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The Big Easy - Absolut New Orleans

Yesterday, at Tales of the Cocktail - an annual New Orleans culinary and cocktail festival - Absolut Vodka announced a new limited-edition flavor appropriately called "New Orleans." Inspired by the Big Easy, Absolut New Orleans combines juicy mango and spicy black pepper. This is the first in a series of limited-edition flavored vodkas named after cities, and this time around Absolut is planning on donating 100% of the profits to charities in the Gulf Coast including Habitat for Humanity, Hands on Gulf Coast, Volunteer Mobile along with a few others. Each foundation will receive a monetary donation in order the help rebuild the area.

The vodka will be available in the usual places (bars, restaurants, stores, etc.) starting August 1st. If you try it let us know what you think of it, the flavor combos sound intriguing, as do the drinks you can make with it. Check out Absolut's website for more details, including a way to vote for upcoming city-flavors. There are 10 cities to choose from, you tell them what it would taste like and why it deserves to be next.

Source: PR Newswire

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honey_02_07 honey_02_07 8 years
i like to try this one.
minnie minnie 10 years
Im from Louisiana and it sounds great but I think it would be even better if it didn't have the mango so it could be used for a bloody mary!
mizlynz mizlynz 10 years
If they made one for Las Vegas, would it taste like hookers, cigarettes and cheap booze?
CaterpillarGirl CaterpillarGirl 10 years
Does it taste like sewage run off and bitterness?
mominator mominator 10 years
Being I am from Louisiana I can't wait to try this. Sounds delish with the peppers.
shellbelle1 shellbelle1 10 years
New Orleans is my favorite city! Not too sure about the pepper but I will definitely give it a try!
KellyMichele KellyMichele 10 years
I'm very excited!! Can't wait to try this.
jhuck jhuck 10 years
They need a Canadian one so it would taste like maple syrup and donuts! Kidding! I'm not a fan of anything pepper, but I'm definitely going to give this a try!
CestLaVie CestLaVie 10 years
Wow cool concept, flavor sounds great and what a good cause.
partysugar partysugar 10 years
I can't wait to try this!
GiggleSugar GiggleSugar 10 years
This sounds amazing! New Orleans is my favorite city, and the mango/pepper combo sounds very enticing. I can't wait to try this!
crispet1 crispet1 10 years
Very awesome and such a good cause!
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