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Posts from the ‘Cucumber Vodka’ Category


Review: Three Olives Cucumber Lime Vodka

Three Olives Cucumber Lime Vodka was just released.  Three Olives Fresh Watermelon Vodka was also launched.  Cucumber is a surprisingly popular vodka with over a dozen cucumber flavored vodka’s already on the market.  Lime is clearly cucumbers favorite dance partner as Three Olives is the forth cucumber lime flavored vodka.  At one time Three Olives made over 30 flavored vodka’s.  A lot of these flavors can still be found at major liquor stores.  It is unclear as to how many of these flavors are still made, but the recently updated Three Olives website only shows 12 varieties.    Read more »


Review: Rain Cucumber Vodka

rain-cucumber-vodka-copyRain Cucumber Vodka is made from corn at the Buffalo Trace Distiller in Frankfort Kentucky.  After seven distinct distillations and a polishing stage that adds limestone water, natural flavors are infused before bottling at 60 proof.  Rain Vodka was one of the first organic vodkas, and at one time they offered an Organics line of flavored vodkas, which included Cucumber-Lime, Red Grape Hibiscus, Lavender Lemonade, and Honey Mango flavors.  These have been replaced by a lineup that includes only two flavors, Cucumber and Mango.  Gone from the bottles label is the word Organic.  This leads me to believe these vodkas are no longer produced with organic corn. Read more »


Review: Burnetts Cucumber Lime Vodka

burnetts-cucumber-lime-vodka-copyBurnetts Cucumber Lime Vodka was introduced April 2016.  It is one of 37 flavored vodkas currently produced by Heaven Hill Brands under the Burnetts label.  This is the third brand of vodka to create a Cucumber Lime Vodka flavor.  The other two are Rain, and Svedka.  Burnetts Cucumber Lime Vodka is made from 100% grain in Bardstown Kentucky.  The vodka is quadruple distilled and triple charcoal filtered.  Natural Cucumber Lime flavors are infused before bottling at 70 proof. Read more »


Review: Svedka Cucumber Lime Vodka

Svedka Cucumber Lime - CopySvedka Cucumber Lime Vodka was just released.  It is one of 13 Svedka flavors currently available.  Svedka is the number one imported vodka in the US.  While cucumber may not be a flavor one thinks of when compiling a list of vodka flavors, this is the eighth cucumber flavored vodka I’ve reviewed, and there are probably another eight I haven’t reviewed yet.  Each 750ml bottle of Svedka is made with 4 pounds of Swedish winter wheat.  The vodka is distilled 5 times in a continuous distillation process.  At the final stage the vodka is run through high performance purification columns five separate times to remove impurities.  Natural flavors are then infused before bottling in Bardstown Kentucky. Read more »


Review: Iceberg Icefusion Cucumber Vodka

Iceberg Icefusion Cucumber vodka image - CopyIceberg Icefusion Cucumber vodka was introduced October 2013 along with the previously reviewed Chocolate Mint, and Crème Brulee vodka flavors.  It is made with Canadian grown corn and pure water melted from icebergs harvested after they have naturally separated from their mother iceberg.  This water has been frozen for 12,000 years and it is 7000 times more pure than tap water.  Natural cucumber flavors are infused before bottling at 70 proof. Read more »


Review: Pinnacle Cucumber Vodka

Pinnacle Cucumber - CopyPinnacle Cucumber vodka was just introduced.  It is one of nearly 50 flavors Pinnacle currently creates with French grown wheat that is distilled five times.  Pure French spring water is added before it is shipped to Frankfort Kentucky where natural flavors are added. Read more »


Review: Pearl Cucumber Vodka

pearl cucumber vodka - CopyPearl Cucumber vodka was introduced in 2008.  It is one of 18 flavored vodka’s they craft in micro batches in Alberta Canada with pure water from Canadian Rocky Mountain streams and soft Canadian winter wheat.  It is distilled 5 times and filtered 6 times before natural flavors including cucumber are infused. Read more »


Review: Kru 82 Cucumber Vodka

Kru 82 cucumber - CopyKru 82 Cucumber vodka is one of five vodka flavors Western Spirits has introduced since they launched their original unflavored Kru 82 in 2010.  The other flavors include Pistachio, Peach Mango, Chocolate Truffle, and Wintergreen.  It is made with French winter wheat and extra pure spring water.  It is distilled 5 times in France before being flavored and bottled by Three Springs Bottling Company in Bowling Green Kentucky.  Cucumbers are native to India, and 90% of their weight is water, about the same % as a grapefruit. Read more »


Review: Effen Cucumber Vodka

effen cucumber - CopyEffen Cucumber vodka is one of five vodka flavors Effen creates in Holland starting with a 120 year old recipe.  They start with Dutch grown wheat and pure spring water that has been further filtered through reverse osmosis.  A low temperature continuous rectification process is used to avoid caramelization of the sugars .  This eliminates the bitter after taste found in some vodka’s.  The vodka is then filtered five times through active carbon in a bottom-up filtration process.  Natural cucumber and vanilla flavor is added before bottling at 75 proof in their trademark rubber wrap around bottle.  Effen was not the first cucumber flavored vodka nor the last.  I last counted 9 different cucumber vodka’s on the market today.  Read more »


Review: Square One Cucumber Vodka

Square one cucumber - CopySquare One Cucumber vodka was introduced in 2008.  It is one of four cucumber flavored vodka’s that mysteriously arrived that year.  The others include Crop, Pearl, and Rain.  Since than others have followed including Effen, and Pinnacle.  Cucumber, is one of four varieties of vodka they create in Rigby Idaho.  The other flavors include Basil, Botanical, and their original unflavored.  It is made with organic rye grown in North Dakota, and pristine water from the Teton Mountains of Wyoming.  They use a four column distillation process and finish with a carbon filtration.  The essence of Organic cucumber is infused before bottling at 80 proof. Read more »