Wasabi and Salty Caramel Popcorn Vodka? Introducing Oddka, Crazy and Beautiful Flavored Vodkas From Wyborowa.

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Oddka by Wyborowa, is a new line of creatively flavored vodkas by Pernod Ricard that will initially launch in select U.S. states including Alabama, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island, prior to expanding its global distribution later this year. Read more

A Great Bottle Design by Karim Rashid and Fabulous Brand Imagery For One Weird Vodka: AnestasiA Sensational Spirit.

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AnestasiA Vodka is touted as the world’s first ‘tingling’ spirit. An ultra-premium five times distilled vodka made from Cascade spring water and organic corn from Oregon. It claims to have a frost-like cooling sensation and it is housed in an award-winning bottle design by Karim Rashid. Read more

Let My People Drink. Moses Kosher Vodka.

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Since most Jews are in the midst of celebrating Passover this week, I thought it might be a good time to introduce you to Moses Vodkas. Pure in spirit and true to the laws of the Jewish faith, Moses Vodka is the first ultra premium vodka certified kosher all year round. Read more

Precious Vodka Has A Real Gem In Every Diamond Shaped Bottle.

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Jewel Lines® has produced a unique combination of Ultra-Premium Vodka with the most valuable natural precious stones in the world. The award-winning vodka (recipient of the Silver Medal San Francisco Awards in 2011) is bottled in a luxury diamond shaped container complete with a single real gemstone. Read more

A Brooklyn Vodka Made From Sugar Beets. A Look At How Industry City Distillery Does It.

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Industry City Distillery is the newest venture of The City Foundry, a research and design group focused on improving small-scale manufacturing processes through the blending of science and art. Read more

Gold, Diamonds and Dragons. Premium Royal Dragon Vodkas In Stunning Bottles and Package Design.

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Launched just last year, Royal Dragon by Dragon Spirits Ltd. in Kowloon, is a new expression of Superior Vodka. A small batch vodka, exclusively distilled in Russia from the finest winter harvest rye. To achieve elemental softness and purity, their vodka is five times distilled, using a century old copper pot still. They offer three types; Elite, Imperial and The Emperor ‘Limited Edition’ – all in beautifully designed bottles and packaging. Read more

SKYY Vodka and amfAR Create Special Limited Edition Velvet Flocked Bottle For The Holiday.

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SKYY’s First-of-its-Kind “Flocked” Blue Velvet Bottle Will Help Consumers Give Back This Holiday Season. Read more

Absolut Vodka Goes Couture With Their Limited Edition Crystal Pinstripe Bottles.

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Following the success of their partnership in 2010 (the rock crystal cut Absolut bottle shown below), Swedish labels ABSOLUT VODKA and design duo Skogsberg&Smart have teamed up once again to create the next generation of their much publicized new limited edition crystal bottles crafted by centuries old Swedish glassmaker Reijmyre .

Last year’s collaboration:

above: The first collaboration between Absolut and Skogsberg&Smart yielded the above limited edition crystal decanter crafted by Reijmyre in 2010

Absolut Vodka Limited Edition Crystal Pinstripe Bottles

The new 2011 hand-blown, hand-cut and hand-engraved bottle design, the ‘Pinstripe Bottle’, is inspired by the heritage of Savile Row‘s iconic pinstripe tailoring.

The bottle, which comes in clear crystal or black crystal, is presented in an exclusive handmade treasure chest along with two matching tumblers. Each one is numbered and signed by the master crafter following approval.

Only 800 of the clear crystal bottles and a very limited number of the black crystal bottles – only 10 – have been made and are priced at $1500 and $10,000 respectively.

The Black Crystal Pinstripe Bottle:

The Crystal Pinstripe Bottle:

photos by Pelle Bergström.

The limited edition bottles are presented in the pin-striped, fabric-lined and clad box with two matching crystal tumblers:

The exquisite set is available around the globe at selected airport duty-free stores and luxury retailers.

images courtesy of absolut.com, ihavey luxury blog and Skogsberg & Smart