The Top Community Rated Vodkas From Last Week

These were top 10 most rated vodkas as chosen by users last week in Distiller!
Mar 30, 2020
  • 10
    10 Koskenkorva Vodka
    93
    Neutral & Grain
    Koskenkorva Vodka has been around since 1953, but it only launched in the US in 2017. It is a vodka made via continuous distillation from Finnish barley sourced within 120 miles from the distillery. Local spring water is used in its production. Named after the village where it is made.
  • 9
    9 Russian Standard Platinum
    85
    Neutral & Grain
    One of the Russian Standard bottlings, this vodka is distilled from 100% Russian winter wheat. It is distilled in St. Petersburg and filtered through a "silver filtration system". Bottled at 40% ABV.
  • 8
    8 Crystal Head Vodka
    80
    Sweet & Harsh
    Crystal Head Vodka launched in the US in 2008 in California. It is distilled from a variety of corn called "peaches & cream" and is filtered through layers of quartz crystals known as Herkimer diamonds. The water used in its production is glacial water from Newfoundland where the vodka is distilled. The unique bottle was designed by John Alexander.
  • 7
    7 Reyka Vodka
    82
    Grain & Oily
    Reyka's distillery is located in the town of Bogarnes on the west coast of Iceland. Barley grain spirit (barley and some wheat) is brought to them from Scotland where it is redistilled in a single distillation in a copper-lined Carter-Head still. Each batch produces about 255 cases and takes six hours to complete. The vodka is filtered through lava rock and the water used to bring the vodka to proof is arctic spring water. The distillery is powered by geothermal energy from underground volcanoes and as a result, produces zero emissions.
  • 6
    6 Ketel One Vodka
    90
    Grain & Rich
    First launched in 1983, Ketel One is made from 100% GMO-free European wheat. It is distilled in a combination of column and pot-distillation, including the original 19th century coal-fired pot still named "Distilleerketel #1". The image of this still, or ketel, adorns each bottle. The two distillates are blended together along with water to create this vodka. Bottled at 40% ABV.
  • 5
    5 Russian Standard Vodka
    86
    Grain
    Russian Standard is the entry-level vodka in this portfolio. It is distilled in St. Petersburg from 100% Russian winter wheat and filtered through charcoal and quartz crystal. Bottled at 40% ABV.
  • 4
    4 Stolichnaya Vodka
    94
    Spicy & Grain
    Established in 1938, Stolichnaya or Stoli as it is most often called, was first introduced to the US in 1972. This grain based (wheat and rye) vodka is distilled in Russia and bottled and brought to proof in Latvia. It is filtered through Russian birch charcoal and quartz sand. This is bottled and sold at an ABV of 37.5-40% depending on your location.
  • 3
    3 Tito's Vodka
    80
    Neutral
    Created by Bertito "Tito" Beveridge, a Texas native, this vodka sold its first bottles in 1997. His distillery located in Austin, Texas, is the first legal distillery in Texas since Prohibition. Millions of bottles have been sold since. Tito's is made from 100% corn and is gluten free.
  • 2
    2 Grey Goose Vodka
    85
    Neutral
    Grey Goose launched in 1997 and is one of the first super premium vodkas to hit the market. It is made from French winter wheat sourced from farms in Picardy in northern France. It is column-distilled and sent to Cognac where demineralized spring water from the region is added to bring the vodka to proof.
  • 1
    1 Absolut Vodka
    94
    Grain & Neutral
    Absolut is produced in the town of Åhus in Sweden from locally-grown winter wheat. First introduced to the US in 1979, its iconic apothecary bottle is recognizable around the world. Absolut was first introduced in 1879 as Absolut Rent Brännvin (absolutely pure vodka) by Lars Olsson Smith. It is he who adorns the silver medallion on each bottle.