Ryan Reynolds, P. Diddy and David Beckham have teamed up to film a hilarious ad to raise awareness for the plight of bartenders in the US and UK, who are struggling financially due to COVID-19 restrictions.
Reynolds is the ambassador for Aviation Gin, P.Diddy for Deleon Tequila and Beckham for Haig Club Whisky.
In the ad, Reynolds says the trio have mixed up “something special” for the Super Bowl on Sunday. He explains they added some “botanicals and natural ingredients from Tampa Bay and Kasas City” – but it doesn’t go well.
Reynolds says in the narration: “For the last 10 months, Diddy, David and me, Ryan Reynolds have been hard at work on an idustry first.
“A daring combination of Deleon Tequila, Haig Whisky, Aviation American Gin, and natural flavours found in both Tampa Bay and Kasas City, made to be the one cocktail everyone can enjoy this Sunday.
All three of the men take a sip of the drink, with P Diddy cheersing before by saying: “Here’s to you guys.”
However, they all spit out the drink. Reynolds then swears and says: “dammit, that’s so f***ing gross.”
Diddy adds: “Ryan, this tastes like ass feet” while David said: “Ryan this is not gonna work.”
It then fades away with a title screen reading: “This is why we need mixologists.”
Diageo, the parent company for Aviation American Gin, DeLeón Tequila and Haig Club Whiskey, is donating US$1million to Another Round, Another Rally’s Bartender’s Benevolent Fund and Drinks Trust UK to support the bartending community.
Another Round, Another Rally is a non-profit financial resource for the hospitality industry in the US. providing reimbursement grants and immersive educational scholarships; Bartender’s Benevolent Fund is a nationally registered non-profit and financial resource for hospitality professionals in Canada and Drinks Trust UK, is an organisation that has been providing support, care and assistance to the drinks industry workforce since 1886.
Ryan Reynolds previously announced in March 2020 that Aviation American Gin would be donating $10,000 to the Canadian Professional Bartenders’ Association.
Watch the ad below:
Super Bowl 2021 is scheduled to be played on February 7, at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida, and is expected to attract more than 100 million viewers. Click here to watch the official Super Bowl ads.