Diageo Introduces New Smirnoff Spicy Tamarind Vodka

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Diageo has broadened its Smirnoff range with the launch of Smirnoff Spicy Tamarind. This innovative addition, boasting a 30% alcohol by volume (ABV), enriches the brand’s flavored vodka portfolio.

Smirnoff’s Fusion of Tamarind and Spices

Smirnoff Spicy Tamarind uniquely blends the exotic taste of tamarind, a fruit native to Africa and Asia, with hints of lime and a spicy chili mix. This combination creates a distinctive “sweet-meets-spicy” flavor profile.

Catering to Growing Consumer Trends

Acknowledging the rising popularity of flavored vodkas, Smirnoff developed Spicy Tamarind to align with the UK’s growing interest in spicy food and beverage trends. This strategic expansion aims to meet evolving consumer preferences.

Versatile Serving Suggestions

Smirnoff Spicy Tamarind is versatile in its use, making it an ideal component for a range of mixed drinks. Recommended serves include a spicy vodka margarita cocktail or a refreshing mix with lemonade.

Tyler Monk Highlights Smirnoff’s Innovative Approach

Tyler Monk, the brand manager for Smirnoff at Diageo GB, emphasized the brand’s commitment to innovation and flavor exploration. “Smirnoff Spicy Tamarind positions the brand at the innovation forefront,” Monk said. He highlighted the timeliness of the launch, considering the increasing consumer interest in new and adventurous flavors.

Monk added, “This latest innovation offers a unique twist on beloved cocktails and serves as the perfect ingredient for those seeking novel and thrilling experiences in social settings. We’re eager for consumers to experience this bold and unique taste from Smirnoff.”

Availability and Pricing

Smirnoff Spicy Tamarind is now available for purchase across national retailers, priced at an RRP of £18.50. This new offering aims to satisfy the growing consumer appetite for unique and diverse flavor experiences.