MillerCoors announced that Arnold Palmer Spiked is set to test two beverages in select markets.

Called Arnie’s Spiked Iced Tea and Arnie’s Spiked Lemonade, the products will initially be launched in four test markets.

Arnie’s Spiked is designed to separate the original Arnold Palmer Spiked drink into two flavours.

MillerCoors chief marketing officer Michelle St. Jacques said: “It did really well for us, and about 50% of the volume was sourced directly from spirits, bringing new people back into our category. So we asked ourselves: ‘What else can we do?’”

“It’s all about moving with speed over perfection, taking smart risks and connecting with consumers.”

She added that MillerCoors is “continuing to build on the momentum we had in year one and build into new spaces. This is just one example of identifying those next opportunities and moving with speed.”

With 5% alcohol-by-volume (ABV), Arnie’s Spiked Iced Tea and Arnie’s Spiked Lemonade were produced in collaboration with AriZona Beverages’ iced-tea maker unit Hornell Brewing.

Earlier this year, MillerCoors launched similar tests for Saint Archer Gold, a new craft light lager that rolled into four markets.

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Jacques further added: “We’ve been talking about the need to be fast, messy and awesome. It’s all about moving with speed over perfection, taking smart risks and connecting with consumers.

“Trying new things in the marketplace, throwing gasoline on what is working, and stopping the things that aren’t working. We need to be sprinting, and that’s the way we’re going to continue to win.”