Classic Rye Polugar is the true legendary Russian breadwine (traditional Russian old-time vodka) brought back to life using the traditional technologies and recipes from the 18th and 19th centuries. It hasn’t been produced for the last 120 years.
The lost symbol of the Russian wine and dine traditions is brought back thanks to the effort of family of Rodionov's who are keen on the idea of restoring the historic justice and bringing back the former popularity of the Russian distillates to the level they were at their heyday during the era of distillation at manors of noblemen.
Classic Rye Polugar is produced using select coarse-milled rye and natural water that didn’t undergo the chemical purification cycle. It is triple distilled in copper pot stills reconstructed using the 18th century drawings and treated with birch coal and fresh egg white (the authentic Russian way of making the noble breadwine).
Classic Rye Polugar is bottled in the finest glass bottle, which is a reconstructed copy of the Queen Elizabeth personal stoff-bottle dated 1745, located in the Russian National Museum.
Aroma: fresh; bright; bready; aroma of home-baked goods, rye crust, rye bread, dill, caraway and pickling spices; thick malt tone; buckwheat honey; freshness of bread, grains, fresh grasses, wildflowers; and dizzying, barely perceptible sweetness.
Taste: warming and soft taste of rye bread, slightly sweet, somewhat honeyish, spicy, lightly grassy bitterness, pleasant.
Aftertaste: prolonged, warm and warming, with bright notes of rye bread, slightly salty and peppery, light artemisia bitterness, hazelnuts, almond, honey.
Alc.38.5% / Vol. 0.615L