Current Obsession: Crystal Head AURORA Vodka

Looking for a scary good way to elevate your spirits this fall? Crystal Head AURORA Vodka is simply wicked cool. Distilled in Newfoundland, Canada, Crystal Head AURORA comes in a beautifully crafted bottle, which is an accurate rendering of the human skull.  Still need to wrap your head around this ultra-premium vodka in an iridescent skull bottle? Here are the details.

The Bottle: With an iridescent finish, the bottle was designed in celebration of the most vivid aerial phenomenon in the world – ‘the Northern Lights.’ To create the aesthetic of the lights’ mysterious visual properties, the skull shaped bottle is first placed into a sealed chamber and electrically charged. Two metals in powder form are activated seven times and released in the pressurized chamber. The powder is drawn to the electrically charged bottle – completely coating it. Then heated at high temperature, the powder melts, creating a uniquely iridescent metallized finish in which no two bottles are alike.

The Vodka:  AURORA is additive-free and made with high quality English wheat grown in the hills of North Yorkshire, and with pristine water from St. John’s, Newfoundland. It is five times distilled in a traditional column still prior to filtration. The vodka is filtered a total of seven times, the first three filtrations using activated charcoal – lasting six hours to remove impurities, next it is filtered three times over 10,000 Herkimer diamonds before finally going through a micro filtration prior to being bottled. Because AURORA was crafted with English Wheat, its flavor offers a drier, bolder, and spicier vodka than the Crystal Head original, made from peaches and cream corn. On the nose, AURORA is crisp with delicate floral aromas and a subtle hint of anise. The taste profile is warm with strong peppercorn notes and a touch of sweetness. The vodka is dry and clean, with a warming sensation to finish.

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