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Mariah Carey is no stranger to remixing a hit and this time she rocks it behind the bar. Weeks after his remix of Latto’s “Big Energy” (ft. DJ Khaled) helped propel the song up the charts, Carey scores a hit with – *in DJ Khaled’s voice* – anotherthanks to a new summer promotion for its Black Irish liqueur.
Originally launched last fall as a festive drink for the holidays, the superstar singer is reintroducing Black Irish as a surprisingly refreshing summer drink, with the ‘Black Irish & Berries Brunch Sipper’, a ‘chocolatey, berry indulgence’ designed for the hot days to come.
The cocktail combines Carey’s Dark Irish White Chocolate (an Irish cream liqueur) with a tablespoon of maple syrup, shredded coconut, 1/4 cup mixed berries and a cup of water. coconut. After blending the berries and blending the Black Irish and coconut water, the sweet, creamy drink is best served over ice.
Carey, who was spotted drinking a ‘splash’ of Black Irish in a recent Instagram Live, has had to deal with her fair share of rumors and hearsay, but she says the cliché that Irish Cream is only one drink in cold weather is an easy misconception. refute. “People think Irish cream is a winter drink, but that couldn’t be further from the truth,” she says. rolling stone. “It’s also a great way to celebrate summer. If you’re entertaining at home, the Black Irish is especially good on the rocks sipping by the pool or as an after-dinner drink at a backyard barbecue.
While many celebrities associate themselves with liquor brands these days, Carey took her time with Black Irish, wanting to work with a brand – and a spirit – that she had a personal connection to. Available in stores and online now, Black Irish toasts Carey’s love for a “festive” moment, while paying homage to Carey’s mixed heritage – the singer was born to a black Venezuelan father and from an Irish mother, hence the label “Black Irish”. .
Of course, Carey must have enjoyed drinking the product too, and the singer says she and her friends enjoy the Black Irish as a year-round treat. “Because Dark Irish White Chocolate and Salted Caramel have these complex chocolate and caramel flavors, it tastes like a treat and satisfies a sweet tooth,” she says. “I always offer Black Irish when friends come over and they’re surprised how refreshing it is on a hot day in LA.”
The price of Mariah Carey’s Black Irish ranges from $2.79 (for a 50ml bottle) to $24.99 (for a 750ml size). Three flavors are available: Original Irish Cream, Salted Caramel and White Chocolate. Buy it online at totalwine.com.
It’s going to be a busy summer for Carey, who is reportedly in the studio working on the sequel to the critically acclaimed 2018 album. Caution. She recently launched her own MasterClass, with a nine-part video series called “Mariah Carey Teaches Voice as an Instrument,” available on MasterClass.com.