Take Your Best Shot with Kahlua Midnight ™

                  Take Your Best Shot with Kahlua Midnight ™

Power the Night with Kahlua's New Delicioso Mix of 70 Proof Mix of Rum and
Black Coffee

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, Nov. 13, 2012

NEW YORK, Nov. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Looking for the next great shot and
drinking ritual to electrify the night? The good news is that it's always
"midnight" somewhere, and all there is to do is chill, pour, and shoot.
Guaranteed to inspire epic nightlife moments, Kahlua Midnight™, a 70 proof mix
of rum and black coffee liqueur, makes its debut today in bars and retailers
nationwide.This bold, yet slightly sweet creation is a delicious mixture of
smooth rum mixed with strong black coffee. It is intended to be served chilled
as a shot that can transform an otherwise unremarkable night into an
unforgettable one. It embodies the spirit of the midnight hour, a time where a
new day is dawning and possibilities seem endless.

(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121113/SF11344)

"Kahlua Midnight is a huge step forward for the brand. We wanted to create a
strong product that not only tastes amazing but has the ability to elevate the
social experience of a night out with friends," said Michelle Sanders, Brand
Director for Kahlua. "Kahlua Midnight succeeds on all fronts. It's a 70 proof
spirit that goes down easily, and the added boost from the black coffee flavor
is sure to awaken the senses. This is a great new drink people will rally

A twist on the beloved original Kahlua, the number one coffee liqueur in the
world, Kahlua Midnight is bound to be the next crowd-pleasing, go-to shot
among party goers everywhere. The taste is smooth, bold, and just a tad sweet,
setting it apart from the standard sticky and sugary sweet coffee liqueurs on
the market today.

With the growing consumer trend toward coffee-flavored products, coupled with
the desire for a sweeter straight shot, Kahlua sees an opportunity to promote
its own simple approach with chilled Kahlua Midnight followed by a fresh
orange slice. Ideal for any occasion—whether a celebratory cheers or simply a
night on the town, Kahlua Midnight bursts with flavor.

With Kahlua Midnight, the brand marks a transition into a consumption space
that aims to reach male drinkers ages 21-34 who are thirsty for new
experiences and strive to be constantly connected. The campaign, "It's
Midnight Somewhere," will continue throughout the year with robust on-premise
support, National Digital, and local OOH in Key Markets.


The suggested retail price for Kahlua Midnight is $23.99 for a 750ml bottle.

Drinking Responsibly is Muy Delicioso

KAHLUA MIDNIGHT™ Rum with Black Coffee Liqueur. 35% Alc./Vol. (70 Proof).
Product of Mexico. ©2012 Imported By The Kahlua Company, Purchase, NY


Pernod Ricard USA is the premium spirits and wine company in the U.S., and the
largest subsidiary of Paris, France-based Pernod Ricard SA, which employs more
than 18,000 people worldwide and is listed on the NYSE Euronext exchange
(Ticker: RI).

The company's leading spirits and wines include such prestigious brands as
Absolut® Vodka, Chivas Regal® Scotch Whisky, The Glenlivet® Single Malt Scotch
Whisky, Jameson® Irish Whiskey, Malibu®, Kahlua® Liqueur, Beefeater® Gin,
Plymouth™ Gin, Seagram's Extra Dry Gin®, Martell® Cognac, Hiram Walker®
Liqueurs, Pernod®, Ricard® and Avion™ Tequila (through a joint venture with
Tequila Avion); such superior wines as Jacob's Creek® and Brancott Estate®;
and such exquisite champagnes and sparkling wines as Perrier-Jouet® Champagne,
G.H. Mumm™ Champagne and Mumm Napa® sparkling wines.

Pernod Ricard USA is based in Purchase, New York, and has roughly 850
employees across the country. Pernod Ricard USA urges all adults to consume
its products responsibly and has an active campaign to promote responsible
drinking. For more information on this, please visit:

SOURCE Pernod Ricard USA

Contact: Sarah Bessette, Kahlua Midnight, +1-212-372-5389,
sarah.bessette@pernod-ricard.com; Jared Ricardo, Access Communications,
+1-415-844-6232, jricardo@accesspr.com
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