Smirnoff vodka is a staple in bars across the country. In a blind taste held by "The New York Times" in January 2005, 21 vodkas from around the world were sampled and Smirnoff was chosen as the best.
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Smirnoff produces two raspberry flavored vodkas. The first is the hard vodka, Twist of Raspberry, which is used in mixed drinks or as a shot. The second is the Smirnoff Ice, Raspberry Burst which is its ready-to-drink malt beverage.
Smirnoff, Twist of Raspberry
Twist of Raspberry is measured by the shot, or 1.5 fluid oz. One shot has 93 calories as well as 2 g of carbohydrates and it contains 35 percent alcohol.
Smirnoff Ice, Raspberry Burst
Raspberry Burst comes ready-to-drink from the bottle and contains 249 calories and 40.4 g of carbohydrates per 12 oz. bottle. The alcohol content is 5 percent.
Smirnoff briefly introduced the "Twisted" line of Smirnoff Ice drinks that were ready-to-drink. However, there was confusion between the Smirnoff Twist hard vodka and the Twisted malt beverages, causing Smirnoff to discontinue the Smirnoff Ice Twisted line.