Vodkas are distilled from a wide array of grains, fruits, andflowers, but they can vary wildly in quality. “I tend to look at vodka for flavor,” Meisel explained. “It should be pretty clean, but there should be some depth and richness.” Sure, many traditional vodkas taste “like nothing,” but some artisanal producers ( and bartenders!) are looking to change this stereotype.
“You’re seeing people treat it with a lot of care,” he said. “You can actually sniff them [like a
And Happy National Vodka Day!