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The Kraken Gold Spiced Rum Released Nationally

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March 8, 2023 — Spiced rum is a hot category and the latest entry comes from The Kraken.  Capitalizing on their popular Black Spiced Rum launched in 2010, The Kraken Gold Spiced Rum is set to take the cocktail world by storm.  And that’s appropriate since the Kraken is a mythical sea monster that emerges from its lair in the black depths of the ocean to terrify sailors, according to Norwegian legend.  The only thing the Kraken is reputed to like more than darkness is gold, no doubt collected from the shipwrecks it caused, and his lair is full of it.  Like many legends, the giant squid-like creature took on epic size and destructive abilities in the retelling over the centuries.  However, it hasn’t been seen for quite a long time, several centuries in fact.

Fortunately, the namesake delicious rums are seen and enjoyed more widely than ever.  Whether sipping on the rocks or as the base for an exotic cocktail, spiced rum evokes sun, sand and ocean breezes and right about now, we could all use some of that. (See sweepstakes information below)  The Kraken Gold Spiced Rum comes from the Dominican Republic.  Molasses based, it is smooth and rich with a finish of toasted oak and vanilla from aging in wooden casks for two years, which also gives it the golden or amber color. The aroma is described as caramel, oak and banana bread. 


Kraken Gold Spiced 1L - Bottle

Packaged in a two-handled glass flagon, the suggested retail for 750 ml is $21.99.  It is also available in 1L and 1.75L bottles.  ABV is 35%.


Speaking of sun, sand and ocean breezes, The Kraken is celebrating its newly released Gold Spiced Rum by giving consumers an opportunity to win a Golden Hour experience in the Dominican Republic. To enter The Kraken Golden Hour Sweepstakes for a chance to win a trip to the home of The Kraken Rum, scan the QR code or visit or here for more information.

No purchase necessary to enter or win.  Purchasing a product will not improve your chances of winning.  Must be documented resident of the U.S. or D.C., age 21 or older as of date of entry.  Registration begins at 12:00am ET on February 1, 2023 and ends at 11:59pm ET on June 30, 2023.  To enter, and for complete official rules including eligibility, prize description and approximate retail value, scan the QR code using your mobile device’s camera or directly visit.  Winner selected in random drawing.