The True History of Russian Vodka Origin
1430
The first vodka was produced at the Chudov Monastery in Russia in 1430.
1751
The official term "vodka" appeared for the first time in the decree of Elizabeth I "Who is allowed to have cubes to distil vodkas" published on June 8, 1751.
1789
Russian chemist Toviy Lovits proposed to use charcoal to clear vodka of fusel oils in 1789.
1866
Alcohol capacity standard - 40% - was adopted by order of the Finance Minister of the Russian Empire in 1866.
1967
Brand "Russkaya" was established by the Ministry of Food industry of the USSR in Moscow.
1977
Big Gold Medal on the Plovdiv International Fair.
1982
"Russkaya" - the famous vodka of Russia. In 1982 its annual sales set a world record -
3 386 520 000 bottles!
1982
According to the judgement of the International Court of Arbitration, vodka was recognized to be the National Alcohol Beverage of Russia / V.V. Pokhlebkin, "History of vodka"/
The History of Russkaya Branding
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