Coke's already the staple mixer for most dark spirits, but now it's launching a whole new range specifically made to be mixed with whiskey, bourbon or rum.
Coca-Cola's new Signature Mixers come in four flavours: Smoky, Spicy, Herbal and Woody, and are set to launch in the UK this month.
Some of the world's leading bartenders were challenged by Coke to take the unique flavour and experiment with over 200 ingredients to come up with a range of new mixers. The top four flavours were chosen, and each batch is stamped with it's co-creators signature.
Coca-Cola's Senior Brand Manager Ana Amura said "Coca-Cola has always had a synergy with dark spirits and classic cocktails, from the inception of the iconic Cuba Libre in the late 1900s to the popular Whiskey & Coke in the early 20th century,"
"With the rise of mixed drinks, we're excited to announce the launch of Coca-Cola Signature Mixers, a specific range uniquely created to mix with dark spirits. Working with an inspirational group of global mixologists to create amazing flavour combinations, we hope Coca-Cola Signature Mixers open up the world of mixology to an even wider audience."
The new mixers come in cute little bottles, the same ones which were first used by Coca-Cola in 1894 when the product was bottled rather than served at a soda fountain. The flavours include:
- 01 Coca-Cola Signature Mixers Smoky Notes by Max Venning
- 02 Coca-Cola Signature Mixers Spicy Notes by Adriana Chía and Pippa Guy
- 03 Coca-Cola Signature Mixers Herbal Notes by Antonio Naranjo
- 04 Coca-Cola Signature Mixers Woody Notes by Alex Lawrence
Hopefully we'll get to try them in NZ soon!