|Manufacturer||The Absolut Company (Pernod Ricard)|
|Country of origin||Aalborg, Jutland Denmark|
|Related products||List of vodkas|
FRÏS vodka was launched in the US in 1989 by Danish Distillers and is distilled in Aalborg, Denmark, at the country’s oldest distillery – renowned for its aquavit tradition. The distillery is the official purveyor of the Royal Danish Crown for Aquavit and Vodka, and is identified as part of the cultural heritage of Denmark.
The name “Frïs” supposedly originates from the Danish words meaning "frost" and "ice" and refers both to Scandinavia and to its patented process of distillation, the “Freeze distillation”. This process consists of lowering radically the temperatures during distillation to capture and freeze impurities. By doing so, unwanted fusel oils can be removed. This is an industrial process that cannot be reproduced by individuals: it is a process different from “Fractional freezing”, which contrary to Freeze distillation results in concentration of the fusel oils.
In complement to Freeze distillation, FRÏS vodka is 6 times distilled.
FRÏS Vodka is 40% alcohol per volume (80 proof).
Three flavored versions exist: FRÏS Grape, FRÏS Cherry and FRÏS Blueberry (35% alcohol per volume, 70 proof). In 2012, FRÏS Vodka changed its look. It is now a product of Canada.
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