Like chicken, vodka has essentially no flavour but can be wildly enhanced — and it has been, with everything from bacon to acai berries. The latest is a fishy flavour.
Enter smoked-salmon vodka from the two-year old artisan vodka company Alaska Distillery, a project that the founder Toby Foster admitted to the
Anchorage Daily News
was a costly stunt to get attention for his young vodka company. The vodka, he said, was created mainly to elevate the average bloody mary cocktail.
Facebookers have been posting their reactions, ranging from “gross” to “sounds good”. John Bernal posted his tasting notes: “It was damn good. Did a shooter and followed that up with a bloody mary... both were excellent.”