Share Your Favorite Vodka
Vodka is a simple distilled spirit, but almost no two are the same. In this article readers recommend their favorite vodkas from the large assortment available on the market today.
10 Most Popular Brands of Premium Vodka
The list of vodkas available is extensive, though there are a handful of vodka brands that are available everywhere and are the often considered the standards. Learn more about these 10 premium brands of vodka which everyone should know.
6 of the Best Brands of Vodka for $10
Saving money on vodka is a tricky subject because it is very easy to get a really bad and cheap vodka. There are many brands that cost around $10 for a 750 ml bottle, some are considerably better than others. Those listed below are my favorites that, depending on the market, will only pinch your pocket book for $10.
7 Boutique Vodkas You Should Know
Boutique and hand-crafted vodkas are coming to the market more and more. These include some of the best, smoothest vodkas you will find. Learn more about our favorite, highly recommended boutique vodka companies that you should know.
Best Inexpensive Vodka Brands Video
Vodka brands fall into a wide price range, but top quality vodka isn't always expensive. Watch this About.com video to learn more about the best inexpensive vodka brands.
Guide to Flavor Infused Vodka Brands
It is difficult to keep up with the ever-growing list of flavored and infused vodkas available on today's market. This list attempts to keep track of the flavored offerings of the many vodka brands.
1.0.1 Iced Vodka
1.0.1 Iced Vodka is produced in California from grain and is a smooth, crisp vodka that is getting rave reviews for its price, quality and the premise that it is hangover-free.
360 Vodka has adopted an earth-friendly attitude that is sure to set it apart from it's competition, but the liquor is not all about the ecologically sound production, bottling and marketing, the vodka itself is really good.
42 Below Flavored Vodkas - Manuka Honey and Kiwi
42 Below produces a delightful line of flavored vodkas alongside their smooth, clear vodka. The New Zealand distillery now has four very interesting infusions including Feijoa and Passion Fruit and (the only two currently available in the U.S.) Kiwi and Manuka Honey.
Absolut Berri AÃ§ai Vodka
Absolut Berri Acai is the 11th flavor in the vodka producer's line and is a great replacement for their limited edition Absolut Los Angeles of a couple years ago.
Absolut Boston Vodka
In 2009 Absolut Vodka released their third American city inspired vodka. Absolut Boston is infused with black tea and elderflower and is quite interesting for acquired tastes.
Absolut Brooklyn Vodka
The fourth release in Absolut Vodka's city line is Absolut Brooklyn and it is a captivating flavor combination of red apple and ginger that is available for a limited time.
Absolut Los Angeles Vodka
Absolut Los Angeles Vodka is the second multi-flavored vodka in the brands "city" line. The LA bottling is another special edition flavored with all-natural blueberry, acai berry, acerola cherry and pomegranate.
Absolut Mango Vodka
Absolut Mango Vodka was released in March of 2009 and is the 10th flavor in the vodka brand's flavor portfolio. This vodka is great for creating tropical cocktails and has potential for sparking a burst of mixology creativity.
Absolut New Orleans Vodka
Absolut New Orleans Vodka is an infusion of mango and black pepper and is one of the best infused vodkas available. It's a limited edition vodka, the first of a series of city-inspired flavors and Absolut is donating 100% of it's profits to Gulf Coast charities.
Blavod: The Black Vodka
Blavod is the only black vodka on the market and is a wonderful addition to Halloween parties or any occasion that calls for a little darkness.
Blue Ice American Vodka
Distilled from the best Idaho Russet Burbank Potatoes, Blue Ice Vodka is a smooth, clean, earthy vodka that is great for mixing into any of your favorite cocktails.
Named for the shape of the bottle, Bong Vodka is a super premium, ultra smooth liquor that was released in 2006. The company has released a collector bottle series that features the innovative artwork of talented, up and coming artists.
Cape North Vodka
Cape North is a delightful addition to the vodka market and a truly international, well-crafted spirit. This premium vodka is made from French wheat and Swedish spring water that mix for an ultra-smooth sipper or mixer.
The ultra-premium vodkas produced by Domaine Charbay Winery & Distillery are a wonderful testament to the art of handcrafted spirits. Charbay distills a variety of all-natural flavored vodkas including Green Tea, Red Raspberry, Meyer Lemon, Ruby Red Grapefruit.
A Norweigan potato vodka, Christiana is an ultra-smooth, premium vodka distilled six times using organic potatoes and arctic spring water.
Review of the premium spirits produced by Cedar Ridge Winery and Distillery, one of the few midwest distilleries and the only legal still in Iowa. Spirits produced at Cedar Ridge include ClearHeart Vodka, a Grappa, an Apple Brandy and Lemoncella.
Dry Fly Distilling's Wheat Gin, Vodka, and Whiskey
Dry Fly Distilling produces a whiskey, vodka, and gin in Spokane, Washington. These craft-distilled spirits are each amazing, have a wheat base and are highly recommended.
Effen Salted Caramel Vodka
In 2013, Effen Vodka released a sweet, candy-flavored vodka that is as impressive as the rest of the portfolio. Read the review and find cocktail recipes for Effen Salted Caramel Vodka.
Emperor is distilled six times from select grain, then charcoal filtered and finished with spring water from the Cognac region of France. It is quite simply impressive and one of the best ultra-premium vodkas available .
Godiva Chocolate Vodkas
To go along with their sweet chocolate liqueurs, Godiva also produces two infused vodkas, one with chocolate and one with a combination of chocolate and raspberry.
Grey Goose Vodkas
Grey Goose is a brand known for producing super-premium vodkas. The full portfolio displays Grey Goose's original vodka in the elegantly subtle and true flavors of citrus, vanilla, orange and pear in Le Citron, La Vanille, L'Orange and La Poire respectively.
Herb's Aromatic Vodkas
Review of the line of herb-infused vodkas produced by Herb's Aromatic Vodka. The flavored vodkas were introduced in 2006 and include four intensely natural flavors: Cilantro, Dill Leaf, Fennel and Rosemary.
Enjoy the result of distilling some of the finest grapes found into a distinct and silky spirit called IDOL Vodka. This silky smooth vodka, made from Pinot Noir and Chardonnay grapes is seductive and luring to any white wine enthusiast.
Imperial Exclusive Vodka
Imperial Exclusive Vodka is an impressive spirit for its price. It is produced in France from rectified grain which is distilled five times and combined with spring water from Normandy.
IS Vodka is produced using Icelandic water and is distilled 7 times from all-natural European wheat. The result is an exceptionally smooth vodka that is almost like drinking fresh water and is great for cocktails.
Jett Vodka is a grain vodka distilled in France that is naturally infused with caffeine, guarana and ginseng for use in some stimulating cocktails.
When it comes to vodkas in the $10 range, KU:L Vodka is by far the best you can find to date and is sure to become an all-time favorite. This is a smooth, flavorful and non-astringent vodka that blows others at that price point out of the water.
Lotus Vodkas are two nicely designed spirits which are enhanced with natural flavors. For a little extra interest, the Blue Lotus also contains caffeinated ingredients.
Modern Spirits Pumpkin Pie Vodka
Modern Spirits Pumpkin Pie Vodka is a small-batch, crafted vodka that was one of the best pumpkin vodkas available and made a tasty pumpkin martini.
New Amsterdam Coconut and Citron Vodkas
New in 2013, New Amsterdam Coconut and Citron Vodkas are impressive in flavor and smoothness and come at an affordable price.
New Amsterdam Peach and Red Berry Vodkas
New Amsterdam Spirits released two flavored vodkas to its line in July of 2012. The new flavors are peach and red berry and they are both smooth and flavorful. For around $15 a bottle, they are a good buy.
Orange V Vodka
Orange V is an organic orange-flavored vodka that is clean, smooth and showcases Florida oranges to perfection.
Organic Nation Gin and Vodka
Organic Nation of Ashland, Oregon produces a certified organic vodka and gin that are great for mixing in cocktails.
Oval Vodka was released to the United States market in July of 2007 with the tag "Vodka's Natural Evolution." It uses a "structuring" process that surrounds the spirit with water, leaving the drinker with an ultra-smooth, ultra-clean beginning and end that is amazingly unvodka-like.
Pinnacle Pumpkin Pie Vodka
Pinnacle Vodka is known for their expansive list of dessert-flavored vodkas and in 2012 they released a new flavor that tastes like a pumpkin pie, complete with the cream. Read more about this vodka and find cocktail suggestions.
Prairie Organic Vodka
Prairie Organic is a corn-based vodka produced by Phillips Distilling Company in Minnesota. The vodka is smooth and certified organic and kosher.
The first vodka to be distilled and bottled entirely in Iceland, Reyka is a clean, green grain vodka. The distillery is run on geothermal heat and the brand's television commercials are ones not to be missed.
SKYY Flavored Vodkas
The creators of SKYY vodka continue to expand the flavor options for their premium vodkas to include some interesting flavors for creating some equally interesting cocktails. SKYY now produces five distinct flavors (Melon, Berry, Citrus, Vanilla and Orange) beyond their good-old stand-by clear vodka.
Sobieski Vodkas - Clear, Cytron and Vanilia
Sobieski Vodka is a clean vodka produced in Poland that sells for around $11 a bottle. In 2009 the vodka company released two new flavors, Vanilia and Cytron.
An herbal vodka distilled in Holland, Sonnema VodkaHERB is an intriguing vodka drawn from the Dutch traditions of producing gin.
Square One Organic Vodka
The first vodka produced in the United States that has a certified organic growing and fermentation process as the backbone of the spirit. The result is a clean, earthy vodka that is a wonderful sipper, versatile mixer and a bottle that makes the environmentally conscious imbiber feel good.
Stolichnaya - or more popularly "Stoli" - is one of the most popular vodka brands on the market today. This is good because the majority of their vodka line up is pretty good and affordable, so when you're in doubt you can almost always rely on a bottle of Stoli being at the liquor store.
Three Olives Flavored Vodkas
Three Olives is one of the best known vodka brands on today's market. They now produce the benchmark clear vodka and 16 flavored vodkas, some of which are rather interesting.
Tru Organic Vodka
There is an impressive line of vodkas that are spectacular, clean and simply shining examples of organic vodka. These are the vodkas of Tru Organic Vodkas and besides the clear bottling, they also produce two infusions, lemon and vanilla, which are as true to the natural flavor as possible.
This vodka was released in the fall of 2006 under real estate mogul, Donald Trump's name. Imported from Holland and made with select European wheat, Trump Vodka joins the list of celebrity spirits.
Van Gogh Acai Blueberry Vodka
Van Gogh Vodka has added to its infused vodka line with Acai Blueberry. This deep purple vodka is delicious and filled with the natural taste of real acai blueberries.
Van Gogh Espresso and Double Espresso Vodkas
Van Gogh Vodka has released two flavored vodkas that follow the coffee trends within the industry. Their Espresso and Double Espresso Vodkas are impressive, naturally flavored and perfect for mixing up those caffeinated cocktails with style and ease
Van Gogh Vodkas
Van Gogh Imports produces a premium line of gin and vodkas in Holland. The most notable of their portfolio are the numerous flavored vodkas which lead the market in innovation and quality.
Van Gogh Pomegranate Vodka
A sweet, sultry spirit can be found inside the beautifully designed bottle of Van Gogh Pomegranate Vodka that is adorned with the namesake's art work.
Versailles King's Vodka
Versailles King's Vodka is distilled six times from 100% pure grain wheat grown in the northern France. It is a smooth, clean vodka with the slightest hints of flavor and an amazingly clean finish.
Winter Palace Vodka
Winter Palace vodka is distilled from wheat grown in the north of France and is distilled six times then combined with fresh spring water from the Cognac region. The result is a spectacularly smooth, clean and refreshing vodka that has become one of my new favorites.
A super-premium vodka that is super-charged with natural caffeine and similar ingredients that keep you going all night.
ZYR Russian Vodka
ZYR Vodka is an ultra-premium Russian vodka distilled from winter wheat and rye. This luxury spirit is great served neat, chilled or in any of your favorite vodka cocktails.
Pinnacle Rainbow Sherbert and Strawberry Shortcake Vodkas
Review of and cocktail recipes for Rainbow Sherbert and Strawberry Shortcake flavored vodkas from Pinnacle.