AWARD-WINNING SPIRIT MADE WITH HEALTHY INGREDIENTSDevotion Vodka, the world’s first and only gluten-free and sugar-free flavored vodka and the first vodka brand approved to print nutritional information on its bottles, received the 2017 Rising Star Growth Brand Award. This was the fourth consecutive year that Devotion has been recognized with this coveted award. This recognition comes on the heels of Devotion implementing a nutritional labeling program with its entire line of products.
Devotion Vodka CEO Drew Adelman and Partner/COO Mike Calleja accepted the prestigious award in front of thousands of industry executives at The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes, Florida.
“It’s nice to be recognized for our efforts, and as we continue to grow, we will remain committed to transparency, especially as consumers today are more aware of what they are putting in their body,” said Calleja, Partner/COO.
Whether scanning for ingredients due to dietary restrictions, or checking the origin of the product, consumers are more committed to reading labels today. In addition to highlighting the gluten-free and sugar-free attributes, all Devotion bottles include the Circle K for Kosher, as well as standard drink size, alcohol by volume, and calorie counts. Its six refreshing fruit flavors include Wild Cherry, Coconut, Blood Orange, Black & Blue, Tiki Tea, The Perfect Cosmo and the original Devotion Vodka.
Launched in November 2009, Devotion Spirits is the first company in the world to offer a completely new category in premium spirits marketed as Devotion Vodka. Adelman, a nightlife and dining aficionado and fitness advocate, searched for a way to marry his two passions and created the company. Devotion boasts 80 proof, six-column distilled vodka made from the finest American corn and is the only flavored vodka brand made exclusively in the United States. For more information, visit devotionvodka.com.
1½ ounces Devotion Black & Blue Vodka
½ ounce Raspberry Liqueur
Lemonade to flavor
Sugar rimmer product
Use the sugar rimmer to rim a highball glass. Fill glass with ice and pour Devotion Back & Blue Vodka over ice. Fill the rest of the glass with lemonade leaving room at the time. Float the raspberry liqueur on top and garnish with lemon wedge.DRINK SPECIAL
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