Vodka is a mixed distilled beverage. It is a clear liquid consisting mostly of water and ethanol purified by distillation—often multiple distillation—from a fermented substance, such as grain (usually rye or wheat), potatoes or sugar beet … see full wiki
When it comes to alcohol, vodka is my drug of choice. When it comes to brands, I swear by Svedka and Stolichnaya (mostly the latter).
Vodka has been a very warm welcome to my life ever since I was old enough to drink alcohol. This stuff has helped me cope with some bad stress from college and other bullshit in life, though I'm smart enough to not abuse it and let it control my life.
When it comes to mixing drinks, I'm pretty plain since I only like to mix either orange juice or cranberry juice to make beverages that help me unwind from a long day or week.