Polugar No. 3 Caraway

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Tasting Notes
  • Striking aroma with a seed-like bitterness
  • Oiliness of caraway emerges with a fresh, crushed impression
  • Lightly toasted, delicately bitter mid-palate
  • Reminiscent of classic Borodinsky bread
  • The taste remains focused entirely on the savory caraway through the finish
Serving Recommendations
  • Slightly chilled, Neat
  • As an aperitif or after a meal
  • In cocktails such as a Mojito
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Infused Range Series

Polugar No 3 Caraway is based on Polugar Classic Rye with caraway and coriander added before the third distillation, with a delectable taste reminiscent of classic Borodinsky bread (a dark brown, sourdough rye bread of Russian origin, traditionally sweetened with molasses and flavored with coriander and caraway seeds).

Production Process

Grist Mill + Rye + Wheat + Water

Copper Pot Still* x 2

Ingredients Are Added Directly to the Pot
3rd Distillation + Caraway

Egg White Fining

Charcoaled White Birchwood Filtration

Historical Russian Vodka, Infused Series

* Historically reproduced from 18th Century, Russian drawings.
** Popular method of the Russian aristocracy in the 1700’s.

Cucumber-Elderflower Martini


1 ½ oz Polugar No. 3
¾ oz Persian cucumber, juiced (skin on, seeds left in)
½ oz Elderflower syrup


¼ oz Lime juice
Shake all ingredients
Strain into a chilled coup

Deli Martini


2 oz Polugar No. 3
1 oz Drapò Dry Vermouth
1 dash Lemon Bitters
¼ bar spoon Sea Salt


Combine the ingredients in a stirring glass
Stir without ice to dissolve the salt
Add ice, and stir. Strain into a martini glass and express
a lemon peel over the glass. Garnish with 3 olives