The Hoosier Momma™ story
Photo courtesy of Midwest Living Magazine
Hoosier Momma™ offers award-winning premium cocktail mixes that are changing the way people look at their cocktails, adding a culinary twist to classic favorites. The cocktail mix consumer was looking for the same craft approach which has elevated the beer and spirits industries in recent years, and founders KC Cranfill, Erin Edds and Cat Hill responded by creating one of the most exciting concepts in cocktail mixers.
With our motto of “It’s 9AM Somewhere™! Hoosier Momma’s philosophy is to offer premium products featuring high-quality naturally-sourced ingredients. When you taste a Hoosier Momma™ product, you will experience a garden-fresh flavor that tastes like it was hand-crafted by your favorite bartender. The result: A line of finely crafted “culinary cocktails” which taste as beautiful as they look.
Hoosier Momma™ was launched in July, 2010 to glowing reviews from customers and the media alike. Hoosier Momma™ Original Bloody Mary Maker’s low-sodium mix is also vegan and gluten-free with no high-fructose corn syrup or GMOs. Following on the success of the original formula, Hoosier Momma™ Spicy Bloody Mary Maker was introduced in Spring of 2011, featuring everything you love about the Original with a smoky blend of horseradish and aged cayenne for that extra “WOW!”
Hoosier Momma won ”Best of the Best” at the 2010 Indianapolis Zoo Zoobilation event against submissions from more than 70 of the top restaurants, chefs and mixologists in Indianapolis, and earned a “People’s Choice Award” at the 2013 Highwood (IL) Bloody Mary Festival Competition on the North Shore of Chicago. In addition, Hoosier Momma has received national praise from the Los Angeles Times, TIME.com, Midwest Living, IMBIBE Magazine, Tasting Panel Magazine, American Expres OPEN Forum, Serious Eats.com, Drinking Made Easy as well as Celebrity Chef Ted Allen.
In Spring of 2012, Hoosier Momma™ did it again by introducing the much-anticipated seasonal line of Hoosier Momma™ Key Lime Margarita Maker and Hoosier Momma™ Strawberry Rhubarb Cocktail Makers. They have the taste of a finely-crafted cocktail with fresh juices, leaving out the high-fructose corn syrup and artificial flavorings that make store-bought brands taste sticky-sweet. They immediately won “Best Beverage” at the 2012 Indianapolis Zoo “Zoobilation” event and will continue to release them on a seasonal basis.
Hoosier Momma is available in 32 oz bottles modeled after the vintage milk bottles seen in victory lane in the Indianapolis 500, as well as new 64 oz “Growler,” perfect for restaurants, tailgating or events.
Hoosier Momma™, LLC functions as a Woman’s Business Enterprise (certification pending) and utilizes the unique and impressive talents of all three founders along with a team of contracted production, sales staff, and other professionals to manage its’ incredible growth.
Hoosier Momma™ products are now available via liquor distribution in nine states (Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Ohio and Wisconsin,) with national grocery distribution through KeHE and Northeast grocery distribution (New England, NY, NJ and PA) through Bozzuto’s.
Hoosier Momma is carried by national chains, such as Walmart, Sam’s Club, Kroger and Meijer, as well some of the finest restaurants, bars and hotels, retail chains, grocery and package liquor stores. The Hoosier Momma™ line of culinary cocktail mixes make it easier to reach the top shelf!
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