Cariel is my choice of vanilla vodka. It has a fresh flavour profile ideal for putting a spin on simple mixed drinks yet also has a natural intensity making it flexible for classically styled cocktails. Its floral, aromatic quality means it is great as an accent in drinks, and the fact that it is triple distilled Swedish wheat vodka means that it doesn’t shy away from big flavours such as citrus or liqueurs. It’s a true vanilla vodka that guests expect as opposed to a confectionary alternative.