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Fishy flavour

Strap tongue teasers.

india Updated: Jul 09, 2010 01:14 IST

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.”

First Published: Jul 08, 2010 19:36 IST