VODKA, The Baltic Tipple

  • 2008-02-26
They say wine is the water of the Gods and vodka is the wine of the Eastern European people, who have for centuries used it to fortify themselves against bleak and cold winters. No longer only the tipple for Russian peasants and poor Baltic folk, vodka has become one of the world’s most popular drinks. Vodka, renowned for its unique taste and beguiling appearance is made from the distillation of a fermented substance, usually potatoes, grain or molasses. This clear colorless liquid may look like water, but contains a high level of alcohol. Vodka usually has an alcohol content o...
 
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