Vodka Recipes and Prices

Top-10 expensive vodka brands

Vodka is a drink consisting mostly of water and ethanol. Expensive ultra-premium brands of vodka began to appear since 2000.

10. Vodka “Alize” ($ 2,000)

This vodka was created to celebrate the Valentine’s Day in 2007. The drink was presented as the best gift that you can give for your loved one. Though it is not a vodka, but a vodka-based cocktail “Rose Alize”, consisting of cognac, French vodka, lychee, strawberry, rose and passionfruit.

9. Vodka “Imperial Collection” Super Premium ($ 2,400)

The bottles, in which this vodka is poured, have an eye-catching design: a gold-plated eagle sits on a Faberge egg, inside of which a decanter with a drink is placed. Besides, the Faberge egg is made manually.

8. “Stolichnaya” Elite from the Himalayas ($ 3,000)

This vodka consists of pure water from the wells of the Himalayas and Russian winter wheat grains. Bottles are blown out of glass manually, the kit is completed with gilded knife for chopping ice.

7. Vodka “Iordanov” ($ 4353)

This vodka is made of the purest spring water from a distant corner of northern Europe. The bottle is encrusted with 14 thousand Swarovski crystals.

6. Vodka “Oval” with Swarovski crystals ($ 6922)

The design and manufacture of vodka bottles is held by the company “Oval Vodka”. This expensive vodka in elegant and unique containers is produced in limited quantities. Seven thousand Swarovski crystals adorn the bottle.

Oval Vodka may be found only in high class nightclubs.
Oval Vodka may be found only in high class nightclubs.

5. Vodka “Belver Bears” by Belvedere ($ 7240)

This vodka with an unusual name was produced for sale during the Cannes Film Festival in France. Only a few VIP-guests got a chance to try this expensive drink from a very limited edition.

4. “Russian-Baltic” vodka ($ 740 000)

This vodka is especially appreciated because it is made according to an ancient recipe. It is the perfect combination of the bottle design and its contents which will charm anyone who prefers perennial classics.

3. Vodka “Diva” Premium ($ 1 mill.)

Back in the day it was the most glamorous vodka in the world. Drink was presented as the purest vodka, which passed triple filtration and was clarified with gemstones. Vodka is produced from pure spring water filtered with ice. The centre of the bottle is adorned with gems. The finishing touch to the price is diamond sand and birch charcoal also used in the production of the drink.

2. New “Russian-Baltic” vodka ($ 1.35 mill.)

The manufacturer of the drink is a car brand “Russo-Baltique” (Russo-Balt). The bottle, in which the expensive drink is poured, reflects elegant classic design of “Russo-Balt” cars.

1. Vodka “LeBillionaire” ($ 3.7 mill.)

The designer of the bottle is the exclusive design company “LeonVeres”. Vodka is clarified with gems, and the bottle is decorated with more than three thousand diamonds.

French vodka list

French vodka is often put on the tops of the good vodka brandslists. Their manufacturers don’t stop surprising us with new products. So which famous brands are the best?

L’eau- de – vie

L’eau-de-vie (eng. water of life) is a name of flavored vodka given by the French doctors. The thing is vodkawas once believed to have unique healing qualities. Thus alcohol in vodka was said to be an all-purpose cure similar to the elixir of life, that’s why it was widely used in medicine. Later the French physician found a way to strengthen the medical magic by adding medicative herbs that became aprototype of flavors. For English-speaking countries today eau- de -vie is term for vodka distilled from fruit. However for the French this is a general name for all distilled spirits.

The example of the water of life is a French brand CÎROC produced be the world leading manufacturer Diageo.The ingredients for vodka are grown in the vineyards of Gaillac region on the high altitude. About this fact we can learn from the brand nameCÎ – ROC, a mix of French words cime( eng. peak, summit) and roche (eng. rock). Thanks to its delicate taste CÎROCisamong the best top vodka brands.

French luxury

If you are seeking French luxury vodka, Grey Goose is the one that you cannot miss. This brand has been heading the french vodka listfor recent years. What is it secret? The answer lies in its basic ingredients – alcohol and water. Despite the simplicity, not every product has such a quality as Grey Goose. The process of vodka distillation is heldin Picardie froma winter wheat that is grown in the same place. The water is taken from a spring located in the depth of more than 150 m in Champagne. After that the composition is going through the copper filters that make an appearing of any kind of precipitate impossible. Such thorough procedure is a reason why Grey goose is a spirit of such a great quality.

Flavors of Grey Goose
Flavors of Grey Goose

Coctail time

There are so many kinds of all flavors of vodka that it is easy to find oneself hesitating which one to choose. Flavors give vodka more delicate and more specific taste than bare alcohol with water can do. Many people enjoy the unique tastes of flavored vodka while some of them even learn the craft of making wonderful cocktails. Mariette is one of the most popular cocktail ingredients among those who are into mixing.

A bottle of Mariette vodka is what needed for luxurious cocktail
A bottle of Mariette vodka is what needed for luxurious cocktail

A unique mix

Dragon Bleu positions itself as an only vodka produced from a mixture of different kinds of the alcohol. It is distilled from barley, rye, wheat and spring water. Dragon Bleu is among world best vodka premium spirits manufactured in Saint-Preuil. Just as other French vodkas this one is beloved for its quality achieved by the thorough distillation process. In general its produced four types of this vodka : one unflavored and three flavored.

Different types of Dragon Bleu vodka
Different types of Dragon Bleu vodka
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