Hamilton, Bermuda, August 24, 2020 — GREY GOOSE® vodka is excited to launch its first-ever Honey Deuce Cocktail Kit, available for delivery in metro New York and 10 major markets across the country. The Honey Deuce Cocktail Kit features everything you need to create the signature cocktail of the US Open right at home, including: a bottle of GREY GOOSE, the 2020 US Open commemorative cup, Chambord® black raspberry liqueur, lemonade and tennis-inspired honeydew melon balls skewered on GREY GOOSE garnish picks. Available in three different sizes via Sourced Craft Cocktails, the launch marks the first time that tennis fans can order the tournament’s signature cocktail along with its souvenir cup delivered straight to their doorsteps. The 2020 US Open Tennis Championships will be played August 31 to September 13.
As a US Open partner for nearly 15 years, GREY GOOSE is proud to celebrate this year’s unique tournament, but cannot do so without also acknowledging and fighting the presence of racial injustice in America. In continuation of the brand’s support of the NAACP, GREY GOOSE pledges to make a new donation in the name of its signature cocktail, the Honey Deuce—which is named after an equal score in tennis.
To help fans across the country live like they’re cheering from the stands, GREY GOOSE has once again joined the USTA to create a Limited-Edition US Open bottle, featuring an all-new tennis inspired design. The Limited-Edition bottle is available for individual purchase via Reserve Bar or, for metro New York, Chicago and Miami residents, in the 18-cocktail Honey Deuce Kit by Sourced Craft Cocktails.
“For over a decade, the Honey Deuce cocktail has been an integral, celebrated part of the US Open experience,” said GREY GOOSE Vice President, Martin de Dreuille. “It was important to us to connect the joy of that experience to fans tuning into the action at home, so we are thrilled to be launching Honey Deuce Cocktail Kits for the first time ever this year. And, more importantly, we are honored to be using our platform to continue the fight for a more just and equal society in this country through our continued support of the NAACP.”
“The Honey Deuce has become near synonymous with the US Open and it’s terrific that GREY GOOSE will keep the tradition going for fans engaging with the tournament in their homes,” said Lew Sherr, Chief Revenue Officer, USTA.
The Honey Deuce Cocktail Kit is available in 3 different sizes serving 8, 12, or 18 cocktails, with the Limited-Edition bottle included in the largest size (metro New York, Chicago, and Miami only and while supplies last). The kits are delivered same-day with fresh ingredients at Sourced Craft Cocktails to metro New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Austin, Dallas/Fort Worth, Washington D.C., Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Boca Raton, Denver, Nashville, and Phoenix. The Limited Edition bottle is available for purchase at Reserve Bar.
Grey Goose Honey Deuce recipe:
1.5 parts GREY GOOSE® vodka
3 parts Fresh Lemonade
½ part Chambord® black raspberry liqueur
3 honey melon balls for garnish
Method: Chill a Collins Glass by placing in the refrigerator or freezer or by filling with ice water for 5 minutes. When sufficiently chilled, fill with ice. Measure and add vodka to Collins Glass. Top with measured amount of fresh lemonade. Measure and add raspberry liqueur. Garnish with skewer of 1 or multiple frozen honeydew melon balls.
Note: to prepare melon balls, place honeydew melon in the freezer until firm, then use a melon baller to create balls.
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About GREY GOOSE Vodka
Made without compromise, GREY GOOSE® is made with the highest-quality ingredients and has a 100% traceable production process, from crop to cork. Every aspect of the creation of GREY GOOSE® is focused on crafting vodka of unmatched quality. Each bottle of GREY GOOSE is distilled and bottled in France, with a recipe and process that remains unchanged since inception, using just two ingredients – single origin Picardie wheat and spring water from our natural limestone well in Gensac-la-Pallue. A one distillation process brings out the true essence of these ingredients.
The expertise of the GREY GOOSE Cellar Master, François Thibault, ensures an unparalleled smoothness and exceptional taste. The GREY GOOSE portfolio is comprised of GREY GOOSE® Vodka, GREY GOOSE® La Poire, GREY GOOSE® L’Orange and GREY GOOSE® Le Citron Flavored Vodkas.
The GREY GOOSE vodka brand is part of the portfolio of Bacardi Limited, headquartered in Hamilton, Bermuda. Bacardi Limited refers to the Bacardi group of companies, including Bacardi International Limited.
The USTA is the national governing body for the sport of tennis in the U.S. and the leader in promoting and developing the growth of tennis at every level — from local communities to the highest level of the professional game. A not-for-profit organization with more than 655,000 members, it invests 100% of its proceeds in growing the game. It owns and operates the US Open, one of the highest-attended annual sporting events in the world, and launched the US Open Series, linking seven summer WTA and ATP World Tour tournaments to the US Open. In addition, it owns approximately 90 Pro Circuit events throughout the U.S. and selects the teams for the Davis Cup, Fed Cup, Olympic and Paralympic Games. The USTA’s philanthropic entity, the USTA Foundation, provides grants and scholarships in addition to supporting tennis and education programs nationwide to benefit under-resourced youth through the National Junior Tennis & Learning (NJTL) network. For more information about the USTA, go to USTA.com or follow the official accounts on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat.
About SOURCED CRAFT COCKTAILS
Sourced Craft Cocktails is an innovative eCommerce force and a leading player in craft cocktail delivery for both in-home consumption and large-scale events. With large scale events being put on hold due to the pandemic, Sourced has ramped up its in-home delivery offering, expanding its menu to include over 40 cocktail options available for same-day delivery if you order by 3 pm EST. All cocktail packages are crafted at Sourced’s kitchens by a team of certified professionals and delivered by local out-of-work bartenders. Each cocktail kit includes a fully sealed bottle of alcohol along with the appropriate cocktail ingredients that are made with local fresh fruits, herbs, and other ingredients, and are sealed completely ensuring freshness and quality. Sourced Craft Cocktails is currently available in New York City, Washington DC, South Florida, Chicago, Austin, Dallas, Denver, Phoenix, Nashville, San Francisco, and Los Angeles.