The Top Community Rated Vodkas From Last Week

These were top 10 most rated vodkas as chosen by users last week in Distiller!
Jun 22, 2020
  • 10
    10 Belvedere Single Estate Rye: Lake Bartężek
    95
    Neutral & Rich
    First announced in fall 2017, this single-estate vodka gets all of its rye from a farm on the lakeside village of Lake Bartężek in northeastern Poland. Diamond Dankowskie rye is grown and harvested here for Belvedere. This vodka is intended to explore the idea of terroir and joins their other single-estate rye, Smogóry Forest, in this endeavor. Expected release for both vodkas to occur in early 2018.
  • 9
    9 Nemiroff Original Vodka
    90
    Neutral
    A product of the Ukraine, Nemiroff Original is a wheat-based vodka that's filtered 11 times. Bottled at 40% ABV.
  • 8
    8 Luksusowa Vodka
    81
    Rich
    Luksusowa, Polish for "luxury", is a vodka distilled from potatoes. The vodka is copper column-distilled and rectified before adding water to bring to 40% ABV. The vodka is filtered for clarity.
  • 7
    7 Belvedere Vodka
    88
    Neutral & Grain
    First introduced to the US in 1996 as a luxury vodka, Belvedere Vodka is distilled from 100% Polish Dankowskie rye. It is distilled using a four-column still process. Belvedere uses water drawn from wells situated in the grounds of the distillery to bring it to proof and then charcoal filters the vodka prior to bottling. The brand's name means "beautiful to see".
  • 6
    6 Stolichnaya Elit
    95
    Neutral
    This ultra premium vodka first hit the market in 2003. Stoli Elit is made using "freeze filtration" inspired by the old Russian tradition of leaving casks outside in plummeting winter conditions. This grain based (wheat and rye) vodka is bottled at 40% ABV.
  • 5
    5 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.
  • 4
    4 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.
  • 3
    3 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.
  • 2
    2 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.
  • 1
    1 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.