Pinnacle Vodka Launches New Amaretto Flavor

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DEERFIELD, Ill., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Pinnacle® Vodka, one of the leading imported premium vodka brands, is introducing a new enticing flavor experience: Pinnacle® Amaretto Vodka. This latest creation from Beam Suntory offers a full-bodied almond flavor with undertones of cherry and a smooth, lingering cocoa finish to meet consumer demand for a premium Amaretto Vodka product with an exceptional taste.

“Pinnacle® Vodka is known for pioneering high quality premium vodka with out-of-this-world flavors,” said Jason Dolenga, Senior Brand Director of Vodka at Beam Suntory. “We’re committed to continually providing new, fun flavors that we know our Pinnacle fans will enjoy.  Amaretto is no exception.”

Pinnacle® Amaretto Vodka, which was recently awarded the Silver Outstanding medal in the flavored vodka category at the 2014 International Wine and Spirit Competition, is best served chilled, on the rocks or mixed in a delicious cocktail. Pinnacle® Amaretto Vodka is now available nationwide at a suggested retail price of $12.99 for a 750ml bottle.

For a flavorful Amaretto experience, try one of these signature Pinnacle® Vodka recipes:

Pinnacle® Amaretto Sunrise
1 part Pinnacle® Amaretto Vodka
2 parts Orange Juice
Splash of Grenadine
Mix vodka and orange juice in a glass with ice and sink the grenadine. Garnish with a cherry.

Pinnacle® Amaretto Sour
1 part Pinnacle® Amaretto Vodka
2 parts Orange Juice
Splash of Sweet and Sour mix
Shake with ice and strain into a martini glass. Garnish with an orange slice.

Pinnacle® Amaretto n’ Lime
1 part Pinnacle® Amaretto Vodka
2 parts Club Soda
Splash of Lime Juice
Mix in a glass with ice. Garnish with a lime.

To find a store or recipe, visit www.pinnaclevodka.com, “LIKE” Pinnacle® Vodka on Facebook, or follow us on Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest with @PinnacleVodka.

About Pinnacle® Vodka
Award-winning Pinnacle® Vodka is one of the leading imported premium vodka brands. Five times distilled, the smooth spirit starts with the finest wheat grain from the Brie region of France. Pinnacle® Original Vodka was recently recognized with the top honor for the Vodka category in the 2013 International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC), beating out more than 100 vodkas, from all over the world, in a prestigious blind taste-testing. In addition to the Original base product, the Pinnacle® Vodka line spans an array of more than 40 fun and playful flavors including the brand’s most recent launch with Pinnacle® Cinnabon® Vodka.

About Beam Suntory Inc.
As the world’s third largest premium spirits company, Beam Suntory is Crafting the Spirits that Stir the World.  Consumers from all corners of the globe call for the company’s brands, including the flagship Jim Beam bourbon and Yamazaki Japanese whisky, as well as world renowned premium brands including Maker’s Mark and Knob Creek bourbons, Hakushu and Hibiki Japanese whiskies, Teacher’s, Laphroaig, and Bowmore Scotch whiskies, Canadian Club whisky, Courvoisier cognac, Sauza tequila, Pinnacle vodka, and Midori liqueur.  The company generates annual worldwide sales of approximately $4.6 billion excluding excise taxes.

Beam Suntory was created in 2014 by combining the world leader in bourbon and the pioneer in Japanese whisky to form a new company with a deep heritage, passion for quality, innovative spirit and entrepreneurial culture.  Headquartered in Deerfield, Illinois, Beam Suntory is a subsidiary of Suntory Holdings Limited of Japan.  For more information on Beam Suntory, its brands, and its commitment to social responsibility, please visit www.beamsuntory.com and www.drinksmart.com.