Yes, it is Ukrainian vodka and it is one of the best Ukrainian brands. 'Khortitsa' (the brand name) is a name of ralatively big island (12km long) on the Dnepr river near big city of Zaporozhye.The actual translation from Ukrainian is "Greyhound" .
@KGB_resident know of any other good (but obscure) Russian/ CIS vodkas which we can get in the U.S./ UK? My knowledge of them stops at Stoli and Russian Standard.Yes, it is Ukrainian vodka and it is one of the best Ukrainian brands. 'Khortitsa' (the brand name) is a name of ralatively big island (12km long) on the Dnepr river near big city of Zaporozhye.
Khortytsia - Wikipedia
In 16-18 centuries the island (well fortified) was in а center Cossak army - so called Zaporozhskaya Sech. In the times of Russian empire, in 18 century German colonists (Dantzig Mennonites) settled on the island but in 1916 sold their lands. In 1965 Khortytsia Island was "proclaimed a historical and cultural reserve".
Well it is in the NAAFI.Just to let everyone know, this thread is going the way that I expected it to.
I do thank those who have given me some information on this and I think that I may well try it. If I don't appear after the weekend.........................
I tasted 5 from this 6 brands of vodka.
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