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Posts from the ‘Orange Vodka’ Category


Review: Deep Eddy Orange Vodka

Deep Eddy Orange Vodka was just released.  This is their sixth flavored vodka.  The other flavors include Ruby Red Grapefruit, Lemon, Peach, Sweet Tea, and Cranberry.  They all start with Deep Eddy Straight Vodka as the base.  It is made from sweet corn and spring water from deep aquifers in Texas Hill Country.  It is column distilled ten times in a 20 foot column still and slowly filtered six times over charcoal.  Deep Eddy Orange is made with the freshest blend of oranges grown by farmers across America. Read more »


Review: Boru Orange Vodka

Boru_Orange_VodkaBoru Orange Vodka is made in Ireland from locally grown wheat and pristine spring water.  It is distilled five times and filtered through ten feet of Atlantic oak charcoal.  Natural flavor from Spanish Valencia Oranges is blended before bottling at 80 proof.  Orange is one of three flavors they create.  The others include Citrus, and Crazzberry.  Boru is named after King Brian Boru who in 1029 at the age of 88 lead the battle at Clontarf, near Dublin where they defeated the Danish Vikings, liberating Ireland forever. Read more »


Review: Rokk Orange Vodka

Rokk Orange Vodka - CopyRokk Orange Vodka is one of five varieties of vodka introduced by Diageo under the Rokk label in 2010.  The other flavors include Raspberry, Apple, Citrus, and unflavored.  Rokk vodka is created in Sweden with European wheat and glacial spring water in Kalby Sweden.  The vodka is distilled four times and freeze filtered.  Natural flavor is infused before bottling at 70 proof. Read more »


Review: Van Gogh Oranje Vodka

Van Gogh Oranje Vodka - CopyVan Gogh Oranje vodka was introduced in 2000. It is one of 22 flavored vodka’s crafted by Master Distiller Tim Vos in Holland.  Van Gogh starts with a blend of wheat, corn, and barley that is double distilled in small batches in a column still and then distilled again in a pot still.  Purified water is blended to reduce to a proper level.  Sweet Florida orange pulp and skin are then double infused for six weeks before bottling at 70 proof.  Originally Van Gogh Oranje was made with Spanish Oranges but they made the switch a couple of years ago.  I believe the bottle I am reviewing is made with the original Spanish oranges. Read more »


Review: Hanson of Sonoma Mandarin Organic Vodka

Hanson of Sonoma Mandarin vodka - CopyHanson of Sonoma Mandarin Organic vodka was introduced in 2013.  It is one of six vodka’s the Hanson family crafts in Sonoma California.  The other flavors include, original, ginger, cucumber, espresso, and boysenberry.  The vodka is small batch distilled with grapes and pure Artisan well water using a pot and column still that uses 50 distillation plates.  The vodka undergoes a proprietary seven stage filtration before all natural flavors are infused before bottling at 80 proof. Read more »


Review: Pearl Orange Vodka

Pearl Orange vodka - CopyPearl Orange vodka is one of 16 vodka flavors they craft in micro batches in Alberta Canada.  While they recently introduced three new flavors, they dropped five and redesigned their packaging.  Pearl Orange starts with pure water from Canadian Rocky Mountain streams and soft Canadian winter wheat.  It is distilled five times and filtered six times before natural flavors are infused. Read more »


Review: Shady Fruit Real Valencia Orange Vodka

Shady Fruit Valencia OrangeShady Fruit Real Valencia Orange vodka is one of two new vodka flavors introduced under the Shady Fruit label.  The other flavor is Real Ruby Red Grapefruit.  Valencia oranges are named after Valencia Spain, but they were first hybridized by William Wolfskill in Santa Ana California.  They are primarily used to create orange juice which makes it a perfect partner to mix with vodka.  Their vodka base is gluten free and it is triple column distilled and filtered ten times.  Real fruit juice from concentrate, and no corn syrup are added before bottling at 60 proof. Read more »


Review: Sobieski Orange Vodka

Sobieski Orange - CopySobieski Orange vodka was introduced October 2010 with their Karamel, and Raspberry flavors.  It is one of twelve vodka flavors made in Stargard Odanski Poland by Sobieski for the US market.  Sobieski is the best selling vodka in Poland.  It is crafted with Dankowski rye and crystalline water from Oligocene springs and is continuously distilled before natural flavors are added. Read more »


Review: St George California Citrus Vodka

St George california citrus - CopySt George California Citrus vodka was just introduced along with their All Purpose, and Green Chili flavored vodka.  If the St. George name sounds familiar it is the same distillery that combined with Ansley Coale, the President of Germain-Robin, now Craft Distillers, to create Hangar One vodka in 2001.  Hangar One was sold to Proximo April 2010, but they continued to craft the vodka at their distillery in Alameda California until the summer of 2014.  Now after their four year non compete is over, St George is back in the vodka crafting business.  Their California Citrus is made with Valencia Oranges, Seville Oranges, and Bergamot Oranges grown on the Lindcove family ranch in the San Joaquin Valley of California.  Bergamot Oranges are native to Southern Italy where over 80% are grown.  The Valencia, and Seville Oranges, and the peel from the Bergamot oranges are each infused separately with a non GMO base spirit.  Each is then distilled separately and then blended together.  After filtering it is bottled at 80 proof. Read more »


Review: Ruskova Orange and Pineapple Vodka

001 - CopyRuskova Orange and Pineapple vodka is one of five flavored vodka’s Anson Imports makes in Nizhniy Novgorod Russia.  They started in 2005 with Russian entrepreneur Oleg Lazanovitch’s father’s recipe which has been passed down from generation to generation.  It is made with winter wheat and soft rye and it is distilled six times.  All natural orange and pineapple flavor is added before bottling at 70 proof. Read more »