Vodka, Some Tasteless Facts
The Encarta® World English Dictionary [North American Edition] defines vodka as a wholesale replica handbags "colorless distilled liquor originally from Russia that is made from a grain such as rye or wheat or from potatoes."
U.S. government regulations define vodka as "neutral spirits, so distilled, or so treated after distillation with charcoal or other materials, as to be without distinctive character, aroma, taste or color."
Because of it's neutral qualities, vodka lends itself well to mixing in cocktails or to being infused with other flavors. Although some vodkas market themselves as being the "best tasting," Cheap Replica Handbags for the most part, vodka marketing campaigns focus on quality and the different flavored varieties that the company offers.
While vodka itself is neutral in color and flavor, the websites for the different brands are anything but. They are usually very engaging and interactive, with splashy graphics and fun colors. Check out the list of links below.
Here are some other facts about vodka:
- Vodka is produced from grain, potatoes, molasses, beets, and a variety of other plants.
- Commercial production of vodka started in Russia as early as the 14th century.
- Although vodka is commonly thought of as being made from potatoes, in Russia most vodka is made from wheat or rye and vodka made from potatoes is considered inferior.
- Because vodka is high in alcohol content, it doesn't freeze, Fake Handbags Shop making it the perfect beverage for chilly, eastern European countries where it is the dominant spirit.
- Flavored vodkas were produced from the beginning and became a showcase for the distiller's vodka-making skills.
- The first popular vodka-based cocktail in the United States was called the "Moscow Mule" and was a combination of vodka and ginger ale.
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