Beam Suntory Extends Pinnacle Vodka Line with New Cucumber Variety

DEERFIELD, Ill., March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Pinnacle® Vodka, a leading imported premium vodka brand, is releasing its latest flavor innovation just in time for spring. Pinnacle Cucumber Vodka serves as the perfect ingredient for a new take on the classic martini or Bloody Mary, delivering a vibrant blend of ripe cucumber with subtle hints of sweet vanilla and the smooth finish that vodka lovers have come to expect and appreciate from the brand.

PINNACLE VODKA LOGO“We love adding unique flavors to our portfolio that will inspire new cocktail solutions in everyday occasions.  It was a natural fit,” said Jason Dolenga, Senior Brand Director of Vodka at Beam Suntory. “Cucumber provides fans with a way to add a light and refreshing twist to their favorite spring and summer cocktails.”

Pinnacle Cucumber is a 70-proof, five-times distilled vodka that can be enjoyed chilled, on the rocks or in mixed cocktails. It is now available nationwide at a suggested retail price of $12.99 for a 750ml bottle. Mix up one of these delicious cocktails with Pinnacle Cucumber Vodka to celebrate warm weather ahead!

Pinnacle® Cucumber  Refresher
1 part Pinnacle® Cucumber Vodka
2 parts Tonic
1 part Fresh Lime Juice
Pour all ingredients in a glass over ice and garnish with a lime wedge.

Pinnacle® Cucumber Breeze
1 part Pinnacle® Cucumber Vodka
1/4 part Fresh Lemon Juice
1 part Frozen Mixed Berries
1/4 part Pomegranate Juice
Pour all ingredients over ice into a blender and process, creating a slushy texture. Pour drink into a festive glass. Garnish with berries and cucumber wheels and/or pomegranate seeds.

Pinnacle® Cucumber Honey Deuce
1 part Pinnacle® Cucumber Vodka
1/2 part Fresh Lime juice
1/2 part Honey Syrup
3 chunks or balls of Cantaloupe and Honeydew
Muddle melon in a mixing glass until liquefied, pour all ingredients over ice shake and strain in a high ball glass. Garnish with melon balls and cucumber wheels.

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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 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. The Pinnacle® Vodka line spans an array of more than 40 fun and playful flavored vodkas, including Pinnacle® Whipped®, Peach, Tropical Punch, Raspberry, Citrus, Mimosa, Habanero and Cinnabon®.

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 exceeding $4 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 and