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20 Vodka Brands Absolutely Worth A Shot

By Somdutta Mazumder

Updated - July 8, 2020 12 min read

If there's a singular spirit that deserves to be awarded as the life of the party, it's got to be vodka. A few rounds of shots of the clear liquid are known to result in a fabulous night and a clean memory slate. But isn't that how the quote goes? The best memories are the ones you don't remember? Because in that case, there's nothing that works quite as well as vodka does. All by itself, or thrown into the most classic cocktail mixes, Vodka is the definition of liquid courage

 

So naturally, we want to tell you more about this party potion! And first up, is a journey through the best vodka brands one can (and should) get in India. We've been sure to accommodate different budgets and drinking preferences so you'll find everything from the most popular vodka brands, to the cheapest vodka in India, and from organic vodka to the most famous vodka brands in the world. Let's get a move on this list then, shall we? 

 

1. Ciroc 

 

Price 

Ciroc Red Berry Vodka Price In India - INR 8,620 for 750 ml. 

Ciroc Coconut Vodka Price In India - INR 5,450 for 750 ml. 

Ciroc Snap Frost Vodka Price In India - INR 4,850 for 750 ml. 

 

Alcohol By Volume 

Ciroc Vodka Alcohol Content - 35% ABV 

 

Region

France 

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This French vodka is undoubtedly one of the most famous vodkas in the world, known for its light fruity flavours and instant ability to get a party going. Ciroc is a top-rated vodka brand, one that's often treated as a collectable by Vodka enthusiasts in the country. Ciroc Vodka gets its remarkable taste and quality from two different kinds of French grapes and a five-time distillation process. The bottle in itself is so fancy, it's hard to believe the liquid inside it is even more satisfying! 

 

2. Grey Goose 

 

Price 

Grey Goose Vodka Price In India - INR 5,200 for 750 ml. 

 

Alcohol By Volume 

Grey Goose Vodka Alcohol Content - 40% ABV 

 

Region

France 

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If you're a fan of the spirit and haven't heard of this premium vodka brand, seriously it's time to crawl away from that rock you've been hiding under! Grey Goose enjoys a stellar reputation as one of the most popular vodkas in the world and also one of the best-selling vodka brands not just in India, but across the globe. With a smell that can't be described in any other words than absolutely lovely and an excellent taste that's both gentle and smooth, if you haven't tried Grey Goose vodka yet, please do the first chance you get! 

 

3. Belvedere

 

Price 

Belvedere Vodka Price In India - INR 5,151 for 700 ml. 

 

Alcohol By Volume 

Belvedere Vodka Alcohol Content - 40% ABV 

 

Region

Poland

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Widely considered to be one of the world's first luxurious vodkas, this is a brand that sticks closely to the traditional Polish vodka-making process. Belvedere Vodka is made from Polska Rye and is distilled four times, as dictated by 600 years of the custom of making vodka in Poland. It's utterly delicious and exceptionally smooth in taste and feel, with a subtle spice and Vanilla aroma greeting your nose first thing. The absence of sugar or additives is what makes this spirit one of the most respected organic vodka brands in the world. 

 

4. Ketel One

 

Price 

Ketel One Vodka Price In India - INR 3,210 for 750 ml. 

 

Alcohol By Volume 

Ketel One Vodka Alcohol Content - 40% ABV 

 

Region

Netherlands

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Distilled from 100% wheat, Ketel One is an ultra-smooth vodka meant for those who prefer no frills. Its distilled by the Nolet family in Schiedam, the Netherlands, and the spirit is highly revered for bridging the gap between traditional distilling techniques and modern ways of making vodka. The result is a unique liquid that's immensely clean in taste and long in the finish. The flavour is light, wheaty with hints of pepper, and makes for a drinking experience you won't forget anytime soon. 

 

5. Finlandia 

 

Price 

Finlandia Vodka Price In India - INR 3,056 

 

Alcohol By Volume 

Finlandia Vodka Alcohol Content - 40% ABV 

 

Region

Finland

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When Finnish six-row barley and glacial spring water come together, the result is the best-selling vodka you are looking at right now. Respected by fans across the globe for its purity and excellent quality, this premium vodka brand is packed with a delicate, crisp and clean taste. One of the best vodka brands in India and the world, Finlandia Vodka is smooth enough to drink by itself but also a fantastic mixer for classic vodka cocktails. 

 

6. Skyy

 

Price 

Skyy Vodka Price In India - INR 2,992 for 750 ml. 

Skyy Infusions Vodka Price In India - INR 3,596 for 750 ml. 

 

Alcohol By Volume 

Skyy Vodka Alcohol Content - 40% ABV 

 

Region

USA 

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First off, can we talk about how chic that bottle of Vodka is!? I mean, you know a spirit is probably going to live up to your expectations when just the container makes you want to buy it! Okay, even if you don't agree, trust us when we say there's a reason Skyy Vodka is the fifth biggest premium vodka brand in the world. Distilled four times and filtered thrice, this American vodka has a fine smoothness and a medium body. One of the top vodka brands in India and the world at large, Skyy can be enjoyed with fruity cocktails or just by itself, in equal measure.

 

Also Read: Your Guide To The 16 Best-Selling Rum Brands In India

 

7. Absolut 

 

Price 

Absolut Vodka Price In India - INR 2,884 for 750 ml. 

 

Alcohol By Volume 

Absolut Vodka Alcohol Content - 40% ABV 

 

Region

Sweden 

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Indisputably one of the most famous vodka brands in the world, a bottle of Absolut Vodka is a sure find in almost all the bars you will visit. This is a 100% wheat Vodka with no added sugar, which makes it one of the cleanest vodkas around. It's a high-quality Vodka that drinkers have relied on for several years, and the 30 year-old recipe has only gained more fame as time has passed. It has a smooth and mellow flavour, and the clear bottle is as iconic as it gets! 

 

8. 42 Below 

 

Price 

42 Below Vodka Price In India - INR 2,550 for 750 ml. 

 

Alcohol By Volume 

42 Below Vodka Alcohol Content - 40% ABV 

 

Region

New Zealand 

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Interestingly, the name of this popular vodka comes from the geographic coordinate of where it's made, which is at a latitude of 42 degrees below the equator! Considered to be one of the world's most awarded vodkas, 42 Below is soft and light on the tongue, and topped off with a smooth, well-balanced finish. This exceptional vodka is famous for being made with water from a volcanic spring in New Zealand, which makes it one of the purest vodkas in the world. 

 

9. Stolichnaya

 

Price 

Stolichnaya Vodka Price In India - INR 2,224 for 750 ml. 

 

Alcohol By Volume 

Stolichnaya Vodka Alcohol Content - 40% ABV 

 

Region

Russia 

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Commonly known as Stoli, this is one of the most popular vodka brands in the global market, one that's often titled as a must-have in a home bar by most enthusiasts. Giving credit where it's due, the Russians really know how to make a phenomenal Vodka, a fact you will experience when you grab a bottle of Stoli. This iconic Vodka brand packs a pure spirit distilled from selected grain, and filtered through Russian birch charcoal and quartz sand. 

 

10. Reyka 

 

Price 

Reyka Vodka Price In India - INR 2,000 (Approx.) For 750 ml. 

 

Alcohol By Volume 

Reyka Vodka Alcohol Content - 40% ABV

 

Region

Iceland

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Touted to be the first green vodka in the world, Reyka Vodka is widely known for its unique sustainable distillation process using geothermal energy, and ingredients like glacial water drawn from lava fields and volcanic filtration. This is one of the smoothest vodkas you will taste, with a slick and moderately full body brought together with the most subtle hints of sweetness and lemon. The exceptional quality offered at a reasonable price, is what makes Reyka one of the best vodka brands in India and the world. 

 

 

11. Artic 

 

Price 

Artic Vodka Price In India - INR 1,600 for 750 ml. 

 

Alcohol By Volume 

Artic Vodka Alcohol Content - 38% ABV

 

Region

Italy 

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This is a 100% pure grain vodka with a crisp, clean and delightfully fruity taste, making it a hit in the Indian market. It's known for being prepared with natural mineral water, and a "secret" Italian ingredient. A process of being meticulously distilled four times and multiple filtrations, is what makes this vodka remarkable fine in quality at a budget-friendly price. 

 

12. Smirnoff

 

Price 

Smirnoff Triple Distilled Vodka Price India - INR 1,462 for 750 ml. 

Smirnoff Flavoured Vodka Price In India - INR 1,477 for 750 ml. 

 

Alcohol By Volume 

Smirnoff Vodka Alcohol Content - 35% to 50% 

 

Region

USA

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There are multiple options you can take your pick from under the label of Smirnoff Vodka, from the classic triple distilled to honey and citrus twist, and all are equally delicious. Smirnoff is one of the best selling vodka brands in India, the US, and the world at large, and trust us when we say there's good reason to substantiate the reputation. The classic Smirnoff carries notes of vanilla, grain, citrus and pepper, and offers a rich flavour experience at a price that won't dent a hole through your wallet.

 

13. Eristoff

 

Price 

Eristoff Triple Distilled Premium Vodka Price In India - INR 1,072 for 750 ml. 

 

Alcohol By Volume 

Eristoff Vodka Alcohol Content - 40% ABV

 

Region

France 

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Triple distilled and charcoal filtered, Eristoff Vodka is a cent per cent grain spirit, and one of the best selling vodka brands in India. It comes with a certain quality of sweetness to the flavour, that works wonderfully to satisfy you when sipped on straight. It's priced reasonably, especially considering the decent character it brings to the bottle.  

 

Also Read: Here's A List Of The 30 Best-Selling Whisky Brands In India

 

14. Magic Moments 

 

Price 

Magic Moments Premium Grain Vodka Price In India - INR 852 for 750 ml. 

Magic Moments Remix Flavoured Vodka Price India - INR 1,076 for 750 ml. 

 

Alcohol By Volume 

Magic Moments Vodka Alcohol Content - 40% ABV 

 

Region

India 

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A go-to vodka for most consumers in the Indian drinking scenario, Magic Moments is a Vodka brand from the Radico Khaitan company. It's a triple distilled rice grain spirit, and comes in a staggering variety of flavours that appeal to distinct Vodka preferences. It's a pocket-friendly Vodka, that's surprisingly pleasant in taste with dominant hints of spice. 

 

15. Russkiy Parliament

 

Price 

Russkiy Parliament Vodka Price In India - INR 960 for 750 ml. 

 

Alcohol By Volume 

Russkiy Parliament Vodka Alcohol Content - 40% ABV

 

Region

Russia 

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This is a premium Vodka from Russia that's famous for being purified with milk. One of the best-selling affordable vodka brands you can get your hands on, Parliament Vodka carries a distinct smoothness that's easy to sip on neat as well as mix with a number of refreshing cocktails. 

 

16. Seagram's Fuel 

 

Price 

Seagram's Fuel Vodka Price In India - INR 852 for 750 ml. 

 

Alcohol By Volume 

Seagram's Fuel Vodka Alcohol Content - 42.8% ABV

 

Region

India

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Trust us when we say this Vodka will exceed your expectations. Deemed to be one of the best vodka brands in the Indian market, Seagram's Fuel gives you access to an extraordinarily smooth drinking experience especially considering the inexpensive price a bottle is placed at. 

 

17. Romanov 

 

Price 

Romanov Vodka Price In India - INR 638 for 750 ml. 

 

Alcohol By Volume 

Romanov Vodka Alcohol Content - 42,8% ABV 

 

Region

India 

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Manufactured by United Spirits Ltd., this Vodka brand is named after the Romanov dynasty that ruled the Russian empire from 1612 to 1917. It's one of the most well known Indian vodka brands, appreciated for its quality and excellent taste not just in the country, but by Vodka enthusiasts from different corners of the globe. 

 

18. Vladivar 

 

Price 

Vladivar Vodka Price In India - INR 583 for 750 ml. 

 

Alcohol By Volume 

Vladivar Vodka Alcohol Content - 42.8% 

 

Region

Scotland 

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One of the best selling vodka brands in India, Vladivar Vodka is lauded for its sophisticated flavour mix and immensely reasonable pricing. The spirit is clean and refreshing, and the quality is remarkable. 

 

19. White Mischief 

 

Price 

White Mischief Ultra Pure Vodka Price In India - INR 453 for 750 ml. 

 

Alcohol By Volume 

White Mischief Ultra Pure Vodka Alcohol Content - 42.8% ABV

 

Region

India

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Designed to appeal to the younger segment of the drinking populace in India, White Mischief is a brand of Indian vodka manufactured by the United Breweries Group. White Mischief is India's largest-selling Vodka brand with a whopping market share of about 48% in the regular vodka category. It's known for being filtered carefully to achieve high levels of purity. 

 

20. Red Bliss 

 

Price 

Red Bliss Vodka Price In India - INR 500 (Approx.) for 750 ml. 

 

Alcohol By Volume 

Red Bliss Vodka Alcohol Content - 42.8% ABV 

 

Region

India 

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With a strikingly smooth and pleasant pure grain taste, Red Bliss is one of the best affordable Vodka brands in India. It's manufactured by the Indian company Hermes, and is distilled five times to delight the drinker with a satisfying Vodka experience. 


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