Frequently asked questions
Welcome to Absolut Vodka FAQ. Here, you’ll find the top answers to the Internet’s most asked-about vodka.
Absolut Vodka is a Swedish vodka, produced in the village of Åhus in southern Sweden, from Swedish winter wheat.
Absolut Vodka and flavoured do not contain any animal products and no such products are used in the production process. We do not use any animal derivatives, either directly in the product itself, or to filter the product.
We do not add animal derivatives into our products, however, one of our sugar suppliers uses a process that is not considered vegan-friendly. While this is a common practice in the sugar industry, it unfortunately also means that at least one component of our process may not be suitable for a vegan diet.
For our flavored vodkas (e.g. Absolut Citron) it is impossible for us to fully guarantee that flavored ingredients haven’t come in contact with any trace of allergens during the suppliers’ production processes.
We DO require ALLERGEN-FREE documentation (based on Regulation (EU) 1169/2011) from all flavor suppliers. We DO NOT use any flavors where ALLERGENS (e.g. wheat) are declared. Based on this supplier information, our VODKAS ARE ALLERGEN FREE.
All 80 proof vodka freezes at a temperature of -24ºc (-11.2ºF). Sometimes the freezer is a little bit colder than this and it may actually freeze. It’s still the same Absolut quality when it’s melted, just shake the bottle gently.
Absolut Vodka is 100% delicious with 0% (that’s Z-E-R-O) sugar, carbs, proteins, or fat.
The same can be said for our flavored vodkas, made only of natural ingredients from berries, fruits, and spices with Z-E-R-O sugar added. Sweet!
The Absolut Vodka is laser marked, with a LOT-code (light grey marking), placed horizontally, ca 10 mm from the bottom. The height of letters and figures in the code are ca 2-3mm.
You can also find a black inkjet 5-digit code printed onto the plastic shrink-wrap (over cap and neck of bottle).
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In the intense competition among brands, everyone wants insights on the leader’s approach – objectives, target markets, consumer demographics, sales data, advertising, and promotion philosophy. The leader, if this company wants to maintain its edge, keeps its counsel. Confidentiality is the rule in marketing. So it is not possible for us to give away any specific information regarding strategies, marketing analysis, money spent on advertising, or other costs.
Regarding product ideas and product cooperation – we are very selective in the launch of new products. We strongly believe that each flavor or product should have a very clear and distinctive role within our product range. Thus, and for legal reasons, we prefer to work with our own bank of ideas for further development of the Absolut portfolio.
Every drop of water and every seed of wheat comes from one water source, one village, and one community. It’s called One Source, the reason why no matter where you are in the world, Absolut will always have same highest, consistent quality.
In 1879, Lars Olsson Smith introduced continuous distillation to Sweden, with which he made Absolut Rent Brännvin. Instead of the usual three or four times, the vodka was distilled an infinite number of times. Absolut is produced in Åhus, L.O. Smith’s birthplace, where the wheat used for making our vodka is grown.
It may still be in production, but just not available in your market. Find out where to purchase available Absolut products here: https://www.absolut.com/products
Depending on conditions, Absolut can last many years. However, our flavored vodkas are more sensitive, and best experienced within two years of purchase.