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Stoli Salted Karamel / Caramel

Stoli Salted Karamel / Caramel

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Stoli Salted Karamel: A Decadent Exploration for the Discerning Drinker

Stoli Salted Karamel is a flavoured vodka by Stolichnaya that promises an indulgent experience. But does it live up to the hype? This detailed tasting note will delve into the aroma, flavour profile, and finish of this unique spirit, offering insights for those curious to explore its depths. We'll also explore perfect serving suggestions to maximise your enjoyment.

Crystal Clear Allure

Stoli Salted Karamel boasts a clear appearance, much like its parent spirit, Stolichnaya vodka. This allows the inherent purity of the base vodka to shine through visually, hinting at the smooth character to come.

Aromatic Delights: A Symphony of Sweet and Savoury

On the nose, Stoli Salted Karamel offers a captivating interplay between sweet and savoury notes. The dominant aroma is undeniably caramel, rich and decadent, reminiscent of burnt sugar and buttery fudge. Hints of vanilla weave in, adding a touch of complexity, while a subtle whisper of fairground candy floss provides a touch of playfulness.

Tasting the Dream: A Balance of Indulgence

The palate lives up to the promise of the aroma. The initial sweetness is prominent, featuring flavours of soft English toffee and caramelised sugar. These are balanced beautifully by a touch of salinity, which lingers on the tongue and enhances the overall caramel experience. The vodka base itself remains smooth and clean, allowing the flavoured elements to take centre stage without overwhelming the senses.

A Lingering Delight: The Satisfying Finish

The finish of Stoli Salted Karamel is where the magic truly happens. The sweetness recedes slightly, leaving a lingering warmth of caramelised sugar and toffee. The salt takes on a more prominent role, creating a delightful wave of sweet and salty complexity that lingers on the palate long after the last sip.

Serving Suggestions: Unlocking the Full Potential

Stoli Salted Karamel's versatility allows for a variety of serving options. Here are some suggestions to maximise your enjoyment:

  • Neat or on the Rocks: For purists who want to experience the full flavour profile, enjoy Stoli Salted Karamel neat or on the rocks. A splash of chilled water can help open up the aromas further.
  • Salted Caramel Martini: For a sophisticated cocktail experience, try a Salted Caramel Martini. Combine 50ml Stoli Salted Karamel with 25ml espresso liqueur and 25ml cream. Shake with ice and strain into a chilled martini glass garnished with a caramel drizzle and a sprinkle of sea salt.
  • Espresso Martini with a Twist:  For those who enjoy the classic Espresso Martini, Stoli Salted Karamel offers a delightful twist.  Use the same recipe as above, but substitute the espresso liqueur with coffee liqueur for a subtler coffee presence that allows the caramel notes to shine.
  • Dessert Cocktail: Craving a decadent after-dinner drink? Create a delightful dessert cocktail by combining 50ml Stoli Salted Karamel with 25ml white chocolate liqueur and 25ml cream. Shake with ice and strain into a chilled coupe glass garnished with a white chocolate shaving and a drizzle of caramel sauce.
  • Infused Cream: For a unique twist, infuse heavy cream with Stoli Salted Karamel. Simply combine 250ml of heavy cream with 50ml of Stoli Salted Karamel and refrigerate for at least 4 hours. Strain and serve over fresh fruit or use it to create a boozy whipped cream for desserts.

Stoli Salted Karamel: A Final Verdict

Stoli Salted Karamel offers a delightful and decadent flavoured vodka experience. The balance between sweet and salty notes is masterful, creating a complex and satisfying spirit. Its versatility allows for enjoyment neat, on the rocks, or in a variety of creative cocktails.  For those seeking a unique and indulgent vodka experience, Stoli Salted Karamel is definitely worth exploring.

Looking to Explore Stoli Salted Karamel?

Here at The General Wine, we stock a wide variety of vodkas, including Stoli Salted Karamel. Visit our website or our store to browse our selection and find the perfect bottle for your next social gathering or simply a night of self-indulgence.


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