Belka and Strelka Vodka, 700ml

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Belka and Strelka Vodka, 700ml

Belka and Strelka Vodka, 700ml

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That is why when there were plans to introduce this Kazakhstan made vodka , we soon found inspiration in the stars. Their survival was cause for celebration, Soviet pride, and a whole lot of commemorative tchotchkes, ranging from candy tins to plates to porcelain figurines. The vodka needed to feel like a poster; a poster that paid homage to this fantastical and heroic story. Also joining the portfolio is Il Dottore gin, inspired by Venetian doctors battling the black plague with gin-based remedies. You'll struggle to find a cocktail or mixer it won't go perfectly with, but we prefer to add a shot of it to an ice cold glass of Fentimans Curiosity Cola, a mix otherwise known to you and us as "Curious Cosmonauts".

From the Vodka you can expect some Peppery notes at the forefront infused with hints of Citrus Lemon and an Earthy undertone. This Kazakhstan vodka is named after the world's first cosmonauts, two dogs who were launched into space from Baikanur in Kazakhstan. You might know the story of Belka and Strelka: two stray dogs who were plucked from the streets of Moscow, trained up and fired into space from Kazakhstan. The White Russian was first mixed up back in 1949 when Gustave Tops, a Belgian bartender, dreamt up two luxurious cocktails, the Black and the White Russian. For a limited time only, you'll be able to claim 10% off from March until June 2018 at drinksupermarket.

After establishing the origin of this vodka’s story we wanted to create a design that would stand out from its comrades. This dynamic duo of dogs ventured out into space aboard the Sputnik, orbiting Earth 18 times before safely landing. This triple distilled vodka is made in Kazakhstan with the same heroic spirit as the brave space dogs. The real Belka and Strelka, preserved via taxidermy, reside at the Memorial Museum of Cosmonautics in Moscow. It's an extremely versatile vodka that has been created in the same pioneering spirit that helped pave the way for Belka and Strelka's heroism.

Unfortunately, she died from overheating within the first seven hours of the five-month mission—a detail that was not made public until 2002. Later, the two dogs’ puppies were given as a gift to the Kennedy family as a lighter point in the space race. Bottled at 40% abv, Romanov Dynasty Edition celebrates two great cultures and their interwoven history, France and Russia. This dynamic duo of dogs ventured out into space aboard the Sputnik 5 back in August 1960, orbiting Earth 18 times before safely landing. The long connection between the Royal Navy and rum can be traced back to 1655 and Vice-Admiral William Penn's expedition to the West Indies.Triple-distilled from wheat and filtered through silver, it's made in Kazakhstan, the country where these brave dogs were launched into space from. Belka and Strelka orbited the earth 18 times aboard Sputnik 5 on 19th August 1960 before landing safely back on earth as canine heroes. It is then filtered through carbon and silver to create one of the best tasting vodkas in the segment. Drawing in consumers from both the standard and premium segments, by either being a craft product or of better value. This Memphis recording studio launched the careers of Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash, and Elvis Presley.

Their journey paved the way for further exploration and, without their help, the Soviets wouldn't have been able to take the next step and send Yuri Gagarin – the world's first astronaut – up into the deep dark depths of space just one year later. The rocket-shaped Belka-and-Strelka vodka jugs pictured were sculpted in the wake of their flight in the Russian village of Gzhel, a town outside Moscow that has been known for its folk ceramics since the early 19 th century. Although they may be dogs, these brave animals gave hope and inspiration to the future of mankind, they went to space and back in 1960 aboard Sputnik 5.It's a great story, and a killer pub fact, but what you probably don't know is that they also have an entire spirit dedicated to their brave deeds. The Ellustria brand portfolio stands for re-imagining beverages and to do so we want to ensure that their stories are heard! Bottled in France, the spirit drink blends together the “softest vodka with luxuriously complex” eau-de-vie de Cognac. Not only by standing out from the rest but also by the virtue of honoring a great moment in time, and the spirit that got us there.



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