It’s no secret that I enjoy wine in moderation and clear liquid besides H20, the vodka kind. Not so much currently because of my figure show prep, but any other time, bring it.
The word Vodka comes from a form of the Slavic word water. Isn’t that convenient? It’s a distilled alcohol that is typically derived from wheat, rye, beets, corn, potatoes and sugar cane. Again, as with my post workout protein shakes, likely not Paleo. Shoot me now. I pick my poison and these are two. Plus, there are only about 100 calories in a jigger of vodka. As long as you keep your mixers clean and to a minimum, you can enjoy it socially without compromising your waistline.
I came across this article comprising the top 10 vodkas from around the world. I think I just may have to try Kauffman Luxury Vintage Russian Vodka just to see if it’s really worth it’s price point of $225. I have not had every vodka suggested on this list and I would actually highly recommend one that is not. The American vodka manufacturer, Tito’s. This vodka is handmade in small batches and is 5 times distilled for a very smooth finished product. For a relatively reasonable price point of under $45, this vodka is always a favorite. Oddly enough, my brother-in-law, who is not much of a drinker, brought this vodka to my attention awhile back. It’s very smooth and if you haven’t tried it, I definitely suggest it.
I’ve also recently discovered High Roller. This vodka is apparently derived from sweet potatoes. That sort of makes it Paleo, no? I’m anxious to try it and report back. I find I like my vodka in the purest form as in vodka rocks (reserved for very cold and very good quality only), with soda and lime or a good martini especially with a little dirt and some blue cheese olives. Straight up of course.