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Smirnoff Spicy Tamarind Vodka’s Special Spooky Bottle

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October 15, 2020 — Halloween 2020 is sure to be different because everything else is. The dilemma is how to celebrate safely.  For adults, no need to go virtual or ruin your one chance of the year to play dress up.  Smirnoff Vodka has come to the rescue with the release of Spicy Tamarind in a seasonally appropriate glow-in-the-dark bottle. 

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Smirnoff Spicy Tamarind got its start in Mexico where it quickly became the obsession of tourists.  The flavored spirit combines a bold combination of authentic Mexican flavors – sweet tamarind mixed with spicy Mexican chilies with notes of lime.  It is perfect as a chilled shot or as an ingredient to bring some sweet and spice to any simple cocktail.  The tamarind fruit contributes sweet and sour notes while the chilies deliver spice.

Availability

Spicy Tamarind is available right now.  In TX, AZ, CA, CO, IL and NM the new flavor will be available permanently where Smirnoff is sold.  In the following states, it is a limited time offering only: AK, MO, NE, KS, NJ, MA, ND, LA, MD, WI, SD, VT and NV.

Pricing

MSRP is $12.99 for a 750 ml bottle.  It can also be purchased through on-demand services.

So find that crazy wig you wore last year, invite a few friends who promise to social distance, and surprise them with a brand new vodka flavor either over ice or in a cocktail and make this Halloween happily memorable. Here are a couple of recipes to make it happen:

Chilled Spicy Tamarind Shot

  • 1.5 oz Smirnoff Spicy Tamarind
  • Tajín *

Method:  Rim a shot glass with Tajín. Pour Smirnoff Spicy Tamarind into shot glass.

*Talin is uniquely Mexican blending  lime, mild chili peppers and sea salt that enhances the flavor of your favorite foods, fruits and vegetables. Widely available in grocery stores.

Spicy Tamarind Paloma

  • 1.5 oz Smirnoff Spicy Tamarind
  • 4 oz grapefruit soda
  • large ice cubes
  • chili lime salt
  • lime wheel

Method:  Rim a glass with chili lime salt. Fill the glass with large ice cubes. Pour in Smirnoff Spicy Tamarind. Top with the grapefruit soda. Garnish with a lime wheel.

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