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The history of Gutt Vodka

According to the family legend-the recipe comes from the Lviv region, where the great grandfather of the owner received from his friend-a monk and herbalist-a recipe for pepper and herbal vodka. It is said that the monks received the permit to produce vodka from prince Bolesław Jerzy II himself. Both types of vodka, craft manufactured in the Podlaskie region in Poland are a living history of both the family and the Polish distillation tradition. This is how the still alive family tradition of producing alcohol started.

„I have been familiar with pepper and herbal vodka for a long time”– says Michael Gutt-the founder of Gutt Vodka – „My grandmother used to give my mother several drops of pepper or herbal vodka either mixed with a glass of water or served with a teaspoon of sugar to aid digestion.” If we delve into the history of vodka in Poland we find out that for several hundreds of years vodka Served rather as a medicine than a drink, used for example to remedy stomach aches, cold and many, many other ailments.

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