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Coca-Cola Is Launching A Posh Coke That You Can Mix With Spirits

Coca-Cola Is Launching A Posh Coke That You Can Mix With Spirits

We've all got a few fussy mates. One of mine, for example, won't eat a stem of broccoli, but hand her a cocktail full of mint leaves and a guaranteed three shot minimum and she'll give anything a go. In drink terms, of course.

The point is that Coca-Cola's new Signature Mixers might seem like strange concoctions of flavours but we're sure anyone will be up for giving them a try once they're paired with premium dark spirits.

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The new Coca-Cola Signature Mixers will be available this month. Credit: Coca-Cola
The new Coca-Cola Signature Mixers will be available this month. Credit: Coca-Cola

The flavours available are: Smoky, Spicy, Herbal and Woody and they will be launched this month.

This is a global first for the Coca-Cola brand which has enlisted some of the world's most influential and innovative bartenders to create four new crafted Coca-Cola Signature Mixers, specifically designed to be paired with premium dark spirits.

One of the flavours is 'Herbal Notes'. Credit: Coca-Cola
One of the flavours is 'Herbal Notes'. Credit: Coca-Cola

The brand challenged a handful of the world's leading bartenders to take the unique familiar flavour of Coca-Cola and experiment with over 200 contemporary and traditional ingredients to create the new mixers.

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Taking cues from the brand's heritage including the founder and inventor, Dr. Pemberton in 1886, Coca-Cola Signature Mixers will be served in a contemporary Hutchinson glass bottle which were first used by Coca-Cola in 1894 when the product was bottled rather than served at a soda fountain. Each batch is stamped with the signature of its co-creator.

The Smoky Notes flavour. Credit: Coca-Cola
The Smoky Notes flavour. Credit: Coca-Cola

The collaborative project started in March 2018, inviting several mixologists to attend a Coca-Cola curated workshop held at a secret location.

The mixologists created different variations, before inviting consumers to taste their recipes. As a result, the most popular four flavours were chosen as the first batch of Coca-Cola Signature Mixers.

Spicy Notes. Credit: Coca-Cola
Spicy Notes. Credit: Coca-Cola

Ana Amura, Senior Brand Manager at Coca-Cola Great Britain, explained: "Coca-Cola has always had a synergy with dark spirits and classic cocktails, from the inception of the iconic Cuba Libre in the late 1900s to the popular Whiskey & Coke in the early 20th century.

"With the rise of mixed drinks, we're excited to announce the launch of Coca-Cola Signature Mixers, a specific range uniquely created to mix with dark spirits.

"Working with an inspirational group of global mixologists to create amazing flavour combinations, we hope Coca-Cola Signature Mixers open up the world of mixology to an even wider audience."

Signature Mixers Woody Notes. Credit: Coca-Cola
Signature Mixers Woody Notes. Credit: Coca-Cola

Coca-Cola Signature Mixers include:

01 Coca-Cola Signature Mixers Smoky Notes by Max Venning,

02 Coca-Cola Signature Mixers Spicy Notes by Adriana Chía and Pippa Guy,

03 Coca-Cola Signature Mixers Herbal Notes by Antonio Naranjo and

04 Coca-Cola Signature Mixers Woody Notes by Alex Lawrence.

Well, we can't wait to give these a whirl.

Featured Image Credit: Coca-Cola

Topics: News, UK, Coca-Cola

Rebecca Shepherd

I'm Becky - a journalist at LADbible. I graduated with a First Class BA in Journalism before going on to cover criminal court cases, medical tribunals and breaking news for the national media - which inevitably and eventually became as glum as it sounds. Can often be found rocking a bag for life - which I made a 'thing' way before Rihanna. You can contact me at [email protected]

 

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