Made in my hometown of Valatie, New York, Core Vodka is distilled entirely from apples. It’s made by pressing them into sweet cider, fermenting the juice into hard cider, then distilling it a few times.
The resulting flavor is subtle, not overpoweringly sweet like some apple-infused vodkas. Served over ice with a splash of soda, one bottle of this won’t last more than a night.
Core Vodka, $21.99.