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Who are the ‘Five Husbands’ on the label of this Utah-made vodka?

Proceeds from the spirit, produced by Ogden’s Own Distillery, benefit Equality Utah and the Utah Pride Center.

(Photo courtesy of Ogden's Own) Ogden's Own Distillery has released a special limited-edition bottle of its Five Husbands vodka for 2021 Pride Month. It features five men who represent the LGBTQ+ community in Utah.

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The latest batch of Five Husbands Vodka, released as part of Pride Week 2021, showcases some of the most inspiring men from Utah’s LGBTQ community.

“Each of our Five Husbands is equally impressive, not just because of their individual accomplishments,” Steve Conlin, co-founder and CEO of Ogden’s Own Distillery, said in a news release, “but because of their character and commitment to making Utah a great place to live.”

The men include:

Johnny Hebda • The Vice President of Sales for the smart home company, AMP Smart, is a professional actor, model, director, and producer.

Georgios Spiliopoulos • A native of Athens, Greece and a professional DJ — better known as “DJ GSP.”

Rob Moolman • The Executive Director/CEO of the Utah Pride Center.

CJ Hamblen • A leasing agent and aspiring personal fitness trainer who loves music and comic book superheroes.

Troy Williams • The executive director of Equality Utah and a lobbyist in Washington, D.C.

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The product is a spin-off of the distillery’s popular Five Wives Vodka, which gained national attention for showing pioneer-era women covering their private parts with kittens.

The five “wives,” of course, pokes fun at the state’s polygamist past.

Five Husbands Vodka was introduced for the 2019 Pride Week celebration as a limited release, Conlin said. The product was so popular, the distillery made it a year-round offering, with proceeds benefiting Equality Utah and the Utah Pride Center.

The 2021 edition, which features a new set of “husbands,” is available at state-run liquor stores and the Ogden’s Own Distillery, 615 W. Stockman Way, Ogden. A 750 milliliter bottle costs $19.99.

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