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CLUB DATE NIGHT | WEEK THREE


WEDNESDAY, APRIL 8


Each week, our curated playlist will feature light hearted & sexy songs that span across all sorts of musical genres. This week in Volume 3, we’re starting out with some old-school sounds and will be covering everything else from Rosalía to D’Angelo. So get Boo'd up, and let this week's playlist set the vibe for an evening at home with your sweetie.

LINK TO PLAYLIST



SPICY SUNDER


INGREDIENTS

  • 2/3 c Mango juice

  • 2/3 c Fresh or frozen mango chunks

  • 4 tsp Roughly chopped ginger

  • 4 oz Silver Tequila

  • 2-4 Jalapeńo slices

  • Juice of 1/2 a lime

  • Sparkling water for topping (optional)

  • 1/3 c Kosher or margarita salt

  • 2 tsp Chipotle chili powder


THE PREP

  1. To make the chipotle chili salt, combine salt and chili powder in a shallow bowl

  2. Run a lime wedge around the rim of your glass and coat in chili salt

  3. Combine mango juice, mango chunks, and ginger in cocktail shaker. Muddle together.

  4. Add tequila, lime juice, and jalapeńos

  5. Fill with ice and shake until combined

  6. Strain into prepared glass with ice and top with sparkling water if desired

  7. Serve with garnish of lime



SEQUESTERED SILK ROAD


INGREDIENTS

  • 1 c Sugar (less if you prefer not as sweet simple syrup)

  • 1 c Water

  • 3 inch Piece of ginger roughly chopped

  • 4 oz Gin

  • 8 oz Grapefruit juice

  • 2 tsp **Ginger infused simple syrup

  • Juice of 1/2 a lime

  • 1 tsp Freshly grated ginger

  • 4 Star anise

  • Couple shakes of fruit bitters (rhubarb suggested)

  • 3-4 oz Champagne or sparkling wine


THE PREP

  1. Add water, sugar and 3 inch piece of ginger to a small pot and bring to boil. Simmer until the mixture thickens slightly. Let cool completely.

  2. Add all cocktail ingredients EXCEPT THE BUBBLY into a cocktail shaker and shake well to combine

  3. Pour into martini glass (or similar size cocktail glass)

  4. Top with sparkling wine or champagne and serve

  5. Garnish with a star anise pod



SOLITARY SHRUB

without alcohol


INGREDIENTS

  • 1 c Water

  • 2 c Pineapple, diced

  • 15 Sage leaves

  • 1/2 c Honey

  • 1/4 tsp Sea salt

  • 1 c Apple Cider Vinegar

  • Sparkling water (lemon suggested)

  • 1 oz **Gin or vodka (omit to make without alcohol)

THE PREP

  1. Bring the water and pineapple to a boil in sauce pan. Immediately reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes.

  2. Remove pan from heat. Add sage leaves and muddle. Allow mixture to rest for 5 minutes

  3. Add honey and salt, and stir to dissolve

  4. Strain mixture while preserving liquid and discarding the pulp

  5. Add apple cider vinegar and stir to combine

  6. Cool completely

  7. To make without alcohol, combine 2 oz pineapple shrub over ice and top with sparkling water. To make with alcohol, add 1 oz gin or vodka.


PLAN AHEAD!

NEXT WEEK'S COCKTAIL INGREDIENTS


WEEK THREE GAME NIGHT


JUST THE TWO OF US -

Club Date Night Charades


This week, we're putting a twist on your classic game of charades. Part pondering, part theatrical, all fun. Enjoy!


FIND RULES HERE



GIVEAWAY - WEEK THREE

IN-HOME PHOTOGRAPHY SESSION WITH JOE AND JEN PHOTO


How to Enter via Instagram:

1. Make sure to follow @mavenevents, @neuneumpls and @joeandjenphoto if you’re not already.

2. Post a photo on your feed or your story of you and your partner enjoying Club Date Night activities!

3. Tag @mavenevents, @neuneumpls and @joeandjenphoto

4. Post your unlimited entries by WEDNESDAY, April 8th at 11:59 CST.


When are winners announced and how?

The giveaway ends at 11:59 p.m. CST on FRIDAY, April 10th. Winners will be announced via Instagram the following week. Winners will be contacted by email directly by Joe and Jen Photo. Winners will have 24 hours to respond to the email or their prize will be forfeited.

Am I eligible?

No purchase necessary. Must be 18 years or older to enter. Winners must be located within 40 miles of Downtown Minneapolis. Your Instagram account must be public! This contest is NOT sponsored by Instagram, we just want you all to enjoy a fun date night while staying safe and staying home!

After the conclusion of the contest period, the photographer, MAVEN and The Neu Neu will select the winner from among the weekly submissions using the following judging criteria: Photo demonstrates a fun, humorous, inspirational, safe and otherwise creatively evocative photo or video.

Joe and Jen Photo

 

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