Vodka Culture

Russians love vodka because it is a social drink that goes really well with food, and traditionally drink vodka for any significant occasion, like a wedding, the birth of a child, a new job, or just to stimulate their appetite before a meal.

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    • Though in Russia it is a custom to drink vodka at a gulp, trying not to taste it while drinking, there are alternative recommendations as well, such us, for example, the following citation: ‘As any noble drink, vodka should be drunk little by little, by sips, so that it could wash all the mouth cavity. It is bad taste to gulp vodka’. Whatever the “proper” way of drinking might be, it is surely a must to take some snacks right after it.

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