Episode 105: Broken Shed Vodka

Liquor and Liqueur Connoisseur

Jul 25 2022 • 21 mins


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/ (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. https://www.huffpost.com/entry/broken-shed-whey-vodka_n_2279898 (Huff Post Article from 2012) https://chilledmagazine.com/get-to-know-broken-shed-master-blender-mark-simmonds/ (Chilled Magazine Article on Broken Shed) Contact Information: Official show website is: https://www.liquorandliqueurconnoisseur.com/ (www.liquorandliqueurconnoisseur.com) Join my mailing list: http://eepurl.com/hfyhHf (http://eepurl.com/hfyhHf) Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/liquorandliqueurconnoisseur (https://www.facebook.com/liquorandliqueurconnoisseur) Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/LiquorandLiqueurConnoisseur/ (https://www.instagram.com/LiquorandLiqueurConnoisseur/) Twitter: @LLConnoisseur