42 Below Vodka
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Origin: New Zealand; $30
Call 42 Below "the vodka from Down Under." This New Zealand product tastes remarkably clean and smooth because it uses water from a top-rated deep spring. The name refers to both the location of the distillery — 42 degrees below the equator — and its alcoholic strength: 42 percent (also called "degrees" in other countries) rather than the usual 40.