Tongues swirled, lips were bitten and heads were thrown back in ecstasy during their minute-long romp.
Both girls - who danced around the garden together topless just one week earlier - laughed nervously after finishing up."Thank God you didn't reject me," shreiked Sam, before leaving the loft to share details of their encounter with the group.
I sat across from guys, girls, Elixir regulars and Shmaltz beer lovers.
Everyone was a good sport, as there were close to 20 participants ready to roll up their sleeves and get to the serious task of not being completely awkward in front of strangers.
After Andrew, the Shmaltz rep, and Megan, Elixir’s Mixer-in-Chief, gave us the instructions on how the fast-paced friend party would go down, participants took their places and perched atop barstools lining either side of high top tables arranged to form a long dinner party-style table (think: 6 stools per side, with a few capped on either end).
How can you turn an awkward first date with the man of your dreams into the relationship you’ve dreamed of?
But exactly how do you find out without asking him outright and getting a look like you’ve just asked him to marry you?