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: https://paumaui.com/ (https://paumaui.com/)
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
Pau Maui is unflavored vodka, so the list of cocktails is literally endless. Recipes are on the brand's website.
https://www.google.com/search?q=20.869N+156.341W (Link to Distillery Coordinates on the Bottle)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pineapple (Wikipedia Article on Pineapple)
https://flaviar.com/pau/distillery/ (Flaviar Description of the Distillery)
https://www.hawaiibevguide.com/haliimailedistilling/pau-vodka (Hawaii Beverage Guide Listing)
https://www.bizjournals.com/pacific/news/2018/05/16/maui-gold-producers-haliimaile-pineapple-company.html (Business Journal Article on Purchase of Maui Gold Pineapple)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rCGpWXWjZy0 (YouTube Video on the Distillery for LeVecke Team)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p9iQDJN-BNk (YouTube Distributor Video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=liAXZZ9V9Bo (Pau Maui Vodka Featured On Drinking Made Easy)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lNFiQv60Wkc (Original Promotional Video on YouTube)
Official show website is: https://www.liquorandliqueurconnoisseur.com/ (www.liquorandliqueurconnoisseur.com)
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