100% Upvoted. Thanks, I picked up Russian Standard Gold & Platinum both after your suggestion. Tried the French vodka called Grey Goose and I have to say I was under whelmed by the taste and overall quality. The French vodka is commonly likened to Grey Goose, while the American version is said to mimic Tito's. Absolut isn't the best quality for what you are paying. You will rarely be disappointed as it is one of the most mixable vodkas you can find, and it is everywhere. This thread is archived. Everything about Goose is a marketing ploy to make you think its worth paying more for. As Reddit users pointed out in a post on Grey Goose, the brand does disappoint when stacked up against its competitors. Fee’s makes their bitters with it. 18 comments. Great price for a great vodka. Belvedere vs Grey Goose. Help a bro with a few names of these Vodkas. Belvedere is like the I‘ve ever had, I don‘t know why people like it. Grey Goose is made from French wheat, also in column stills. Honestly puts Goose to shame. Topping the list, however, was Kirkland's French (red label) vodka, perhaps one of Costco's all-time best buys.While it is not actually repackaged Grey Goose, it is sourced from the same waters — the Gensac Springs in France's Cognac region (via Vice). Sep 10, 2019 - In this article, we are going to compare two incredibly popular vodkas in the United States, which are Grey Goose vs Titos. sometimes when you've been drinking the wrong stuff, you may not be able to appreciate the real good stuff immediately. Stuck to Tito's for the last couple of years but always wondered if the world's best Vodka would come from America? The 'so-called' is the only clue to what is really going on here. As explained above, Ketel One vs Grey Goose vodkas are similar that they have an alcohol content of 40% ABV and they both are made from wheat. Enjoy. I honestly don't like Tito's at all. No, but it sure as hell a great baseline to start with. Well, although they both are famous and loved by many people, there is a significant price difference that sets them apart. Grey Goose is over rated. Now, everyone has a different idea of what Vodka should taste like(and that's why some distillers make it out of Potatoes) but to me, Russian Standard is what Vodka should be. Well, although they both are famous and loved by many people, there is a significant price difference that sets them apart. Towering over big name vodkas like Ketel One and Grey Goose, Tito's is unique in its own way, mainly because it's a "handmade" vodka—how Tito's Vodka was made. I used to be a Grey Goose girl, but will always buy Tito's over Grey Goode when available. I know vodka's not supposed to have a taste ideally but I find Tito's too flavorless. It was one of the first premium brands out there, so everyone was go gung-ho about it. For those unfamiliar with the Costco vodkas, the simplest way to differentiate between the two is by comparing them to their more well-known counterparts. Fee’s makes their bitters with it. With that being said, drink Tito's like the man himself: Titos, soda, slice of lime and orange. I usually keep Titos around in case someone wants it, I don't really go for it myself at home. And I definitely agree with Ron Nadal that vodka is vodka and expensive is marketing not relative quality… although, there are poorly made vodkas that are not as good. It's not abyssymal or anything but there's no taste like in the export one - it just burns like hell and that's it. To answer your question: I'd put Russian Standard on par with Tito's, but I quite like Russian Standard Gold for a big step up for not too much extra spend. Replies (1) Options Top. NOTE: Prices subject to change without notice. Reply. I don't drink vodka so I couldn't comment on the taste but it's definitely the most popular where I live. The Russian Standard is/has been my go to for years. Replies (1) Options Top. Recently switched to Vodka due to health reasons (low carb). I turned 21 not long ago and have never come across Belvedere. That year he notched his first real profit. Never been a fan of Smirnoff. So if you really liked brown liquor, take solace in the fact that unless you start adding simple syrup or other mixers into it, what comes out of the bottle is low carb for sure. Seagrams was the cheap stuff I drank before, but as with most booze, you get what you pay for. American and Western vodkas are horribly over-distilled, to lamely attempt to hide the low quality or ill-suitedness of their ingredients (titos is made from dried animal feed corn, and absolut is made from standard wheat rather than winter wheat). Well, although they both are famous and loved by many people, there is a significant price difference that sets them apart. Grey Goose is considered top shelf in the USA and it's my preference over Belvedere and Ketel One. novembre 26 2019, 6:32 am. Like Tito however, is a mass produced vodka, so when drinking commercial ones I can also suggest Zubrowka for example. re: Goose vs Tito's vs Stoli Posted by jeepfreak on 10/18/12 at 9:03 pm to Jake88. Back to top. I haven't had the reg Russian Standard, only Platinum, and I would take Finlandia over it. Grey Goose stands out because (as much as they deny it) it likely has small amounts of glycerin in it, which is chemically almost identical to alcohol. And its usually pretty cheap so for like 60 bucks you get--- all the flavors! Not much, unfortunately. Grey Goose is a marketing joke. Vodka needs to be filterrd only once, or bare-minimum only filtered at the very end of the final distillation, to still preserve the character of its ingredients. Absolut isn't the best quality for what you are paying. I mostly drink tequila, but if I'm going to have a cocktail at an event, or whatever, Titos is a great option. Never heard it described as a neat sipper, and my own test of that had a starkly metallic finish. I would have to say that Zubrowka is in a category of it's own. save hide report. Also, ciroc is very different in flavor since it is made from grapes, more like grappa than vodka. This is the main reason I have not tried it. Hey everyone!I had the idea to taste different vodka brands for my wedding to see if it was worth it to buy the high end brands. Nov 14, 2019 - In this article, we are going to compare two incredibly popular vodkas in the United States, which are Grey Goose vs Titos. share. Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube. Sidney Frank invented Grey Goose and with it the "superpremium" liquor market whole cloth, prior to GG people didn't really care about vodkas and the market was mostly price driven. Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube. Forget any ranking systems, Tito's is the best vodka out there. I can prove it to you: give me a Grey Goose, and twenty minutes later it will be audible. Thanks, that helps. Grey Goose Vodka. Comparison/Review: Tito's vs Grey Goose Vodka. To shed some light on the people who hate it: these people are interested in a more complex flavor profile than grey goose which as you mentioned, is super smooth. I like Tito, but Standard more. I had the idea to taste different vodka brands for my wedding to see if it was worth it to buy the high end brands. The Elyx that comes in a gold striped bottle. The O.G. Thanks for knowing Tito’s place is #2 and not including “Ketel One” on that list. The only thing I like more than Titos is Belvedere mmmmm. I want to try Tito's & Kirkland, & Member's Mark now! Grey Goose vs. Tito's vs. Fleischmann's in Sex and the City's favorite cocktail: The Cosmopolitan! There are a lot of expensive well-known vodkas out there that out-price Tito’s, but spending around $20 is a safe bet since you know that you’re paying a good amount for good quality vodka. Titos is the best we have found so far ($18). For some reason absolut doesn't give me that bad of a hungover, New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, Press J to jump to the feed. Tito's Handmade won the double gold medal for best vodka over Grey Goose, Belvedere and 70 others. Check it out. One of the casinos in BR got caught a few a few years back. I dislike the headaches. Way more than any other vodka. Tito's reservebar.com. We’ve made believers out of countless followers as well. Tito’s is now the go-to for shots and mixers in the Synthahol household. So I put the two vodkas side by side and put them through their paces. Grey Goose is a scam, overpriced, added sugars, glycerin-definitely not a shooter and can barely make it with a chaser. Russian standard is nowhere near my favorite real vodka, but unlike literally every other name you dropped, it's the real deal! Grey Goose is made from wheat. This is my go to vodka. Any and all Russian, Belorussian, Polish, Lithuanian, and Ukrainian vodkas will be good shit. While Grey Goose might be obviously superb in some respects it is also worthy to note that Smirnoff at its price point won more distinctions – consistently placing on the top at the San Francisco World Spirits bagging gold four times, once in 2003, in 2008, a double gold in 2009 and another gold in 2013. Well, although they both are famous and loved by many people, there is a significant price difference that sets them apart. The spirits section of the mega retailer is full of not-exactly-name-brand alternatives that range from highly recommended (think XO cognac and blended scotch) to lacking (don't bother with the tequila or spiced rum). I can't do Boru or some other, inexpensive vodkas. Here are the (blind) tasting notes. If you want to try a mid range American made potato vodka I've been drinking Grand Teton. I’m noticing different patterns on this forum, some saying things that simply can not be true. email; facebook; twitter ; google+; linkedin; pinterest; xing; reddit; vk.com; pocket; print; Hey everyone! I didn’t expect much. Yes. And I definitely agree with Ron Nadal that vodka is vodka and expensive is marketing not relative quality… although, there are poorly made vodkas that are not as good. Now, there are a lot of other premium vodkas out there. Tito's sent me some vodka to sample, and over a month I used it to mix my two main vodka cocktails, with a focus on making one of them as all-American as possible. Ketel One is an ultra-smooth vodka with no frills. Here are the (blind) tasting notes. I think potato vodka is smoother than grain based. Reply. Those Texas boys know what they are doing and Tito’s is the Reason Grey Goose sales have seriously declined. $34.00 SHOP NOW. 9:05. HillbillySelectReviews 995 views. Is that a sign of true vodka character or Tito's is more refined in taste? A lot of your $$ go to add campaigns, not the product itself. So I put the two vodkas side by side and put them through their paces. Nov 14, 2019 - In this article, we are going to compare two incredibly popular vodkas in the United States, which are Grey Goose vs Titos. Let’s say that is the vodka I prefer when preparing cocktails or ordering them if I’m not bartending. Grey Goose Sas Style: Smooth & Earthy. Also Tito's sounds like they should be making tequila, not vodka. A commenter opined, "Grey goose was created to create a false premium on vodka. Differences between the vodkas “No, Grey Goose Vodka does not produce nor privately label Kirkland vodka,” Joe McCanta, Grey Goose’s Global Head of Education, told USA TODAY. Sep 10, 2019 - In this article, we are going to compare two incredibly popular vodkas in the United States, which are Grey Goose vs Titos. Reply. Replies (1) 0 0. jeepfreak LSU Fan Back in the BR Member since Oct 2003 19422 posts. That year he notched his first real profit. Reply Published March 02, 2015 2:14 pm. Looking forward to it. Yes bud. I do pimp Tito's at my bar because it's more expensive than our well, but an easier sell than ketel/goose. The comparison between Absolut and Grey Goose sees the former leading in the overall impression scores getting a rating of 94 compared to its competitor’s number of 82. I go with Absolut. For what it's worth, I think Grey Goose has a better taste than Belvedere when drank straight. (Bear in mind my original notes on Grey Goose, linked above, are more than five years old now.) 750 mL bottle | LCBO#:413294 . Isn’t Tito’s just mass produced big batch vodka from the giant distilleries and rebottled? (Bear in mind my original notes on Grey Goose, linked above, are more than five years old now.) Tito's is overpriced, especially since it's essentially a mixing vodka. Edit: I see that the title is missing the word "think" - oopsies! Just got introduced to Russian Standard on an Emirates flight and liked it enough to buy two bottles as soon as I got off the flight and straight to the duty free. Not much, unfortunately. With that being said, drink Tito's like the man himself: Titos, soda, slice of lime and orange. Tito’s prices compete well with many of the biggest brands in the vodka industry. Prices include container deposit fees where applicable. RAJIR. I've never tried an orange with it. My French friends say that Grey Goose isn't even very popular in France! As mentioned in the previous answers. I drink this with every mixed drink ever . I picked up Finlandia and Beluga today. Great price for a great vodka. re: Goose vs Tito's vs Stoli Posted by jeepfreak on 10/18/12 at 9:03 pm to Jake88. For mixing, matters less. 52. Vodka A – Slightly sweet, with lemongrass notes, both on the nose and the palate. Were it priced more competitively to Grey Goose, ZYR could be considered a virtual successor to the throne. Ad Age calls it "Tito's Handmade Vodka, a pioneer of the so-called craft spirits movement." According to the company, the wheat is acquired from the Picardy area of France. Handmade in pot stills in Texas. Make a really starburst/ Skittles drink that goes down like punch. I knew a guy who was obsessed with getting home market bottles of everything, for "authencity". Along with Grey Goose, the wheat-based vodka is an absolute bar staple, often called for by name. A real vodka connoisseur would appreciate such a purified drink. Honestly puts Goose to shame. Grey goose and ciroc are over priced. This is a French vodka distilled five times from winter wheat, which imparts a subtle sweetness. Don't know where they rank but the bottles looked good and at $14 I couldn't add up Finlandia. Ketel One is also overpriced but a better quality product than Tito's. Handmade in pot stills in Texas. Considering price I would prefer Russian Standard to Tito's all day. love it, I'm an absolut girl, but I respect tito's! Crafted in France using a sort of intense five-step distillation process, this wheat-based vodka tastes as elegant as its pretty bottle looks. Well, that's just, like, your opinion, man. Grey Goose is a marketing joke. I have primarily been a Bourbon and Scotch Drinker for a decade. By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. Are you guzzling the drink or using it as recommended. It's a go to. Also, ciroc is very different in flavor since it is made from grapes, more like grappa than vodka. ZYR, on the other hand, is a pure as pure can get. The smiling, “I-kinda-wish-he-was-my … The brand's website features "Tito-isms" like "I make a filet mignon at a pot roast price." So smooth and mixed well with my favorite mixers. That said, the only calorie reduction in Vodka is going to come from the ABV: most vodkas clock in at 40% whereas scotches are usually in the 43 to 46% range, and a lot of bourbons at 50% ABV and up. Most vodkas in Latvia, Moldova, Czechia, and Slovakia will likely be excellent as well. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. About Tito’s Tito’s is one of the best-selling vodka in the country and successfully send its owner into one of 400 richest people by Forbes. Of course, one of the biggest differences between Grey Goose vs Titos is their ingredients. - Duration: 9:05. Now I’m not sure why people say that a good vodka should be distilled once, the premium that I mentioned are distilled like 6 or 8 times (8 for the Imperia) hence the amount of ingredients is definitely multiplied (that’s why they cost more) and I very like the light flavor and the quasi absent burn effect of them. Have you tried the luxury edition of absolut? Tito's Handmade won the double gold medal for best vodka over Grey Goose, Belvedere and 70 others. Tito's is an American vodka from Austin, TX called. It is truly one of the cleanest … Grey Goose is made from wheat. There is actually a Tito, and his last name will blow your mind. It goes down sooo easy, I’m always surprised, Forreal it's very smooth and it's mid shelf priced. Tito's immediately became a phenomenon simply because of its smooth, rich taste as well as the great, affordable price. Cookies help us deliver our Services. With its relatively higher price point, it's no wonder the Goose is many a celeb's go-to bottle for gettin' loose. re: Goose vs Tito's vs Stoli Posted by lilwineman on 10/19/12 at 9:06 am to geauxlsu07 That's highly illegal actually if you get caught. But I do like Ciroc a lot if I'm gonna spend the money. Reyka Vodka Refreshing Winter Drink - The Little Devil - Duration: 1:26. Myself, I find Tito's is one of the best vodkas out there. Grey Goose is a go-to vodka for many drinkers. Check it out. Replies (1) 0 0. jeepfreak LSU Fan Back in the BR Member since Oct 2003 19422 posts. As reported this week in Ad Age and many other places, Tito's vodka is now the top-selling distilled spirits brand in the United States, a position previously held by Smirnoff vodka for seemingly forever. A lot of your $$ go to add campaigns, not the product itself. All Grey Goose Vodkas are 80 proof, and the flavor lineup is simple. Enjoy. Grey Goose reservebar.com. I go with Absolut. "Russian Standard is what Vodka should be" My girlfriend the vodka drinker says this. 7. I used to be a Grey Goose girl, but will always buy Tito's over Grey Goode when available. Grey Goose is made from French wheat, also in column stills. If I'm out and drinking a vodka club soda, generally I'll just ask for Titos, it works, and everyone has it.... vs rambling off Finlandia or something and the bar going huh?!? Like Prairie Organic Vodka, Grey Goose, and Belvedere, Tito’s is 80-proof, or 40 percent alcohol by volume. Nope. However, there are some differences in their production processes. Hey everyone!I had the idea to taste different vodka brands for my wedding to see if it was worth it to buy the high end brands. Very nice, I'll have to try that, Tito’s is not bad at all and great to mix also you have a dope ass username op I dig the labyrinth reference. I know vodka's not supposed to have a taste ideally but I find Tito's too flavorless. Absolut flavors are still 0 carb/sugar & still %40 abv. That's right people, I'm judging you when you buy that overpriced bullshit. A bottle of Russian Standard isn't too much more than Tito's, a few bucks at the most. Belvedere Grey Goose - Made in Poland - Made in France - Made from Rye - Made from Wheat - Distilled 4 times - Distilled 5 times: Conclusion All in all, the decision is all yours to make. The French vodka is commonly likened to Grey Goose, while the American version is said to mimic Tito's. IS it the best Vodka ever? ($29 at wine.com ) 6 of 11 Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. The bottle isn’t pretty (Grey Goose) or cool (Dan Akryoyd’s Crystal Head Vodka) and it’s cheap, real cheap. Despite my warnings he insisted on me sending him one and was left severely dissapointed: home market Green Mark is very different from the export one and occuppies the lower market niche. Tito's, named after founder Tito Beveridge, has taken a folksy approach. What's the price range? Grey Goose stands out because (as much as they deny it) it likely has small amounts of glycerin in it, which is chemically almost identical to alcohol. Both have an ABV of 40%. lol. Gotta say I didn't enjoy Smirnoff or Absolut even though they were the most recommended. I tried it last xmas, and it was rather good. It's very smooth but it does have a very little bitter after taste and a little burn. Just got introduced to Russian Standard on an Emirates flight and liked it enough to buy two bottles as soon as I got off the flight and straight to the duty free. Drinkers’ rating for Absolut is at 4.2 stars in a 5-star scale while the other brand is rated at 3.2 stars. This is simply smoother and cleaner than vodkas at twice the price. – Tito’s vs Ketel One. It's recognized as some of the most successful marketing ever. RamonJa September 6, 2009. Grey Goose Holiday Gift Pack. By Jeanette K. 204 reviews. But it all reality, it is personal preference. "Things moved quicker after that," he says. I read this, in a, Christopher Walken, style of, voice, guy. So, while I don't understand how or why this happens, I can tell you, for those of us who have the auto-immune condition, the gluten-free label is not BS. Give Finlandia a try, I've got Russian Platinum, Finlandia, Sobieski, and Titos right now and seems I find myself (and friends) going for Finlandia the most. Tito’s actually has a rating of 95/100 which is better than those others and it’s like 1/2 the price of grey goose. As mentioned in the previous answers. Back to top. I never tried Tito’s but love Russian Standard. My absolute FAVORITE vodka! $59.95 BUY NOW Grey Goose Le Citron Vodka. Less expensive brands, such as Smirnoff and Titos, performed better in taste tests, according to Refinery 29. Ketel One Vodka. Stuck to Tito's for the last couple of years but always wondered if the world's best Vodka would come from America? Featured Products. Well, although they both are famous and loved by many people, there is a significant price difference that sets them apart. Titos is pretty awesome but I still love GG. Russian Standard, Green Mark and Sobieski are the inexpensive, tasty, no-headache vodkas that I like. It's another vodka showdown! In our opinion, both of them are equally great vodka and of course people have their own preference. Grey goose and ciroc are over priced. – Tito’s vs Ketel One. I like to mix all the different flavors of sky when I drink vodka. Forget any ranking systems, Tito's is the best vodka out there. $49.95 BUY NOW RATINGS & REVIEWS. Tito's Handmade Vodka. The corn base also makes this a lighter-bodied, slightly sharper-tasting vodka. , tito’s is my go to not shitty, $5 vodka. To be honest, when I want only a shot of vodka without mixing it I don’t mind pay more for a better quality product, like for example Beluga or Russian Standard Imperia (which is absolutely my favorite), but also Absolute Elyx or Stolichnaya Elit. 750 mL bottle | LCBO#:16925 . Tito’s Vodka Prices. All products may not be available in all stores.

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