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Renowned chef, Scottsdale distiller create custom vodka

Blue Clover Distillery, Tarbell’s collaborate for Arizona-made, inspired spirit

Posted 4/27/21

Old Town Scottsdale-based Blue Clover Distillery owner, Weston Holm, has collaborated with renowned Chef Mark Tarbell of Tarbell’s to create a lemon-orange vodka made with organic Arizona …

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Renowned chef, Scottsdale distiller create custom vodka

Blue Clover Distillery, Tarbell’s collaborate for Arizona-made, inspired spirit

Mark Tarbell & Weston Holm
Mark Tarbell & Weston Holm
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Old Town Scottsdale-based Blue Clover Distillery owner, Weston Holm, has collaborated with renowned Chef Mark Tarbell of Tarbell’s to create a lemon-orange vodka made with organic Arizona citrus, just released this month.

This artisanal and finest distilled vodka will be exclusively available at The Wine Store at Tarbell’s, 3213 E. Camelback Road.

Chef Tarbell studied his passion for culinary in France. Upon receiving his Grande Diplôme d’Etude Culinaire, he went on to open multiple restaurants including Tarbell’s, Barmouche, The Oven, The Wine Store, and T’s Wine Bar.

Throughout his career, Chef Tarbell became a two-time inductee to the Arizona Hall of Culinary Fame, according to a press release. He is a decorated chef winning more than 50 awards for his restaurant including best restaurant from Food & Wine Magazine and winning Iron Chef America on Food Network.

Weston Holm is the co-founder, co-owner and distiller of Old Town Scottsdale’s first microdistillery, Blue Clover Distillery. Since its establishment in 2017, the craft distillery has been recognized in local publications for its spirits and cocktail program and its line of handcrafted gin and vodka has entered the retail world at AJ’s Fine Foods, Costco, and Total Wine & More.

The limited-edition, chef-inspired vodka by Chef Tarbell and Blue Clover Distillery is gluten-free and inspired by Arizona’s citrus season. The spirit bottle launch of the lemon-orange flavored vodka is handcrafted and infused locally with real organic citrus to achieve its natural flavor, the press release stated.

Blue Clover Distillery specializes in a farm-to-bottle process and starts with distilled gluten-free corn from family farms and water from a specialized reverse osmosis system that gives the small batch vodka the taste of the fresh waters of the Pacific Northwest.

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