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Posts from the ‘Van Gogh Vodka’ Category

22
Sep

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 »

16
Aug

Review: Van Gogh Wild Appel Vodka

Van Gogh Wild Appel - CopyVan Gogh Wild Appel vodka was the first apple flavored vodka when it was introduced in 2002.  Appel is the Dutch spelling of apple, not the result of my over sampling.  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 the proper proof level.  Ripe green apples organically grown in Holland’s uncultivated orchards are double infused for six weeks before bottling at 70 proof.  The image on the bottle is that of Vincent Van Gogh’s, The Apple Workers. Read more »

5
Aug

Review: Van Gogh Double Espresso Vodka

Van Gogh Rich Dark Chocolate - CopyVan Gogh Double Espresso vodka was introduced in 2005.  It is one of 22 flavored vodkas they craft in Holland.  They also create 2 unflavored vodkas and a gin.  Master Distiller Tim Vos starts with a blend of wheat, corn, and barley.  First he double distills in small batches in a column still, and follows that up with a third distillation in a pot still.  Purified water is blended to reduce to the proper proof level.  Columbian Coffee beans are then double infused for six weeks before bottling at 70 proof. Read more »

19
Jul

Review: Van Gogh Blue Triple Wheat Vodka

Van Gogh Blue vodka - CopyVan Gogh Blue Triple Wheat vodka was introduced in 2009.  It is crafted with premium wheat grown in Holland, Germany, and France.  Master Distiller Tim Vos selects this wheat for their flavor characteristics.  The wheat from Holland is grown near the coast and is a bit salty and dry.  The French grown wheat comes from the center of France and it’s taste is sweet.  The German wheat fields are feed with glacial mountain water which gives it a mineral taste.  Van Gogh Blue is triple distilled in small batches in Schiedam Holland at the Royal Dirkzwager Distillery.  Read more »

21
Apr

Review: Van Gogh Raspberry Vodka

Van Gogh Raspberry - CopyVan Gogh Raspberry vodka was introduced in 2001.  It is one of 22 flavored vodka’s they craft in Holland.  A blend of wheat, corn and barley are double distilled in a column still.  A third distillation in a copper pot still, in small batches follows.  Purified water is blended to reduce the proof.  Imported fresh red raspberries from Germany are infused with the vodka using a six week double infusion process before bottling at 70 proof. Read more »

22
Mar

Review: Van Gogh Pomegranate Vodka

Van gogh pomegranate - CopyVan Gogh Pomegranate vodka was the second pomegranate flavored vodka when it was introduced October 2006.  Pearl Persephone was the first.  It is one of 22 flavored vodka’s they craft in Holland.  A blend of wheat, corn, barley, and purified water is double distilled in a column still.  A third distillation in a copper pot still in small batches follows.  Imported pomegranate from Spain, along with strawberry, cranberry and orange are infused with the vodka using a six week double infusion process before bottling at 70 proof. Read more »

15
Mar

Review: Van Gogh Dutch Chocolate Vodka

Van Gogh Dutch chocolate - CopyVan Gogh Dutch Chocolate vodka was the industries first chocolate flavored vodka when it was introduced in 2002.  In 2011 they added a Dark Chocolate flavored vodka.  It is one of 22 flavored vodka’s they craft in Holland.  A blend of wheat, corn, barley, and purified water is double distilled in a column still.  A third distillation in a copper pot still in small batches follows.  Imported cocoa beans are infused with the vodka using a six week double infusion process, before bottling at 70 proof. Read more »

3
Feb

Review: Van Gogh Banana Vodka

van gogh banana vodka - CopyVan Gogh Banana vodka was introduced in 2006.  It is one of 22 flavored vodka’s they craft in Holland.  They also create 2 unflavored vodka’s and a gin.  A blend of wheat, corn, barley, and purified water is double distilled in a column still.  A third distillation in a copper pot still in small batches follows.  Banana’s grown in Venezuela are infused with the vodka using a six week double infusion process before bottling at 70 proof.  Read more »

31
Jan

Review: Van Gogh Mango Vodka

Van Gogh Mango - CopyVan Gogh Mango vodka was introduced in 2004.  It is one of 22 flavored vodka’s they craft in Holland.  The also create 2 unflavored vodka’s, and a gin.  Van Gogh starts with a mix of wheat, corn, barley and purified water.  They double distill in a column still and a third time in a copper pot still in small batches at the Royal Dirkzwager Distillery in Schiedam , the Netherlands.  Mango grown in Indonesia is then infused using a six week double infusion process before bottling at 70 proof. Read more »

2
Oct

Review: Van Gogh Black Cherry Vodka

van gogh black cherry - CopyVan Gogh Black Cherry vodka was introduced in 2005.  It is one of 24 vodka varieties they create in Holland.  They also distill a gin.  Black Cherry starts with a mix of wheat, corn, and barley and they triple distill in small batches.  Black cherries grown in the US are then infused using a six week double infusion process. Read more »