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Review: Ciroc French Vanilla

Ciroc French Vanilla Vodka was just released.  This is Ciroc’s eighth flavored vodka.  Since 2007 Sean Diddy Combs has handled marketing and promotion of the Ciroc brand.  In February, DJ Khaled and French Montana became Brand Ambassadors of Ciroc Vodka.  Ciroc French Vanilla is French Montana’s first Ciroc flavor release.  Ciroc French Vanilla is made with vodka distilled five times from fine French grapes in the Charente-Maritime Region of France.  The spirit is infused with natural flavors, and a distinctive blend of vanilla flavors from multiple sources including Madagascar vanilla.  Read more »


Review: Heritage Vanilla Vodka

Heritage Vanilla Vodka is one of 22 naturally flavored vodkas released October 31 2014 by Heritage Distilling Company when they opened their waterfront location in downtown Gig Harbor Washington.  While most craft distilleries are satisfied creating 1-4 spirits, a quick glance at the Heritage website shows the nearly 40 spirits they have created since their distillery first opened 4 years ago.  Heritage Vanilla is small batch distilled from wine grapes.  Natural flavors are blended with the vodka base before bottling at 60 proof. Read more »


Review: Triple Eight Vanilla Vodka

triple-eight-vanilla-vodka-copyTriple Eight Vanilla Vodka is crafted on the island of Nantucket located 30 miles south of Cape Cod Massachusetts.  The vodka base is made from organic wheat grown in Italy and it is triple distilled in a pot still.  Pure soft water drawn from well #888 is blended to reduce to proof.  Real vanilla beans from both New Guinea and Madagascar are infused with the vodka with one very large vanilla bean included with each bottle. Read more »


Review: Oyo Honey Vanilla Bean Vodka

oyo-honey-vanilla-bean-vodka-copyOyo Honey Vanilla Bean Vodka is one of two seasonal vodkas crafted at the Middle West Distillery in Columbus Ohio at a former auto service garage.  The other flavor is Stone Fruit.  Both are made from a vodka base made from 100% soft red winter wheat, sourced from farms within an 80 mile radius of the distillery.  The wheat is milled down, and the bran is removed at one local mill to ensure consistency.  Water, yeast, and the wheat grain is warmed and fermented for 4 days.  It is distilled in a custom built German Kothe combination pot and double column still.  The vodka base is infused with local wildflower honey, and fair trade vanilla beans from Uganda.  Oyo Honey Vanilla Bean Vodka is then hand bottled, corked, and dipped in wax.  Brady Konya and Ryan Lang founded Middle West Spirits in 2008 and opened for production in 2008.  OYO, pronounced O why O, is named for the state it is produced in. Read more »


Review: Five Wives Heavenly Vodka

Five Wives Heavenly Vodka - CopyFive Wives Heavenly Vodka was introduced October 2013 with their Sinful, Cinnamon flavored vodka.  It is made in Ogden Utah with 100% corn and Wasatch Mountain Spring water gathered five gallons at a time.  Imitation vanilla custard flavor is added before bottling at 70 proof.  Ogden’s Own distillery is located near a transcontinental rail stop at the infamous two-bit street.  “Any man’s desire fulfilled for two-bits.”  A man could gamble, drink bootleg liquor, smoke opium, or befall a worse fate. Read more »