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Idaho Vodkas Make High-End Use of the Humble Potatonew

From boutique distilleries to multi-brand companies, Idaho's most famous crop is getting fermented instead of fried.
Boise Weekly  |  Guy Hand  |  04-06-2011  |  Food+Drink

What's the Real Deal with Idaho-Made Vodkas?new

Recently, a handful of Idaho-made craft vodkas have started appearing on cocktail menus and "buy local" shelves at liquor stores. But what separates the Grey Gooses from the rotguts? Is it ingredients, number of times distilled and fancy filtrations processes? Or just excellent marketing?
Boise Weekly  |  Tara Morgan  |  04-22-2009  |  Food+Drink

Liquor Titan Phillips Distilling Aims Top Shelf With Organic Vodkanew

The Minnesota company wants you the think globally, drink locally.
City Pages (Twin Cities)  |  Rachel Hutton  |  08-13-2008  |  Food+Drink

Flap Over Vodka Ad Begs for a Little Revisionist Historynew

U.S. Absolut drinkers were drunk on furious rage recently when word got out that the company was running an ad in Mexico depicting a pre-1848 North American map -- when Mexico controlled the entire Southwest and California -- with the tagline "In an Absolut World."
Las Vegas Weekly  |  Tovin Lapan  |  05-02-2008  |  Commentary

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