Hood River Distillers has announced the launch of its newest brand, Timberline Vodka. Created in Hood River, Oregon, Timberline reflects the spirit and love of the outdoors and those who thrive in it.
Timberline Vodka is distilled with a balance of grain and 14 different varietals of non-GMO Pacific Northwest apples. Distilled in a dual-column, 2,000-liter pot still, this vodka is then cut to 80 proof with glacier-fed spring water from Mt. Hood. The distillation team kept the minerals present for a clean vodka that represents the Pacific Northwest.
“With 46 levels of purification, we are really using only the most premium, tightly cut spirit in our production process,” said Master Distiller, Joseph O’Sullivan. “After many rounds of continuous testing, we perfected the balance of grain, apples and finished with the high-quality water we are so fortunate to have in Oregon. We are very proud of this incredible-tasting vodka.”
Aligning with a dedicated interest in preserving the Pacific Northwest environment, Timberline Vodka has partnered with Portland, Oregon-based non-profit organization The Freshwater Trust. The Freshwater Trust’s mission is to preserve and restore freshwater ecosystems in the West.
Timberline Vodka’s packaging was inspired by the Timberline Lodge and a love of the outdoors. The custom glass bottle with unique canvas label looks at home on a back bar or table in any of the historic lodges of the West. The brand was designed by Sandstrom Partners, whose portfolio includes the highly successful Aviation Gin, Bulleit Bourbon and St. Germain brands, among others.
A distinctive feature of the packaging was the creation of a collectable label series: The Hiker, The Snow Goose and The Skier. There is only one Timberline Vodka, but there are three distinct labels that represent it.
“Timberline is a very unique vodka, and the brand and packaging reflect this,” says Senior Marketing Brand Manager, Keri Meuret. “The subtle tint of the bubble glass, custom bottle shape with embossing complete with canvas labels provide a vintage charm. It’s a blend of rustic and contemporary.”
Timberline Vodka is now available for purchase in the Hood River Distillers’ Tasting Room and a growing list of Pacific Northwest retailers. It is available in both 50ml and 750ml sizes, and the 750ml bottle retails for $24.95.