Fermentation of Stolichnaya Vodka takes about 60 hours. It starts with wheat and rye grains and artesian water from the Russian city of Samara and the Kaliningrad region.
After fermentation it is distilled four times to a strength of 96.4% ABV before being diluted to bottling strength with more artesian well water. Before being bottled, Stolichnaya Vodka is filtered through quartz, sand, activated charcoal, and finally through woven cloth.
After Dinner Mint recipe
1/2 oz white creme de menthe
3/4 oz Southern Comfort liqueur
1/2 oz Stolichnaya vodka
Fill with hot chocolate.
Shake vigorously and serve.