Crystal Head Aurora has been awarded a prestigious gold medal at the fiercely competitive Drinks Business & Spirits Business Autumn Tasting 2023. This remarkable achievement solidifies Crystal Head's reputation for exceptional quality.
Crystal Head Aurora has been awarded a prestigious gold medal at the fiercely competitive Drinks Business & Spirits Business Autumn Tasting 2023. This remarkable achievement solidifies Crystal Head's reputation for exceptional quality.
The limited-edition Bone bottle is back by popular demand just in time for spooky season. These Halloween-inspired cocktails are sure to impress all the ghosts and goblins.
The limited-edition Bone bottle is back by popular demand just in time for spooky season.
Introducing the delightful pairing of pizza with vodka sauce!
It's Pride month, and Crystal Head Vodka is bringing the creative spirit to life with a new line-up of Paint Your Pride cocktails to celebrate with. Try out these easy-to-make, festive cocktails at your Pride celebrations. Let's make a splash this month, and cheers for respect, equality, and change.
@crystalheadvodka #PaintYourPride #MadeWithPride
Nothing is impopsicle ;) Chill out with a Crystal Head Vodka grape popsicle!
Award-winning bartender, Andrew Daw joins Breakfast Television talk show hosts Sid and Dawn to talk all about bartending along with making popular St.Patrick's Day themed cocktails.
What are the Holidays without eggnog? Check out our delicious recipe for this festive drink!
It's Pride month and we want to celebrate with you.
Crystal Head Vodka is excited to announce the re-release of our limited-edition Pride bottle. This bottle is back for a final year of Pride celebrations!
Crystal Head Vodka is excited to announce its success at the 2022 SIP Awards.
The SIP Awards were created with a simple question in mind, “What about the consumer’s opinion?” The goal was to fill this void, bringing the people who regularly consume product together to decide which brands deserve this prestigious award. The SIP Awards set out to create a fair competition by strategically choosing consumers from all demographics, conceiving an event that cuts to the core of public opinion as a starting point, rather than an afterthought, in branding and product development.
Crystal Head Vodka has teamed up with PROUD FM, Toronto's LGBTQ+ radio station, to bring to you the Fiesta Friday Mixdown every week. PROUD FM is the world's first commercially licensed radio station whose mandate is to serve the LGBTQ+ community.
Grab a bottle of Crystal Head Vodka and some sparkling wine and stir up something worth celebrating.
Crystal Head Vodka is excited to announce its success at the 2022 San Francisco World Spirits Competition.
The San Francisco World Spirits Competition is the oldest and largest competition of its kind. With nearly two decades of experience, the SFWSC is one of the most respected spirits competitions. An esteemed judging panel of reputable industry experts judges spirits in a blind tasting over four days to determine which entries are worthy of a medal. A medal from the SFWSC indicated the highest standard of quality.
Crystal Head Vodka is excited to announce its success at the 2022 San Diego International Wine & Spirits Challenge.
The San Diego International Wine & Spirits Challenge brings together a team of judges from all over California to taste and classify wines and spirits awarding gold, silver or bronze medals depending on their precise rating.
Spring is in the air and with it comes a new batch of vodka cocktails for you to sip and enjoy!
Beer and whisky move aside - we've crafted 3 delicious green cocktails for vodka lovers to sip on this St. Patrick's Day.
Whether you're spending Valentine's Day with your significant other or having a special night for you and your besties - we've got cocktails that are sure to impress.
We are committed to helping you make beverage choices that fit into a healthier lifestyle. Crystal Head is additive-free and sugar-free. Each expression gets its bold flavour from different raw materials. Our original blend is crafted with locally sourced Canadian corn, Aurora is crafted from English wheat, and Onyx is crafted from Blue Weber agave. All our vodka expressions are blended with pristine water from Newfoundland, Canada, and absolutely nothing more is added to enhance or mask the taste. Each expression of Crystal Head is only 65 calories per 1 oz.
We reached out to the top bartenders from some of the finest restaurants and bars around the world to bring to you the 12 Martinis of Crystal Head.
What better way to celebrate the premiere of Ghostbusters: Afterlife than with cocktails created using Dan Aykroyd's very own, Crystal Head Vodka?
Crystal Head Vodka is THE Spirit of Halloween. Check out these six spooky and delicious cocktails.
Want more out of your cocktails this summer? We've got you covered with two brand new premium cocktails that will have you feeling refreshed all summer long.
Crystal Head Vodka is excited to announce the 2021 release of our limited-edition Pride bottle, and this year it’s bigger than ever.
In celebration of diversity, equality, and inclusivity, Crystal Head Vodka is bringing the creative spirit to life once again with our 2021 signature rainbow-inspired cocktails. This year's celebration is bigger than ever with the addition of pink, black and brown cocktails in our collection.
Taste our rainbow and tag us @crystalheadvodka in your creations this pride month.
Crystal Head Vodka is thrilled to announce that Onyx has won THREE awards at the 2021 Sip Awards!
If you were looking for a sign to shake up something special today, World Cocktail Day is definitely a reason to celebrate.
World Cocktail Day is a globally recognized celebration of cocktails, marking the publication date of the first definition of a cocktail on May 13th, 1806. As we all raise a glass to the vibrant, rich history behind cocktails and their creation, we have definitely come a long way since 1806. Here’s to a future of innovative cocktails that continue to showcase creativity.
Billy has gained over 10 years of experience in the spirits industry as a bartender before joining Crystal Head Vodka as a US Brand Ambassador in April 2018. Attracted to the Brand Ambassador role by the potential to travel and meet people from all over the country, Billy was eager to start a new chapter with Crystal Head Vodka, a brand he felt connected to.
Responsible for the East Coast of the United States, Billy resides in Philadelphia. His charisma and people skills are an asset across his territory, allowing him to build strong relationships with accounts across the East Coast. He is also an advocate for the LGTBQ+ community, and you may recognize from our Pride Alive Instagram Live segments! Get to know a little more about Billy and what he loves about the industry.
Time to break out your sunglasses because barbecue season is among us. Sipping cocktails in the backyard, and soaking up the sun. Of course, no bbq is complete without a refreshing cocktail. Try these simple, refreshing cocktails that pair perfectly with whatever you’re cooking up.
As temperatures begin to rise and the flowers start to bloom, Easter is coming in full-swing-- and we’re hopping to the occasion! For some, Easter means all-things pastel, brunching with loved ones, Easter egg hunts, or our favourite, indulging in festive treats! Of course, when we say treats-- we’re not JUST thinking of chocolate.
Crystal Head Vodka is proud to announce it has been awarded "Best Canadian Varietal Vodka" for its latest expression of ultra-premium vodka, Onyx. This prestigious achievement showcases our continued commitment to quality and innovation through our unique expressions of vodka.
Do the cold weather months always have you thinking about the hot cocoa you used to enjoy as a child after a long day in the snow? We don't know about you, but we always loved savouring that sweet, cozy treat topped with whipped cream and marshmallows by the fireplace. Those days may be a thing of the past, but there's always a place in our hearts for hot chocolate and the warm, comforting memories it serves.
For some, Valentine’s Day is the perfect day to toast to lovey-dovey romance. For others, the words “Valentine’s Day” may be met with an eye roll and an immediate “nope.” Love it or loathe it, V-Day is coming at you quick - so get ready.
Chris Baldwin aka “Munky” joined the spirit industry in 2002 and gained experience managing bars and restaurants before joining the Crystal Head team as our European Brand Ambassador in early 2018. This year, he celebrates his three-year anniversary with Crystal Head Vodka. Chris is a skilled bartender, cocktail consultant and one of Crystal Head Vodka’s Alumni Startenders. He has an extensive bank of knowledge on crafting unique cocktails, and has led innovative creative pursuits within the industry, such as ultrasonic infusion.
Crystal Head Vodka is proud to announce it has received a 95-point rating by Blue Lifestyle for its latest expression of ultra-premium vodka, Onyx. This achievement is a testament to our continued commitment to quality and innovation through our unique expressions of vodka.
This holiday season is anything but traditional, but our Christmas spirit is as bright as ever. Despite celebrations taking shape in different ways than years past, there is no shortage of reason to celebrate. Toast the season with one of our festive Crystal Head cocktails.
Our very own Dan Aykroyd joins Seth Meyers, the host of Late Night.
With the help of Cask Liquid Marketing, we partnered up with The Makeup Armoury to run a Spooktacular-Halloween contest in the UK. Entrants were able to show us their hauntingly elaborate Halloween looks for a chance to win a year supply of Crystal Head Vodka.
'Tis the season for everything spooky! While this Halloween may not be the usual monster mash, these Halloween-inspired, at-home potions are bound to make your Halloween scary good. *Cue the shrill cackling* Try them... if you dare.
We are thrilled to announce the launch of our third unique expression of vodka: Crystal Head Onyx.
Crystal Head Vodka is proud to announce it has been awarded a 92-point rating for it's ultra-premium expression, Aurora from the 2020 Ultimate Spirits Challenge. This acheivement showcases our continued commitment to quality and innovation in our spirits.
Exciting news! Crystal Head Vodka is proud to announce we have been awarded a Gold Medal at the 2020 SIP Awards for our ultra-premium expression, Aurora. This award is a testament to our continued commitment to quality and innovation through our pure, creative spirit.
Due to circumstances surrounding COVID-19, Canada Day events have gone virtual! Crystal Head Vodka has teamed up with Canadians Abroad Los Angeles, Canadians in Orange County, and Canadians in San Diego with the support of the Consulate General of Canada in Los Angeles to take part in their vitrual Canada Day. We invite you to Canada Day at Home, where you can expect a giveaways, and special appearance from Dan Aykroyd, so get your Crystal Head in advance to make his cocktail feature!
This live event will stream live for everyone to enjoy from the comfort and safety of their own homes on July 1st, 2020. Canadians of all ages living in Southern California and beyond are invited to join!
Colour plays a vital role in the world we live in, often used as a powerful communication tool and a form of expression. Colour evokes feeling and has a direct link to creativity. In celebration of equality and diversity, our Crystal Head Vodka Brand Ambassadors are bringing the creative spirit to life with this line of signature rainbow-inspired cocktails. The Pride bottle contains our original vodka, crafted from the highest quality locally-sourced Canadian corn.
Crystal Head is excited to announce the launch of our new limited-edition Pride bottle.
Multi-award winning, ultra-premium Crystal Head Vodka is tackling packaging waste. As of 2020, Crystal Head Vodka will be discontinuing the use of boxes in domestic markets in support of sustainable efforts. We are determined to reduce our packaging materials as a critical step towards achieving a waste-free, sustainable future.
As COVID-19 continues to progress, health and safety remain our top priority. We are continuing to follow the direction of public health officials in an effort to flatten the curve and limit the effect COVID-19 may have.
The first weekend of January 2020 was a special one for the County Canteen employees, who were surprised with a visit from Dan and his family on Sunday.
Crystal Head Vodka was named 'Most Disctinctive Brand of the Year' in its class (light spirits) by the Australian Drinks Awards on August 22nd, 2019. This is Crystal Head's second year in a row accepting the award, which recognizes a brand that is distingusihed as the most unique and different as recognized by consumers. The winner of each category is determined by a consumer panel with research, conducted by Thrive Research.
The Creative Spirit Competition was open to bartenders across the UK. Competitors submitted their original Crystal Head Vodka cocktails through an online platform and the top 30 were selected to create their drink in front of a judging panel consisting on Crystal Head Brand Ambassadors and expert’s PJ Jaurre, Chris Baldwin and Barlife UK’s Simon Webster.
We are thrilled to announce our latest achievement; Crystal Head Aurora has been awarded a GOLD medal in this year’s International Spirits Challenge 2019. Winning this medal is an outstanding accomplishment and underlines our commitment to quality and innovation through our spirits.
On May 16th we teamed up with Mott’s Clamato and celebrated National Caesar Day! Even more noteworthy, this year Canada’s National Cocktail turns 50! Here is what we did to celebrate:
We are giving you and a guest a chance to win Caesars with Dan Aykroyd in Toronto!
Chris Baldwin has been working alongside Stu Bale at Crucible in London, England to create Ultrasonic flavour infusions.
Crystal Head Vodka attends Bar Convent Berlin and hosts a 10th Anniversary Party to kick off the event.
John Alexander Artist Series Bottle wins a Silver Medal at this year's Buyers’ Forum Awards in Cannes, France.
Crystal Head Vodka celebrates it 10-year anniversary and the launch of the first, limited edition, John Alexander Artist Series Bottle.
The 2018 Australian Drink Awards took place on September 13th at the Ivy Ballroom in Sidney, Australia where Crystal Head Vodka is honored to take home the Most Distinctive Brand of the Year Awardfor Spirits (White)!
Can you guess where Crystal Head Vodka’s newest home is?
May 17th, 2018 was not your typical Thursday... it was #NationalCaesarDay!
How important do you think ice is for your cocktail recipes? If you are searching for the missing link in your quality cocktails to match our premium vodka, this article is for you!
Why throw away your empty bottle when you can easily batch a cocktail to impress a crowd?
Crystal Head Vodka at Time Out Black launch party
Crystal Head Vodka enters into partnership with The Great Frog
Crystal Head Vodka at one of Europe’s biggest on-trade events
The partnership with CFC BBQ Fundraiser came to the fourth year
A busy weekend with Hush Mayfair serving up Crystal Head cocktails.
Showcasing his Canadian pride, Dan Aykroyd personally introduces Canadians to Crystal Head AURORA vodka during an exclusive launch event
LONDON, 17 JUNE 2016 – Last night DKNY and Dazed magazine hosted an exclusive party to celebrate the London launch of the #DxKxNxYx acronym collection. The sweaters and tees feature the acronyms Designers Know Nothing Yet, Dazed Kids New York and Don’t Knock New York with bespoke cocktails featured by Crystal Head Vodka.
We were thrilled to celebrate the grand opening for L7 Hotel’s Rooftop Floating Bar on May 28th 2016.
June 17th 2016 - We were thrilled to take part with in the Design Exchange Museum silent auction yesterday where decorated Crystal Head Vodka bottles and other pieces were sold.
Crystal Head’s newly released expression of vodka has just been awarded a GOLD medal at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition 2016. Unlike original Crystal Head, Aurora is an English wheat based vodka in a beautifully decorated bottle which gives tribute to the natural light display, aurora borealis. We are delighted that our dedication to creating a clean, ultra-premium spirit has continued to be recognized by professionals in the industry.
Over the weekend we joined with Hush Mayfair to celebrate premium cocktails and fine dining at Cocktails in the City.
To celebrate Valentine’s Day and the spring launch of Marciano’s Free Floral collection, stores hosted events for their M Loyalty members.
Earlier this week, Crystal Head invited VIP’s to an exclusive tasting event to experience for themselves the new expression of Crystal Head.
Aurora, which launched in the US this past November, is a wheat based vodka, unlike the original corn based.
Crystal Head Vodka is proud to be awarded the Gold Medal by Frontier Magazine’s Buyers’ Forum for our unique and high quality brand.
Kiehl's Canada and Crystal Head collaborate to bring a special Halloween experience.
It was an exciting October in the UK with the launch of Crystal Head’s wheat based vodka, Aurora, at The Edition Hotel in London on October 14th, 2015.
It’s Paris Fashion Week and it would not be complete without an after party with Vivienne Westwood!
Last weekend was the Gentleman's Expo, an event that celebrates all things that encompass a true gentleman.
Since 2001, CoolBrands has been canvasing the globe for a list of the most influential, edgy, and innovative brands to date.
Each month, Frontier Magazine invites three senior buyers to judge the products that people know and love from duty free stores.
Pedestrian TV challenged Dan Aykroyd to make up signature cocktails on the spot!
Dan Aykroyd, along with the Crystal Head Team, headed ‘down under’ for the official launch of CHV Aurora!
We are thrilled to introduce Aurora - our first line extension to Crystal Head!
Shaken or stirred? Lemon twist or olive? A little or a lot of vermouth? The choices are endless when making a classic martini – that’s why Crystal Head deconstructed the iconic drink to personalize it to guests’ liking at the CHV 50 mL launch in the UK.
We are thrilled to announce the launch of Crystal Head Vodka in China!
Fashion, drinks, haircuts, and nails – Religion Clothing hosted a party like no other to celebrate their summer collection.
Crystal Head Vodka helped the Canadian Film Centre host their annual CFC Garden Party to thank donors and sponsors that help achieve careers in film, digital media, and music in Canada.
The Millcroft LCBO in Burlington, ON hosted Dan Aykroyd and the Crystal Head team for an exciting signing!
Crystal Head helped Sutherland Models celebrate their 30th anniversary this month! The Toronto-based agency has kick-started a number of models’ careers since the 80’s including Coco Chanel spokesperson Shalom Harlow and Guess jeans model Danielle Knudson.
Crystal Head and Mercedes-Benz collaborated for the Dreamcar & Compact AMG Model Test Drive Event at the elite club Coboc Gout Reboot.
RVLRY, hosted by Roxx London, rocked the streets of Chelsea with their exclusive warehouse festival on May 30th. The sold out event celebrated the most edgy and up-and-coming art installations, bands, and brands – including Crystal Head Vodka!
Crystal Head Vodka had the honour of partnering with Harley Davidson for the 17th annual Korea National HOG Rally at Mangsang beach. The rally brought in 900 of the most influential Harley members in the Korean Harley Owners Group.
Crystal Head partnered with Guess for a series of amazing events across North America. The #LoveGuess events were hosted in celebration of the new Spring/Summer line release at Guess and Marciano stores.
Crystal Head and Banquet Magazine hosted the highly anticipated Northern Cyprus Bartender Cocktail Competition At The House & Garden.
Crystal Head sponsors the after-party at Barcelona Bridal Week for Jordi Dalmau!
On May 1st, the IHART Project drew in distinguished local and international artists for a charitable cause with a distinctive canvas – Crystal Head Vodka.
The Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Korea hosted the 4th annual Maple Gala last week at the beautiful Banyan Tree Club and Spa in Seoul.
Peurunka Hotel and Spa and, Finnish alcohol wholesaler, Suomen Alkoholitukku, organized RAFLA 2015.
Crowds gathered last Friday to celebrate The Great Frog LA’s first birthday. Crystal Head joined The Great Frog LA for their momentous celebration by supplying drinks for the exciting evening.
Crystal Head teamed up with Hudson’s Bay to celebrate the launch of the bigger and better Men’s Wear section at the Yonge Street location!
Live music, make-up, fashion, and cocktails – this high fashion event was a spectacular hit!
Florida was in for a treat this past weekend with not one, but four CHV Bottle Signings with Dan Aykroyd!
Dan Aykroyd attended the 2015 Philadelphia Flower Show to sign Crystal Head bottles for fans!
This week Toronto held the renowned three day Restaurants Canada Show at the Direct Energy Centre.
Dan Ayrkoyd visited Howard Stern and After the Bell to discuss the important points of what really sets Crystal Head above all other spirits!
10 Best Vodka and Alcohol Aficionado unveiled this year’s best vodkas and Crystal Head topped the list!
Dan Aykroyd surprised fans by stopping by The Marilyn Denis Show with exciting news and gifts!
Vodka, hockey, and food: all this and more created the perfect combination for the ultimate Guys' Night Out!
This month the Royal Ontario Museum celebrated their 100th anniversary with the ROM 100 Centennial Ball. Crystal Head Vodka had the honour of being the exclusive premium spirit sponsor for the momentous event.
Earlier this month, the American artist behind the Crystal Head bottle design, John Alexander attended The Hamptons International Film Festival.
October was a busy month for Dan Aykroyd with signings all over the world. Last month, fans got the opportunity to meet Dan, have a chat, and have him sign their Crystal Head Vodka bottles.
After a great time in England, the CHV Tour made its way to Germany. Dan’s time in Germany included stops in Düsseldorf, Cologne, and Hamburg.
The CHV Tour to launch the new three-litre Crystal Head Vodka jeroboam kicked off in London, England.
Dan Aykroyd celebrated the completion of the Philip J. Currie Dinosaur Museum at the ENTREC Centre in Grande Prairie, Alberta with an exciting, jam-packed weekend!
Last month, we launched a special Crystal Head Vodka project with legendary artist Nick Gentry.
Crystal Head was awarded a gold medal in The Vodka Masters held by The Spirits Business.
Our founder Dan Aykroyd made a memorable appearance on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon this past Tuesday.
Vanity Fair Italy says "au revoir" to Cannes with a look back at some of the best and brightest stars in attendance. Dan Aykroyd is captured by lensman Fabrice Dall'Anese alongside the likes of Zoe Saldana, Christoph Waltz, Eva Longoria, Clive Owen and Marion Cotillard.
Crystal head Vodka and Universal Music Canada, have joined forces with The Rolling Stones, the Greatest Rock 'n' Roll Band in the World, to create an exclusive, limited edition Rolling Stones 50th Anniversary Gift Set.
Dan Aykroyd is nestling in a red patent leather booth in a West End bar. There are chandeliers, white vinyl bar stools that are diamond studded, and plenty of dark oak. It’s a strange combination of solid, eccentric and welcoming – just like Aykroyd himself.
Lucy Shaw talks to actor Dan Aykroyd, famous for his roles in Ghostbusters and The Blues Brothers, at the American Bar at the Stafford Hotel in London, about the UK launch of his Crystal Head vodka (distributed by Bibendum), the story behind the skull bottle, filtration through diamonds, and why he chose to make a vodka over a Tequila or white rum.
Crystal Head Vodka was awarded a double gold medal at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition in April, 2011.
Crystal Head Vodka is now OU kosher certified.
Crystal Head was rated in the top 10th percentile among all expert rated vodkas!
Crystal Head Vodka takes home two prestigious awards - New Product of the Year and Luxury Spirits - $75 plus.