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Jan 23, 2007 10:17 AM

Tito's Vodka

I just wanted to let all the vodka 'hounds on the board know about Tito's Vodka. I have been buying it for some time, but I have not seen it mentioned on the board. If you have not tried it, I find it to be an excellent vodka. It is American-made in Texas and has limited availability (Trader Joe's does stock it). The price is $16.99 for 750 mL, but it is comparable - if not superior - to the high-end vodkas in the $30 price range.

Tito's is excellent in martinis and straight out of the freezer, and is value priced which makes it a good vodka for vodka-forward mixed drinks as well. My favorite is to bring it out at parties and surprise the guests.

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  1. I like the idea of it, but have yet to try.


    1. Titos is the greatest.

      L-o-v-e it. Especially at the price.

      I'm sure demand will drive the cost up, but it's a bargain at 2x the price.

      1. I have a bottle of Tito's in my freeze most of the time. My friends who are fans of Ketel One don't care for it, but all others do. It's great for mixing.

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        1. re: tlegray

          after drinking titos , to put ketel one in your mouth is like throwing a blow torch in it.... Titos is very very smooth

          1. re: kupski

            From what I have heard at distilling conferences from those who know the internal workings there, they now actually distill only a small amount of vodka themselves. Then blend in huge amounts of commercially made pure neutral grain spirits and add water. It has a hint of flavor from their own vodka, but is mostly NGS. So it's very chemically pure and so it's smooth.

            1. re: JMF

              I still make my vodka the same way as I always have. Usually people say I sold out or that its made in another state or something but all the vodka I produce is distilled and bottled on the same 12 acres in Austin that it has since the inception. I keep building more distilling and more bottling. I think most people would have sold out by now but I love what I do and so I keep making more of it as long as I can keep the quality up to my standards. In our industry we consider every knock a boost so if they aren't talking smack about you then you aren't doing something right. Cheers! Tito

              1. re: TitosVodka

                Are you distilling from 100% corn and/or other grains in a mash or wash? Or are you redistilling from corn or grain NGS?

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          1. I didn't like Tito's all that much; for the money, I'd buy Zytnia...