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Liquor and Liqueur Connoisseur - Matt Birchard EPISODE 18, 7th August 2020
Episode 18: Crater Lake Hazelnut Espresso Vodka
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Episode 18: Crater Lake Hazelnut Espresso Vodka

Episode 18 features Crater Lake Hazelnut Espresso Vodka. A low proof, coffee and hazelnut flavored vodka that some may classify as a liqueur.

Enjoy this episode with a pour of Hazelnut Espresso Vodka, or the yummy Coco Puff Martini!

Crater Lake's official website: https://craterlakespirits.com/

Brief Historical Timeline:

  • 1996 - Bendistillery founded
  • 2001 - Crater Lake Hazelnut Espresso Vodka introduced
  • 2011 - Brands standardized under the Crater Lake name

Key Cocktail:

This cocktail is the result of experimentation at the tasting room, originally intended to be a temporary drink, it proved so popular it earned a permanent place on the menu .

Coco Puff Martini:

2 oz. Crater Lake Vodka

2 oz. Crater Lake Hazelnut Espresso Vodka

1 oz. Chocolate syrup

1 oz. Half & Half

Mix over ice in a shaker, shake vigorously, then strain into a graham cracker rimmed martini glass. No garnish needed.

References:

Thanks again to James Padilla, National Sales Manager of Bendistillery for taking the time to speak with me for this episode.

Sister's Coffee

Article on Apollo Astronauts in Bend

Visit Bend Tourist Website

Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau

Contact Information:

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