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Episode 105: Broken Shed Vodka
Episode 10525th July 2022 • Liquor and Liqueur Connoisseur • Matt Birchard
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Episode 105 features Broken Shed Vodka from New Zealand. Bottled in 750ml at 40% ABV, or 80 proof. It retails for $25.

Enjoy this episode with some Broken Shed with a twist!

The official website for Broken Shed: https://brokenshed.com/

Brief Historical Timeline:

  • 2008 - Two Americans on sabbatical fall in love with the Wanaka region of New Zealand and move there permanently
  • 2009 - Broken Shed Vodka is born when the first two founders wonder why they're drinking imported vodka, and decide to make one in New Zealand
  • 2010 - After about a year of trials and tastings, Broken Shed Vodka is ready
  • 2012 - Broken Shed Vodka becomes available in the USA
  • 2022 - The brand closes in on 20,000 annual 9-liter equivalent case sales

Key Cocktails:

Let the vodka shine in a cocktail, try not to overpower it. Broken Shed Vodka also works really well for infusions.

References:

My interview with Mark Simmonds, Master Blender of Broken Shed Vodka along with materials provided by the brand.

Huff Post Article from 2012

Chilled Magazine Article on Broken Shed

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