Re: The original green vodka ('zeleno vino')?
- I suppose the distillate could pick up green salts from the copper
condenser coil. But W. Pokhlebkin in 'A History of Vodka' says that
'vino' ('khlebnoe vino' or grain 'wine') was the early term for
Russian vodka, and that 'zeleno' refers not to a green ('zelenoe')
colour but to denote a herbal infused vodka.
(See http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Distillers/message/40794 for early
Russian herbal vodkas.)
--- In Distillers@yahoogroups.com, "waljaco" <waljaco@> wrote:
> Living Water: Vodka and Russian Society on the Eve of Emancipation,
> David Christian, 1990.
> p27, 'green vodka'
> I did not think copper sulphate carried over?