Mariposa ‘world’s first’ agave nectar liqueur20th June, 2012 by Becky Paskin
Kentucky distillery Heaven Hill is launching the ‘world’s first’ agave nectar liqueur, Mariposa, across the US from this month.
Created using 100% agave tequila, premium vodka and agave nectar, Mariposa has been released to meet demand amongst bartenders for a natural sweetening agent for cocktails.
It’s flavour and smell have been enhanced by the addition of rose oil and gardenia.
Hannah Venhoff, brand manager for Mariposa, said: “Mariposa was designed to inspire the natural creativity of bartenders and cocktail enthusiasts alike who are looking for a versatile modifier. It elevates the sophistication and uniqueness of any cocktail.”
At 30% abv, Mariposa will be available for US$24.99 for a 750ml bottle in select markets across the US, including New York, Boston, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Miami, Denver and Chicago