22 Best Vodka Brands in India

Vodka is a traditional drink mainly associated with Russian culture. For the many vodka lovers in India, these are the best vodka brands available in India.

Vodka is a distilled alcoholic beverage traditionally made using potato or grains like wheat and rye. This colorless, odorless drink generally has a higher alcohol content making it the go-to option at parties and get-togethers. The flavor profile of vodka also tends to be mild or somewhat, tasteless. This makes it the perfect alcohol to make cocktails. We have curated a list of the best vodka brands available in India.

Our list of the best vodka brands in India includes usual vodka brands like Magic Moments, Smirnoff and Romanov. However, we have also included more premium and upscale brands like Reyka, Grey Goose, Smoke Vodka, Eristoff, and Vladivar Vodka. Did your favorite vodka brand make it to the list?

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Brand of VodkaAlcohol By VolumeVariants
Magic Moments37.5 %Green Apple, Orange, Lemon, Lemongrass & Ginger, Grapefruit & Watermelon, Chocolate, Raspberry and Cucumber & Wildgreen Lemon.
Absolut40%Citron, Mandrin, Ruby Red, Peach, Vanila, Raspberry, Pears, Mango, Pepper and lime.
Smirnoff37.5%Smirnoff Orange, Smirnoff Vanilla, Smirnoff Green Apple and Smirnoff Lime
Romanov42.8%Premium, Orange, Lemon and Apple
White Mischief42.8%Strawberry+Ginseng, Mango+Mint, and Green Apple+Cinnamon, Plain strawberry
Fuel42.8%Plain, Apple & Orange
Red Bliss Virgin Vodka42.8%N/A
Grey Goose40%Grey Goose Regular, Cherry Noir, L’ Orange, La Poire, and Le Citron
Belvedere Vodka40%Belvedere Silver, Belvedere Unfiltered, Belvedere Red and Belvedere Intense
Vladivar Vodka40%N/A
Eristoff37.5%Eristoff Red, Eristoff Black, Eristoff Lime, Eristoff Gold, Eristoff green, Eristoff blood orange
Wodka Garbatschow42.8%N/A
Ciroc40%Pineapple & Coconut
Ketel One30%N/A
Skyy Vodka40%Coastal Cranberry and Blood Orange
Smoke Vodka40%Aniseed

1. Magic Moments

 22 Best Vodka Brands in India
Image Credits: Radico Khaitan

The Magic Moments vodka is a product of Asia’s second-largest distillery- Radico Khaitan which was established in 1943. Magic Moments is a rice grain, triple distilled vodka which is also gluten-free. The plain vodka itself and its eight flavor variants have garnered fans and awards in over 24 countries around the globe. The eight flavors include- Green Apple, Orange, Lemon, Lemongrass & Ginger, Grapefruit & Watermelon, Chocolate, Raspberry and Cucumber & Wildgreen Lemon.

This vodka is available almost everywhere in the country. It is especially popular in rural and suburban areas. It is not very expensive, fitting almost everyone’s budgets.

Price of Magic Moments Vodka in India= Rs. 586 for 650 milliliters

Alcohol by Volume in Magic Moments Vodka = 37.5%

2. Absolut Vodka

 22 Best Vodka Brands in India
Absolut Vodka is one of the most popular vodka brands in India.
Image Credits: Absolut Vodka

This smooth vodka has a history of 400 hundred years preceding it. Absolut is the world’s third-largest brand of alcoholic spirits. Absolut vodka is a pure Swedish vodka made using pure water sourced from Ahus in Sweden and the finest of grains. Twenty-seven different variants of this vodka are available in different eye-catching bottle forms.

The popular variants of Absolute Vodka include Absolut Citron (citrus), Absolute Peach, Absolut Kurant, Absolut Mandarin, Absolut 100 and Absolute Pepper. The vodka goes through a 3-step distillation process. Absolut has a wide range of vodka which is infused with fruit flavors.

Price of Absolut Vodka in India= Rs. 2000 for 750 milliliters

Alcohol By Volume in Absolut Vodka = 40%

3. Smirnoff

 22 Best Vodka Brands in India
Smirnoff Vodka is very well-known for its great taste.

Smirnoff is one of the most popular vodka brands in India. A combination of great class and taste, this vodka is made from the finest of grains. Other than the classic vodka, Smirnoff also offers flavored vodkas like Smirnoff Orange, Smirnoff Vanilla, Smirnoff Green Apple and Smirnoff Lime.

After a triple distilled manufacturing process this vodka undergoes 10 filtration process before being packaged. The amount of times a bottle of vodka has been distilled differs from brand to brand. The vodka is named after Pyotr Smirnoff – a Russian Serf who created this vodka.

Price of Smirnoff in India – Rs. 1400 for 750 milliliters

Alcohol by Volume in Smirnoff – 37.5%

4. Romanov

Although the name suggests otherwise, Romanov is an Indian vodka brand owned by the United Breweries Ltd. Romanov has captured a major portion of the Indian vodka market and is very popular due to its taste and budget-friendly nature. It’s a great vodka brand to go for if you are looking for economical vodkas.

This vodka comes in four variants. – Premium, Orange, Lemon, Apple. It is particularly popular amongst young drinkers and low-cost pubs and clubs. It is one of the cheapest vodka brands in India and its taste has garnered some very ardent fans. It is also the most economic option for small scale house parties and gatherings.

Price of a 750 ml bottle of Romanov Vodka in India – Rs. 310

Alcohol By Volume in Romanov Vodka – 42.8%

5. White Mischief

This is also another brand of Vodka owned by United Breweries Ltd. It has been awarded high-quality ratings and has a triple distilled, polished taste, flavor and smoothness. This vodka has been processed to meet the expectations of young vodka enthusiasts who choose to feel the buzz without spending too much.

Other than the plain pure vodka there are other flavored vodka options that are particularly enjoyed by the female market. These flavors include-Strawberry+Ginseng, Mango+Mint, and Green Apple+Cinnamon, Plain strawberry.

Price of White Mischief Vodka in India= Rs. 455 for 750 milliliters

Alcohol by Volume in White Mischief Vodka= 42.8%

6. Fuel Vodka

This unique and innovative vodka brand is targeted towards the younger audience. The brand is owned by Pernod Ricard, which claims to be the second most popular brand in the country.

Made from the highest quality grains, this vodka keeps up with the Pernod Ricard tradition of filtering thrice. A special carbon filtration system is used to rid the vodka of bitterness making it smoother than regular vodkas. The vodka is available in various flavors to cater to the needs of a wide variety of consumers.

Price of Fuel Vodka in India= Rs. 525 for 750 milliliters

Alcohol by Volume in Fuel Vodka= 42.8%

7. Red Bliss Virgin Vodka

 22 Best Vodka Brands in India
Image Credits: Hermes Distillery

Produced by the newly launched Indian brand Hermes, the Red Bliss Vodka is distilled five times before being bottled. It has made a place in the competitive Indian vodka market thanks to its smoothness, purity, and flavor.

Price of Red Bliss Virgin Vodka in India= Rs. 500 for 750 milliliters

Alcohol by Volume in Red Bliss Vodka= 42.8%

8. Grey Goose

 22 Best Vodka Brands in India
One of the finest luxury vodka is Grey Goose (French Vodka). Image Credits: Grey Goose

A French brand with its roots in Russia, Grey Goose is one of India’s most popular imported vodka brands. Founded in 1990, this is one of the only vodka brands in the world to be distilled in the traditional French method where it is distilled naturally without adding any additives. The complex filtration process lends the vodka a distinct and unique taste. Did you know Grey Goose is made with winter wheat from the Picardy region of France. Grey goose is considered as a high end, smooth vodka brand.

This high-end vodka comes in various flavors also, such as- Grey Goose Regular, Cherry Noir, L’ Orange, La Poire, and Le Citron.

Price of Grey Goose Vodka in India= Rs. 6000 for 750 milliliters

Alcohol by Volume in Grey Goose Vodka= 40%

9. Belvedere

 22 Best Vodka Brands in India
Belvedere bottles are very attractive to look at.
Image Credits: Belvedere Vodka

Made from the finest rye from Poland, the Belvedere is not only loved for its taste but also for its eye-catching packaging. This Polish vodka is available in only certain cities in India. It is especially popular among the young and wealthy consumers. The variants of the Belvedere vodka that are popular in India are – Belvedere Silver, Belvedere Unfiltered, Belvedere Red and Belvedere Intense.

Price of Belvedere Vodka in India – Rs. 5600 for 700 milliliters

Alcohol by Volume in Belvedere Vodka – 40%

10. Vladivar Vodka

 22 Best Vodka Brands in India
Image Credits: Vladivar

Yet another product of the United Breweries Group, Vladivar Vodka is known for its intense smoothness and unmatched clean taste. Made with a triple distillation process, this vodka is the second most popular vodka in the UK. 100% pure grains and charcoal are used to give to achieve maximum purity when filtered. The rich texture and quality make it a very popular vodka in India too. At the moment, only the classic Vladivar Vodka is available in India.

Price of Vladivar Vodka in India= Rs. 600 for 750 milliliters

Alcohol by Volume in Vladivar Vodka= 40%

12. Eristoff

 22 Best Vodka Brands in India

Vodka on the rocks, anyone?
Image Credits: Eristoff Vodka

Eristoff was the first Russian vodka developed in 1806. These are made with the pure grain spirit, distilled thrice and filtered by charcoal. This technique was first established in the 18th century by Russian distilleries. This vodka is also available in different flavors such as- Eristoff Red, Eristoff Black, Eristoff Lime, Eristoff Gold, Eristoff green, Eristoff blood orange.

Price of Eristoff Vodka in India= Rs. 800 for 750 milliliters

Alcohol by Volume in Eristoff Vodka= 37.5%

13. Wodka Gorbatschow

Produced by Henkell & Company India Pvt. Ltd. in Berlin, Germany, this vodka is packaged locally in India. The vodka is very well known for its high level of purity, quality, and mild flavor. This vodka is collected with a quadruple chill filtration process which lends it a smooth and premium taste.

Price of Wodka Garbatschow in India= 700 for 750 milliliters

Alcohol by Volume in Wodka Garbatschow= 42.8%

14. Finlandia

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Finlandia vodka has hints of vanilla and citrus.

This Scandinavian vodka is made from the finest barley and crystal clear, glacial spring water. It has become a bar favorite all over the world. The classic Finlandia vodka has hints of vanilla and citrus flavor. The other version is the lime vodka which has a very fragrant scent and refreshing taste.

Price of Finlandia Vodka in India= Rs. 2650 for one Liter

Alcohol by Volume in Finlandia Vodka= 40%

15. Ciroc

 22 Best Vodka Brands in India
Ciroc is one of the most popular French premium brands of vodka in India. Image Credits: Ciroc

Made with the finest French grapes, the flavor of the Ciroc vodka is slightly towards the sweeter side. Ciroc has one of the most eye catching attractive bottle packaging and is smooth to drink. This sweet flavor profile makes the drink particularly popular, especially when it is to be used to make classic cocktails such as a martini. The pineapple flavor variant of the Ciroc vodka is best suited for lemonades. The coconut flavored variant has also gathered quite a bit of fan following.

Price of Ciroc in India= Rs. 3650 for one liter

Alcohol by Volume in Ciroc= 40%

16. Beluga

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Beluga is one of the best vodkas on the list.
Image Credits: Beluga Vodka

If you fancy some caviar then surely you’ve already heard of the Beluga Vodka. Barley malt flavored with hints of oats and honey, the Beluga vodka has proven to go very well with caviar. And even if you aren’t a fan of caviar, the Beluga tastes perfectly fine when consumed straight.

Price of Beluga Vodka in India= Rs. 3850 for one liter

Alcohol by Volume in Beluga = 40%

17. Ketel One

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Ketel One is made with wheat grains.
Image Credits: Ketel One

This Dutch vodka has its roots set all the way back in 1691. The crisp and clean flavor profile is owed to the traditional process of distillation in copper pots. Distilled from 100% wheat grains, the vodka has a neutral profile with the subtle flavor of lemon making the vodka perfect to be sipped on its own or on the rocks.

Price of Ketel One Vodka in India= Rs. 3000 for 750 milliliters

Alcohol by Volume in Ketel One Vodka= 30%

18. Stolichnaya

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One of the most popular vodkas from Russia is Stolichnaya (Stoli).
Image Credits: stoli.com

For a taste of authentic Russian vodka, Stolichnaya or “Stoli” is the best option. It is one of the oldest Russian vodkas to be sold in the international market. This fact alone makes it exclusive to most upscale liquor shops, high-end bars or clubs, and fine dining restaurants in India. It is distilled four times and then filtered through quartz sand filled with birch-activated charcoal. It is then mixed with artesian water before being bottled.

Price of Stolichnaya Vodka in India= Rs. 1290 for one liter

Alcohol by Volume in Stolichnaya Vodka= 40%

19. Wyborowa

 22 Best Vodka Brands in India
Wyborowa is a Polish Vodka. Image Credits: Pernod Ricard

Wyborowa is yet another Polish vodka from the Pernod Ricard company available in 70 countries, including India. This vodka is made from the finest rye grown in Poland. It is made using techniques that are centuries old to maintain vodka quality. It is made entirely of pure rye, water, and other natural ingredients without the addition of any artificial colors or flavoring agents.

Price of Wyborowa Vodka in India= Rs. 3000 for 750 milliliters

Alcohol by Volume in Wyborowa= 40%

20. Reyka Vodka

 22 Best Vodka Brands in India
Image Credits: Reyka

The world’s first “green” vodka, the Reyka vodka is made using pure glacial water and distilled using geothermal energy. A well-rounded mouthfeel along with subtle hints of vanilla, lemon, and pepper makes it very popular among drinkers. The vodka is grain-based but gluten-free making it safer for the gluten intolerant section of drinkers too.

Price of Reyka Vodka in India= Rs. 1680 for 750 milliliters

Alcohol by Value Reyka Vodka= 37.5%

21. Skyy Vodka

Yet another favorite vodka in India, Skyy vodka is imported from the USA. It is distilled from grains and can work as both, a shooter and as a mixer for cocktails. Flavor alternatives such as the Coastal Cranberry and Blood Orange are also equally popular.

Price of 1 litre bottle of Skyy Vodka in India= Rs. 1530

Alcohol by Volume in Icelandic Vodka= 40%

22. Smoke Vodka

The first-ever Indian high-end vodka, Smoke Vodka is a product of the NV Group. The vodka is derived from saunf (anise). This smooth vodka is slowly growing in popularity owing to its unique flavor and chic packaging too.

Price of a bottle of Smoke Vodka= Rs. 2000 onwards

Classic Cocktails That Include Vodka

Now that you probably have a new found love for vodka, maybe you would like to know about all the vodka-based cocktails you can order on your next visit to your favorite bar. Thinking of drinks with friends? If you have a bottle lying around at home, here are a few cocktails you can make using vodka at home.

Did you know there are organic vodkas too?

1) Moscow Mule

 22 Best Vodka Brands in India
A Moscow mule is usually served in a copper mug like this.

This is a refreshing cocktail that can absolutely wake you up. It has vodka, lime juice, and ginger soda. It’s a smooth and easy-to-make cocktail that you can try making at home.

2) Bloody Mary

 22 Best Vodka Brands in India
A classic cocktail – The bloody mary can also help bring down the after-effects of a party.

This drink is not for the faint-hearted. It is a mix of vodka, lemon juice, hot sauces, spices and is topped off with a celery stick at times.

3) Sea Breeze

 22 Best Vodka Brands in India
Sea Breeze is the perfect vacation drink, mixed with some fruity juices.

If this drink doesn’t put you in the mood for a vacation, nothing will. This sweet drink is a mix of vodka, cranberry juice, and some grapefruit juice.

4) Long Island Ice Tea

 22 Best Vodka Brands in India
Long island ice tea is a mix of five different white spirits, mainly vodka, tequila, white rum, gin and triple sec.

A classic cocktail in the luxury of your own home? Yes, please. This is the go-to drink if you need to start partying fast. It consists of five distilled spirits along with some coke, lemon juice, and simple syrup.

5) Kamikaze

 22 Best Vodka Brands in India
The Kamikaze can be had as a full cocktail or as a shot.

This is one bomb of a cocktail. It contains a shot of vodka, triple sec and lemon juice. A small recipe and a big kick!

6) Cosmopolitan

 22 Best Vodka Brands in India
The Cosmopolitan is a great tasting, mild and sweet cocktail.

This classy cocktail will leave you feeling like the boss of everyone present in the room! It is a mix of vodka, Cointreau, lemon juice and cranberry juice. It is a great choice if you feel like drinking something fruity.

This list can be a great guide for the best vodka brand available in India. Drinking can be fun but always remember to drink responsibly, in moderation, pace yourself and be aware of your surroundings. And of course, never drink and drive! Make sure you eat some food or light snacks with your drink.

Which vodka brand is on top of your list?

FAQ’s About Vodka

  1. Where was vodka invented?

    There has been a long lasting dispute about where did vodka come from. Poland and Russia, both claim that they were the ones to bring this distilled alcohol to the world. Poland's first written record was in 1405, while Russia didn't pen down anything about it until 1751.

  2. Is Vodka gluten free?

    Yes. Vodka is gluten free, even the ones that are made with potatoes, wheat, rye or any other grain. The distillation process of making this alcohol strips it of all the gluten present in the grains.

  3. Which country produces the most vodka?

    You might think it's Russia. Well, it's not. Even though most people associate vodka with Russia, Sweden is the top producer of this alcohol. Sweden holds 21.1% of total vodka exports around the world, while Poland is at around 7% and Russia at 6.6%.

  4. What is traditional vodka made from?

    A number of ingredients are used to make vodka including grains like wheat, rye, sorghum, rice and corn. Some brands of vodka also use potatoes or fruits to make this distilled alcoholic beverage.

  5. Which are some bizzare flavors of vodka?

    Vodka is known to be a clean, neutral, flavorless alcohol. Some of the most bizzare flavors of vodka are – iced cake (Smirnoff), cinnabon (Pinnacle), buttered popcorn (360), and PB&J (Van Gogh Vodka).

  6. What is Tito's Handmade Vodka?

    Tito's Handmade Vodka is a vodka brand manufactured and distributed by the company Fifth Generation, Inc. Tito's Handmade Vodka is made with yellow corn instead of the usual wheat or potatoes.

  7. What are some of the most famous brands of vodka around the world?

    Apart from the one's already on our list of vodka brands – Chopin, Crystal Head (founded by Dan Aykroyd and John Alexander), Tito's Handmade Vodka, Hangar 1 Vodka are some of the most top shelf vodkas in the world.

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