PODCAST EPISODE

Episode 96: The Kraken

Liquor and Liqueur Connoisseur

Apr 1 2022 • 19 mins


Episode 96 features The Kraken Black Spiced Rum. Bottled in 750ml at 47% ABV, or 94 proof and it retails for $21. Enjoy this episode with a Kraken and Coke. The Kraken's official website: https://www.krakenrum.com/ (https://www.krakenrum.com/) Brief Historical Timeline: 2009 - The Kraken is available in limited release in the United States 2010 - The Kraken expands distribution internationally 2010 - Several awards are bestowed upon The Kraken for exceptional branding & packaging 2020 - Sales reach 510,000 9-liter equivalent cases Key Cocktails: The Kraken is made for mixing, try it in a Kraken & Coke. References: https://proximospirits.com/brands/rum/kraken/ (Proximo Spirits Listing for The Kraken) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Giant_squid (Wikipedia Article on the Giant Squid) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kraken_Rum (Wikipedia Article on The Kraken Rum) https://www.drinkhacker.com/2009/11/03/review-the-kraken-black-spiced-rum/ (Drink Hacker Review from 2009) https://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2010/05/winners-of-the-drinks-business-awards-2010/ (The Drinks Business 2010 Awards List) https://youtu.be/VXpJA47EOy4 (YouTube Acceptance of the 2010 Clear Choice Award) https://www.thespiritsbusiness.com/2011/03/rum-delights-in-record-haul/ (The Spirits Business Reference in 2011) https://www.barandrestaurant.com/operations/kraken-black-spiced-rum-released-upon-nation (Press Release from 2011) https://www.marketingdive.com/ex/mobilemarketer/cms/news/content/9329.html (Article on the Mobile Game in 2011) https://twitter.com/krakenrum/status/736266856550522886?lang=en (Tweet from the Brand Referencing Sugar Content) https://www.liquor.com/the-kraken-black-spiced-rum-review-5219194 (Liquor.com Listing) https://thefatrumpirate.com/the-kraken-black-spiced-rum (The Fat Pirate Rum Feature on The Kraken) https://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2010/03/sailor-jerry-faces-fans-backlash/ (Sailor Jerry's Recipe Change Coverage) https://www.statista.com/statistics/463980/us-leading-brands-of-rum-volume-sales/ (Global Sales Stats from Statista.com) Contact Information: Official show website is: https://www.liquorandliqueurconnoisseur.com/ (www.liquorandliqueurconnoisseur.com) Join my mailing list: http://eepurl.com/hfyhHf (http://eepurl.com/hfyhHf) Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/liquorandliqueurconnoisseur (https://www.facebook.com/liquorandliqueurconnoisseur) Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/LiquorandLiqueurConnoisseur/ (https://www.instagram.com/LiquorandLiqueurConnoisseur/) Twitter: @LLConnoisseur