Best straight vodka. I've spent the past two Junes in Russia, and this was the favorite of the Russians I hung around with in RU. I must have been exposed to a dozen different brands, but this one was worth finding here in the US.
Khortytsa Platinum 750ML
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Khortytsa Platinum Vodka 750ML, Ukraine
90 points- Beverage Testing Institute
"Clear. Rather neutral nose has hints of dried citrus and cream danish. Oily and soft with a dryish medium-to-full body and a peppery radish, fennel, and honeycomb accented finish. A zesty vodka that will pop nicely in cocktails."
International Review of Spirits Award: Gold Medal
Everyone will have their favorite(s) when it comes to Vodka, but Khortytsa is consistently the most enjoyable vodka you will experience. No medicinal or harsh taste like some of the eastern Eurasian potables and a smooth, warm sensation at the finish. No burn, just warmth. If you are looking for some "trendy" flavored vodka, this isn't it. If you want a vodka that you will return to buy again because you have found a winner, this is the one. Named best vodka of Ukraine 2012. Tag: Smooth, Pure, Warm, Consistent Quality