Absolut Vodka

Absolut Vodka

The Shot

Smells a lot like citrus, which is interesting for the unflavoured variety of absolute vodka - good to see they're consistent. The very clear liquid is actually really nice to look at, very crystal clear, shimmery and not bad on the nose. Good seller to make you want to drink it. Flavour wise, you don't get much, a little bit of an alcohol burn and a mild citrusy vibe.

 

The Bar Test

Quite a citrusy smell. Really subtle. Quaint. Casual, but not too casual. Smart, but not too smart. Not much to it, but it is pleasant. It really just tastes like coke. There is a little bit of a citrus side to it, but not much. It mostly just tastes like coke, it lacks variety and therefore buster, it doesn't detract from the fizz which is a plus. If you want to drink this, there is no reason to not just have coke, unless you are looking to get drunk, but even then surely you would have something that adds something to the flavour of the coke. This is just empty carbs that you don't really need.

 

Recommendations

Probably don't have this if this is your option, unless you want an easy, cheap to drink  shot, which has the potential to get you tipsy. If you want to have it with coke, I'd probably recommend you have the 4:1 ratio from the coke-o-meter. It is light drinking, which isn't what we go for, we like a little more flavour, but if you are a vodka fan, this one is easy to enjoy.

 

Coke-O-Meter

  1. Makes the coke quite transparent, little bit of a light brown colour, but not much. Citrus smell. Really just tastes bitter and citrusy. Not overly pleasant and quite dry. 
  2. It is fizzy now, burns mostly gone and a little coke taste at the end. Really soft citrus vodka taste, but nothing much special. Still reasonably nice to drink.
  3. Coke is starting to have colour. Starts as coke, ends as vodka. Quite fizzy now, but ends very citrus like, kind of similar to lemonade. 
  4. This tastes a little like watered down and citrus like coke. Quite nice to be honest. It is somewhere between lime coke and lemon coke. Enjoy this, it is really nice.
 

Price

$37.95 per 700ml bottle

Standard price at Dan Murphy's Australia, prices may vary.

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