October4th2011

BURNETT’S HOT CINNAMON AVAILABLE NOW

BARDSTOWN, Ky. —Burnett’s Flavored Vodka has added Hot Cinnamon to its family of flavors — an addition that establishes Burnett’s as the leader in flavor innovation with 25 high quality flavors in the portfolio.

Burnett’s Hot Cinnamon is a new idea which reflects continuing interest among consumers for flavor variety. “It is always important for us to introduce flavors that are relevant to our core consumers,” said Reid Hafer, Senior Brand Manager, Burnett Flavored Vodkas. “Hot Cinnamon is simply a natural extension of that interest.”

The new flavor brings the Burnett’s portfolio of natural flavors to 25 — Blueberry, Cherry, Citrus, Coconut, Cranberry, Espresso, Fruit Punch, Grape, Hot Cinnamon, Lime, Limeade, Mango, Orange, Orange Cream, Peach, Pineapple, Pink Lemonade, Pomegranate, Raspberry, Sour Apple, Strawberry, Sweet Tea, Vanilla, Watermelon and Whipped Cream.

The launch of the new flavor is supported by POS for floor displays and shelf facings, as well as sales education materials. The Burnett’s website, (www.burnettsvodka.com) also provides information and drink recipes for all the flavors.

Burnett’s Hot Cinnamon Flavored Vodka is available in 1.75L, 1.0L, 750ml, and 50ml sizes, bottled at 35% alcohol by volume (70 proof). The product is available for a suggested retail price of $9.99 for a 750ml.

Burnett’s is one of the leading franchises in the distilled spirits industry. Since 2000, Burnett’s Vodka has been a regular Beverage Information Group “Growth Brand” and Impact “Hot Brand” as one of the fastest growing products in the industry. The entire line includes the regular 80 proof Vodka, an array of Flavored Vodkas, Gin, Rums, Ultras, and 100 proof varieties.

Founded in 1934, Bardstown, KY-based Heaven Hill Distilleries, Inc. (www.heavenhill.com) is the nation’s largest independent, family-owned and operated spirits producer and marketer and the world’s second-largest holder of Kentucky Bourbon. Heaven Hill’s diversified portfolio of brands includes Evan Williams Bourbon; Burnett’s Vodkas and Gin; HPNOTIQ and HPNOTIQ Harmonie Liqueurs; Admiral Nelson’s and Blackheart Rums; The Christian Brothers Brandies; PAMA Pomegranate Liqueur; Lunazul Tequila and Rittenhouse Rye Whisky.

Heaven Hill reminds you to “Think Wisely. Drink Wisely.”

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CONTACT:
Josh Hafer
Corporate Communications Manager
Heaven Hill Distilleries, Inc.
(502) 413-0219
jhafer@heavenhill.com