3 Vodka Dessert Drinks For After Dinner

Eating a rich dessert after an indulgent dinner can be too much for the digestive system but sometimes having a centre-piece pudding is non-negotiable...

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Everything You Need To Know About How X Muse is Made

Vodka isn't what it used to be. In fact, it's much better. The world of Vodka is rapidly changing, with more flavours and textures now available than anyone ever thought possible...

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The Perfect Vodka Martini Recipe

The correct way to make the perfect vodka martini can be a controversial topic, often disputed amongst liquor connoisseurs, depending on who you speak to...

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Autumn Is Here - Ways to Enjoy Vodka in the Colder Months

Vodka might lend itself to poolside cocktails or a stunning sunset, but now that the seasons are changing, is there still a place for this celebrated spirit?...

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4 Vodka Cocktails to Try Right Now

Given that vodka is one of the most popular spirits of all time, it’s typically known as the spirit that has the capacity to blend in seamlessly with a variety of flavourings and mixers...

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What Does X MUSE Vodka Taste Like?

A common misconception is that all vodka has a bland taste and shouldn’t be consumed without a mixer. It is true that the taste nuances in vodka are very subtle, but drinking your vodka in the right way is crucial for the ultimate experience...

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Luxury Vodka Gifts For Vodka Lovers

Gifting season is upon us, and with that comes the pressure to get the ideal presents for those around us - which is where X MUSE comes in. Here at X MUSE, we specialise in creating a unique, and transcendent experience that comes with drinking a luxury spirit such as our Scottish blended barley vodka. In this article, we will be giving you our top three recommended gifts for the vodka lover in your life...

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3 Classic Vodka Cocktails You Can Make At Home

Making cocktails at home is a great way to enjoy X MUSE vodka and showcase your skills to guests. Not only is our Scottish barley vodka great on its own, but it really shines through in these classic cocktails...

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The Ultimate History Of Vodka

Did you know that the word vodka comes from the Russian word ‘voda’, which means water? Or that it did not originate from the snowy plains of Russia as is widely assumed, but in fact comes from the spirit-making country of Poland...

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A Beginner's Guide To Vodka Tasting

Vodka is the purest spirit. Colourless and transparent, vodka taste nuances are very subtle, but they make all the difference when having a fine drink...

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What Is Artisanal Vodka?

Artisanal vodka has long had a reputation as being a neutral spirit - ideal for mixing, but not quite a ‘sipping drink’. Now, a new wave of Scottish vodka brands are returning to the source...

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International Day of Friendship: Celebrate With These Serves

Nothing goes together quite like alcohol and friendship do. Okay, while it might not be entirely true for everybody, what certainly is true is that a well-made cocktail gifted to someone is a wonderful way of showing your friendship toward someone...

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How To Tell The Difference Between Standard, Premium & Super Premium Vodka

It’s fairly common for people to assume that all vodka tastes bland and isn’t a good drink for leisure – and they’re missing out...

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Vodka Gifts: For The Person Who Already Has Everything

Gift-giving can be seen as an art, some people being constantly good at gifting their loved ones whereas some know how tricky it is to envision what one would want. However, there are a few things out there that on a general term can be seen as a go-to for most even to those family members that already have everything...

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Our Top 3 Simple And Refreshing Vodka Serves To Enjoy This Summer

As summer approaches there’s nothing better than a cold, fruity and refreshing beverage in hand. Here at X MUSE vodka, we’re all about fun in the sun, particularly when it comes to delicious vodka concoctions...

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World Martini Day: Everything You Will Need To Celebrate This Year

Martini’s have been enjoyed as a gin and vermouth cocktail for many, many years and are now considered one of the most timeless serves there is. Served in bars, restaurants, and pubs all over the world, you can sip on this serve just about anywhere...

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The Renaissance of Vodka: Why Vodka Deserves A Place On Your Bar Cart In 2022

Gin has been the drink of the moment for a while now, with everyone raving and praising it for its versatile flavours and potential drinks combinations...

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3 Essential Rules for Drinking X MUSE Vodka the Correct Way

Vodka, a classical and well known worldwide spirit, has a reputation for being a key figure in many cocktails. It's perfect for creating the base for cocktail combinations because of its opaque properties and subtle flavor...

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In celebration of world cocktail day, we are sharing some of our favourite cocktails, and of course, we want to share some of the best ways we have found to use X Muse vodka...

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The Artisan Scottish Vodka Wave: Is Vodka The New Gin?

Gin has enjoyed a healthy boom in the past few decades, and it seems as though new Gin companies are popping up faster than you can count. So much so that the market is now seeming rather over-saturated without much room for further innovation...

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Introducing: Our Venice Cocktails

X MUSE hosted a VIP opening situated at Venice Meeting Point where our branded bar is perfect for meetings, quiet drinks, and ambromoments...

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World Art Day: What Inspired The Creation of X Muse

World Art Day is an annual festival of the fine arts to raise awareness of creative work across the world. Established in 2012 by IAA/AIAP and UNESCO coinciding with Leonardo Da Vinci's birthday of 15th April, it's a celebratory time for the arts...

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X Muse Is At Venice Meeting Point!

Venice is draped in history and is the city with perhaps the most distinctive architectural and artistic identity. For every narrow street or serene canal there is a story from the city, and for every artisanal café there lies a unique piece of ecological diversity...

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The Cocktail Compendium: Serves Inspired by Mother Earth

At X MUSE we take inspiration from a range of sources and it is not just via art and artists but also through artistic practice and thinking...

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The Tenth Muse: The Elixir Inspired By Traditions of Scotland

As goddesses of the arts, the nine muses are well-known in Greek Mythology from 700BC. Blessed with wonderful artistic talents they possess great beauty and elegance to the symbolic remembrance of the ancient Greek world...

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An Ode To Humble Ingredients: How We Use Heritage Barley To Create Our Vodka

Here at X Muse, we do things a little differently. Most vodkas are made from potato starch, sugar beet molasses or cereal grains, and the result is often a vodka lacking in taste, texture and personality...

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The Philosophy Behind X Muse Vodka

X MUSE vodka - pronounced TENTH MUSE vodka - is the first blended barley vodka and is inspired by the spirit-making traditions of Scotland...

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