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Best Vodka Brands 2023

Vodka for the people! Here are the best vodka brands to celebrate. Zdorov'ye!

Vodka is usually produced using the same grains; wheat, rye, corn etc. However, vodka can also be started with vegetable mashes such as white beets and potatoes, and using these ingredients – and with the end goal being alcohol that is completely free of any old flavours that usually characterise other alcoholic drinks – means that vodka needs to go through a few extra steps in the distillation and filtration phases.

Many people consider the truly best vodka to be colourless, flavourless and odourless. Something that goes down smooth, caresses the palate like a ninja in kid’s gloves and then hits you like a freight train in the inner-ear.

The pinnacle of perfection for vodka-makers? Perhaps, it’s something very much like water. After all that’s what the word “vodka” actually means in Russian.

Below are our thirty favourite vodkas from all around the globe which range in price, flavour and appeal, and are what we consider to be the best vodka brands to buy in Australia.

Best Vodka FAQ

How to enjoy vodka?

Most vodka aficionados agree that the best way to drink vodka is plain and pure. Just put your vodka bottle in the freezer for a few hours and serve in a small glass. Do not shoot it. Just sip.

How many vodka shots does it take to get drunk?

Many men have claimed that you will begin feeling the effect of vodka after your third shot. One shot of 40% ABV vodka (80 proof) is equivalent to 30ml, so better pace yourself when drinking.

What are the best vodka mixers?

You can mix vodka with soda water, cranberry juice or lemon juice to make a refreshing cocktail. Other juices like pineapple and tomato also work.