Media site VinePair published its list of 10 of the best celebrity spirits last week and local celebrity Dan Aykroyd’s Crystal Head Vodka was named one of the top 5 brands.
Aykroyd’s premium vodka brand was ranked #4 on the list, just behind the second and third place spirits endorsed by Sean “Diddy” Combs and Bob Dylan.
VinePair, a digital producer of “inspiring content about drinks and the experiences you have with a glass in hand”, writes that the contenders were judged by a panel of industry professionals who sampled a range of spirits served at room temperature.
A brand touted by another Canadian was named the #1 celebrity spirit – Aviation Gin, with its stake-owner and promoter, Ryan Reynolds.
The Deadpool star bragged about the win on social media, poking fun at Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, who has just launched his own Teremana Tequila.
On the day of @TheRock’s much anticipated Teremana Tequila launch, I’d like to take this opportunity to congratulate myself for winning @VinePair’s best tasting celebrity alcohol brand. Next year, DJ… Love, @aviationgin pic.twitter.com/XRo1u60Jgc
— Ryan Reynolds (@VancityReynolds) October 30, 2019
Crystal Head Vodka, conceived by Dan Aykroyd and artist John Alexander, has been a huge success in the spirit world and won multiple awards since launching in 2008.
Constantly innovating, CHV has since added a second blend of vodka to its brand, Crystal Head Aurora, and produced a number unique bottle designs and promotions, including a Rolling Stones 50th Anniversary Gift Set and a limited Bone Bottle Edition that was released this year for Halloween.
Photo source (cropped): CHV on Facebook