World’s first cinnamon Tequila launched

Californian spirits company Peligroso has launched the world’s first cinnamon-flavoured Tequila onto the US market.

The 42% abv Tequila, an infusion of cinnamon and “other secret ingredients”, is described as having a savoury and spicy flavour with “sweet heat” on the finish.

The company created Peligroso Cinnamon Tequila, its first flavoured expression, after noticing a demand for innovation within the Tequila category.

“We recognised a demand for something new in our rapidly growing category,” said Keith Ross, CEO of Peligroso Spirits.

“When we discovered the complex flavour that came from infusing cinnamon with our Tequila, we knew we had something exceptional on our hands,” he added.

While the release is the world’s first cinnamon-flavoured Tequila, Missouri-based McCormick Distilling makes Hot Rose, a cinnamon cream liqueur made using Tequila.

Made in Mexico from 100% blue agave, Peligroso Cinnamon Tequila goes on sale this month in key US states including California and Nevada, with the brand being rolled out in additional markets in the next few months.

Peligroso has recently partnered with two US distributors – Southern Wine and Spirits and the Republic National Distributing Company.

In addition to Peligroso Cinnamon, both companies will be responsible for distributing the company’s range of Silver, Reposado and Anejo Tequilas across the US.

No Responses to “World’s first cinnamon Tequila launched”

  1. Drinkman says:

    The idea is a great one but IMO Peligroso falls way short. Also, if my data is correct, Dirty Tequila (a cinnamon and pineapple infused tequila) was launched in 2012, quite a bit earlier than Peligroso, and tastes 100x better, so I’m not sure that your title is accurate. If this article sounds apealing to you though, look to Dirty Tequila for a real cinnamon Tequila experience! It’s awesome as a mixer and even better as a sipper on the rocks. Keep it Dirty!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Please note that comments are subject to our posting guidelines in accordance with the Defamation Act 2013. Posts containing swear words, discrimination, offensive language and libellous or defamatory comments will not be approved.

Subscribe to our newsletters

Sales - Global Wine Competitions

The Drinks Business
London, UK

London Account Manager

Speciality Drinks
London, UK

Sales Advisor

The Whisky Exchange
London, UK

Customer Services Administrator

Speciality Drinks
London, UK

Business Development Manager

Pol Roger Portfolio
London, UK

Business Development Executive – Spirits

Pol Roger Portfolio
London, UK

Trading Administrative Assistant

Vin-Exchange Ltd
London, UK

Events Sales Executive

The Drinks Business Hong Kong
Hong Kong

On-Trade Regional Sales Manager

Anthony Byrne Fine Wines
West Midlands, UK

Pink Rosé Festival

Cannes,France
7th Feb 2019

Wine Paris

Paris,France
11th Feb 2019
Click to view more

The Global Fortified Masters 2018

Deadline : 25th January 2019

The Global Pinot Noir Masters 2019

Deadline : 1st February 2019

Click to view more

Rioja Masters 2018

View Results

The Global Beer Competition

View Results

Click to view more