Pernod Ricard Launches Kahlúa Chili Chocolate

Kahlua Chili Chocolate (PRNewsFoto/Pernod Ricard USA)

NEW YORK, Sept. 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Kahlúa®, the original rum and coffee liqueur, is heating things up this fall and holiday season with Kahlúa Chili Chocolate.

Kahlúa Chili Chocolate fuses the bold, fierce and unexpected, for a surprising and delightful flavor combination of hot chili and silky, smooth chocolate. The rich chocolate contrasts perfectly with the zest of chili pepper, allowing for an intense, exciting flavor. Kahlúa Chili Chocolate hits the high notes with consumers as coffee, chocolate and spice blends are in the top 15 flavors for new product innovation and development[i].

“Kahlúa consumers are continually in search of the next exciting adventure and uniquely distinct experience,” said Troy Gorczyca, Brand Director, Kahlúa, Pernod Ricard USA. “Kahlúa is acknowledging that fiery spirit by offering an antidote to the everyday and kicking classic cocktail favorites 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% Alc./Vol. (40 proof) and retails for a suggested price of $18.99 per 750 ml bottle.

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To best enjoy Kahlúa Chili Chocolate, try our signature recipes:

IN A COCKTAIL: KAHLÚA CHILI CHOCOLATE ESPRESSO MARTINI 1 part Kahlúa Chili Chocolate1 part Olmeca Altos Plata1 part EspressoBuild in a shaker over ice, strain into a coup glass. Garnish with espresso beans, taste and enjoy!

IN A SHOT: CAFÉ VOLCANO 1.5 parts Kahlúa Chili Chocolate1 part Malibu blackShake with a mint leaf over ice and strain into a chilled in a shot glass

A SIMPLE PAIRING: KAHLÚA CHILI HOT CHOCOLATE 1 part Kahlúa Chili Chocolate 2 parts hot chocolatePour hot chocolate over 1 part Kahlúa Chili Chocolate, top with powdered chili, taste and enjoy!

Stick to the Script. Drink Responsibly.KAHLŪA ® Chili Chocolate Rum and Coffee Liqueur. 20% Alc./Vol. (40 Proof). Product of Mexico. ©2016 Imported by The Kahlúa Company, Purchase, NY.

About Pernod Ricard USA®

About Pernod Ricard USA®Pernod Ricard USA is the premium spirits and wine company in the U.S., and the largest subsidiary of Paris, France-based Pernod Ricard SA, which employs a workforce of approximately 18,000 people worldwide and is listed on the NYSE Euronext exchange (Ticker: RI).

The company’s leading spirits and wines include such prestigious brands as Absolut® Vodka, Tequila Avión®, Chivas Regal® Scotch Whisky, The Glenlivet® Single Malt Scotch Whisky, Jameson® Irish Whiskey, Malibu®, Kahlúa®, Aberlour Single Malt Scotch, Olmeca Altos™, Beefeater® Gin, Lot No. 40™ and Pike Creek®, Midleton®, Paddy®, Powers®, Redbreast®, Plymouth®, Seagram’s® Extra Dry Gin®, Martell® Cognac, Lillet®, Hiram Walker®, Pernod®, Ricard®; and such superior wines as Kenwood Vineyards®, Brancott Estate®, Campo Viejo®, Graffigna® and Jacob’s Creek®; and such exquisite champagnes and sparkling wines as Perrier-Jouët® Champagne, G.H. Mumm™ Champagne and Mumm Napa® sparkling wines.

Pernod Ricard USA is based in Purchase, New York, and has roughly 850 employees across the country. Pernod Ricard USAurges all adults to consume its products responsibly and in moderation. For more information, please visit:

[i] Mintel Firmenich Flavor Trends for Alcohol, USA, April 2015 Report