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Episode 72: Pau Maui Vodka
Episode 721st October 2021 • Liquor and Liqueur Connoisseur • Matt Birchard
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Episode 72 features Pau Maui Vodka, a vodka made in Hawaii from pineapples! Bottled in 750ml at 40% ABV, or 80 proof, it retails for $19.

Enjoy this episode with your favorite vodka based cocktail!

Pau Maui's official website:

Brief Historical Timeline:

  • 1949 - The LeVecke family gets into the drinks business
  • 1980s - LeVecke begins doing business in Hawaii, building Hawaiian brands
  • 2006 - Open the Hali'imaile Distilling Company in Maui
  • 2008 - License is issued.
  • 2015 - Packaging has been updated, and a tasting room opens at the distillery
  • 2018 - LeVecke buys the 800 acre Maui Gold Pineapple plantation

Key Cocktails:

Pau Maui is unflavored vodka, so the list of cocktails is literally endless. Recipes are on the brand's website.


Link to Distillery Coordinates on the Bottle

Wikipedia Article on Pineapple

Flaviar Description of the Distillery

Hawaii Beverage Guide Listing

Business Journal Article on Purchase of Maui Gold Pineapple

YouTube Video on the Distillery for LeVecke Team

YouTube Distributor Video

Pau Maui Vodka Featured On Drinking Made Easy

Original Promotional Video on YouTube

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