Many Filipinos will acknowledge White Fortress Whisky, the storied liquor model that prides itself on being “the one reasonably priced Philippine whisky out there” in addition to its easy, hangover-free liquor. A decades-old drink of selection for titos (uncles), the traditionally macho model has been equated with its memorable calendar women and risqué — if not problematic — adverts.
After first breaking its long-time custom by putting chef and Youtuber Ryan Morales Reyes, aka Ninong Ry on the duvet, the nice folks at White Fortress Whisky has continued to deviate from the norm for its 2022 calendar mannequin — prepare for White Fortress Whisky “gurl”, Sassa Gurl!
“Nung 2021, ang calendar mannequin namin, yung laging taga-luto tuwing might inuman. Ngayong 2022, ang calendar mannequin namin, ang laging nagpapainom tuwing might inuman (In 2021, our calendar mannequin was the one who would prepare dinner the meals at each consuming session. This 2022, our calendar mannequin is the one who would pour your glass at each session),” White Fortress Whisky wrote on Fb, earlier than introducing Sassa Gurl, Felix Petate Jr. in actual life, recognized for his or her hilarious TikTok content.
Naturally, the model’s selection for this yr’s calendar mannequin tickled the ribs of the folks of the web.
Many made enjoyable of how excessive the whisky gave the impression to be poured in a consuming glass, which is usually taken as a shot or on ice.
“Ba’t ginawang iced tea? (Why does this appear like iced tea?)” One netizen requested.
“Good one Sassa! Pero siz ang taas ng tagay (However sis, the shot is so excessive),” fellow content material creator Karl Zarate commented.
“Tagay mo jan bheb, hindi makatarungan, parang tagay yan nung pal ko na tumakas lang sa magulang tapos pag-uwi n’ya tumagos na sya sa pinto (Babe the place’s the justice on this shot? This seems to be just like the shot my pal as soon as drank who snuck from her mother and father and crashed by means of the door when she got here dwelling),” streamer Beki Mon shared.
Regardless of the comical photograph, many praised the advert’s inclusivity and congratulated Sassa for breaking stereotypes.
“Think about kung ilang batang badette ang pinangarap maging calendar lady midday. Legit na nakakatuwa (Think about what number of homosexual youngsters as soon as dreamed of being a calendar lady after they have been younger. This legit makes me comfortable),” a netizen stated.
Cheers to you, Sassa Gurl!