Pernod Ricard USA added Absolut Elyx to its line of vodka varieties. Absolut Elyx is a small-batch vodka crafted from all-natural ingredients, including hand-selected estate wheat. The vodka is produced according to craft techniques in a copper rectification still dating back to 1929. The variety has a clean and fresh taste with subtle floral and fruity tones, the company says. Absolut Elyx is currently available in Canada, Greece, Korea and Mexico with additional markets launching in 2011. Pernod Ricard USA, Purchase, N.Y.