VODKA (or Vodka); STRONG WATER
Vodka is a clear and colourless distillate, usually made from grains, molasses or potatoes. Vodka can basically be made from different vegetable raw materials, ours is from grains and with real Amsterdam water.
ORIGIN OF VODKA
Vodka (or Vodka) originally comes from Poland or Western Russia, but it is now produced all over the world. The name vodka means “water”. It is derived from the Russian word for water, voda. The alcohol content of vodka is between 35% and 70%, but most vodkas contain 40% alcohol. Our vodka comes in two varieties, the original Amsterdam Vodka of 37.5% and a mixed one of 14.5%.
Until the beginning of the 20th century, vodka was mainly drunk in Eastern Europe. Since then, the drink has become one of the most popular distillates in the world. Worldwide, no less than 4.5 billion litres of vodka are consumed annually. Vodka can be drunk straight or on ice, but is also an important ingredient in many delicious cocktails and mixes.
IS IT VODKA OR VODKA?
In Russian, it is spelled with a ‘V’ but pronounced with a ‘W’. When vodka went international, the way it is spoken was adopted as the way it is written. When we talk about ‘wodka’, we mean ‘vodka’!