Vodka is a distilled beverage compared primarily of water and ethanol. Traditionally vodka is made by the distillation of cereal grains or potatoes that have been fermented.
The beginning of vodka is debated but we do know it has been served for hundreds of years. It is widely accepted Vodka originated in Europe and the term “Vodka Belt Countries” refers to Russia, Belarus, Poland, Ukraine, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Sweden, Norway, Finland, and Iceland.
Vodka is traditionally served neat (not mixed with water, ice, or other mixer)and it is often served chilled. There are many cocktails made with vodka, some of the more popular ones being martinis, caesars, and screwdrivers.
Today, vodkas come in many different varieties and flavours and is one of the more popular spirits in the world. Many great quality Vodkas are made right here in Canada and even Alberta. Check out the most popular vodkas in the world here.
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