iOS app Android app More

James Carville, Mary Matalin Shill For Maker's Mark In New Ad (VIDEO)

Posted:

Carville Matalin Makers Mark

Much has been written about the opposites-attract romance of James Carville, a Democratic commentator and strategist, and Mary Matalin, his wife and Republican strategist. Well, there's finally something they can both agree on: Maker's Mark.

In the below clip, Carville and Matalin are both members of the same party for once. The cocktail party, that is. Whisky, apparently, is the key to make everyone get along.

WATCH:


Also on HuffPost:

The fastest growing liquor brands:

Loading Slideshow...
  • 5. Rokk Vodka

    <a href="http://www.rokkvodka.com/" target="_hplink">Rokk Vodka</a> is made with glacial water from Kallby, Sweden. The company has <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cgLOYc48AZw&feature=player_embedded" target="_hplink">partnered with The Lonely Island</a> on ad spots as well -- the brand isn't afraid to get noticed. <strong>Marketer/Importer:</strong> Diageo <strong>2011 Volume:</strong> 200 <strong>Percent Change:</strong> 122.2%

  • 4. Fireball Cinnamon Whisky

    Fireball has been around only <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/02/15/fireball-sinfire_n_1279010.html" target="_hplink">since 2007</a> in the U.S. but apparently people like their whisky with a tinge of sweetness. Or maybe they just like the slogan: "<a href="http://www.fireballwhisky.com/story/" target="_hplink">Tastes Like Heaven, Burns Like Hell</a>." <strong>Marketer/Importer:</strong> Sazerac <strong>2011 Volume:</strong> 180 <strong>Percent Change:</strong> 157.1%

  • 3. Malibu Prepared Cocktails

    The coconut-flavored Malibu rum doesn't need any mixers anymore. The brand offers <a href="http://www.bevmo.com/Shop/ProductList.aspx?N=4294966245+4294967062&area=home" target="_hplink">ready-to-drink Malibu Rum Punch</a>, with pineapple, banana, passion fruit and mango flavors as well as Malibu Caribbean Cosmo with coconut, lime, orange and cranberry flavor. <strong>Marketer/Importer: </strong>Pernod Ricard USA <strong>2011 Volume: </strong>150 <strong>Percent Change:</strong> 158.6

  • 2. Familia Camarena Tequila

    <a href="http://www.tequilacamarena.com/" target="_hplink">Familia Camarena Tequila</a> offers two types of 100% blue agave tequila: silver and reposado. The Camarenas have six generations of tequila-making experience. <strong>Marketer/Importer: </strong> Alto Spirits/E & J Gallo Winery <strong>2011 Volume: </strong> 250 <strong>Percent Change:</strong> 233.3%

  • 1. Skinnygirl Cocktails

    Bravolebrity Bethenny Frankel must be thrilled with her reality success, which no doubt has a significant part in the major increased sales of her <a href="http://www.skinnygirlcocktails.com/" target="_hplink">low-calorie cocktail line</a>. Based on these numbers, it seems as if Frankel has identified a successful niche: ladies who like to drink but are diet-conscious. Or maybe Frankel just has a ton of diehard fans. <strong>Marketer/Importer:</strong> Beam Inc. <strong>2011 Volume:</strong> 586 <strong>Percent Change:</strong> 388.3%

FOLLOW FOOD

Filed by Carey Polis  |