Get FREE whiskey cocktails and cake at this Maker’s Mark pop-up van

The festive 2 day pop-up is now open in Manchester’s Crown Square, offering free cocktail samples and cake!

By Ciara Martin | 29 November 2019

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The UK’s number one American Whiskey, Maker’s Mark, launched their festive 2 day pop-up in Manchester’s Crown Square today. Offering free whiskey cocktail samples and cake in partnership with Manchester’s Pollen Bakery.

Maker’s Mark is renowned for its hand-crafted whiskey – their bourbon is handmade from start to finish at their historic distillery in Kentucky, USA.

Bourbon & Bites, the exclusive pop-up, is certainly worth the visit. Guests can warm up and enjoy a range of Maker’s Mark signature whiskey cocktail samples to discover the delicious, smooth and full-flavoured taste that is Maker’s Mark.

Choose from Toasted Marshmallow Old Fashioned (Maker’s Mark Kentucky Bourbon, toasted marshmallow syrup, Angostura bitters) or Spiced Berry Starhill Spritz (Maker’s Mark Kentucky Bourbon, Aperol, lemon juice, berry syrup, Prosecco) alongside a slice of custom-made Maker’s Mark Spiced Honey Cake (Maker’s Mark Bourbon, spiced honey syrup, brown sugar sponge cake and a honey Maker’s Mark buttercream) –  made exclusively in collaboration with @pollenbakery. 

The pop-up is open between 12 pm – 7 pm on the 28th and 29th November, so be quick!

If you enjoyed your sample you can purchase a full-sized cocktail from the below neighbouring bars for only £5.

  • Dock Yard, Spinningfields: Maker’s Tart Hot Chocolate
  • Mr Coopers: Barrel aged Maker’s Old Fashioned
  • Whisky Jar: Maker’s Old Fashioned
  • Rikyu Bar (Peter Street Kitchen): ‘Plum Fashioned’
  • Bar Hutte: Maker’s Tart Hot Chocolate
  • Restaurant Bar and Grill: Barrel Aged Old Fashioned

You don’t want to miss this one.


The Maker’s Mark Pop-Up

When: 28th and 29th November
Where: Crown Square 
Time: 12 pm – 7 pm