A Taste of History: Wolfschmidt Vodka

Introducing Wolfschmidt , the oldest vodka in America! This small-batch craft vodka is the perfect addition to any spirit collection. From its humble beginnings in Latvia in 1847, Wolfschmidt Vodka has come a long way to become a premium, award-winning spirit.

Wolfschmidt Vodka was first supplied by a distillery in Riga, Latvia to Russian tsars Nikolaj I and Alexander III as ochishchenoje stolovoje vino (rectified table , vodka). It wasn't unil 1847 that Wolfschmidt Vodka was introduced to the United States. Since then, it has been produced in various locations including Holland and San Diego. Today it is owned by Jim Beam and produced by Pacific Coast at their award-winning craft distillery.

Wolfschmidt Vodka is made from the sugars extracted from grains such as wheat, corn, , barley and potatoes. The fermentation process is followed by several rounds of distillation to produce a pure vodka with a smooth taste. Its flavor profile features notes of natural grain and subtle sweetness that will tantalize your taste buds.

The perfect addition to any cocktail or recipe calling for vodka, Wolfschmidt Vodka has been recognized for its quality with awards such as “Best Tasting Vodka” at the World Spirits Competition and “Best American Craft Spirit” at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition. No matter how you choose to enjoy your Wolfschmidt Vodka – neat, on the rocks or mixed into your favorite cocktail – you will be sure to appreciate its delightful flavor every time!

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The History and Characteristics of Wolfschmidt Vodka

Wolfschmidt vodka is a premium brand of vodka that has been aroud since 1847. It is produced by Beam Inc., based in Riga, Latvia, and was originally created to provide “ochishchenoje stolovoje vino” (rectified table wine, vodka) to Russian tsars Nikolaj I and Alexander III. Wolfschmidt is a top-shelf vodka that is distilled five times for smoothness and clarity. It has a light nose with hints of citrus, grain, and pepper. On the palate it has a creamy texture with notes of vanilla, almond, and honey. The finish is smooth and slightly sweet with an aftertaste of nutmeg. Wolfschmidt vodka can be enjoyed neat or mixed into your favorite cocktail.

Is Wolfschmidt Vodka Produced in Russia?

No, Wolfschmidt Vodka is not made in Russia. It was first made in Latvia and then Holland, before being bought by the American company Jim Beam and produced in the United States. The vodka has been made in the U.S. since 1847, making it one of the oldest vodkas available in the country.


In conclusion, Wolfschmidt Vodka is a premium spirit with a long and illustrious history. Dating back to the Russian Tsars of the 19th century, Wolfschmidt has been providing quality vodka for over 170 years. Today, it is oned by Jim Beam and crafted in San Diego with an award-winning craft distillery Pacific Coast Spirits. By combining top-quality ingredients and traditional distillation techniques, Wolfschmidt produces a premium small batch vodka that is great for sipping or mixing in . Whether you're a fan of classic cocktails or looking for something new and exciting, you won't be disappointed with Wolfschmidt Vodka.

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Thomas Ashford

Thomas Ashford is a highly educated brewer with years of experience in the industry. He has a Bachelor Degree in Chemistry and a Master Degree in Brewing Science. He is also BJCP Certified Beer Judge. Tom has worked hard to become one of the most experienced brewers in the industry. He has experience monitoring brewhouse and cellaring operations, coordinating brewhouse projects, and optimizing brewery operations for maximum efficiency. He is also familiar mixology and an experienced sommelier. Tom is an expert organizer of beer festivals, wine tastings, and brewery tours.