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Posts from the ‘Lemon Vodka’ Category

28
Apr

Review: High Noon Lemon Vodka

High Noon Lemon Vodka was just released in Denver Colorado, Madison Wisconsin, and Charleston South Carolina.  Test marketing in limited markets has been used for years in the food and beverage industry.  Also released is High Noon Ruby Red Grapefruit, and the unflavored High Noon Vodka.  The High Noon brand is owned by E&J Gallo, the makers of New Amsterdam Vodka.  New Amsterdam Vodka was launched in 2011, and in its first year over one million cases were sold.  New Amsterdam continues to be one of the fastest growing vodka brands in the US.  High Noon is produced and bottled at the Holladay Distillery in Weston Missouri.  This is the distillery that also produces 360 Vodka.  High Noon Lemon Vodka is made with a vodka base made from Midwest grown grain.  Real Lemon juice and natural flavors are added.  As an indication of High Noon’s target market their website claims High Noon Lemon Vodka is made with Vodka, Lemons, Sunshine, Trips to the Beach, Sweet Shades, Big Waves, Fluffy Towels, and Light Breezes Perfect for Chuckin a Frisbee.    Read more »

29
Oct

Review: Burnetts Pink Lemonade Vodka

Burnetts Pink Lemonade Vodka - CopyBurnetts Pink Lemonade Vodka was introduced in 2009.  At the time it was their 19th flavor.  They currently have 36.  Only Pinnacle Vodka offers more.  Burnetts Pink Lemonade is made with 100% grain that is quadruple distilled and triple charcoal filtered.  Natural flavors are then added. Read more »

26
Sep

Review: 360 Sorrento Lemon Vodka

360 sorrento lemon - Copy360 Sorrento Lemon vodka was introduced October 2010 by The Earth Friendly Distilling Co., a division of McCormick Distilling of Weston Missouri.  It is one of twelve vodka varieties they currently produce with American grain that is quadruple distilled and filtered five times.  Natural lemon flavor is infused before bottling at 70 proof.  Sorrento is named for the lemons grown on the southern coast of Italy, and commonly used to create Limoncello.  Read more »

16
Sep

Review: Charbay Meyer Lemon Vodka

Charbay Meyer Lemon - CopyCharbay Meyer Lemon vodka is one of six flavored vodka’s the Karakasevic family crafts in Napa Valley with their unflavored vodka as a base.  Their clear vodka is created with Midwest grown corn and rye that is distilled to 192 proof in a 660 gallon still using a proprietary process.  Pure spring water that has been filtered to 3ppm purity is blended to reduce to proof.  Tree ripened Meyer lemons from Central California are shred whole.  The flavor and color is extracted and integrated with their clear vodka.  Meyer lemons are thought to be a cross between a lemon and Mandarin orange. Read more »

25
Aug

Review: Smirnoff Sours Berry Lemon Vodka

Smirnoff Sours Berry Lemon - CopySmirnoff Sours Berry Lemon vodka was just introduced.  It is the fourth flavor in their Sours line of vodka.  The other flavors include the previously reviewed Green Apple, Watermelon, and Fruit Punch.  Each of these flavors starts with their Recipe 21 vodka as a base.  Recipe 21 is made with Midwest grown grain, and is triple distilled and filtered ten times.  Natural flavors and certified colors are added before bottling at 60 proof. Read more »

22
Aug

Review: Krol Lemon Raspberry Vodka

Krol Lemon Raspberry vodka - CopyKrol Lemon Raspberry vodka is made in Poland with late harvest Polish rye and pure mountain spring water.  It is distilled four times and filtered six times.  Natural lemon and raspberry flavor is infused before bottling at 80 proof.  Krol is Polish for King, and they claim their vodka was a favorite among the Polish aristocracy since the early 1820’s. Read more »

3
Aug

Review: Hangar One Buddahs Hand Citron Vodka

Hangar One Buddha's Hand Citron Vodka - CopyHangar One Buddahs Hand Citron vodka is one of four vodka’s currently crafted with Midwestern wheat, distilled in a custom built column still, and viognier grapes distilled in a copper pot still.  Hangar One is named after the World War II era hangar at the old Alameda Navel Air Station where is was first created.  Whole Buddah’s Hand Citrus fruit is macerated and infused before bottling at 80 proof.  Buddah’s hand fruit is primarily used to perfume rooms and clothing in China and Japan and is named for the shape of the fruit which appears to look like a hand with fingers. Read more »

28
Jun

Review: Pinnacle Cherry Lemonade Vodka

Pinnacle Cherry Lemonade vodka - CopyPinnacle Cherry Lemonade Vodka was introduced in 2009.  They currently produce nearly 50 vodka varieties.  It is made with French grown wheat that is distilled five times.  Pure French spring water is added before it is shipped to Frankfort Kentucky where natural flavors are added. Read more »

20
Feb

Review: Deep Eddy Lemon Vodka

Deep Eddy Lemon - CopyDeep Eddy Lemon vodka was launched in December at their new 30,000 square foot distillery in Dripping Springs Texas.  They have since started a National roll out.  It is crafted with sweet corn and spring water from deep aquifers in Texas Hill country.  Deep Eddy is column distilled ten times in a 20 foot column still before it is slowly filtered six times over charcoal.  Real lemon juice is infused before bottling at 70 proof. Read more »

21
Jan

Review: Voli Light Lemon Vodka

Voli light lemon - CopyVoli Light Lemon vodka is one of six reduced calorie vodka flavors that are hand crafted in Cognac France.  The others include Original Lyte, Orange Vanilla, Raspberry Cocoa, Espresso Vanilla, and Mango Coconut.  If the name sounds familiar it might be because of their front man, Mr. World Wide, Pitbull, who is also a majority owner.  These vodka’s weigh in at 60 proof, lighter than the 70-80 proof most other vodka’s tip the scale at.  They also have no sugar added which translates to 80 calories per 1 1/2 oz. serving.  They are made with superior grade French winter wheat and natural spring water.  It is distilled five times and filtered four times before natural flavors and electrolytes are infused. Read more »