SINGLE by Chopin

Our single ingredient craft vodkas are produced at our family owned and operated distillery in Krzesk, Poland, made from only the finest hand selected Polish ingredients and using the same methods that have been passed down through generations. Such beautiful, natural flavor profiles are present when this spirit is only processed one time. Enter Chopin SINGLE.

The Chopin SINGLE collection is produced by hand in extremely small batches, from yearly harvests, that fluctuate with the weather and soil conditions from year to year. Experience all of the distinct natural flavor profiles in each Chopin SINGLE as they change dramatically between the base varietals and vintages.

2011 YOUNG POTATO

Early harvested low starch Denar potatoes are carefully selected for their exceptional taste and texture. They are grown in clean and ecological Krzesk especially to make Podlasie SINGLE Young Potato 2011.

PLANTED - April 16, 2011
HARVESTED - July 9, 2011

WEATHER CONDITIONS
April - Warm and stable
May - Frost with light snowfall
June - Warmer days and nights
July - Occasional rain

SOIL CONDITIONS
Very low requirements, High resistance to virus diseases

INGREDIENT VARIETY
Denar Potatoes

TASTE PROFILE
Slightly sweet with pronounced fermenting tropical fruit flavors, citrus and potato.







2012 YOUNG POTATO


Early harvested low starch Denar potatoes are carefully selected for their exceptional taste and texture. They are grown in clean and ecological Krzesk especially to make Podlasie SINGLE Young Potato 2012.

PLANTED - April 14, 2012
HARVESTED - July 7, 2012

WEATHER CONDITIONS
April - Warm and cloudy with no rain
May - Sunny, warm and dry
June - Hot with occasional rain storms
July - Warm days and humid nights

SOIL CONDITIONS
Very low requirements, High resistance to virus diseases

INGREDIENT VARIETY
Denar Potatoes

TASTE PROFILE
Smooth and delicate spicy flavors with sour notes and a hint of sweet pear.







2012 POTATO

Harvested at the peak of their starch content, Zuzanna and Hinga potatoes are carefully selected for their exceptional taste and texture. They are grown in clean and ecological Krzesk especially to make Podlasie Potato 2012.

PLANTED - May 2012
HARVESTED - September 2012

WEATHER CONDITIONS
May - Frost with light snowfall
June - Warmer days and nights
July - Occasional rain
August - Occasional rain and cooler nights

SOIL CONDITIONS
Very low requirements, Light and mellow

INGREDIENT VARIETY
Zuzanna and Hinga Potatoes

TASTE PROFILE
Slightly sweet and creamy with hints of green apple and potato.








2012 RYE

Golden Dankowski Rye is carfully harvested from farms in Mazowse, Poland. This Rye has been hand selected and processed to retain its natural flavors in the 2012 Rye.

PLANTED - September 2011
HARVESTED - July 2012

WEATHER CONDITIONS
Spring - Warm and stable
Summer - Hot and dry with spotted torrential rain
Fall - Warm days and cool nights with occasional rain
Winter - Cold days with rain/snow and frosty nights

SOIL CONDITIONS
Very low requirements, High resistance to frost

INGREDIENT VARIETY
Dankowskie Rye

TASTE PROFILE
Extraordinarily smooth with sweet notes of honey and a hint of fresh bread.








2012 WHEAT

Bamberka and Legenda Wheat are carfully harvested from farms along the Podlasie region. These grains have been hand selected and blended together for the perfect balance of flavor in the 2012 Wheat.

PLANTED - September 2011
HARVESTED - July 2012

WEATHER CONDITIONS
Spring - Warm and stable
Summer - Hot and dry with spotted torrential rain
Fall - Warm days and cool nights with occasional rain
Winter - Cold days with rain/snow and frosty nights

SOIL CONDITIONS
Requires very fertile soil and frequent watering

INGREDIENT VARIETY
Bamberka and Legenda Wheat

TASTE PROFILE
Rich and slightly sweet with smooth notes of roasted grain and fresh bread.


2013 YOUNG POTATO

Early harvested low starch Denar potatoes are carefully selected for their exceptional taste and texture. They are grown in clean and ecological Krzesk especially to make Podlasie SINGLE Young Potato 2013.

PLANTED - April 2013
HARVESTED - July 2013

WEATHER CONDITIONS
April - Snow and strong winds in the beginning leading to warm temperatures by the end of the month
May - Warmer than average, little rain
June - Rain storms giving way to a strong heat wave by the end of the month
July - Hot days and warm nights with occasional rain

SOIL CONDITIONS
Very low requirements, High resistance to virus diseases

INGREDIENT VARIETY
Denar Potatoes

TASTE PROFILE
Smooth and delicate sweet flavors with earthy notes and a short, clean finish.


2014 YOUNG POTATO

Early harvested low starch Denar potatoes are carefully selected for their exceptional taste and texture. They are grown in clean and ecological Krzesk especially to make Podlasie SINGLE Young Potato 2014.

PLANTED - April 2014
HARVESTED - July 2014

WEATHER CONDITIONS
April - Warm days and cool nights with little to no rain
May - Slightly warmer than usual with occasional rain
June - Warm with consistent rain
July - Warm with occasional rain storms

SOIL CONDITIONS
Very low requirements, High resistance to virus diseases

INGREDIENT VARIETY
Denar Potatoes

TASTE PROFILE
Smooth and delicate sweet flavors with sour notes and a short, clean finish.


2015 YOUNG POTATO

Early harvested low starch Denar potatoes are carefully selected for their exceptional taste and texture. They are grown in clean and ecological Krzesk especially to make Podlasie SINGLE Young Potato 2015.

PLANTED - April 2015
HARVESTED - July 2015

WEATHER CONDITIONS
April - Snow and strong winds in the beginning leading to warm temperatures by the end of the month
May - Cooler than average, little rain
June - Very big fluctuation of temperature, and great diurnal range variations, almost no rain
July - Hot days and warm nights with little to no rain

SOIL CONDITIONS
Very low requirements, High resistance to virus diseases

INGREDIENT VARIETY
Denar Potatoes

TASTE PROFILE
Smooth and delicate sweet flavors with sour notes and a short, clean finish.

  • 16Hot Chocolate 2 square crop

    Hot Chocolate

    Ingredients

    • 6 oz whole milk
    • 2 oz 70% cacao chocolate, chopped or grated
    • 2 oz Dorda Liqueur
    • 1 oz cream
    • pinch of cinnamon
    • pinch of salt

     

    Method

    Warm 1 cup of milk over medium heat and add the chopped chocolate, stirring constantly until melted. When smooth, whisk in the remaining milk and cream. Add a pinch of cinnamon and salt and heat until hot but do not allow to boil. Remove from heat and stir in the Dorda Liqueur. Serve with marshmallows or a dollop of unsweetened, chilled whipped cream.

  • 15 Polish Coffee 2 square crop (1)

    Polish Coffee

    Ingredients

    • 3 oz brewed coffee
    • 1.5 oz Dorda Double Chocolate Liqueur

     

    Method

    Stir freshly brewed hot coffee together with Dorda Double Chocolate Liqueur in a glass mug. Top with freshly whipped cream. Add garnishes as desired; we like cacao nibs, chocolate-covered espresso beans or shaved chocolate.

  • 14 Dorda Truffle

    Dorda Truffle

    Ingredients

    • 2 oz Dorda Double Chocolate Liqueur
    • 1 oz Cointreau

     

    Method

    Add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker filled with ice and shake vigorously. Strain and pour into a chilled cocktail glass of your choice, over fresh ice.

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    Dorda Double Chocolate Liqueur Neat

    Ingredients

    • 1 ½ oz Dorda Double Chocolate Liqueur
    • Raspberries, to garnish

     

    Method

    We believe Dorda is best enjoyed like a dessert. Serve it neat, or shaken with ice, in a stemmed glass. Garnish with a fresh raspberry.
    Dorda Double Chocolate Liqueur is made with real chocolate, so always shake well before serving and store it at room temperature.

  • 11 Potato baltic cooler

    Mint-Lime Sparkler

    Ingredients

    • 2 oz Chopin Wheat Vodka
    • 1 oz Fresh lime juice
    • ¾ oz Simple syrup
    • 3 Slices of cucumber
    • 5 Mint sprigs
    • Club soda

     

    Method

    Muddle cucumber in a mixing glass. Add mint, muddle gently. Add vodka, lime juice, simple syrup and ice. Shake well, strain into a highball glass. Top with club soda.

     

  • 10 Wheat Ginger Mule

    Ginger Mule

    Ingredients

    • 2 oz Chopin Wheat Vodka
    • ½ oz fresh lime juice
    • 3 oz Ginger Beer

     

    Method

    In a cocktail shaker 3/4 filled with ice, combine vodka and lime juice and shake until chilled, about 15 seconds. Strain into a copper mug, filled with crushed ice. Top with ginger beer. Garnish with lime and mint.

     

  • 9 Wheat with cucumber

    Chopin Wheat on the rocks

    Ingredients

    • 1 ½ oz Chopin wheat Vodka
    • Cucumber ribbons or wheels

     

    Method

    Pour Chopin Wheat over ice into a rocks glass. Garnish with cucumbers.

     

  • 8 Rye basil gimlet

    Basil Gimlet

    Ingredients

    • 2 ½ ounces Chopin Rye vodka
    • 6 large, fresh basil leaves, torn into strips
    • ½ oz  fresh lime juice
    • zest of half a lime
    • ½ ounce simple syrup



    Method

    Muddle basil, lime juice lime zest, and simple syrup in a cocktail shaker. Let sit for 5 minutes to allow the liquid to infuse with the basil flavor. Add the vodka, then fill the shaker 2/3 with ice. Cover and shake vigorously for 30 seconds. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass and garnish.

     

  • 7 Rye Bitter Sweet

    Chopin Bitter-Sweet

    Ingredients

    • 2 oz. Chopin Rye vodka
    • ½ oz. grapefruit juice
    • ½ oz. grenadine
    • ½ oz. Campari


    Method

    Combine all ingredients in an ice-filled shaker, shake vigorously, strain into rocks glass over ice. Garnish with grapefruit slice.

     

  • 6 Rye Bloody Mary

    Bloody Mary

    Ingredients

    • 6 oz high quality Bloody Mary Mix (we love McClure’s and Motherlode Provisions)
    • 1 oz Chopin Rye Vodka


    Method

    Fill a Collins glass with ice. Pour Chopin Rye then Bloody Mary mix into glass. Stir then finish with fresh cracked pepper and garnish to your taste.

  • 5 Rye with pepper olives

    Chopin Rye on the rocks

    Ingredients

    • 1 ½ oz Chopin Rye Vodka
    • Olives freshly stuffed with small hot peppers


    Method

    Pour Chopin Rye over ice into a rocks glass. Garnish with pepper-stuffed olives

     

  • 3 Potato and rosemary

    Smoked Rosemary & Potato Martini

    Ingredients

    • 2 ½ oz Chopin Potato Vodka
    • ½ oz dry vermouth
    • 1 bar spoon green olive juice
    • Several drops of high quality, fruity olive oil
    • Garnish with Rosemary sprig and an olive


    Method

    Fill a mixing glass ¾ with ice, add Chopin, vermouth, and olive juice. Using a bar spoon, stir for 30 seconds. Strain the martini into a chilled cocktail glass. Finish with a few drops of olive oil. Garnish with rosemary sprig and olive.

     

  • 2 Potato Dirty Martini

    Dirty Martini

    Ingredients

    • 2 ½  oz Chopin Potato Vodka
    • ½ oz green olive brine
    • Garnish with Olives freshly stuffed with soft cheese of your choice


    Method

    Add all the ingredients to a mixing glass filled with ice. Stir, and strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with three olives.

     

  • 1 Potato with blue cheese olivesChopin Potato on the rocks

    Ingredients

    • 1 ½ oz Chopin Potato Vodka
    • Garnish with Olives freshly stuffed with bleu cheese (or soft cheese of your choice)


    Method

    Pour Chopin Potato over ice into a rocks glass. Garnish with bleu cheese olives.

     

  • 4 Potato sippingCocktail Name

    Ingredients

    • 1 oz Chopin Potato Vodka
    • Snifter, cordial or cognac glass


    Method

      To fully experience Chopin Potato’s nuanced flavors, it is best served neat in a stemmed snifter glass.