Imperial Brands, Inc. Introduces Chocolat Royal by Marie Brizard Liqueurs

The launch of the only super-premium dark chocolate liqueur

Mar 13, 2012, 09:00 ET from Imperial Brands, Inc.

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., March 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Cocktail aficionados and chocolate connoisseurs will delight in the newest offering from Marie Brizard Liqueurs, world renowned French purveyor of spirits and liqueurs since 1755, as they introduce Chocolat Royal Liqueur. Made with the world's best cocoa beans, Chocolat Royal is the only super-premium dark chocolate liqueur and combines delicate aromatic notes of vanilla and caramel with sweet intense chocolate to create a liqueur that enriches the senses. Impeccable on the rocks, in coffee or over dessert, Chocolat Royal is as versatile as it is flavorful.


"Marie Brizard has long been the natural choice of bar professionals and we are excited to breathe new life into this brand here in the U.S.," said Timo Sutinen, vice president of marketing and business development at Imperial Brands. "Chocolat Royal is the newest addition to the innovative and premium line-up of Marie Brizard Liqueurs and is a breakthrough product for the cordial industry." 

Chocolat Royal enhances the art of adult desserts like chocolate crepes and perfects luscious libations like the Chocolate Martini. The irresistible and inimitable flavor reigns supreme among other chocolate liqueurs and has become a household name for mixologists, dessert chefs and amateurs alike.

Setting Chocolat Royal apart from the competition is Marie Brizard's dedication to selecting quality ingredients for its exclusive recipes. Chocolat Royal is the newest example of Marie Brizard's unique ability to combine traditional methods with innovation to create truly distinct flavors, yielding the premier line of flavored liqueurs. 

For the first time, consumers and trade experts got the chance to experience Chocolat Royal at this year's Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival.  First time tasters exclaimed, "Finally, something to satisfy my dark chocolate cravings." "The best thing since chocolate milk." "A mixologist's dream."

About Marie Brizard

Marie Brizard Liqueurs, created in Bordeaux, a world renowned region for its tradition of quality wines, is one of the world's most venerable producers of liqueurs and drinks crafted from plants, fruits and spices. Founded in 1755, Marie Brizard made its name with its signature aniseed liqueur, later to become the Marie Brizard Anisette. Marie Brizard includes a wide range of cocktail-based liqueurs, spirits, and syrups.  The Marie Brizard brand of liqueurs has an unrivaled reputation throughout the world.  For more information, visit us on Facebook at

About Imperial Brands, Inc. 

Imperial Brands, Inc. is an importer and marketer of distinctive spirits, most notably, the record breaking Sobieski Vodka.   Headquartered in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., it is a U.S. subsidiary of Belvedere S.A., one of Europe's largest producers and distributors of white spirits and wines. Belvedere S.A. operates production and distribution units in Poland, France, United States, and other countries and additionally owns subsidiaries in Europe and South America. For more information, please visit






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