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Vodka and Coke Please?
Member Name: jlaker1992
Advantages: No nasty after taste, Great to use as a mixer
Disadvantages: Horrible neat!
I have always enjoyed a drink on a night out and recently I started to go for vodka. For the last two years I had been drinking some horrible cheap vodka's such as the tesco,sainsbury's and asda basic bottles. These would burn the back of my throat and most of the time I would be put off my drink. Not long ago I noticed Smirnoff vodka on offer at my local store, A 700 ml bottle was only £11, this I thought was a bargain and decided to give it a go. I remember as a child my mum had bottle of smirnoff vodka in the cupboard but it never really got drunk, most of my family are lager drinkers and dont tend to drink spirits!
You would usually expect to pay around £15 for a decent 700ml bottle. This make it a bit more expesnive than the value vodkas but also much cheaper than the posher vodkas on the shelf. This vodka seems to be the standard vodka which most people drink. Smirnoff I see is regulalry on some sort of offer so keep your eyes pealed for a bargain. I notice on nights out that most bars preferred choice of vodka is smirnoff.
Unlike cheap vodkas, Smirnoff does not have a horrible after taste. It also has a very mild smell. WHat would put me off of cheaper vodka was the smell of alcohol. This drink however is Russian standard and has been filtered. Most of the time when I add this too coke or orange juice I can hardly even taste it. I never drink vodka for the taste, when it is on its own I can never drink vodka straight, it makes me feel sick. My favourite drink to accompany a shot of smirnoff is cola. I love the taste off them together. When ever I have a smirnoff mixer I only add a very small amount of vodka. Vodka will never be my favourite spirit, but recently I have found That I do like it. Cheaper nasty vodkas nearly put me off for life. Smirnoff makes vodka more than bearable for me and that is a big positive for me. Smirnoff is 37.5% proof which means it is rather strong. So if you have too much you will definately be feeling this the next day!
Smirnoff vodka is the nicest vodka I have ever owned or tried. I find it hard to explain the taste of vodka becauase to me it is pretty tastless. Smirnoff does have a slight kick, yet it is also bearable and the taste will not ruin what you are mixing it with. You can also use smirnoff vodka in cocktails. It is a very versitle drink and I am glad that I like it. I will never be buying dirt cheap vodka again, smirnoff all the way for me now. It is worth the extra money because it is quality. I am going to be giving smirnoff vodka a 4 star review, it is never ever going to be my favourite spirit, but smirnoff is helping me to like vodka a lot more! Thanks for reading my review!
Summary: I am starting to like vodka more after this!
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