Menulog launches alcohol scented candles for Dry July

June 25, 2019
By Alana House

Our first thought was … it’s not April 1 … but, in solidarity with the thousands of Aussies going alcohol free during Dry July, Menulog has launched a range of alcohol scented candles.

The online food delivery service will be delivering some of the nation’s favourite tipples – in the form of a candle – to hangover-free homes around the country throughout July.

The Scentsational Alcohol Candle range features five bespoke flavours including Mulled Wine, Champagne Cocktail, Scotch Whisky, Espresso Martini and Pink Apple Cider, which have all been carefully paired with a flavour-matched meal deal.

The ‘beverage’ pairings match the complexity of the dishes, acting as an integral extension of the meal by bringing a sensory element to each delivery order. 

Available from the July 1, Menulog customers will be able to order a free candle alongside its perfect food pairing from restaurants around Australia, exclusively via the platform until stocks last.

Menulog alcohol scented candles for Dry July

Menulog’s Dry July Scentsational Alcohol Candle Range features:

Scotch Fillet Steak with Mulled Wine Candle, available from Godfathers Pizza Cafe (Yarraville, VIC)

Perfect for a cold winter’s night, the famous Scotch Fillet Steak (with chips and salad) has been paired with a Mulled Wine candle. It’s time to unwind and uncork this sumptuous red wine … candle.

Spicy Prawns & Chorizo Traditional Style Pizza with Champagne Cocktail Candle, available from Manoosh Pizzeria (Enmore, NSW)

The Spicy Prawns & Chorizo Traditional Style Pizza is accompanied by the celebratory Champagne Cocktail candle. Pop a cork …or the lid …on this champagne candle and let the fragrant aroma transport you to France! 

Barbecued Chicken Wings with Scotch Whisky Candle, available from Base and Burger (Mount Annan, NSW)

If you enjoy the traditional things in life, these juicy Barbecued Chicken Wings and Scotch Whisky candle make the perfect pair.

Sticky Date Pudding with Espresso Martini Candle, available from La Porchetta (North Melbourne, VIC)

For those planning to spend a cosy night in, opt for a delicious Sticky Date Pudding paired with the Espresso Martini candle.

Smokey BBQ Pork Pizza with Pink Apple Cider Candle, available from Pizza Miltonio (Milton, QLD)

Perfect for setting the party mood, light your Pink Apple Cider candle while you share a Smokey BBQ Pork Pizza with friends this weekend.

Menulog’s Marketing Director, Simon Cheng, said: “Working closely with our restaurant partners, we have created a fun and playful way to pair some of our restaurant partners’ most popular dishes with an alcohol-scented candle, to help Aussies get through their alcohol free month.

“Playing on the traditional food and wine pairing, the candles are designed to be a way for customers to enjoy these flavours, without actually having a drink!”

The limited-edition Dry July range will be available exclusively on Menulog from July 1 – 31 July, while stocks last.

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