The Evolution of Popcorn: A Poppin’ New Shot


360 Vodka celebrates National Popcorn Poppin’ Monthwith a new flavor: 360 Buttered Popcorn

WESTON, MO, Oct. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ – It’s October, the time of year when
corn is harvested and Americans eat more popcorn than ever, leading the
Secretary of Agriculture in 1999 to declare October as National Popcorn
Poppin’ Month. To celebrate, 360 Vodka has created a buttered popcorn
flavor to honor America’s oldest snack food.

With its telltale aroma and freshly popped corn flavor, 360 Buttered
Popcorn captures that buttery goodness that has led Americans to eat 16
billion quarts of popcorn each year!

The first Europeans to colonize the Americas soaked popcorn in milk as a
breakfast cereal, then in the 20s it became a popular movie snack and
today, 360 Vodka has evolved this taste into a savory grown-up treat.  
Add a splash of soda, garnish with a chocolate or candy and you have
all your movie snack favorites in a glass with no mess or kernels that
haven’t popped!

“Classic and nostalgic flavors continue to dominate mixology trends and
we’re thrilled to give cocktail lovers another innovative flavor to
spark their creativity and treat their taste-buds,” says Vic Morrison,
Vice-President of Marketing for 360 Vodka.   “In June, we satisfied
their sweet-tooth with 360 Glazed Donut and now we’re appealing to
their salty side with 360 Buttered Popcorn.”

With a collection of thirteen flavored vodkas, including the multiple
award-winning and favorite 360 Double Chocolate, 360 Vodka, the world’s
only sustainable vodka   is celebrated for perfecting innovative vodka
flavors while leaving the smallest footprint thanks to the distillery’s
numerous and significant sustainability practices.

360 Buttered Popcorn is now available across the US, so pop in a movie,
pop off the 360 swing-top and savor the flavor that has been a part of
America’s history for years.

Night at the Movies

1 1/2 oz. 360 Buttered Popcorn
Cola
Lime wedge
Popcorn

Fill a tall glass with ice, add 360 Buttered Popcorn, top with cola and
stir. Garnish with a lime wedge and fresh popcorn.

Caramel Corn Collins

2 oz. 360 Buttered Popcorn
1/2 oz Caramel sauce
2 Lime wedges squeezed
Root Beer
Caramel popcorn

Combine vodka, lime juice and caramel sauce in a mixing glass filled
with ice. Shake well to loosen caramel and dilute. Strain into martini
glass with fresh ice. Top with root beer. Garnish with caramel popcorn.

Kettle Corn Shooter

1 oz. 360 Buttered Popcorn
50/50 Sugar and Salt mixture

Rim a shot glass with sugar and salt mixture. Add 360 Buttered Popcorn
to a mixing glass filled with ice and shake.   Strain into the rimmed
shot glass.

BBQ Corn Daiquiri

2 oz. 360 Buttered Popcorn

2 oz. Margarita mix

50/50 Salt and Pepper

Lime wheel

Rim a rocks glass with salt and pepper mixture.   Add 360 Buttered
Popcorn and Margarita Mix to a mixing glass filled with ice and shake.
Pour into rimmed rocks glass.

Price and Availability:

360 Buttered Popcorn retails for approximately $15.99 (750mL) and is
available at liquor retailers across the USA. Check the ‘Where to Buy’
section at www.vodka360.com for specific local retailers.

Leaving the Smallest Footprint

Each bottle of 360 Vodka is made with recycled glass, featuring reusable
closures and recycled paper printed with water   based eco   friendly inks.
As organic grain leaves a larger footprint, 360 Vodka uses local grain
grown less than 95 miles from the country’s most energy efficient
distillery where 360 Vodka is crafted. This gives the brand its
distinctive, smooth taste that has been awarded with multiple platinum
and gold medals for taste from international spirits competitions. 360
Vodka is proud to donate one dollar from every closure returned to a
dedicated environmental charity.

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