X-Rated Vodka and Fusion Liqueur - Review
X For One Sex
Editor's Note: X-Rated Fusion Liqueur is still available, but X-Rated Vodka has been discontinued.
until a few years ago, anything labeled “X-Rated”
was simply for men. But today’s Cosmopolitan-sipping,
“Sex and the City”-watching women are not as
easily put off by the adult connotation as their predecessors.
In fact, the makers of X-Rated Vodka and X-Rated Fusion
Liqueur are gearing their salaciously-named product at the
Vodka is distilled seven times in small batches from delicate
French wheat and roseberry grain, which is grown on Reunion
Island off the coast of Madagascar. The 100-per cent organic
vodka is then micro-oxygenated and charcoal filtered. The
final 80-proof product has an alcoholic aroma, but no alcoholic
bite. The spirit has a silky smooth texture, which causes
a band of warmth to trend down from mouth to stomach. There
is a slight hint of vanilla to the flavor, and no harsh
those who prefer their vodka in mixed drinks, X-Rated Fusion
Liqueur poured over ice is an easy alternative to mixing
a Cosmopolitan at home. The 34-proof blend hailing from
the Cognac region of France is vodka infused with blood
oranges from Provence along with mango and passion fruit.
Literally colored a bright pink, the contents of the frosted
bottle go down almost too smoothly without a hint of alcohol
on the nose or the palate. Not too sweet, it’s the
next best thing to a real Cosmo.
these products are marketed at women, men enjoy them, too.
Try the following simple recipes.
by Jeff Hoyt
Champagne into flute 2/3 full
Top off with 1 oz X-Rated Fusion Liqueur
1 part X-Rated Vodka
1 part X-Rated Fusion Liqueur
Splash Cointreau or triple sec
Splash cranberry juice
Squeeze fresh lime juice
X-Rated Fusion Liqueur: $25
more information and additional cocktail recipes, visit www.xratedfusion.com/
(Updated: 09/11/12 DL)