Polsih Bison Grass Vodka

Country of Origin


Key Information

Associated Groups

Flavoured Vodka

The specific character of the Polish vodka speciality Grasovka is based on its bison grass flavour; that plant grows in bunches in the clearings the woods of the national park of Bialowieza on the border between Poland and White Russia.

There, the rarely free-living European bisons are found there as well.

Numerous attempts to cultivate that grass in other areas in the world failed. So, each spear of bison grass in a bottle of Grasovka is a present by Polish nature.

The product name "vodka" originates from the Old Polish language and was derived from the word "woda" - translated "little water".

Traditionally, vodka is distilled in Poland, Russia, Finland and Sweden. Till today it is unclear whether the first vodka was made in Russia or Poland; both countries claim that they are inventors and used the cereal-based distillates as medicine.

Usually, their percentage was not high, and often they were combined with herbs, roots or. Like Zubrowkas, with bison grass.

Only in the 18th century vodka became a pure and clear spirit.

Apart from the clear vodka there are flavoured ones today as well; they contain essences made from pepper, nuts, Sherry, sloes, citrus fruit, currants, herbs, roots or just bison grass.


Be the first to review, comment or discuss.


Don't miss the news.
Subscribe to our weekly newsletter.

Tag Cloud

Native Pedrino Le Verger Dom Dutch Sankey's Seafood Kitchen and Bar Atlantic Bar and Brasserie Andy Turner RinQuinQuin Fling Bar Services Matt Hurst Jerez Reading London Kyle Atkinson Dishoom Valentine's Jefferson Marella Dark n Stormy Sherry Holly Law 33CankStreet Sam Vesey Estonia One Percent Forest Venice Viru Erin Davies Liqueur Little Mixers Video Batanga Tequila Toddy Herno Isaac Jones Daffy's Chester Josh Ambrose Byrrh Denmark Andrew Miller Lanique Bounty Rum Sam Baxendale Rum Double Dutch Mayfield Marquis de Montesquiou Whisky 40th Anniversary Spritz Mixologist Halloween Wine Antonio Palmarini Calvados Luke Bensley Armagnac Goslings Rum St Patrick's Day Rob Squire Select Aperitivo Xander Driver cocktails Woolton Portobello Road Adam Day Coffee Little Happiness Prosecco craft beer Andy Graham The Pickled Olive Gin Cai Anderson Joe Lynn The Bitter Truth Jack Mitchell Blended Malt Petrus London Dave Marsland Italy Samantha Cox The Milk Bar Joe Wilkins Josh Beazeley Simon Dacey Covid-19 Cocktails Trailer Happiness Hoxton Elliot Shenton St David's Day Will Edmondson Lockdown Cocktails Shot Pere Magloire Timmy Falzon Mecanica The Spirit Business Gin Masters Ron Coclon Elliot Doyle Liverpool Manchester Old Tom Chris Churchman Black Fire Coffee Liqueur Hannah Sharp Callooh Callay Pilla Brothers Alibi The Lakes Distillery The Smugglers Cove John Russell Sacred Spirits Treacle Bar and Kitchen KIN Mr Black Arcane Steven Young Sommelier Birmingham Herno Gin Robert Burns Panos Dimou Hygge Spry Aviation Distll No9 Hofmeister Steel Bonnets Jindea Lexa Ulijaszek IO Premium Edinburgh Japan Rachel Orange Pussers Goslings Funkin Christmas Award