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Old 04-24-2009, 12:43 PM   #21
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P Diddy Held My Vodka!!!

Tom, I dont like fine-oak aged single malts. I have a limousin oak aged glenlivet at home and it's just too winey-oakey for me. i bought it by mistake :(
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Mythbusters to the rescue:
MythBusters (2006 season) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Vodka Myths III

Vodka can...
Myth statement status Notes

...be turned into high-quality vodka through charcoal filtration. Busted Through a double-blind taste test, the cheap vodka seemed to taste better with every subsequent filtration, although the top-shelf vodka beat them all. However, a chemical analysis showed no actual difference between the filtered and unfiltered cheap vodka.


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He He....good 'ole Mythbuster's to the rescue.
Does filtering cheap vodka through a Brita filter really work? - Spirits - Chowhound
There's some more reading here for ya.
Edit *** No real difinitives, but I do stand behind using it for burning in Headers.
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P Diddy Held My Vodka!!!

Tom, I dont like fine-oak aged single malts. I have a limousin oak aged glenlivet at home and it's just too winey-oakey for me. i bought it by mistake :(
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for what, the leftover scotch? haha no I will finish it. I just may have to buy some laphroig to wash it down.
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for what, the leftover scotch? haha no I will finish it. I just may have to buy some laphroig to wash it down.
Hahah, it can't be that bad!
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Vodka Myths III

Vodka can...
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...be turned into high-quality vodka through charcoal filtration. Busted Through a double-blind taste test, the cheap vodka seemed to taste better with every subsequent filtration, although the top-shelf vodka beat them all. However, a chemical analysis showed no actual difference between the filtered and unfiltered cheap vodka.
So the fact that it tasted better to them is negated by the lack of provable chemical change? I say BS. If it tastes better, it tastes better.

Stoli gets my vote.
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I tried a really good one while on a ski trip in Colorado in March. It is Colorado vodka. It was about 30 in the ski area, so I would imagine it would be closer to twenty anywhere else. Then again, that is the only place I've ever seen it. One of the best I've tasted
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So the fact that it tasted better to them is negated by the lack of provable chemical change? I say BS. If it tastes better, it tastes better.

Stoli gets my vote.
I think that was just an additional note for the test, it didn't change their conclusion.

My vote:


Doesn't taste like antifreeze and not Grey Goose expensive.

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^^ now that's the kind of suggestions I'm talkin about. is it shipped out of texas?
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My boss is a big vodka guy. He had a store special order the titos vodka for him.
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Tom, I dont like fine-oak aged single malts. I have a limousin oak aged glenlivet at home and it's just too winey-oakey for me. i bought it by mistake :(
Come up early with the others and I'm pretty sure I have a Speyside blend that you'd like.
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try:

Zubrowka

Polish bison grass vodka

It's different. Great with apple juice, not sure how it'd go in a martini...
Amazing vod right there. Delicious, almost spicy.
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^^ now that's the kind of suggestions I'm talkin about. is it shipped out of texas?
I think so, this is what came up when I clicked on VA:
Commonwealth of Virginia
Dept. of Alcoholic Beverage Control
2901 Hermitage Road
Richmond, VA 23261

Neilann C. Brown, Wholesale/Retail Division
Virginia Representatives
Associated Distributors Inc
401 Woodlake Drive
Chesapeake, VA 23320
tel. (757)424-6300

Or goto the website:
Titos Handmade Vodka
Click "Find Tito's" and the left side of the page.

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sure enough, virgina ABC carries titos:
038174 Tito's Handmade Vodka 375ml 80 $11.95
038176 Tito's Handmade Vodka 750ml 80 $20.95
038178 Tito's Handmade Vodka 1.75L 80 $35.95

also
035526 Cirrus Vodka 750ml 80 $22.95

also cheap!
034817 Svedka Vodka 375ml 80 $7.95
034819 Svedka Vodka 1L 80 $18.90
034820 Svedka Vodka 750ml 80 $14.95
034821 Svedka Vodka 1.75L 80 $22.95

and then for the frat boys, sub $14 magnums:
035078 Aristocrat Vodka 1.75L 80 $12.50
035408 Bowman's Virginia Vodka 1.75L 80 $13.40
036978 Nikolai Vodka 1.75L 80 $12.90
037058 Odesse Vodka 1.75L 80 $13.40
037418 Popov Vodka 1.75L 80 $12.30
037878 Senator's Club Vodka 1.75L 80 $13.75
037938 Skol Vodka 1.75L 80 $12.40
038448 Vladimir 1.75L 80 $12.90

odd note about the frat boy list, they're all DOMESTIC! haha.

I think I might nab a couple of the 375 mL of Titos and Svedka and see how they do. Maybe some day a Cirrus. they dont stock it everywhere around here.
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Y8S -

MiataManiac92 beat me to the punch. Though not a vodka drinker, Tito's holds my vote.

I am interested in your feedback...

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Try out three olives as someone mentioned. To me it's very close to the expensive goose/belvedere, but much cheaper.
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FWIW, I drink Tito's at home when I'm having it straight - direct from the freezer, no ice, chilled glass. For mixing, damn near anything goes but we use Smirnoff(about $13) for the wife's Cosmos or with tonic.
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I keep tito's on hand at all times.
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OK. Put a little more work into this. Talked with a friend that fancies himself a Vodka guy. Told him cheap and good. Answers.

Sveda, Sobieski and... drum roll please....Tito's.
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