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Tasting: Clubber’s Choice Round 1

Welcome to another Vodka Valley vodka tasting write-up. This week revisited a few of our favorites, as we thought it would be a good idea to put together a few of the vodkas we find when hitting the town up against each other. Let’s face it, a lot of vodka companies market themselves as ‘premium’ […]

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Tasting: Russian Trifecta

This week’s vodka tasting was unique to say the least. Not only did we have three fine Russian vodkas to try, but we had our tasting at the wonderful 121 Grille & Restaurant, where they host some of the best jazz musicians in Manila every Thursday night. Their food helped us get through the night […]

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Tasting: Mish Mash

What do you do when you got some new bottles of vodka lying around and no one to drink them with? Easy – you call your friends over and you have a tasting session. Which is exactly what we decided to do. Ready to taste!   We didn’t really have a theme in mind for […]

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Tasting: Can You Identify the Difference Between a Wheat, Potato, and Grape based Vodka?

If you live in Europe, especially in an area in the EU Vodka Belt, you’ve probably heard the term Vodka War being thrown around. You probably don’t need any explanation what that is all about, but for those who don’t live in the area or who just aren’t up to date, here’s the skinny. Back […]

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Tasting: Can You Identify a Russian Vodka from a Non-Russian Vodka?

Could you tell the difference between a Russian and non-Russian vodka simply by taste? That’s what we set to find out last Wednesday at the very first Vodka Valley tasting event.┬áMost true-born Russian’s claim that Russian vodka is the ONLY vodka worth drinking. But is it something that you could really tell by taste alone? […]