodka Mild is made from wheat, but there is added some barley distillate, which have been matured 2,5 years in oak barrel. It might be a bit softer than original Saaremaa,…

0 Comments

Riga Black Vodka (40%)

Produced by Latvijas Balzams, Riga Black Vodka is made of same base spirit than popular herbal bitter Riga Black Balsam. Latvijas Balzams is one of the few companies who make rectified spirit in Latvia and they produce also many other famous vodkas under license, like Stolichnaya and Moskovskaya. Riga Black Vodka…

0 Comments

Monopol Vodka (40%)

Monopol Vodka is one of the many vodka product of Estonian Remedia Distillery. It’s made from imported rectified spirit, filtered and diluted by specially purified water. 20cl bottle was 3.19€ at Maxima. Monopol is very typical “estonian” vodka. Neutral, a bit ethanol on nose and taste, burn slightly and have some…

0 Comments

Medoff Original Vodka (40%)

Medoff is a product of Ukrainian Beverage Trading Company. BTC is a leading alcohol producer in Ukraine, owning plenty of vodka brands. It belongs among the top 5 biggest vodka producers in the world, having 10% market share of all the exported vodkas from Ukraine and Russia.  Medoff speciality is it’s…

0 Comments

Johan Freitag Vodka (40%)

Johan Freitag vodka is made by Latvian brewery Cesu Alus, which is owned by Finnish brewery Olvi. Cesu Alus is not a distillery, so they import the rectified spirit somewhere from Europe and just dilute and bottle it. Johan Freitag is marketed as “scandinavian tradition and northern crispness and purity”. 50cl…

0 Comments

Poolik Ehe Viin (40%)

Poolik Viin is a private label vodka of food store chain Maxima. Poolik is produced in Lithuania, probably by Stumbras, and it is sell only in Maxima stores in Estonia. It’s always cheapest vodka in Maxima and it’s been sold huge quantities every day. 50cl bottle price was 5.69€.  It's neutral…

0 Comments

N°1 Vodka (40%)

No.1 Vodka is distributed by Latvian company Aroma Floris. The bottle label says it’s produced in Latvia and made from grain, but nothing else. So there is no any info is the rectified spirit also made in Latvia or is it imported somewhere. 50cl bottle bought from AlcoShop at Valka, Latvia…

0 Comments

Saaremaa Vodka (40%)

Saaremaa is product of Finnish company Altia. It’s distilled in Koskenkorva, made for barley. Diluted in Estonia for ground water pumped from 130 meters. Diluted and bottled in Tabasalu, Estonia. Saaremaa is the second best known vodka in Estonia.   It’s neutral vodka, with hints of grain flavours. Nose have some solvent…

0 Comments