Category Archives: Smirnoff
Smirnoff vodka is a 40 % ABV vodka from Russia. The vodka is produced by Diageo that is also the importer. The ordinary price is around $11.50 every 750mL. Vodka is triple distilled and exceptionally smooth. 10 Instances filtered in a special procedure for utmost quality. It can be enjoyed in numerous cocktails and mixed drinks.
Smirnoff vodka is just one of the most popular alcohols worldwide. Established under the full name PA Smirnoff in the 1860s by Pyotr Arsenievich Smirnov, it became the formal vodka of the Russian Imperial Court in 1866. Upon Pyotr’s death in 1910, his successor, Vladimir Smirnov, took over the distillery yet was required to flee Russia during the change. Transferred first to Istanbul and then Paris, Smirnoff vodka gained popularity in Europe. The Smirnoff brand landed in the USA in the 1930s.
The brand is now possessed by Diageo, which is the globe’s top premium drinks business with an impressive collection of refreshment alcohol brands throughout spirits, wine and ale groups. These brand names include: Smirnoff, Johnnie Walker, Captain Morgan, Baileys, J&B, JosÃ© Cuervo, Tanqueray, Guinness, Crown Royal, Beaulieu Vineyard and Sterling Vineyards white wines, and Bushmills Irish whiskey.
Bottles of Smirnoff can be seen in 007 Tomorrow Never Dies movie in the resort scene in Hamburg, when Bond pours themselves a beverage from a container with vintage Smirnoff label (a bottle along with similar old tag can still be bought at TheWhiskyExchange). In The World is inadequate, Bond is being offered a Smirnoff Black Label by Valentin Zukovsky.