Warning: Melik curses a few times in this episode.
Clear, flavorless spirit distilled from cereal grains and an often misunderstood spirit. Ideally vodka has no flavor. Vodka is the diminutive of voda is "water" in several Slavic languages, similarly to uisquibah which is Gaelic for water of life. There's a lot of misconceptions about the distillation process in general that are discussed in this episode. Basically vodka is gluten free.
There's a history of vodka that is a whole lot of nothing from something that makes some of the best vodka. |
Define foie gras: liver of a specially fattened goose or duck prepared as food.
Tito's Handmade Vodka changed how people were misinformed about spirits.
Martini has become redefined, which also can cause confusion with customers and traditional bartenders.
Keith has a favorite, which surprised Melik.
Vodka is a distilled beverage composed primarily of water and ethanol, sometimes with traces of impurities and flavorings. Vodka is made by the distillation of fermented substances such as grains, potatoes, or sometimes fruits or sugar. Traditionally prepared vodkas had an alcoholic content of 40% by volume.
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