Kleiner Feigling vodka from Germany (the name means "Little Coward") is a fig flavored vodka that shows that people are actually trying to innovate on products rather than just throw diamonds in them.
Darcy O'Neil over at The Art of the Drink is a chemist/bartender who has some great takes on things by getting in to the science of why something is the way it is. Definitely one worth bookmarking.
Kleiner Feigling Vodka [Art of the Drink]
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