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Review: Finlandia Botanical Vodkas – Cucumber & Mint and Wildberry & Rose

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We haven’t written something about Finlandia because it launched its Fusion flavored line — over a decade in the past. Now, like each vodka maker beneath the solar, it’s again with a brand new strategy to flavored vodka, providing two infused vodkas that include no synthetic flavors, sweeteners, or sugars. These don’t declare to be “all pure” infusions like, say, Ketel One‘s botanical choices however the concept is in any other case about the identical: a brisker, unsweetened, decrease alcohol — and, at 73 energy per serving — decrease affect ingesting expertise.

Let’s attempt each. (Each are 60 proof.)

Finlandia Botanical Vodka Cucumber & MintThis smells of cucumber instantly after the bottle is cracked open, with a melon character tempering the in any other case boldly vegetal character. A lot the identical on the palate, the place cucumber juice and melon notes give this one thing of a light-handed spa water feeling. The mint is current however appears to exist largely in passing, by no means making a severe impression on both nostril or tongue. There’s not a lot too it, but it surely’s stable sufficient as a mixer for a easy, summery drink. B [BUY IT NOW FROM DRIZLY]

Finlandia Botanical Vodka Wildberry & Rose – It’s unclear what a wildberry is, but it surely’s price noting that this pinkish vodka does embody “licensed” colours within the combine. Primarily based on the nostril, wildberry seems to be some mixture of strawberry, raspberry, and cherry flavors, but it surely’s all quite muddy, more and more dominated by the dusky floral components within the combine because it develops in glass. What’s billed as rose truly seems to showcase one thing of a extra unique, flowery character that’s harder to put, like orchids blended in with some random tropical components. That blended berry character stays considerably industrial and pervasive all through the expertise, and it by no means approaches one thing that’s as refreshing as what the cucumber & mint expression has to supply. C [BUY IT NOW FROM DRIZLY]

every $16 / finlandia.com

Finlandia Botanical Vodka Wildberry & Rose

$16

Score


5.0/10

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