Arriving we were greeted, shown our seats and provided with a delightful Maker’s Mark cocktail. It was a tropical passion fruit and vanilla flavoured cocktail – who knew Bourbon went so well in tropical drinks! The recipe is below:
Garnish: orange slice and mint sprig
Method: build, stir and top with sparkling wine, stir again and serve.
Candle specialists, London Refinery then took us and the other guests through the candle making process. We were asked our favourite scents and of course I was a rebel and said Gin instead of Bourbon. My second scent though was an Eucalyptus.
The process was pretty fun from start to finish, especially when it got down to blending of the scents. My gin candle did up smelling more like Vicks than Gin but I love the scent.
Brand Diplomat, Amanda Humphrey then took guests through a tasting of Maker’s Mark and through the interesting history of the brand. I always love hearing about how alcohol brands have survived through prohibition, different trends or hardship.
Maker’s Mark aim to have more fun events like this in the future so keep an eye out. We’ll be sure to let you know.
Also make sure you check out The Spread Eagle (as it was a pretty cool pub and restaurant) and London Refinery!
Address: The Spread Eagle, 141 Albert Street, Camden Town, London NW1 7NB
London Refinery: https://londonrefinery.co.uk
Maker’s Mark: https://www.makersmark.com
Written by Tegan LeBon