NEW YORK, Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for fall, Kahlua® Pumpkin Spice is the newest seasonally-inspired liqueur to join the Kahlua portfolio. Adding a twist of pumpkin and delicious autumnal spices to the much loved 100 percent Arabica coffee and sugarcane rum blend, Kahlua Pumpkin Spice is a must-have for any quintessential fall moment. Whether it's shared among family at a festive gathering, given as the perfect hostess gift at any holiday party, or added as a seasonal kick to a coffee break at home, Kahlua Pumpkin Spice is sure to spice things up this autumn.
"Seasonal pumpkin editions have become a celebrated turning point to ushering in the fall. From flavored coffee drinks and baked goods, to scented candles and even hand lotions, autumn sparks the start of an unavoidable 'pumpkin craze!,'" said Michelle Sanders, brand director for Kahlua at Pernod Ricard USA. "With this popularity of seasonal offerings and entertaining during the fall season, we're excited for Kahlua Pumpkin Spice to become the cocktail of choice for celebrating the season."
In addition to classic Kahlua, Kahlua Pumpkin Spice joins the other seasonally-available favorite, Kahlua® Peppermint Mocha, which are both available for a limited time from September through December 31. Available at major retail locations, Kahlua Pumpkin Spice is 20% Alc./Vol. (40 proof) and retails for a suggested price of $16.99 per 750 ml bottle.
To add a warming, seasonal surprise to your next celebration, try our signature recipes:
KAHLUA PUMPKIN MARTINI
1 ½ parts KAHLUA PUMPKIN SPICE
1 ½ parts ABSOLUT® VODKA
Combine ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice, shake and strain into a chilled martini glass.
Garnish with orange zest.
KAHLUA PUMPKIN SPICE WHISKY COCKTAIL
1 part KAHLUA PUMPKIN SPICE
1 ½ parts JAMESON® Irish Whiskey
Serve in an old-fashioned glass with a large ice cube.
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 more than 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, Chivas Regal® Scotch Whisky, The Glenlivet® Single Malt Scotch Whisky, Jameson® Irish Whiskey, Malibu®, Kahlua® Liqueur, Beefeater® Gin, Plymouth™ Gin, Seagram's Extra Dry Gin®, Martell® Cognac, Hiram Walker® Liqueurs, Pernod®, Ricard® and Avion™ Tequila (through a joint venture with Tequila Avion); such superior wines as Jacob's Creek® and Brancott Estate®; and such exquisite champagnes and sparkling wines as Perrier-Jouet® Champagne, G.H. Mumm™ Champagne and Mumm Napa® sparkling wines.
Pernod Ricard USA is based in New York, New York, and has roughly 850 employees across the country. Pernod Ricard USA urges all adults to consume its products responsibly and has an active campaign to promote responsible drinking. For more information on this, please visit: www.acceptresponsibility.org.
SOURCE Pernod Ricard USA