Hearing Cannon talk about this vodka is like listening to an organic evangelist wax poetic: "Heirloom potatoes. Biodynamic farming. Small batch. Made in a beautiful pot still in a farmhouse in a field up in Maine." But Cannon is fast to say that, no matter how environmentally and socially conscious a distiller is, the spirits coming off of their stills have to be quality. On that front, Cold River delivers. "They've achieved an amazingly high quality, neutral distillate," Cannon says. And because potato vodkas tend to play well with citrus, he suggests that you mix Cold River with two parts fresh squeezed grapefruit juice. Rim your highball glass with a little salt, and you've got what's called a "Salty Dog." Enjoy. [$35/750ml; mainedistilleries.com]
Credit: Photograph by Michael Pirrocco
Powered By ZergNet
Jimmy Fallon's Rules for Success
Work Your Ass Off, Make It Look Easy
Plus: The Wolf of Weed Street
ON NEWSSTANDS NOW
Is Monogamy Insane?
Life Advice from Jeff Daniels
Sign up to receive the Men’s Journal newsletter and special offers from MJ and its marketing partners.