Saturday, March 9, 2013

Żubrówka Bison Vodka

In Poland's Bialowieza National Park where the buffalo do roam, I discovered "Żubrówka Bison Vodka" flavored with buffalo grass. Each bottle sports a signature blade of grass which speaks to authenticity (think agave worm in Mezcal bottles). Because of its yellowish color locals joke that it's bison piss vodka. Being six times distilled, I thought notes of herb, vanilla, and almond where more apparent...  

Of course best when shared, frozen and sipped from a small glass. Yet others prefer Żubrówka chilled and mixed with apple juice, a drink originating in Poland and known as Tatanka. Meanwhile in the UK, it's called a Frisky BisonNa zdrowie!

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