12.05 // Indiana, USA
12.05 Distillery is named after the date (December 5th) when Prohibition ended. Their vodka is made from a mash consisting entirely of corn. It is run through a 20-plate copper still twice. It is then uniquely filtered through coconut carbon.
Unflavored VodkaDistilled from any agricultural product, most commonly grains or potatoes. Typically distilled to 95% ABV. Water is added to bring the spirit down to as low as 37.5% ABV in the EU and 40% ABV in the US. It is usually filtered, often with charcoal, prior to bottling. It is almost always clear and unaged.
"Overall, this is quite light. Scents of ethanol, light vanilla, and a dusting of powdered sugar. At the core of the palate is banana taffy. As you continue to taste the vodka it gets harsher with pepper and rubber notes, then finishes hot. This is a nice neutral spike for a juice."