Frequently asked questions
Welcome to Absolut Vodka FAQ. Here, you’ll find the top answers to the Internet’s most asked-about vodka.
Is Absolut Vodka Russian?
Absolut Vodka is a Swedish vodka, produced in the village of Åhus in southern Sweden, from Swedish winter wheat.
Is Absolut Vodka and its production process vegan?
YES. All Absolut products are absolutely vegan, thus they 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 use bone chars in any process.
Is Absolut Vodka gluten free?
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.
Why does my vodka freeze?
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.
Does Absolut Vodka have carbs or sugar?
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!
Is my Absolut Vodka bottle fake?
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).
If you have any doubts that the bottle you have bought is a real Absolut product, please choose your country of residence to find the contact of your local office.
Can Absolut Vodka sponsor my party, event, or festival?
Who do I contact for influencer collaborations with Absolut?
I'm opening a bar, who do I contact for Absolut Vodka merchandise?
Who can I contact at Absolut Vodka in my country?
Who can I contact locally at Absolut Vodka regarding job opportunities?
Who can I contact at Absolut Vodka regarding internship opportunities?
Who can I contact at Absolut Vodka regarding school projects or assignments?
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.
What should I do if I have an idea or flavor I want to share with Absolut?
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.
Can I visit Absolut Vodka in Åhus, Sweden?
You’re more than welcome! Get your tickets and learn so much more here: https://www.absoluthome.com
What is Absolut Vodka made of?
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.
Why did Absolut Vodka discontinue some of its flavors?
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
How long does Absolut Vodka last, can it be expire?
Depending on conditions, Absolut can last many years. However, our flavored vodkas are more sensitive, and best experienced within two years of purchase.