sweet grass

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sweet grass

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1. an aromatic grass (Hierochloe odorata), traditionally used in Native American rituals
2. See flote grass
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Noun1.sweet grass - any of several moisture-loving grasses of the genus Glyceria having sweet flavor or odorsweet grass - any of several moisture-loving grasses of the genus Glyceria having sweet flavor or odor
genus Glyceria, Glyceria - manna grass
Glyceria grandis, reed meadow grass - a pasture grass of moist places throughout North America
meadow grass, meadowgrass - any of various grasses that thrive in the presence of abundant moisture
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Just pass me the bottle of Polish vodka my son-in-law got me, will you, the green stuff with the bison grass in it?
I hit the jackpot being sat next to the drinks sponsor Zubrowka Vodka, who gifted me a bottle of their Bison Grass edition.
Take home a bottle of bison grass vodka, it's far cheaper than in the UK.
The original Polish word for the drink, Wikipedia informs us, was gorzalka, derived from the Old Polish verb gorzec?, which means 'to burn'.Poland is also home to the world's oldest living vodka brand, Zubrowka, which owes its name to the bison grass that is still used to flavour it mildly (many find it overpowering!).
You'll find foie gras with truffles, stewed wild boar in forest fruit sauce and duck marinated in bison grass vodka.
Bison grass imparts a honeyed sweetness to vodka, and Polish rye vodkas such as Zubrowka (PS19.39, 70cl, www.thedrinkshop.com) have been blending it to great effect for many years.
? Zubrowka Vodka with Winter Jacket This popular vodka, flavoured with bison grass has been made in the Biatowieza region of North East Poland for more than 600 years.