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Review: Rock Town Mandarin Orange Vodka

Rock Town Mandarin Orange Vodka is one of four vodka varieties produced at the first legal distillery in Arkansas since prohibition.  Phil Brandon founded the distillery in 2010 in downtown Littlerock Arkansas.  The other varieties include their Original, Basil, and Grapefruit.  Rock Town Mandarin Orange starts with the Original vodka base made from local Arkansas corn grown by the Stobaugh Brothers.  The vodka is distilled 6 times and filtered to be ultra smooth.  Natural flavors including Satsuma, a Japanese Mandarin variety are infused before bottling at 70 proof. Read more »


Review: DSP CA 162 Citrus Reticulata var Sunshine Vodka

DSP Ca 162 TangerineDSP CA 162 Citrus Reticulata var Sunshine vodka was introduced January 2014.  The name comes from the registration number of the original Federal license obtained by Germain-Robin for its first distillery in 1982.  Reticulata var. Sunshine is Latin for tangerines and tangelo’s.  In 2001 Germain -Robin lead by Ansley Coale partnered with St. George Spirits to create Hangar One vodka.  The brand was sold in 2010 to Proximo Spirits, and a 3 year non compete agreement was part of the sale.  The 3 years has expired and while St. George has released a new line of vodka on its own, Germain-Robin, now known as Craft Distillers has partnered with the Tamar Distillery to create the DSP line of vodka.  DSP 162 Tangerine is crafted with wheat vodka that is infused with tangerine and tangelos grown on an orchard in Exeter California.  This vodka is then blended with their straight vodka.  The straight vodka is made with premium wine varietal grapes including Muscat, Riesling, and Viognier, grown in Mendocino County California.  The grapes are vinified at local wineries and then distilled on the main Germain-Robin Cognac still and then distilled again on a small Holstein pot still.  The vodka is then cold stabilized and filtered. Read more »


Review: Svedka Clementine Vodka

Svedka Clementine - CopySvedka Clementine vodka is one of twelve vodkas they create in Lidkoping Sweden.  Four pounds of Swedish Winter wheat is needed for each 750ml bottle.  They use a continuous distillation process and then run the vodka through high performance purification columns five separate times to remove impurities. Ice cold water from Swedish underground springs is then blended in before the essence of Italian tangerines from Sicily and Calabria are infused with the vodka. Read more »


Review: Finlandia Tangerine Vodka

finlandia tangerine vodka - CopyFinlandia Tangerine vodka was introduced May 2009.  It is one of ten flavored vodka’s Finlandia currently crafts in Kaskenkorva Finland.  They start with pure glacial spring water and the finest six row barley.  A continuous distillation process with more than 200 distillation steps that leaves no impurities to filter is used.  All natural tangerine flavor is infused before bottling at 75 proof. Read more »


Review: Three Olives Rangtang Vodka

Three olives rangtangThree Olives Rangtang vodka was introduced June 2010.  It was their first colored vodka, purple was introduced one month later.  It is one of 24 vodka flavors Three-O creates with English winter wheat and water from Lake Vyrnmy in Wales that is quadruple distilled and triple filtered through charcoal.  Natural orange and tangerine flavor is added in Lawrenceburg Indiana where it is bottled at 35% alcohol.  The Rangtang name refers to an orange and tangerine mix. Read more »