It only took a decade, but it looks like America is perhaps finally losing its taste for revolting new varieties of flavored vodka. Guess everyone finally realized that candy corn is bad anyway; the only thing that makes it worse is combining it with vodka.

In recent years, vodka makers have been pumping up their profits by introducing new, ever-more revolting flavored varieties. And, of course, these monstrosities were very heavily marketed to women, as some combination of dick and/or candy surrogate. Marshmallow dildos for everyone!

But the vodka business overall is hitting the skids, Quartz reports, just as manufacturers began to run out of ideas:

In 2012 at the height of the brand-extension craze, 122 of 171 new vodka product releases were flavored. New flavored releases began declining significantly in 2013. And now, after years at the best-selling spirit in the country, vodka is projected to lose out to whiskey this year, for the first time since 2006, according to historic and projected data from Euromonitor.

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And all those vom-inducing mad science experiments aren't helping the liquor's image, according to Euromonitor analyst Spiros Mandrankis: "The tsunami of ludicrous flavours unleashed over the past couple of years has indeed provided a solid short term boost in markets embracing them- most notably the US. Unfortunately, the key phrase here is short term," he wrote recently, adding that, "Beyond the seemingly positive top line momentum, flavour-driven cannibalisation has, alas, already began."

Pumpkin pie vodka shots, anyone?

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