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Now you can buy Chernobyl Vodka – and it’s radioactive-free

By on Thursday, August 8, 2019

Scientists studying the land around the abandoned Chernobyl nuclear plant in Ukraine have created a radioactive free vodka and plan to use profits to support the region.

It’s the first consumable product to be created with ingredients grown inside the exclusion zone since the nuclear disaster.

The grain spirit product, branded Atomik, by the Chernobyl Spirit Company is 40% abv.

“We just don’t abandon the land,” Ukrainian hydrometeorologist Gennady Laptev told the BBC. “We can use this land in different and diverse ways and we can produce something which will be totally clean from the radioactivity.”

source: BBC

University of Portsmouth professor Jim Smith said; “This is no more radioactive than any other vodka. We’ve checked it. We’ve had two of the best laboratories in the world look at it and see if they can find any radioactivity from Chernobyl, and they haven’t found it,” he said.

Profit from the vodka will go back into the economic development of regions affected by the disaster.

The team hope to sell the product to the increasing number of tourists who now visit the exclusion zone.

Chernobyl has seen a sharp rise in visitors since an HBO mini-series about the tragedy aired earlier this year and the Uk

Ukraine’s president announced plans to turn the area into a tourist attraction.

Source: BBC News

 

10 comments on Now you can buy Chernobyl Vodka – and it’s radioactive-free

  1. Grant millar says:

    Where do I get a bottle of this ?

  2. R G OSBORNE says:

    Where can I buy a bottle of atomic vodka

  3. Roli87 says:

    Please help where can i buy it?

  4. Ronnie says:

    Where can i order Atomik vodka.?

  5. Justin Perez says:

    I will drink so much of this that my hair will fall out and my dog will grow an additional leg.

  6. Jordan Briggs 🇺🇸 says:

    I would like to buy a bittle please help me so i can help the region.

  7. Joe DeMay says:

    Where can I buy this?

  8. Kat says:

    I want to buy this one. Will you sell this vodka to USA??

  9. Allison Richards says:

    Hi im in the uk…where can i buy a bottle please

  10. LEIGH says:

    how much is it?

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