District Made Vodka
District Made // Washington D.C., USA
One Eight Distilling is based in Washington D.C. They source from three different locations for the grain to make their vodka. Rye sourced from Virginia, malted rye from North Carolina, and corn from Maryland. They use “Russian filtering technology” to achieve a smoother consistency. In spring 2018, their core line of products received a makeover and updated brand name to District Made.
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.
"What this vodka brings and doesn’t bring to the table are equally important. Lovely citrus and banana fruit on the nose with no chemical or hot aromas. The palate stays true to the aromas with distinctive vanilla and citrus. The palate is creamy making for a very satisfying drink. While there isn’t much to the finish there isn’t any residual heat to dissuade you from having another sip."