Last night in London kilts and headdresses collided as two very distinct worlds united. It’s hard to imagine there has ever been a more amusingly incongruous marriage than Scotland and Brazil. Certainly the marketing minds behind Ballantine’s Brasil have been having fun with the idea. The launch's accompanying cocktail creations include the Highland Samba and the Glen Coco.
Importer and distributor Drinks21 has just launched the product in the UK and it is being rolled out in Belgium, Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Holland, Austria, Estonia, Russia and Ukraine.
The cognac has been made to serve over ice to “maximize flavour explosion”. The 40% abv drink comes with a 70cl white bottle with a suggested retail price of £40.