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Highway Vodka is distilled six times. The hemp acts as a super fuel to the yeast performing the conversion from sugars to alcohol, forming a thick layer of hemp oil at the top of the fermenter. The thick layer from the hemp oil leads to a smoother product that has a noticeably different viscosity and mouth feel than other vodkas.
Would you be interested in an interview with Highway’s founder Ben Williams? He comes from a long line of entrepreneurs, including his great-grandmother Lucille B. Smith. She was an African-American culinary pioneer whose friends, fans and customers included Martin Luther King Jr., President Lyndon B. Johnson, First Lady Elanor Roosevelt, heavyweight boxing champion Joe Louis, and others. Highway’s lead distiller Codi Fuller, is also the youngest female Black distiller in the country. Let me know if there’s any interest.
Ben Williams is the owner and co-founder of Highway Vodka, Texas’ first hemp seed vodka and the first Black-owned distillery in Texas.
Williams’ foray into the hospitality sector eventually sparked an interest in the world of spirits. Seven years of experimental distilling led to the launch of Highway Vodka — Texas’ first hemp seed vodka. After launching commercially in 2019, Williams has led the company through robust expansion, with his Houston-based distillery now distributing product throughout the state of Texas with forthcoming distribution into Georgia, California, Florida and beyond.
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