You’re a famous 19th century composer. What are the odds that someone is going to take your good name and turn it into a vodka 150 years later?
Well, someone did: Polmos Siedlce and Millennium Import, of Minneapolis, Minnesota.
The connection is Poland, where Chopin lived and vodka was (allegedly) born. Chopin is a traditional potato vodka, from Polish potatoes. Despite the fancy, frosted glass bottle, it has a very traditional flavor for potato vodkas, too. Light up front, a tiny bit sweet as you sip, then medicinal on the finish. Not a lot of nuance, here, but certainly something you could drink in a martini or a cocktail. I don’t recommend it straight, really.
B / $29 / chopinvodka.com
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