DIAGEO LAUNCHES A NEW SPIRIT DRINK BASED ON J&B SCOTCH WHISKY

Diageo announced today that it is to launch J&B URBAN HONEY, a new Spirit Drink based on J&B Scotch Whisky, which has been designed to open up the category to a new generation of men and women.

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J&B URBAN HONEY is a 35% ABV Spirit Drink made from J&B Scotch Whisky infused with honey and is a characterful drink that creates a balanced and smooth liquid. The taste has been created to be distinctively fresh when consumed neat, on the rocks or mixed in a cocktail.

 

J&B URBAN HONEY is clearly labelled as a Spirit Drink on its front label, while also differentiated from the parent brand with the use of a honeycomb pattern, a city skyline illustration and a prominent ‘bee’ illustration, ensuring compliance with Scotch Whisky Association guidelines.

Since its creation, J&B Scotch Whisky has been a bold and innovative brand with a witty, playful edge. As Dougal McGeorge – Global J&B Brand Director – explains this has been fundamental to the development of the new Spirit Drink: “Creation of J&B URBAN HONEY is true to the urban roots of the J&B brand and its reputation for re-invention in the whisky category. The rapid growth of flavoured Spirit Drinks made J&B a natural choice for us as we looked to drive innovation.”

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J&B URBAN HONEY will be launched in Spain starting in April 2014.

 

 

CONTACTS:

Cecilia Coonan
PR Manager – Diageo PLC
Tel: +44 (0)20 8978 2749
Mobile: 07971 909 478
cecilia.g.coonan@Diageo.com

Diageo Scotland Press Office
Tel: 0131 519 2133
pressofficescotland@diageo.com

Gillian Cook
Head of Global Brand Communications, Whiskies
Tel: +31 (0) 207745162
Mobile: +31 6 13 19 52 66
Gillian.cook@diageo.com

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