Medoyeff Starka

Bull Run Distilling Co

There is a tradition in Eastern Europe of filling barrels with vodka and burying them at the birth of a child.

The barrels lay hidden in the earth for years, only to be opened at that child’s wedding.

This unusual tradition inspired us to create our Medoyeff Starka.

Our Starka begins by taking our Medoyeff Vodka at high proof and filling it in well-seasoned Oregon Pinot Noir barrels.

We then age it for a year, which yields an exquisite spirit that you can enjoy without having to dig anything up in your backyard.

Cream with hints of toasted vanilla and fruit, finishing with subtle spice and lingering flavors of grape and vanilla.
We recommend using our Starka to replace whiskey in classic cocktails like Sazeracs and Old Fashions, or enjoy it neat, straight from the freezer.
Bittersweet chocolate, chai tea and pecan.
Available at better bars and retailers throughout Oregon, Washington, New York and Massachusetts.


43% ALC. / VOL. (86 proof)

100% grain base, trickle filtration using proprietary techniques, aging a minimum of 1 year in Oregon Pinot Noir barrels.


~ 1 oz. Starka
~ 1 oz. Pomegranate Juice
~ 2 Muddled Strawberries
~ Stir
~ Top with Soda Water
~ 1.5 oz. Starka
~ 2 oz. Genesis Strawberry Lemonade Juice
~ 1/2 oz. Mint Simple Syrup
~ 1/2 oz. Lime Juice

Courtesy of Genesis Juice
~ 1oz Medoyeff Starka
~ 0.5oz Asian Pear Juice
~ 1 bsp Ginger Syrup
~ 1 bsp Lemon Juice
~ 2 dashes of Habanero Shrub

Courtesy of Wyatt Sutherland of Two Penny

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