Kahlúa Spices Up the Holiday Season and Beyond with the Release of Kahlúa Chili Chocolate

Kahlúa

The Original Rum & Coffee Liqueur Introduces a Fiery Spirit to the Kahlúa Range

NEW YORK -Kahlúa®, the original rum and coffee liqueur, is heating things up this fall and holiday season with Kahlúa Chili Chocolate. This new, permanent addition to the Kahlúa portfolio delivers extraordinary flavor, spicing up everyday celebrations and social hang outs for the perfect twist on "the usual" and expected. 

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.

For additional information please visit http://www.kahlua.com/ and connect with Kahlúa socially by visiting the brand's Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Pinterest pages. 

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

IN A COCKTAIL: KAHLÚA CHILI CHOCOLATE ESPRESSO MARTINI

  • 1 part Kahlúa Chili Chocolate
  • 1 part Olmeca Altos Plata
  • 1 part Espresso

Build 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 Chocolate
  • 1 part Malibu black

Shake 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 chocolate

Pour hot chocolate over 1 part Kahlúa Chili Chocolate, top with powdered chili, taste and enjoy!

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