Salmon-Flavored Vodka: It's Handcrafted
As people's taste in hard spirits gets more...eclectic...more and more distillers are trying to get in on the action. By this we mean people are starting to attempt to mass-market things you would have whipped up in a blender and dared your friends to drink in college - like salmon-flavored vodka.
And it's not just salmon-flavored. It's SMOKED salmon-flavored, which makes it classy enough to eat on your bagels. Everyone we've mentioned this to has wrinkled their nose in disgust - which doesn't shock us - but we can see some interesting applications for it. If people can put Clamato into their Bloody Mary, why shouldn't we be able to add smoked salmon to our screwdrivers? We'll leave you with this final parting thought, where the creators:
...said the current formula took 48 tries, and some of the first 47 attempts were downright disgusting. "Definitely the first few times we had our heave bucket close by," MacDonald said. "It was pretty bad, and you know, greasy.
Way to keep at it, boys.
We can't find a website for the stuff (you'd think we could smell it from here), so just go over to Geekologie, where we found out about it. (Thanks for the link, Wormy)
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Posted by Jake Jamieson at June 29, 2010 9:06 PM