Safe House Distilling Co. unveils canned vodka cocktail with grapefruit, hibiscus

Jene J. Long
Protected Household Distilling Co. launched its refreshing Teller Grapefruit Hibiscus Lemonade Vodka Cocktail just in time for summertime. (Courtesy of Safe and sound Residence Distilling Co.)

The tartness of grapefruit embraced by a bouquet of hibiscus is the new canned development of Safe Property Distilling Co.

Teller Grapefruit Hibiscus Lemonade Vodka Cocktail is the latest release of the distillery’s prosperous canned line, which began with its Teller Blueberry Lavender Lemonade Vodka Cocktail. The canned line has prolonged to its Environmentally friendly Chile Bloody Mary, as well as its collaborations with the Albuquerque Isotopes that involve its Teller Watermelon Wander-Off, a watermelon lemonade vodka cocktail, and its canned Mariachis Margarita.

“We just wished a thing that was a very little much more refreshing,” reported Chris Leurig, master distiller, of the grapefruit hibiscus canned cocktail. “And a thing for when you are sitting out on the pool, at the lake, something like that. It is tremendous refreshing and magnificent for the heat.”

Leurig claimed the intention of the new cocktail was to make a thing that was not extremely sweet. The tartness from the fruit awakens the taste buds and balances out with delicate floral notes of hibiscus.

Harmless Residence has designs in the performs for other collaborations which include one particular with the ABQ BioPark.

“We have a large amount of people today achieving out to us,” Leurig reported. “We have some collabs going on quickly with other canned cocktails for the zoo and some other individuals. (The ABQ BioPark) is gonna begin acquiring all the canned cocktails there. Some other stuff that they’re accomplishing with it is (they are featuring) diverse animals on the labels.”

Revenue of the distillery’s canned cocktails has been so productive that it is installing a new canning line, which is able to develop a little in excess of 40 cans for every moment, at its area at 616 Gold Ave. SW.

Patrons will have to hold out for some of Safe and sound House’s other spirit choices that are currently getting old.

“We have gin ageing right now,” Leurig stated. “Most of people are in applied whiskey barrels but then we have a couple that have been growing old in mezcal barrels. So that will be tremendous great and unique. And then we also have rum growing old now.”

The rum is a Caribbean agricole-fashion spirit that is a substantial ester rum with notes of butterscotch and vanilla. A launch day has not been established.

“Maybe yet another calendar year or so,” Leurig reported. “We really do not want to hurry just about anything right up until it preferences correct. When it preferences proper, we’ll promote it. So my guess is most likely about a year for that.”

Leurig’s experimental side motivated him to age gin in mezcal barrels.

“I’ve hardly ever seriously observed that any where or have had that from anybody,” Leurig mentioned. “But we considered with our gin, how it’s like earthy and tremendous botanical, that the smokiness and type of earthy flavors from the mezcal would harmony definitely effectively in it to make a Negroni or a thing. And then we had a few extra (mezcal barrels) so we loaded some with rum as nicely. I don’t know what that is gonna be at all. That’s likely to be super one off and uncommon.”

The gin has been aging for about a year and the rum for about six months. It is attainable that the gin will be all set for release shortly.

“It just all relies upon,” Leurig claimed. “These are all kind of very first test batches of it. So we’re however form of finalizing each and every solution and design and style. And how long it’s actually heading to age for all the flavors to extract from the oak.”

Just in time for the cooler temperature, Safe Home will release a bourbon tentatively in Oct.

“We released just one barrel last summer months for Father’s Day, all over that time, and it marketed out in one day, each bottle,” Leurig said. “That one was kind of like a teaser. It was a minimal younger. It was only like a calendar year aged … All of our barrels that we have getting older (now) will strike two yrs. So we’re performing at least a starter two calendar year minimum amount on our bourbon. So at that time is when we’re gonna start off casing them and bottling them when they are prepared. We have like 100 barrels of that cooking ideal now.”

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