Press release: Powerful enjoyment in summer

Bud Spencer - Banana Joe: The label with Bud Spencer "in action

St. Kilian Distillers extends successful Bud Spencer series with the summer-fresh liqueur BUD SPENCER - BANANA JOE!

Rüdenau, June 2023
"BUD SPENCER - The Legend - BANANA JOE" - this is the name of the summer liqueur surprise from the house of St. Kilian, where, in addition to whisky, premium liqueurs are created for a global audience. The new liqueur is a tribute to the feature film of the same name, in which BUD SPENCER, in the role of a peaceful banana farmer in the Brazilian jungle, takes on unscrupulous gangsters and ensures law and order in his fearless and inimitable, likeable way.

With this fresh and full-bodied banana cream liqueur, the renowned distillery from the tranquil Rüdenau expands its internationally multiple award-winning BUD SPENCER series and at the same time meets the desire of many liqueur and Bud Spencer fans.

Bud Spencer - Banana Joe: The label with Bud Spencer "in action
Bud Spencer "in action" - known all over the world

As one of the leading producers of whiskey and liqueurs in Germany, St. Kilian Distillers is particularly committed to creating innovative and high-quality products. The new cream liqueur BUD SPENCER BANANA JOE fits seamlessly into the outstanding collection of St. Kilian Distillers and offers a taste experience in a class of its own.

The unmistakable combination of high-quality cream and a refreshing note of banana gives the liqueur a pleasantly creamy taste that will delight gourmets and connoisseurs alike.

Whether on ice or neat - the new BANANA JOE is the perfect companion in summer temperatures.


To ensure high enjoyment in the summer, the entire St. Kilian Distillers team has given everything to ensure that this unique banana cream liqueur is launched quickly.
It is all the more pleasing that the new Bud Spencer liqueur is now available from St. Kilian online and in the store in the visitor distillery as well as in well-stocked stores. The recommended retail price for the 0.7l bottle is € 29.90.

Bud Spencer - Banana Joe liqueur
In this equipment the BUD SPENCER BANANA JOE goes to the start

Liqueur product information

The basis for the new banana cream liqueur BUD SPENCER - The Legend - BANANA JOE is the mild St. Kilian Single Malt Spirit, which was double distilled from the best barley malt in original Scottish pot still stills and subsequently mixed with natural banana flavors and the finest cream. The combination of the fruity taste of sun-ripened bananas and creamy toffee with a squeeze of lime gives this liqueur a distinctive and enticing note. With an alcohol content of 21% by volume, BANANA JOE is an elegant and full-bodied treat for lovers of high-quality liqueurs and Bud Spencer fans alike. The iconic 0.7l bottle, in which all other popular Bud Spencer and Terence Hill spirits are also bottled, also gives this fine drop that certain something visually.

Tasting Notes:

Creamy, light yellow

Creamy toffee meets sun-ripened bananas, accompanied by a delicate squeeze of lime and a hint of pineapple in the background.

Elegant and full-bodied with the sweetness of ripe bananas, backed by creamy toffee and creamy bourbon vanilla.

Creamy sweet notes of toffee and banana resonate with creamy vanilla and a squeeze of lime pleasantly long.

Alcohol content
Creamy 21% vol.

€ 29,90 (0,7 liter)

About St. Kilian Distillers GmbH

The German whiskey distillery from the Lower Franconian town of Rüdenau near Miltenberg am Main produces top-class whiskey and liqueurs that have been awarded more than 170 gold medals at the most prestigious competitions around the globe. In addition, awards such as "World-Class Distillery", "Distillery of the Year" and "Whisky of the Year" also testify to the top international level at which the distillery, which was only founded in 2012 by the investment banker Andreas Thümmler and is therefore still young, operates with its whiskies. St. Kilian Distillers supports the responsible use of alcohol, about which you can find out more at For more information on the company and portfolio, visit

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