Popular vodka brands include Absolut, Grey Goose, Ketel One, Chopin and Belvedere. Smirnoff, which includes an extensive line of vodkas and flavored vodkas, was the bestselling vodka brand as of 2014.
Vodka is one of the world's most popular distilled spirits and is commonly used in mixed drinks and cocktails or simply drunk neat. Popular cocktails that use vodka include Screwdrivers, White Russians, Bloody Marys, Cosmopolitans, Greyhounds and various kinds of martinis. Many brands also produce flavored vodkas, some of which include fruit, chocolate, vanilla, honey and cinnamon flavors. Standard vodkas contain around 40 percent alcohol by volume and must have 40 percent minimum to be sold in the United States.