Quick review Premium vodka produced from high-quality American grain that undergoes a 5-stage distillation, and then a meticulous filtering to remove aftertastes. The vodka has a smooth and natural flavor, and it is suitable for drinking neat or as a base for cocktails. Word from the expert The meaning of the word Babushka in Russian is "grandmother". The legend of Babushka tells of an old Russian woman who refused to go on a crusade to Bethlehem and follow the three kings, in their search after the baby who was destined to become a king. According to the legend, Babushka later regretted her decision, and to this day she spends her life in a grueling journey by foot.