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Posts from the ‘Lemon Vodka’ Category

20
Oct

Review: Crown Valley Pink Lemonade Vodka

Crown Valley Pink Lemonade Vodka is one of four vodkas crafted in small batches from grapes grown on the 8000 acre Joe Scott Sr. owned estate that includes a vineyard and winery, a big cat sanctuary, a bison farm and the Crown Valley Brewing and Distilling estate.  The other vodka flavors include Blackberry, Pumpkin Cheesecake, and their original unflavored.  The brewery and distillery are housed in the old Coffman School House in Ste. Genevieve Missouri.  It was revitalized in 2008, and the distillery opened May 2009.  Beside Beer, Hard Cider, and Vodka they distill Moonshine and Gin.  The vodka is distilled in a custom stainless steel still and then cold filtered.  Natural flavors and certified color are blended before bottling at 70 proof. Read more »

8
Sep

Review: Grays Peak Meyer Lemon Vodka

Grays Peak Meyer Lemon Vodka is one of 4 spirits in the Grays Peak stable, that includes a straight vodka, and two gins.  It is made from premium corn that is small batch distilled five times and charcoal filtered.  Pure spring water filtered through a proprietary reverse osmosis process that removes any trace minerals typically found in spring water is blended to reduce to proof.  Meyer Lemon flavor is added before bottling at 60 proof.  The Meyer Lemon is native to China and it was introduced to the United States by agricultural explorer Frank Meyer who collected a sample on a trip to China. Read more »

7
Aug

Review: New Amsterdam Lemon Vodka

New Amsterdam Lemon Vodka was just released.  This is New Amsterdam’s eighth flavored vodka.  A Ninth, Raspberry will arrive next month.  New Amsterdam Vodka sales grew by 36% in 2016 and now exceed 5 million cases per year.  This makes them the second largest domestic vodka brand, trailing only Smirnoff.  Not bad for a vodka first introduced in 2011.  New Amsterdam Lemon starts with a vodka base made from the finest grains.  It is distilled 5 times and filtered 3 times.  Natural lemon flavors are infused before bottling at 70 proof. Read more »

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 »