Review #1529 – Driftless Glen Vodka

The Schtick: This is a Vodka product from Driftless Glen in Baraboo, Wi. Producer using their aquifer supplied water. Since it’s vodka, there isn’t a ton else to say. Let’s give it a go.

Review #1529 | Vodka Review #4

Distiller: Driftless Glen

Bottler: Driftless Glen

Brand: Driftless Glen

Selection: N/A

ABV: 40% ABV

Age: NA


Nose: Rich, buttery, lots of creamy grain sweetness.

Taste: Thin mouth feel, rich with creamy sweet flavor. No astringency, no varnish. All rich ethanol with notes of honey, vanilla bean, cream.

Finish: Short, inoffensive and cleanly wisps away. Some faint astringency here but completely docile.

Overall: One of the richer palettes of notes I’ve come across in a Vodka. I’ll take gin any day but this actually has some good character to it.

Thanks for reading!

Rank: 6


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Decoded:

1 | Disgusting | So bad I poured it out.

2 | Poor | I wouldn’t consume by choice.

3 | Bad | Multiple flaws.

4 | Sub-par | Not bad, but many things I’d rather have.

5 | Good | Good, just fine.

6 | Very Good | A cut above.

7 | Great | Well above average

8 | Excellent | Really quite exceptional.

9 | Incredible | An all time favorite

10 | Perfect | Perfect


Comments

    1. t8kewhiskeyadmin

      Hey man! I have their gin on deck for the upcoming Ginvitational. That’ll be my first expression from them that I’ve tried. Have you tried anything you’ve liked from them?

  1. Thomas Dobel

    The bourbon is pretty good….the moonshine was spicy so I added a cinnamon stick or two. It’s just down the road from my brothers house and we usually go when I’m in town from Denver. I saw you on the Chattanooga Whiskey podcast last week and you said you are in Wisconsin. I thought you might try them.

    1. t8kewhiskeyadmin

      Sweet – thanks for letting me know. I’ll be sure to check out more of their stuff since they aren’t too terribly far away from me!

      What did you think of the Chattanooga video?

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