Episode 19

Published on:

11th Aug 2020

Episode 19: Chareau

Episode 19 features Chareau. The world's first Aloe Vera liqueur. At 25% ABV, or 50 proof, it's a fresh new take on a liqueur. Made in small batches in California from locally sourced ingredients.

Enjoy this episode with some Chareau!

Chareau's official website: http://chareau.us/

Brief Historical Timeline:

  • 2013 - Chareau was launched
  • 2015 - Chareau distillery opened

Key Cocktail:

Many great Chareau cocktails are listed on their website, but these 3 were included with the bottle I received.

Spa Cocktail:

1 1/2 oz. Vodka

3/4 oz. Chareau

1/2 oz. Lemon Juice

Topped with Club Soda

Mix over ice in a shaker, shake, then strain into a Collins glass. Garnish with cucumber.

Endless Summer:

2 oz. Rose wine

3/4 oz. Chareau

1/2 oz. Lime Juice

1/4 oz. Simple Syrup

Topped with Club Soda

Add all ingredients to glass, stir and garnish with fresh botanicals.

Aloe Margarita:

2 oz. Tequila

3/4 oz. Fresh Lime

1/2 oz. Chareau

1/2 oz. Agave Syrup

Mix over ice in a shaker, shake, then pour into a glass with or without a salted rim.


Thanks again to Kurt Charron, Founder of Chareau for taking the time to speak with me for this episode, and providing me with the bottle of Chareau for the tasting.


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About the Podcast

Liquor and Liqueur Connoisseur
Podcast dedicated to drinking, discussing, and discovering the world of distilled spirits.
Liquor and Liqueur Connoisseur is a podcast for anyone that enjoys distilled spirits!

Built on the premise of drinking, discussing, and discovering the world of distilled spirits, each episode features consistent tastings and much more. The featured spirit's backstory is covered, including history of production, marketing, availability, notable events for the spirit, as well as personal stories on enjoyment.

This podcast features new episodes at least weekly, and is the work of host Matt Birchard, who created the podcast as a way to keep a new year's resolution to himself - which was to drink more!

So enjoy each episode whenever you have time, but it's recommended you enjoy a liquor or liqueur during the show!

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Matthew Birchard

I'm a fan of distilled spirits, and marketer by trade. Native of Portland, Oregon, USA.