Kahlúa launches chilli chocolate liqueurBy Nicola Carruthers
Pernod Ricard has unveiled a new permanent addition to its Kahlúa rum liqueur brand, Kahlúa Chili Chocolate.
The new offering is said to blend rich chocolate with hot chilli and aims to “spice up everyday celebrations and social hang outs” in time for the winter season.
Kahlúa Chili Chocolate is described as having an “intense, exciting flavour with subtle caramel and vanilla notes.”
On the palate, it has a “rich, full and smooth flavour” followed by sweet chocolate then an “intense chilli heat lingering.”
Recommended serves for Kahlúa Chili Chocolate include combining the liqueur in an Espresso Martini, hot chocolate and in a shot glass with Malibu Black.
Troy Gorczyca, Kahlúa brand director, Pernod Ricard USA, said: “Kahlúa consumers are continually in search of the next exciting adventure and uniquely distinct experience.
“Kahlúa is acknowledging that fiery spirit by offering an antidote to the everyday and kicking classic cocktail favourites up a notch. Kahlúa Chili Chocolate embodies the original Kahlúa taste consumer’s love, while turning up the heat.”
Available at retail locations, Kahlúa Chili Chocolate is 20% abv and retails at a suggested price of US$18.99 for a 750ml bottle.