New Maui Vodkaby: Chris Bailey
posted: Wed Oct 01, 2008 at 01:44 PM
If you thought
Another Maui firm, Pau Trading Company, recently began
shipping another premium vodka, Pau Maui Vodka, throughout the
Pau Trading uses pure Maui Gold pineapple juice as the base for their vodka, an unconventional ingredient indeed. Vodka purists, there is no cause for alarm: the sweet, tart pineapple flavor disappears during the distillation and filtration process.
“There is no hint of pineapple in the taste,” insists master distiller Mark Nigbur. “What the pineapple juice does is make a nice, clean mash.”
When you consider that ingredients such as beets, grapes and even soybeans have been used in vodka over time, the thought of pineapples certainly doesn’t stretch the imagination.
Pau Maui is the only vodka to do the entire process—from
distillation to bottling—exclusively in
Currently, Pau Maui Vodka is available in select locations
Photo: Pau Trading Company
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