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Hangar One Chipotle Chile Vodka

Hangar One's Chipotle Chile vodka turns up the heat with a drink fit for Mexican food


Hangar One Chipotle Chile Vodka

Straight out of little-known Alameda, California, St. George Spirits has led the way for American artisan craft distillers since 1982. Hangar 1 is their entry into the vodka category, though they have since sold the brand to Proximo Spirits. Hangar 1 is named after their Alameda facilities, which are literally in a hangar. A unique base of Viognier grapes and wheat makes for a distinctive mouthfeel and finish. The chipotle chile-infused vodka has a nose remarkably close to the real thing. It is clear, not pungent or overpowering while being true to the essence of its namesake. On the palate it turns slightly more to a gorgeous chile powder, a solid spiciness and a clean, peppery finish. The clarity on the senses is incredible, as is pairing it with Mexican food or Tex Mex fare. If you like things spicy, you must add this to your repertoire.

Price: $30

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