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Taste of alcohol of USSR

Taste of alcohol of USSR
Food, Wine & Nightlife > Food Tours > Culinary & Gourmet Tour
$58.82
Duration: 60 minutes
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Taste of USSR! Tasting of the most prominent Soviet time alcoholic drinks.

Estonia  was a part of Soviet Union for 48 years.

One of the myths about USSR, that people drank nothing but vodka. True, that vodka was the most popular drink for the working class of people.

However, upper classes of the society preferred something better like Armenian cognac and Georgian wine. For mass Communist party events, even a special kind of vodka was introduced and for special occasions, like New Year or a Birthday party, a sparkling Soviet champagne was absolutely necessary.

Some of the Estonian drinks became a part of Soviet alcoholic tradition too, like Vana Tallinn liqueur.

Tasting takes place in a great restaurant in the main square on the Old town

Meeting the guide with the sign TASTING in the main square (Town Hall sqaure) 

Please come, and try 5 of the most popular Soviet liquors.

Our tasting is not just drinking but learning about history of the country, tastes and life of people.



Soviet Champange
Dry Georgian wine
Russian Vodka
Armenian cognac
Vana Tallinn liqueur

Each drink will be presented by the guide and story behind it will be told. During the tasting we will enjoy the best view of the medieval Town Hall square and the Town Hall buidling


 in the restaurant in the main square (Town Hall square) 
finish in the restaurant in the main square (Town Hall sqaure)

Taste of USSR! Tasting of the most prominent Soviet time alcoholic drinks.

Estonia  was a part of Soviet Union for 48 years.

One of the myths about USSR, that people drank nothing but vodka. True, that vodka was the most popular drink for the working class of people.

However, upper classes of the society preferred something better like Armenian cognac and Georgian wine. For mass Communist party events, even a special kind of vodka was introduced and for special occasions, like New Year or a Birthday party, a sparkling Soviet champagne was absolutely necessary.

Some of the Estonian drinks became a part of Soviet alcoholic tradition too, like Vana Tallinn liqueur.

Tasting takes place in a great restaurant in the main square on the Old town