Tags: ALCOHOL

10 New Year's Eve Cocktails

Dec 26 2013

Christmas is over. The turkey's been eaten (or made into sandwiches for the next week), presents unwrapped and some of us are probably still mildly hungover from all the festivities. We say, chug those gatorades and rest up, because the biggest party…

10 Need-Not-Want Bar Accessories

Dec 23 2013

Stone Drink Dispenser Super handy to have in the bedroom (whether you choose to fill it with tequila or water, no one cares), this nifty little drink dispenser has the added bonus of looking super cool against any black surface. Himalayan Salt Shot GlassesThese…

Magnífico Mexico

Dec 20 2013

Singapore is a cosmopolitan hub- a multi-racial nation brimming with people from all walks of life. Much like Hong Kong and Tokyo, our dining scene exploded some time back and now, you can find almost any kind of cuisine imaginable in our…

Christmas Countdown

Dec 19 2013

It’s starting to look a lot like Christmas, and whether you celebrate it or not, there’s no denying the spirit of ‘ho ho ho’s that’s in the air. While Christmas is traditionally all about turduckens, eggnog and presents, what’s there to do…

3 Cool Concept Bars

Dec 17 2013

During the 1970’s, themed restaurants were a booming business in America, Trader Vic’s being one of the first few to sell merchandize along with food. Then a trend, its now practically a necessity in the booming F&B business. Restaurants can no longer…

Zoukout Alternatives

Dec 13 2013

Zoukout officially begins today, but its been months of seeing outfit ideas, posts, line up speculation and “who else is going?!” status updates on Facebook. The masses will be flocking to Sentosa tonight, where the annual end-of-year party promises to take over…

Tippling Club- January

Jan 2 2014

This just in- fans of the experimental bar/restaurant, Tippling Club will be pleased to know that they've just released their January Lunch Menu! After taking a well deserved New Year's break, the Tippling Club reopens today for business. Lunch: Monday-Friday (12noon - 3pm)Price:…

Date Night (Ladies Edition)

Jan 6 2014

Correct me if I'm wrong (its the 21st century, after all), but for the most cases, its always the men planning the dates, especially at the beginning of relationships. You're looking at at least 3 months of stressing whether the restaurant is…

8 Bearable Alcoholic Drinks

Jan 6 2014

Let's face it- we like our booze but with the exception of beer, whiskey, wine and champagne, we (usually) hate the way it tastes and oh god how it burns. Check out our list of 8 very palatable drinks that you probably…

The Line on Wine (Part 1- Terminology)

Jan 7 2014

Wine is confusing, and for most of us, being handed a wine list is more daunting than well, skydiving. You hear weird terms like "legs" and "sediments", some wines need to be decanted and some don't, some years are better than others…

The Line on Wine (Part 3- White)

Jan 8 2014

Wine is confusing, and for most of us, being handed a wine list is more daunting than well, skydiving. You hear weird terms like "legs" and "sediments", some wines need to be decanted and some don't, some years are better than others…

20 Interesting Facts About Booze

Jan 8 2014

#1 The production of alcohol can be traced back to at least 12 000 years#2 Sherry was the beverage of choice for the great explorers Magellan and Columbus. In fact, Magellan liked it so much, he spent more money stockpiling it than…

Top 5: Most Expensive NIghtclubs

Jan 10 2014

The world is getting richer and people are spending. From gold plated toilet paper to bar tabs over $300K, there are alot of rich people out there, which means lots of businesses after these deep pockets. The most obvious one? The nightlife…

Top 10 Drunk Moments

Jan 13 2014

It's, ugh, Monday again and that's 4 full days till Friday night. We know how depressing that thought can be for most, so in the meanwhile, here's some pretty epic drunken moments we hope you don't try to recreate when the weekend…

Who, What, Whiskey

Jan 13 2014

Ah, the little sip of heaven we know and love. Hands up those of you who have friends who are whiskey enthusiasts and expound on the glories of this amber liquid every chance they get. Its educational, but every once in a…

#Wealth

Jan 14 2014

We've seen the big boys pop Dom trains and tubs of Moet in the clubs- in fact, it happens so often that we're practically desensitized to such extravagance. Until now. Check out what the really, really rich do with alcohol and bear…

Uniquely Singapore: The Nightlife Edition

Jan 15 2014

When you think ‘Singapore’, you think chili crab, chicken rice, a million ways to get fined and the cleanest concrete jungle in existence. There are many things that justify our tagline, ‘Uniquely Singapore’, and that too, holds true when the sun goes…

Top 10: World's Most Expensive Cocktails

Jan 20 2014

That age old adage 'money can't buy you happiness' might be true, but it sure can buy you pretty nice things! Check out our list of the world's most expensive cocktails- all, by the way, too rich for my blood. #10 Kentucky Derby…

CNY Cocktails

Jan 22 2014

With just a week to go to Chinese New Year (aka annual show and tell for adults), we're guessing the frenetic tidying/fuss and muss is already in full swing. For those of you hosting guests, don't bother stocking up on the usual…

7 Deadly Drinks

Jan 22 2014

The consumption of anything in excess is unhealthy, and needless to say, that holds true for drinks too. Alcohol in general is unhealthy, but as with most things, some are worst than others. Check out the 7 deadly sins (of drinking) you'd…

8 Unusual Cocktails

Jan 27 2014

The title says it all. This article explores some really strange cocktails that's got us wondering, what do bartenders and mixologist do in their free time? From pizzas to eggs, food and drink become one in this installment of weird booze-related things. …

10 Strange (But Handy) Uses for Vodka

Jan 27 2014

Vodka is one of the most versatile base spirits and is widely used in many cocktails, like the Cosmo, White Russian and Screwdriver. Thanks to the fantastic marketing campaigns by Absolut Vodka, chances are, you knew about vodka before you were even…

Drinks for Your (Chinese) Zodiac

Jan 30 2014

Where ever you are in the world, you've surely seen the signs of an impending mega-celebration. Lanterns, streamers, all red everything and of course, the imagery of horses everywhere. I'm talking about the Lunar New Year celebrations, with 2014 being the year…

10 Things Drinkers Can Relate To

Feb 3 2014

Particularly on Mondays. #1 What you're probably thinking about everyone today Source#2 Thank god for lunch meetingsSource#4 At meetings and you're all like: Source#5 When that pesky colleague no one likes starts talking about his/her "fun" weekendSource#6 In case anyone asks, thanks. Source#7 When your colleagues…

Liquid Love

Feb 5 2014

Ah Valentine's Day. That special day once a year awash in hearts, overpriced flora and sparkly trinkets. If those don't work, maybe some of these drinks will. Said to act as aphrodisiacs that also power your libido, check out our 5 favorite…

Bucket List: Party Edition

Feb 6 2014

There are parties, and then some. Throw away all notions of what you think is a banging party, because you haven't seen anything yet unless you've been to one of these.  Source  Full Moon Party, Thailand  Practically a Mecca for partygoers around…

Weird American Liquor Laws

Feb 6 2014

Source #1 Kids can drink in Alaska  It seems odd that in a state where its been specifically, officially decreed that getting a moose drunk is a no-no, kids are allowed to drink! While they're not allowed to actually serve kids in…

Romantic Bars in Singapore

Feb 7 2014

In spirit of the approaching Valentine's Day, we've compiled a list of the 10 most romantic bars in Singapore you can take your date to next Friday (or use as reference for the other 364 days). Source Catalunya 1. Amazing view of the water 2. Great…

Pretty In Pink

Feb 10 2014

While I usually avoid anything pink like the plague, I make an exception when said pink is inside my glass, because when it comes to booze, colour really doesn't matter. Check out our compilation of the prettiest pink drinks in every hue…

15 Stunning Beer Bottle Designs

Feb 14 2014

Design is integral. It is the building block for a beautiful society and that naturally, extends to every imaginable consumer product. Liquor bottles have gotten an upgrade from the green and brown glass ones of the good old days . Today, we…

10 Happy Hour Promos: Monday Edition

Feb 17 2014

Mondays officially suck and boy do we all know it. Take the edge off this dreaded day and treat yourself to a drink at any of these 10 places, because they've got just the promos to make Monday slightly better. Go on,…

10 Geekiest Bars

Feb 19 2014

The Hobbit (Southampton, England)  Lord Of The Rings fans rejoice! Based on the Shire, this bar's beer garden is something straight out of Tolkien's novel. Donny Dirk's Zombie Den (Minneapolis, USA) Decorated with a stunning interior straight out of a 1950s Las…

20 Gorgeous Cocktails

Feb 24 2014

Beauty is everything in today's world. Check out these 20 incredibly photogenic cocktails that would give your regular gin-and-tonic an inferiority complex. It's like Mean Girls- if you were a glass of booze. #youcantsitwithusSource SourceSourceSourceSourceSourceSourceSourceSourceSourceSourceSourceSourceSourceSourceSourceSourceSourceSourceSource

5 Hostels With Booze

Feb 26 2014

While we gush about the cocktails at The Cufflink Club and the sexy, Latin vibe of Catalunya (plus that food!), sometimes we just don't feel like jostling with a million people crammed into a tiny space. Living in a city where space…

10 Unique Wine Racks

Feb 27 2014

Get ready to throw your boring old wine chillers away. SourceSourceSourceSourceSourceSourceSourceContemporary Kitchen by Adelaide General Contractors Watermayne ProjectsSourceSourceSource

Quotes About Alcohol We Can All Relate To

Mar 3 2014

SourceWhy waste time yapping about it when you could be filling up my glass? SourceUnfortunately, some people just can't get a clue. SourceSo true. SourceSo is the dim lighting and flashing lights. SourceTip: a milkshake spiked with Bailey's works just fine. SourceAlcohol: helping people express their emotions. SourceAnd…

5 Amazing Beach Bars

Mar 3 2014

There's something magical about sipping a cocktail and wriggling your toes in the sand. Maybe its the serenading lull of the crashing waves, or the balmy breeze that makes your skin glow and hair shine. We can't put a finger on it,…

10 Mouthwatering Ice Cream + Alcohol Creations

Mar 4 2014

Alcohol and ice cream? Check out these 10 amazing booze and dairy combinations we wish we could come home to everyday. Click the links for recipes! Source Kaffir Lime and Gin Ice Cream Source Black Cherry Champagne FloatsSource Guinness Ice Cream FloatSource Hot Fudge Bourbon Milkshake Source Aperol Ice Cream…

5 Bars From The Future

Mar 4 2014

I don't know about you, but I'm wishing I had a private jet and all the time in world right about now. Check out these 5 bars that just top the Instagram-worthy charts.iSourceWunderbar Lounge (Montreal) SourceHeineken Club (Milan) SourceIngfah Restaurant (Thailand) SourceMaison Du Champagne (Hong…

10 Manly Cocktails

Mar 6 2014

It's not true that men need only stick to beer and whiskey on the rocks. Here are 10 manly cocktails that you won't feel embarrassed about ordering at the bar. SourceDry Manhattan Dry Vermouth + Blended Whiskey SourceSidecarBrandy + Triple Sec + Lemon Juice SourceRusty NailScotch…

10 Fancy Martini Recipes

Mar 10 2014

SourceThe Bikini Martini SourcePineapple Cake MartiniSourceBanana Split MartiniSourceCookies & Cream MartiniSourceBlueberry MartiniSourcePecan Pie MartiniSourceWhite Chocolate Peppermint Bark MartiniSourceBlood Orange MartiniSourceStrawberry Shortcake Martini SourceCoconut Key Lime Pie Martini

Drinksomewhere: The Boracay Edition

Mar 10 2014

Photo credits: Carrie WongTemperatures are rising and that beach life is calling! The glories of summer are soon approaching -think palm trees, denim cut-offs and ice-cold cocktails in pineapples- and with the newly opened route to Kalibo, who isn't  headed to Boracay?…

10 Whiskey Based Cocktails for Girls

Mar 11 2014

Whiskey is often seen as a men's drink- strong and hard to swallow. But like many things, it is an acquired taste and takes time getting used to. IN the meanwhile, check out these 10 whiskey based cocktails that blast that notion…

10 St Patrick's Day Cocktails

Mar 13 2014

St Patrick's Day is right around the corner, and there's nothing we love more than a celebration where it's all about the booze. Forget green beers and champagne (boring!) and check out these 10 St Patrick's Day-inspired cocktails you should try over…

15 Cool Home Bars

Mar 17 2014

Home is where the heart is, and on nights of insane take-no-prisoners drinking, should be where the bar is too. Check out these 15 cool home bar ideas and start saving- wouldn't it be nice if you only had to walk a…

10 Boozy Chocolate Wonders

Mar 18 2014

Here are 10 times chocolate and alcohol got together to product some sweet, sweet babies. Will someone open up a dessert place selling spiked everything already?! (Click on the links for recipes!) SourceAlmost Vegan Mudslide Cupcakes (via lattesandlegumes) SourceSpiked Chocolate Martini Mousse (via cookingwithcurls) SourceSalted Caramel…

5 Bars To Visit Tonight

Mar 19 2014

It's not Friday just yet, but the working life is tough and hey, we all deserve a break! Check out the 5 places we recommend you head to this fine midweek for a little bit of R&R.  Source Five Izakaya Bar  Conveniently…

5 Waterfront Watering Holes

Mar 19 2014

There is nothing more relaxing than unwinding by the shoreline with a glass of wine in hand. Whether you're looking to party it up after hours, or to just relax on weekends with friends, let this list be your waterfront dining cheat…

10 Boozy Gift Ideas

Mar 27 2014

SourceElectric Amphibious Vehicle This remote controlled toy is going to be the star of all your summer pool parties. It is able to travel on both land and water, and has only one purpose- getting you as s**tfaced as possible. Use it to…

5 Bars In 5 Areas

Mar 25 2014

No matter where you live or prefer to wash away the cares of the day (with alcohol, that is), we've got all points of the compass covered and then some. Check out these 5 bars located around our little island that truly…

All About The Brew

Mar 28 2014

Cocktails are delicious and champagne is even better, and the number of bars that do either well are staggering. But what happens when all you're craving for is the simple brew? Check out these 5 places that not only do brew, but…

5 Monday Friendly Bars

Mar 31 2014

Mondays tend to leave us a little shellshocked- the weekend is finally over and no matter how many times you try to relive that great party through your Instagram photos, its done. Here are 5 bars that will help make the transition…

5 Girls Night Out Bars

Apr 1 2014

We're thinking along the lines of a fabulous view in a cozy, welcoming space. It's the night to spill all your secrets to that special group of girlfriends, and here are the 5 best bars to do it in. Source boCHINcheTucked cozily on the…

5 Never-A-Dull-Moment Bars

Apr 2 2014

You know sometimes you get all psyched to go out with your friends, envisioning a night of nonstop cocktail sampling but waitaminute. Where are all the people? Why does the bartender look like he's taking an unhealthy amount of interest in the…

5 Pocket Friendly Bars

Apr 4 2014

We all know drinking in Singapore is not cheap. We pay some of the highest alcohol taxes in the world- did you know that a standard drink at a mid-level bar like Harry's here is = drinks at one of the coolest…

10 Creative Cocktails To Try At Home

Apr 7 2014

SourceRock Candy Twizzle Stick ChampagneSourcePink Lemonade & Ginger Ale Fizzles SourceRose PunchSourceStrawberry White Russian Mini Milkshakes SourceToast Marshmallow MartiniSourcePink Pomegranate Daiquiri SourcePeach SangriaSourceRosemary Mandarin SparkleSourceWhite Cosmopolitan SourceFrozen Beergaritas Click on links for recipes! 

5 Best Of Both Worlds Bars

Apr 9 2014

Humans are greedy- we love having options and living in a first-class city like Singapore, we are almost always spoilt for choice. Whether you prefer sipping your cocktails indoors or outdoors, here are 5 places that'll make having to pick just one…

5 Bars For Heart-To-Heart Conversations

Apr 10 2014

Some heart-to-heart moments just need to take place in a bar, because alcohol has that conveniently mind-numbing effect and you don't really want to be drinking coffee after work hours anyway. These are our 5 favourite bars for those times- both good…

10 Boozy Party Favours

Apr 14 2014

Throwing a party? Check out these 10 delicious treats infused with a little something extra that's bound to get the party going- if you know what I mean.  Source Margarita Chex Mix Source Lemon Meringue Jello Shots Source Bourbon Pecan Chocolate Popcorn…

10 Healthier Cocktails

Apr 15 2014

Did you know that four glasses of Vodka Cranberry contains the same amount of calories as a Big Mac? Vodka itself does not contain much calories (52kcal), but the sweetened juices found at most bars do. If you drink frequently, hidden calories…

5 Best Bars of 2014 (So Far)

Apr 23 2014

The year is just 1 month shy from hitting the halfway mark, and the number of bars that have opened since we clinked champagne glasses on New Year's is staggering. Not that we're complaining- because if this first half of the year…

5 Bars Of Options

Apr 24 2014

Who doesn't like being spoilt for choice? Sometimes, nothing makes a day better than a long drinks list- imagine all that boozy potential. Check out the 5 bars with solid drinks lists that would please even the pickiest of drinkers.  Source The…

Beat The Asian Flush

Apr 28 2014

Being Asian is great- exotic tropical fruits like pineapples and mangoes are available year-round, we live longer (generally speaking) and come on, ninjas and dragons are part of our culture. There are many things that make me proud of being Asian, but…

5 Chill Out Hotel Bars

Apr 30 2014

Some days you just want to get away from it all, and there's no where better to do that than at a hotel bar. The transient nature of hotels naturally extend to the establishments within it, making hotel bars the perfect place…

Around The World (In 5 Bars)

May 2 2014

Being able to travel and see the world is a privilege not all of us have, what with our hectic work schedules and the whole rat race thing. Luckily, being the cosmopolitan hub we are, we are able to have a taste…

10 Cocktails for Cinco De Mayo

May 5 2014

Happy Cinco De Mayo! While the holiday is hardly ever celebrated in Asia, who actually turns down a chance to drink too much tequila and eat too many tacos- on a Monday? If shots of Petron aren't your thing, check out these…

5 Best Mexican Bars

May 6 2014

Cinco De Mayo might be over, but our love for tacos and tequila is another story. I mean, there is no such thing as too much teq- tacos, right? We're still a little reluctant to let go of that fiery Latin celebratory…

5 Weather Friendly Bars

May 7 2014

The unpredictable weather of late has made picking a place for drinks almost strategic. Rooftop bars leave you at the mercy of the weather (sudden rains or even worst- hot, still air) and those indoors tend to get a little stuffy. For…

5 Wine Bars For Saturdays

Jul 5 2014

Saturday nights are a world away from Friday nights. On Fridays you let loose and let go with all the bottle popping and beer guzzling like there's no tomorrow but Saturdays are quieter for some reason. Maybe its the raging hangover that's…

5 Bars In Your Neighbourhood

May 15 2014

Cabs are expensive. While the fares are still reasonable compared to countries like Japan or the UK, paying $20 odd to get back home adds up fast- especially if you're the type who has plans from Wednesdays to Sundays. Check out these…

5 1-for-1 Bars

May 19 2014

There have been points of time in our lives where there was simply too much alcohol, where the thought of even sipping another cocktail kind of made you want to hurl. But that's not what this article is about today. This article…

5 Places To Hit: Ladies Night Edition

May 21 2014

Ah Wednesdays. The one night set aside just for the ladies, where free booze flows aplenty. You got the heels, the LBD and the perfectly drawn eyeliner- now all you need is, as they say, location location location. Check out our 5…

4 Great New Bars

May 22 2014

The local F&B scene is notorious for its high turnover rate- spend a week away from town and suddenly its like a whole different place. They say change is the only constant and while it might not always be a good thing,…

5 Cocktails For Summer's Heat

May 27 2014

It's been nothing but sun and more sun of late, and coupled with the still air, it does not make for very pleasant nights out. Beat the heat with our 5 picks for the most refreshing cocktails in town and of course,…

5 Drunk-Friendly Bars

May 29 2014

Finally, its Thursday. The one working day where its become socially acceptable to go out, get completely s**tfaced and have no one judge you for being a closet alcoholic. Naturally, the more of those $5-only happy hour drinks you down, the more…

5 Pre-Party Bars

May 30 2014

Its finally Friday and its time to undo those collar buttons, loosen them ties and shake our hair out of those office-appropriate 'dos. Bring on the killer heels and dapper blazers, because we're ready to party. Before you head out tonight though,…

5 Tuesday-Friendly Bars

Jun 3 2014

We've always maintained that Tuesdays are the oddest day of the week- too early in the week to really drink, but also far away enough from the weekend to actually need it. Check out these 5 places with Tuesday promotions so sweet,…

5 Places To Hit: New Wednesdays

Jun 4 2014

Being a regular on the party circuit in our tiny island-city can only mean one thing- that you eventually run out of parties to go to. Everyone has their favourite bar or club, but we at Drinksomewhere strongly advocate venturing out to…

Bars To Hit: The 2014 World Cup Edition

Jun 6 2014

World cup season is upon us and we've rounded up a list of bars you can watch them at- sorted out by area just for your convenience.  *Do note that we will be updating this list with more bars and drink promotions…

5 Bespoke Cocktail Bars

Jun 10 2014

You know how some days you just don't feel like making any decisions, even those that fall within basic human necessities, like what you want to eat or drink? Tuesdays are definitely one of those days for us, but that's not going…

Whiskey 101 With Charles J Wright

Jun 11 2014

Like wine, whiskey can be a little intimidating. We know our Chivas, our Johnnie Walker and our Glens, but how much do we really know about one of the most widely consumed spirits?  The Drinksomewhere team recently got the chance to sit…

3 Bars To Be At Tonight

Jun 13 2014

The weekend is finally here (yes, we say that a lot) and we are ready to head out tonight to play. We know Friday mornings/afternoons usually depict the same scenes- frenzied Whatsapps deciding where to go flying back and forth for hours..…

5 Hotel Bars For Tuesdays

Jun 17 2014

Spice up boring Tuesdays and hit a hotel bar tonight instead of the usual ones along Club Street or Keong Saik (not that we love them any less). The crowd is slightly different, and you can literally people watch until the place…

24/7 Party

Jul 21 2014

Manhattan is known as the city that never sleeps, and we think that Singapore is basically the Southeast Asian version. Skyscrapers, check. Late night dining, check. Stressed locals, definitely check. While our nightlife activities might not be as diverse as what they've…

5 Boozy Brunch Places

Jun 20 2014

There's nothing better than a lazy brunch on the weekends- especially after a long torturous week at work. This weekend though, we recommend adding a little bubbly to brunch, just because a) you deserve it and b) who'd ever turn down champagne? …

5 Pocket Friendly Bars For Tonight

Jun 18 2014

Its midweek again and today is definitely one to go grab a drink or three- they don't call it hump day for nothing (by that we mean it requires a little extra effort to get past). Given its mid month, some of…

5 Bars To Feel Like You're On Vacation

Jun 25 2014

Hump day- one of the hardest days of the week to get through (Mondays aside) without feeling a desperate need to be anywhere but here. For those bitten by the wanderlust bug with a penchant for traveling more than 4 times a…

5 Places With Cheap Beer

Jul 2 2014

The month of July has just started and payday has probably got everyone feeling a little richer. Still, a penny saved is a penny earned so if you're looking to go easy on the wallet this month, check out these 5 places…

5 Hottest Clubs Of The Moment

May 10 2014

With new places popping open left, right and center of late, we are even more spoilt for choice than we already are! Weekend nights are precious, and you don't want to waste them hopping from one lame place to the other, so…

5 Bars For Tasty Bites

Jul 1 2014

For a little pre mid-week kicking back, go easy on the alcohol and focus on the food instead. This is our round up of the 5 bars with the tastiest bites around at the moment (and their drinks are pretty solid too). …

5 Ways To Last A Boozy Night

Jul 8 2014

You know how some nights you head out knowing its only going to be a pint or two, and some nights you're just prepared to be hugging the ground at some point? We've all been there and its almost fun the first…

5 Best Japanese Bars

Jun 24 2014

We've done Mexican and today, we're focusing on all things oriental. It might be all about the K-Wave now, but you've got to admit- there's no other country quite like Japan. From its stunning cuisine to its breathtaking scenery, to its deeply…

When Is Craft Beer A Craft Beer?

Aug 7 2014

There is no question that craft beers, home-brews and microbreweries are success stories in Singapore and all over the world. This is for a good reason. Many craft beers have unique flavours and differ from the big international brewing companies, such as…

5 Great Al Fresco Bars

Jul 10 2014

There's nothing quite like the great outdoors- especially when there's comfy wicker chairs and an unlimited supply of booze on hand. Living in a land scarce city like Singapore, most drinking holes tend to be indoors, refrigerated air included. For those of…

10 Cocktails For Tequila Day

Jul 23 2014

It's National Tequila Day tomorrow, and we really couldn't have asked for a better reason to party. Get the party started early tonight and give these 10 tequila-based cocktail recipes a go.  Source  Aztec Summer 1 oz tequila of choice  1/3 oz…

5 Waistline Friendly Beers

Jul 16 2014

There is nothing better than cracking open a cold one, kicking up your feet and taking that first, icy sip. Its a rinse and repeat kind of process that can get mildly addictive- until you realise a couple of months in that…

10 Weird Drinking Customs Around the World

Jan 28 2014

The Earth is, in a nutshell, vast. That kind of size naturally comes with diversity on a scale you cannot imagine, where visiting different cities in the same country can feel like you've been to different continents.  This, unsurprisingly, results in an…

5 Bars For Tequila Day

Jul 24 2014

Happy Tequila Day! Not that we really need a reason to party, but when there is, its even better. Check out these 5 tequila bars to get your drink on tonight.  Source  Hombre Cantina With over 60 brands of tequila in stock,…

What Do They Drink In Brazil?

Aug 5 2014

After the world champion is crowned and the frenzy of the FIFA Football World Cup starts to settle, one can finally sit relaxed with a chilled drink in hand. Without the daily football, one starts to wonder about Brazil. Immediately there are…

5 New Places To Get Your Drink On

Aug 7 2014

Change is the only constant- and what a wonderful thing that is. With new bars and clubs opening up on a seemingly weekly basis, we're completely spoilt for choice and hey, we're definitely not complaining. Check out these 5 new places that…

Into Arctic's Edge: Reyka Vodka

Aug 11 2014

Cheers, or as they say in Iceland, Skál! Enter Reyka, the newest kid on the block that entered with one hell of a bang- and after receiving the cool invites, we expected no less. Officially debuting 31st July, the launch party for…

Low Calorie Summer Cocktails

Aug 12 2014

Are you self-conscious about your weight but still want to have a good time drinking with your friends, wives, husbands, girlfriends, boyfriends ? Well, here's a look at a few facts about various alcohols and a list of low calorie cocktails recipes…

5 Microbreweries You Should Know About

Aug 18 2014

There's nothing like a tall, frosty glass of liquid gold after a long day at the office #amirite? While we might love the drafts at our favourite bars and those bottled hard-to-find labels, there's nothing quite like having it straight from the…

Arak: The Milk Of Lions

Aug 14 2014

As news continuously tells us about the conflict and the hardship in the Middle East, it becomes increasingly hard to maintain a positive attitude and be hopeful for the future. In these times I remember my friends and all the welcoming people…

It’s Mezcal – Don’t call it Tequila

Aug 22 2014

The smoky flavoured mezcal is so strong that even locals recommend drinking slowly. The history of this alcohol reaches far back to the time when the Spanish had conquered Mexico. Although this traditional drink was almost forgotten outside of Mexico, it suddenly…

5 New Drinking Shenanigans In Town

Aug 20 2014

Getting bored of the usual parties/hangouts? Check out these 5 new happenings around town to add to your drinking rotation.    Source  Brotzeit (Vivo City) First up on our list for a casual night out (or for pre-drinking) is Brotzeit @ VivoCity…

A Movie’s Guide To Drinks

Sep 1 2014

Films and drinks are two of the best pastimes and are even better in combination. Film history has brought forth plenty of iconic and unforgettable movies, but some of these even had a wider impact on popular culture and brought delicious drinks…

Stirring vs. Shaking

Aug 25 2014

Do you remember how James Bond has his Martinis? Was it shaken or stirred? His classic drink has become one of the most iconic cocktails in film history. Bond ordered strictly shaken, not stirred. But is that the way you would drink…

The History of the White Russian

Aug 28 2014

Once an alcoholic’s favourite and later a hipster drink – the ‘White Russian’ is unlike any other. All lovers of the Coen Brothers film The Big Lebowski have surely had their share of this iconic cocktail. The 1998 cult movie brought the…

The Wonderful World Of Vodka

Sep 3 2014

If one were to ascribe true character to a drink, then it would surely be vodka. This clear and strong spirited beverage is often referred to as a man’s drink. Although there are certainly plenty of men in love with vodka, women…

5 New Drinking Spots In Town

Sep 2 2014

Check out our roundup of this month's batch of new spots to get your drink on- because if there's one thing to look forward to in life; it's change.  Source Hi-So Rooftop Bar & Pool  Think cabanas, deck chairs and a sparkling…

Impressing Bartenders

Sep 4 2014

While sitting at the bar counter and observing what people order, one becomes witness to plenty of curious and questionable scenes. Convinced and experienced drinkers will be particular about their whiskey order, while perhaps others will try asking for a fruity version…

How Drinking Is Actually Beneficial

Sep 5 2014

The older we get, the worse we might feel after a long night of drinking. But there are ways in which a fun night can actually be healthy and have a positive effect on us. Let’s be clear – getting wasted every…

A Day In The Life Of A Wine Sommelier

Sep 16 2014

Drinking wine all day long - it seems like a dream profession (it does certainly to me). But being a wine sommelier is more than simply serving and drinking good wine. Many people still believe that wine lists in restaurants are somewhat…

5 Bars For National Bourbon Heritage Month

Sep 22 2014

Fun fact: September is National Bourbon Heritage Month and with the F1 craziness already behind us (who else had a major hangover moment this morning?), we're already looking for another reason to get our drink on. Celebrate the last week of Bourbon…

How Beer Saved The World

Sep 19 2014

And in the beginning there was – beer. Closing in on the history of beer and civilisation, one can find some interesting occurrences. Who would have thought that many aspects of our modern day life had not been if it wasn’t for…

5 Bars For National Bourbon Heritage Month

Sep 22 2014

Fun fact: September is National Bourbon Heritage Month and with the F1 craziness already behind us (who else had a major hangover moment this morning?), we're already looking for another reason to get our drink on. Celebrate the last week of Bourbon…

Top Places To Hit: Oktoberfest 2014

Sep 24 2014

It is this time of the year that beer hungry individuals and German expats get nervous. While the original in Munich is already pouring beer all over the place, the Singaporean versions of the biggest beer festival in the world are just…

Hangover Essentials

Sep 26 2014

Considering the amount of parties and the plentiful chances to have a few drinks too many in Singapore, an occasional spongy reminder of the night before seems inevitable. Although we might be well exercised in drinking itself, the big head takes us…

La Maison Cointreau x Tess Bar & Kitchen

Oct 2 2014

COINTREAU SINGAPORE LAUNCHES LA MAISON COINTREAU COLLABORATION PARTIES La Maison Cointreau returns this year to bring cocktail aficionados monthly consumer parties hosted in collaboration with some of Singapore’s top cocktail establishments Cointreau, the original French orange spirit brand, unveils today its La Maison…

Get Your Head In The Cloud(s)

Oct 3 2014

Walk by Pacific Plaza and you’ll notice that something’s a little different. Overlooking Orchard Road the curtains behind the windows that once bore the name “That CD Shop” is now drawn tightly shut, and High Society is now called.. ‘Cloud’?    Enter…

Bar Rose by Attica

Oct 1 2014

Fondly remembered as the Lilypad to Attica veterans, the adjoining al fresco bar located just a couple of steps from the club's doors has undergone a major revamp, and while change sometimes makes us a little iffy, this is one we're wholeheartedly…

Life Is Beautiful

Oct 27 2014

The month of October sees the Drinksomewhere team exploring places that score hard on both their food and drinks menu. Follow us every week as we head around the island highlighting new places. - Restaurant by day and hands-down the place to…

Tess Bar & Kitchen

Oct 10 2014

The month of October sees the Drinksomewhere team exploring places that score hard on both their food and drinks menu. Follow us every week as we head around the island highlighting new places. -  Located along Seah Street, you might walk past…

Halloween 2014: Party Guide

Oct 14 2014

It's that time of year again where all manner of ghost, ghoul and everything in-between walk/float/limp the streets- yes we're talking Halloween and as usual, we are not short of places to get our freak on (literally). While the undead and unnatural…

Babette

Oct 16 2014

The month of October sees the Drinksomewhere team exploring places that score hard on both their food and drinks menu. Follow us every week as we head around the island highlighting new places. - All hotels have at least one restaurant and/or…

5 New Wednesday Nights

Oct 15 2014

The midweek party scene is getting intense, what with every joint selling booze having their own version of ladies night. The men have been getting the shorter end of the stick when it comes to getting wasted on Wednesdays, so we've come…

Once More To The Butter Factory

Oct 20 2014

Beloved by many, The Butter Factory has served as a bright shinning clubbing spot within Singapore’s nightlife. Unfortunately, the dance club has to close down. After an amazing run of nine years partying, the owners have lost the lease for their current…

5 Bars With The Best Whisky In The World

Nov 14 2014

“Thick, dry, as rounded as a snooker ball”. Almost poetically described,  the Yamazaki Single Malt Whisky Sherry Cask 2013 was recently named the world’s best, scoring a solid score of 97.5/100. It beat several prestigious American bourbons and Scottish whiskeys to take…

5 Spots For David Beckham’s Haig Club Whisky

Nov 25 2014

Once David Beckham retired from the pitch, he believed it to be the right time for a new adventure – a venture into the world of whisky. Introducing the Haig Club Whisky, a collaboration between Diageo and Mr.Beckham himself. The signature single…

5 Bars To Check Out Alone

Nov 27 2014

You know those evenings when none of your friends are free but you really, really want a drink? There’s no shame in hitting a bar alone- this is actually pretty common practice in most parts of the world! In fact, some of…

5 Perfect Afterwork Bars

Dec 1 2014

Escape the concrete jungle and dive into the charming cluster of shophouses that make up Boat Quay. Already in the midst of a massive revamp, say goodbye to the seedy joints and hello to awesome new F&B concepts. Set to be the…

5 New Bars To Look Forward To

Dec 5 2014

Long Play Have you even enjoyed a drink at The Library Bar or The Study? Then you should look forward to Long Play. This upcoming concept bar embraces the music of the past with vinyl records from the 1950s and 1970s, its…

5 Bars For Sake Lovers

Dec 8 2014

Made from fermented rice, the process of making sake is considered a craft in Japan. The quest of this unique Japanese beverage has long conquered well, the world and that naturally extends to Singapore. As tastes become increasingly refined, the selection of…

Cocktail Hour At Caffé B

Dec 10 2014

Located along the Marina Bay Sands waterfront, Caffé B is quite perfect for an afternoon tipple. Its location makes you feel like you're on vacation, and the decor is reminiscent of a modern European bistro. With an al fresco seating option, the…

5 Special Festive Cocktails

Dec 15 2014

The Christmas season has officially started and no matter how old we are, there's still something special about this time of year. That too, extends to menus around the city and some bars have been concoting a little liquid yuletide joy just…

DEN: Act Local Think Global

Dec 19 2014

Located amidst the contemporary-chic area of Boon Tat Street, DEN is situated just within Singapore’s CDB area, making it a perfect spot for the office working crowd, expatriates and tourists. A melting pot of cultures, DEN is the traveler’s home away from…

5 Strange Drinks In Singapore

Jan 5 2015

2015 is finally upon us and now that the party season of bottle-popping and overindulgence is quietening down, it's time to shift our attentions away from the usual Belvederes and Dom Perignons. The new year always brings about new resolutions, and yours…

5 Bars For The Week

Jan 7 2015

Monday - Marco Marco  You can't miss this joint along Circular Road- just look out for its bright red frontage and homey outdoor deck. The recently opened restaurant/bar joins the many cool new places taking over the stretch- and we couldn't be…

Drinking Trends For 2015

Jan 9 2015

The year is only a week old, but new trends are already emerging. Cocktail wizards, beer brewers and part-time alcoholics have gathered new inspiration and are ready to drink their way into 2015 in full force. Singapore had an undeniable run with…

5 Cafes For Craft Beer

Jan 13 2015

Since 2011, Singapore has been blessed with an astounding variety of cafes- there is literally one on every corner. Caffeine addicts (such as myself) don’t have to settle for a certain colonising American chain, but can choose to enjoy coffee at a…

The Speakeasy Culture: A short history

Jan 14 2015

Speakeasys are no strangers to Singapore. Bars like The Library or 28 HongKong Street have long taken the thirsty crowds by storm, but where did this trend really come from and how did it get so popular in the first place? Is…

5 Minutes With Vijay M.

Jan 19 2015

Hey Vijay! Congratulations on winning the the Diplomatico World Tournament Singapore! How does it feel? It’s still sinking in to be honest. I have a chance to represent my country in the world finals and rub shoulders with some of the industry’s…

5 Bars To Feel The Old Singapore

Jan 16 2015

The little red dot has changed drastically in the last 50 years and continuous to reinvent itself. This year marks the golden birthday of Singapore and gives us the opportunity to look back. What was it like to have a drink in…

Lose Weight With Tequila

Jan 26 2015

Tequila is supposed to do many things to you – many of which you don’t even remember the next day. The good thing is that it might all be worth it, as it has recently been proven (according to the Forbes Magazine)…

5 Bars With International Bites

Jan 21 2015

No matter whether you are out to binge, have after-work drinks with colleagues or you just stopped someplace for a quick beer – having some snacks on the table always goes a long way (especially if you want to drink longer). Singapore…

5 Bars For Your Bottled Cocktail Fix

Jan 27 2015

The bespoke cocktail trend still has the island captivated, but there is already a new wave fast approaching. We’re talking about bottled cocktails. They’ve emerged as the latest mixology fashion, however, we are not talking about cheap supermarket margarita cartons. A lot…

5 Healthy Cocktail Options

Feb 3 2015

The New Year is well on its way and our resolutions are slowly getting well, less resolute. Fret not though, for there is still hope. Many continuously aim to be healthier and drink slightly less but here’s the thing- both these New…

5 Spots For Baijiu

Feb 10 2015

Forget your fancy agave tequilas and 17 year-old whiskeys, let’s talk about baijiu. As Singapore’s nightlife scene is thriving like never before, it comes as no surprise that bars are starting to pay attention to alternative spirits like this one. The notoriously…

10 Valentine's Day Parties For Singles

Feb 5 2015

It just seems impossible to escape - streets and shops are filled with all kinds of Valentine’s Day hobnob. Not among the lucky ones this year? Well, you just might be, seeing all the interesting parties catered just for singles happening this…

5 Bars For Cocktails & Desserts

Feb 11 2015

We always leave the best to end, and what better treat can there be, than an uplifting cocktail and dessert combination following a hearty meal? Delve into the after-dinner fantasies and sample some of sweet alcoholic fusions awaiting you in Singapore. Let…

5 Bars For Afterwork Whiskeys

Feb 18 2015

Some days you want to end the day with beer, some days you want to end it with whiskey. Check out these 5 bars conveniently located in and around the CBD with fantastic whiskey selections- amongst other things.   The Wallich Bar.…

5 Bars To Catch The Chingay Parade

Feb 16 2015

Singapore is getting excited as the Chinese New Year slowly approaches and synonymous with the yearly festivities is the the Chingay Parade. This year features a special SG50 edition, and if you don’t feel like sitting on the grand stand at the…

5 Bars At Changi Airport

Feb 23 2015

Scoot, Singapore Airlines, Tigerair- the flight promotions have been relentless recently, making jetting off for the weekend more affordable (and tempting!) than ever. We say, what better way to start off a short trip than with a quick drink before your flight?…

5 Bars For Beer In Jalan Besar

Mar 24 2015

The face of the neighbourhood is changing day by day. First, a wave of charming cafes hit Jalan Besar, and now, the manifold of delicious beers moves in too (hooray). The streets between Jalan Besar and Lavender offer a calm, but lively…

5 Bars To Take Your Tinder Date To

Jan 8 2015

Imagine this: you guys click immediately on Tinder, texting all the time but after deciding to meet in real life, things don't go quite the way you hoped. Cue that incredibly uncomfortable awkwardness that has you contemplating getting a friend to bail…

5 Bars Worth Checking Out For Cocktail Week

Mar 6 2015

The second week of March brings us the most exciting drinking event of the year so far. The first Singapore Cocktail Week (07-14 March) celebrates the growing sophistication and the craftsmanship that is bartending in a week-long revelry of workshops, showcases and…

5 Bars For St.Patrick's Day

Mar 10 2015

It is perhaps the most fitting day of the year for our green island! Saint Patrick’s Day is traditionally celebrated on the 17th of March, and this day of unbridled revelry and merrymaking has spread around the world. As such, it comes…

5 Smoker-Friendly Party Spots

Mar 24 2015

Just imagine the luxury of being able to enjoy a cigarette with a drink, without being bothered or bothering anyone else. Smoking restrictions have made it increasingly difficult for the smokers of this country, but fret not, for there is help. Check…

5 Bars To Start Liking Mondays

Mar 30 2015

Many individuals in the working crowd can sympathise with the famous song by the Boomtown Rats – I don’t like Mondays. But it doesn’t always have to be that way. Shake off your prejudice and see the beginning of the week in…

The Cambodian Edition Part One: Bugs Cafe

Mar 27 2015

The Internet has made the world accessible, and I have fallen into the habit of Google-ing places I’m planning on visiting- just so I know what to expect. Sure, the element of surprise gets taken away, but there have been many times…

5 Bars In Joo Chiat On Your Heritage Trail

Mar 25 2015

Tucked away between Geylang and Marina Parade lies the sometimes forgotten Joo Chiat. Although the neighbourhood is primarily known as a foodie destination and (previously) for its sleaze, there are plenty of bars that offer a welcome retreat from the urban hustle…

5 Free Flow Promotions

Apr 1 2015

On some days we simply feel like having it all. What better way to express this sensation than with a free flow of drinks? Luckily Singapore’s bars offer various options to fulfil our need of spirits and beers in larger quantities. If…

5 Best Mojito Alternatives In Singapore

Apr 8 2015

Originating from Cuba, the Mojito is perhaps the most famous highball cocktail there is. The original recipe is simple, but brilliant: white rum, mint, sparkling water, sugar and lime juice. However, the cocktail revolution brought forth new and equally good versions of…

5 Bars To Hide From The World

Apr 7 2015

Our beautiful little island isn’t as hectic as other metropolises, but sometimes one can simply feel stressed and overwhelmed by all of it. Instead of hiding at home and binging on chocolate cake, we could, alternatively, be slightly more proactive and find…

5 Kiwi & Aussie Bars To Discover

Apr 20 2015

Down Under might seem far, but luckily we don’t have to miss out on the goodness they produce. Singapore has a substantial Kiwi and Aussie community, hence, it isn’t surprising that one can find plenty of good beer from the edge of…

5 Bars That Will Make You Want To Travel

Apr 16 2015

Singapore's passport is one of the best in the world, and if you are not local, our little island nation serves as the perfect jump-off point for other popular S.E.A destinations, like Thailand or Hong Kong. Unfortunately we don’t always have the…

5 Spots For Mother's Day Brunch

Apr 28 2015

Loving and caring throughout the year, our mothers deserve more than just one treat. With Mother’s Day coming up soon, this most wonderful occasion gives us the chance to say thank you. Sunday the 10th of May is time for Mother’s to…

5 New Bars In Town Worth Checking Out

Apr 21 2015

Are you getting slowly bored of your local hangout? Fortunately for you, Singapore never lets you down. The island’s thriving bar and club scene is constantly evolving and surfacing new spots to check out. Even if you are still feeling content with…

5 Champagnes You Must Try

May 5 2015

The world of champagne is rich in various senses. The most important part is however the taste and flavour of the grapes. Grown with love, selected with care and produced with skill – champagne is a quality product that gives us pleasure.…

5 Bars In Telok Ayer Worth Checking Out

Apr 24 2015

We can’t really say that the area wasn’t popular before, but it seems there is a continuous wave with new restaurants and bars floating in. Everything around Telok Ayer Street, Amoy Street and Boon Tat Street is filling up with culinary treats…

5 Singaporean Boozy Spots In Movies

May 2 2015

Singapore’s transformation and attractions have not only caught the attention of tourists and investors, but also the film industry. The island is a perfect location to shoot films – whether it is a local production or a film crew from abroad exploring…

5 Bars With Excellent Coffee

May 9 2015

Singapore has been experiencing a boom regarding cocktails and quality coffee. Speakeasies, bespoke cocktail bars and hipster cafes have been popping up around town. Not many places offer both though. Try asking for some good coffee in your local cocktail bar –…

5 Fashion Week Worthy Drinking Spots

May 12 2015

It is time to get all dressed up, as Singapore Fashion Week hits the island between 13-17 May. The city is polishing itself up, and so are its inhabitants and venues. Although the Fashion Week will happen around Orchard Road, you will…

5 Oldest Bars In Singapore

May 14 2015

Oldies but goodies – or so it goes.  The bar scene in Singapore has without a doubt changed rapidly in the last decade, which also means that not every bar has a very long lifespan. Pubs sometimes only survive a few years,…

5 French Bars To Visit Pre-Voilah!

May 13 2015

Celebrating 50 years of friendship, France and Singapore co-hosts Voilah! – the French Festival Singapore. Films, performances, exhibitions and more will be held throughout the months of May and June, so what better occasion to revisit Singapore’s favourite French restaurants and bars…

5 Monthly Parties To Look Forward To

May 22 2015

There is not a lot in life we can be sure of, but if we had to pick the one thing, it would be that there’s no shortage of parties in our little city. Daily, there is something happening somewhere – the…

5 Twists On The Singapore Sling

May 25 2015

Famous around the world and immortalised by Johnny Depp in Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, the Singapore Sling is turning 100 years old. Although the Sling is still served to hordes of tourists, mixologists and creative bartenders have started to tweak…

5 New Bars To Visit

May 19 2015

Constantly evolving, Singapore’s drinking culture is on the move and never stops. New bars open as fast as you can finish a drink. This week’s selection is filled with style. Leather décor, beautiful interior and well-crafted drinks are becoming key. Not only…

5 Bars To Impress Your Date

Jun 2 2015

Lepark   Go for an alternative place and seek out Chinatown’s hidden rooftop bar. Impress with your knowledge and interest in craft beer and choose one for your date. The casual ambience and terrace offer some darker corners and lesser-known views on…

5 Deals For You And Your Friends

Jun 4 2015

Every time you want to meet up with your friends to go out you may have the same old discussion – where are we going? Getting all your friends’ interests combined in one bar is not always easy, but there is hope…

5 Literary Cocktails And Where To Find Them

Jun 9 2015

Reading a good book, while sipping on an excellent cocktail – can it get any better? Letting our creative juices flow, we put together a list with classic cocktails from literature. Relive your favourite literature moments with a few drinks, some of…

5 Strange Cafes In Singapore

Jun 4 2015

The café trend has been hovering over Singapore for a while and brought us an excellent selection of quality coffees. But the trend has been expanding to truly strange cafes – remember the (now closed) Clinic or the maid cafes? However, there…

5 Sommeliers For Your Wine Experience

Jun 3 2015

There aren’t that many people who are not taken in awe by a really good glass of wine. When it comes to the selection of the bottle, one can sometimes struggle though. What goes best with what I just ordered? Luckily, Singapore’s…

5 Beers You Won’t Find At Beerfest Asia

Jun 12 2015

Craft beer is taking over again – Singapore is already for the 7th year in a row celebrating the Beerfest. Exhibitors from all over the world come to our craft-beer-crazy city and show us what really is out there. Every beer in…

5 Most Photographed Bars In Singapore

Jun 19 2015

On phone, analog or DSLR, we all are snapping away every now and then. Be it on holiday, out with friends or just our daily coffee – we have gotten in the habit of photography and documenting our life. Some do it…

Review: The Powder Room

Jun 15 2015

The charming 1920s feel of the Black Swan’s upstairs lounge lets you believe it is Gatsby-time all over again. Beautiful interior and art deco charm are already truly convincing arguments for a visit down to Cecil Street. The Powder Room has a…

Review: Kacang Putih

Jun 18 2015

The latest edition to Boat Quay’s bar hub is Kacang Putih. All those who went to Spiffy Dappy’s former location within the last two months will probably have noticed already. Kacang Putih is the new sister outlet that took over, as Spiffy…

5 Bars With The Best Bar Bites

Jun 24 2015

In my opinion, these things simply go together. When you are out with your friends having a beer or a few cocktails, you actually do want some snacks too. Maybe you are not hungry, perhaps you don’t need them – but you…

5 Classic Cocktails With A Modern Twist

Jun 25 2015

Be it a Manhattan or Margarita, some cocktails will remain classic forever and with good reason. However, as Singapore’s cocktail scene just can’t help it, but be creative, one might as well explore the options. Bartenders around the city have created their…

5 Cool Japanese Bars

Jun 26 2015

Be it sushi, izakaya-style or Japanese fine dining – Singapore is in love with Japan from the top to the bottom. However, we also have come to like Japanese beverages, ranging from whiskeys, sake and the sweeping craft beers coming from all…

5 Best Of British-Styled Pubs (And Grub)

Jul 1 2015

Although we have plenty of fancy restaurants and extremely elegant cocktail bars in Singapore, sometimes we just want a good old cold beer and some bar snacks after work. Contrary to popular believe, we don't need to overcomplicate life. To accommodate these…

5 Local Inspired Bars

Jun 30 2015

Singapore has French wine bars, Spanish tapas spots as well as German (and Thai) microbreweries – why shouldn’t bar owners source inspiration from local traditions? Exactly, there is no reason why they shouldn’t. Check out our list of bars that truly make…

5 New Bars You Have To Check Out

Jul 3 2015

Times are moving faster than we can chug a pint! It feels as though a new bar is opening every week, and not just any run of the mill bars either. We're talking proper, well thought out concepts that really make us…

5 Unexpected Places For Drinks

Jul 8 2015

Are you tired of the fancy cocktail and CBD watering hole crowds? Well, fair enough- sometimes you just want to enjoy some good beer in a simple setting, we get it. Check out this list of cosy drinking spots that are far…

5 Best Spots For Ladies Night

Jul 7 2015

Ladies nights is nothing unusual in Singapore, as almost every club and bar offers a 1 for 1 promotion, a champagne glass on arrival or beer and wine buckets for the ladies. However, not every offer is created equal! We put together…

5 Bars For The Best Ales

Jul 10 2015

Loved by the British and Australian community, ales are starting to become more popular with every poured beer. Already, various craft beer breweries in Singapore are making their very own ales, so we took it as an opportunity to create a list…

5 Bars For World Daiquiri Day

Jul 16 2015

There are a million of reasons to grab a drink, but what better than celebrating that of true classic drinks? Hence, we celebrate with the rest of the drinking world the World Daiquiri Day on the 19th of July. As we are…

5 Bars For Super-sized Cocktails

Jul 13 2015

They say bigger is better, and while that isn't always the case, when it comes to our booze, we definitely agree. Punch bowl cocktails made for sharing have been popping up on menus everywhere these days, so naturally, we've rounded up 5…

5 Bars For 5 Types Of Entertainment

Jul 20 2015

It's not enough to just go out and get a drink anymore- not with competition around town this stiff! Bars are focusing beyond their menus to draw in crowds, be it live comedy or special collaborations. In the age where attention spans…

5 Bars For Group Outings

Jul 22 2015

Almost every bar in Singapore offers Happy Hour drinks and has a ladies’ night here and there. But not every drink promo is actually worth it. We put together a list of promos that start to make sense when you are out…

5 Female Bartenders To Watch Out For

Jul 30 2015

The domain behind the bar is stereotypically dominated with males. But hold on there – Singapore stands out of the crowd and showcases female bartenders with a twist. We put together a list of female bartenders that you should watch out for…

5 SG50 Inspired Cocktails

Jul 24 2015

Singapore’s birthday is just around the corner and the entire city is going crazy in excitement in one form or another, be it promos and giveaways for whatever you can think of. Well, did you really think that wouldn’t hold true for…

5 Japanese Food & Drink Pairings You Must Try

Jul 28 2015

Our fascination with Japanese food just won’t decline, and is directly proportional to the rising interest in drinks coming from the island folks up north. Be it sake, craft beers or umeshu – Singapore’s foodie and drinking crowd is turning into a…

5 New Bars (Aug)

Aug 11 2015

Like an ever-turning wheel, Singapore’s bar scene never stops evolving – be it another cocktail bar, a casual dive for some beers or a themed gastro bar. We've taken it upon ourselves to let you know where all the new places at,…

5 Bars To Catch A Glimpse Of The SG50 Parade

Jul 31 2015

The excitement for the golden jubilee is on, and Singapore is shaping up and presenting the country’s Sunday’s best. If you haven’t been lucky enough to get hold of a ticket for the celebration and the parade, don’t worry, as there are…

5 Bars For Truffle Fries

Aug 3 2015

Here, drinks triumphs all when it comes to deciding where to go, but something we let our choices be guided by the food that is on the menu. One of the snacks that we've noticed that steers our decisions are truffle fries.…

5 Bars To Get Hammered At

Aug 5 2015

Sipping on an exquisite red wine or a vintage single malt all evening and examining its refined qualities doesn’t do it for us every time we go out. There are those nights you just want to get down to business – right…

5 Cozy Bars For The Midweek

Aug 12 2015

We do like to go out, don’t we? Often it doesn’t matter it is a weekend or not, there are so many bars and offers to be explored around town that every day could be a Friday if you wanted. Some days…

5 Famous Cocktails From Books & Film

Aug 17 2015

Who said books and films are just for entertainment? They can well be pure inspiration for a drinks menu. Some of our favourite characters on the page and screen have made certain drinks extremely iconic- no one was drinking Mint Juleps before…

5 Fine Dining Adventures (With Drinks)

Aug 26 2015

Ever since Marina Bay Sands went and introduced us to some of the biggest names in cooking, Singapore’s restaurant scene has awoken as well. Not only were we blessed with mixology and bespoke cocktail bars everywhere, but also with fine dining restaurants…

5 Bars For Singapore Night Festival

Aug 19 2015

Singapore’s best free festival is back for its eighth year running- everything between Bras Basah and Bugis will magically transform for two weekends in a row. Friday and Saturday (21.-22. & 28.-29.) are all about art installations, performances, live music and more…

5 Romantic Gastro Bars

Aug 21 2015

The variety of bars in Singapore offers pretty much everything from quiet, calm and tranquil to wild, mad and frenzy-like. Not all are suited for a casual romantic evening that doesn’t break the bank. We've put together a list of romantic gastro…

5 Bars For 5 Types Of Music

Aug 24 2015

Music is usually a tricky thing – almost impossible to find a common ground for everybody. While some of your friends will complain that it is too loud, the other half will want it even louder and stronger. Singapore’s bars cater to…

5 Spots For Healthy Food (and Booze)

Sep 3 2015

There are plenty of bars with fries, pizza and other typical bar food. Although all of it is perfectly munchable when having a few drinks, one doesn’t always want to feel guilty after a night out. What about drinking a glass or…

5 Best Burger Bars In Singapore

Aug 28 2015

Who doesn’t like burgers? Even vegetarians love them – believe me. Fortunately we are spoiled for choice when it comes to those beef, chicken or veggie patties oozing with cheese between buns of all shapes and flavours. We put together a compact…

5 Luxurious Bars

Aug 31 2015

Luxury surely isn’t a foreign term in Singapore, however, one should note that luxury can mean something different to anyone you ask – be it the price, ambience or experience. In general, it denotes something we like to treat ourselves with, or…

5 Bars For Gastro + Tipple

Sep 4 2015

Forget about wine and food pairings, as we are entering a new age. Gastro + Tipple is a food and drink festival that will focus on cocktails – and how they pair food with it. 11 restaurants and their respective chefs will…

5 Bars With Old School Music

Sep 8 2015

There are clubs at every corner in Singapore. Well, ok – not at every corner, but there are more than enough. If you are looking for the latest music and beats form around the world, you won’t need to look long. Finding…

5 Pizza And Drink Pairings

Sep 9 2015

Forget about the gummy fast food chain pizzas- those are about as far away from legit pies as humanly possible. Think, instead, wood fire oven-baked delights made from hand kneaded dough and topped with fresh, high quality ingredients, piping hot and perfectly…

5 Bars to Catch the F1 Race

Sep 14 2015

It’s the time of the year again. Fast cars and celebrities from around the world flock to Singapore for the F1 race weekend (18.-20. September). With parties en masse and exciting activities all through the week, the highlight still remains the race…

5 Bars For Foodies

Sep 18 2015

It is no great secret that food and drinks go together. However, sometimes it is hard to find a place that has the best of both worlds. Either one enjoys awesome cocktails or savours deliciously looking dishes- but not both at the…

5 Easy Hangover Brunches

Sep 16 2015

Had a good night yesterday? A bit too good? Can’t blame you. How about turning your hangover cure into an awesome brunch and killing two birds with one stone? It is actually easier than you think! Even though you might not feel…

5 Drinks Your Boyfriend Will Love

Sep 28 2015

Do you want to spoil your boyfriend or husband a little bit? But you are not really sure what to order for them? Don’t worry, we have a few answers for you. We put together a list of drinks that your boyfriend…

5 Spots For Wine Tastings

Oct 8 2015

Wine is plenty in Singapore- any bar worth its salt is sure to have it, and most restaurants these days actually have really decent wine lists. Knowing what you're drinking however, goes beyond being able to properly pronounce the names of vineyards…

5 New Places To Check Out

Sep 30 2015

Singapore’s bar scene never stops evolving and continuously brings us new venues for our pleasure. This time round we are offered rooftop access to the National Gallery, oysters and cocktails, refined dining and burgers filled with beer and bourbon. Check out these…

5 Hotel Bars You Must Check Out

Sep 22 2015

Singapore has a long tradition when is comes to hotels and their respective bars. Starting with the Raffles Hotel in 1887 and leading up to the magnificent rooftop of the formerly most expensive building in the world (we are talking about MBS).…

5 National Drinks From 5 Countries

Oct 2 2015

Let’s travel around the world without leaving the city. Singapore is fortunate enough to enjoy a myraid of cuisines from around the world – and it comes with no surprise that drinks will be included too. We put together a list of…

Where To Go For Oktoberfest 2015

Oct 5 2015

“O'zapft is” – One short sentence with a very powerful meaning. This phrase traditionally signifies the beginning of the Oktoberfest in Munich. It literally translates into “it’s tapped”. The tradition has long gone beyond the Bavarian borders and spread around the globe…

5 Boozy High Tea Spots

Oct 13 2015

If you find the classic afternoon tea too conventional – to say the least – then we propose reconsidering your options. Not every afternoon tea in the city is the same. Some really can get boozy, if you like a side of…

10 Halloween Parties Worth Dressing Up For

Oct 12 2015

The spooky time has already begun. Singapore’s nights are set to transform into nightmarish creations of the dead and un-dead. No don’t worry – it has nothing to do with the haze this time. It is simply Halloween season. Having said that,…

5 New Places To Check Out

Oct 21 2015

Every month again we are graced with the openings of more bars, cafes and restaurant – so let’s see what's up. This time around Little India gets two new spots to hang out and continues the hipsterisation sweeping over from Jalan Besar.…

5 Bars To Hang With Your Squad

Oct 15 2015

Got a bunch of people lined up for your next get-together – but your home isn’t really an option? Then consider one of the following bars, as all of which are welcoming larger groups without thinking twice. If you want to put…

5 Bars To Chillout With Your Pets

Oct 16 2015

Don't you hate having to leave your little buddy at home when you head out to chill? Well, you shouldn’t have to. Thankfully for all you animal lovers, there are several cafés and bars in Singapore that value the company of our…

5 Cool Bars In Boutique Hotels

Oct 20 2015

Let’s get personal, intimate and private with Singapore’s small and stylish boutique hotels. No swarms of obnoxious tourists or warm cocktails  – these smaller venues promise more personalized attention. Their in-house bars are nothing to turn your nose up at either. Check…

5 Non-Club Halloween Parties To Hit

Oct 27 2015

Love Halloween but not the crowds in club? Got you covered- if clubs are not your kind of jam, but you still like to dress up, then you should consider one of these bars to unleash your dark side. Get intimate and…

5 1-For-1 Deals In The CBD

Oct 29 2015

Can’t wait to get out of the office? Longing for cold refreshments? Well, we feel with you. But the redemption is near, if you are working in the CBD. We sought out 5 bars that offer 1-for-1 deals right when you finish…

10 Spots For Happy Hour Beers Under $10

Oct 30 2015

With so many bar deals it is difficult to keep the overview on occasion. Where are really the cheapest beers in town? When was that Happy Hour again? We have the answers to your questions. We went around town and gathered 10…

5 1-For-1 Happy Hour Deals

Nov 9 2015

Looking for a cheap place to go after work with a couple of colleagues? We found five bars that don’t look cheap, but will make your after-work drinks very affordable. If you know your way around Singapore’s bars, then you will know…

5 Spots For Lunchtime Happy Hour

Nov 16 2015

When going out for lunch, I often imagine how nice it would be to already enjoy a drink with my meal. In Spain that would be the standard for everyone – “let’s have a glass of wine and then go back to…

5 All Day Breakfast Cafes

Nov 12 2015

It’s the weekend and last night got a little crazy again, and you’re flat out of energy to feed yourself. Sounds familiar? Then you know that the best option hereafter is a good café. Although there is an abundance of such in…

5 Funniest Beer Commercials

Nov 24 2015

Recently, a friend said to me that she doesn’t like beer because it’s too boring. Being an enthusiastic beer lover, I was raging beyond believe. Describing the nuances of ales, stouts and wheat beers didn’t convince her – neither did an elaboration…

10 New Places To Check Out: Nov Edition

Nov 17 2015

Singapore never disappoints our culinary, caffeine and alcoholic cravings. Be it a fine dining restaurant with city views, the latest chicken trend or a new cocktail bar in a chic boutique hotel – we are flooded with choices every month again. Let’s…

5 Events In November You Must Check Out

Nov 18 2015

Be it a new opening, a boozy celebration of some sort, or just another occasion to drink – there is always something going on in Singapore. We have scanned some upcoming events and selected a few that you really shouldn’t miss. Vanilla…

5 Bars For Cheap(er) Wine

Nov 30 2015

Be it red or white – we don’t discriminate and love it all. If a few glasses of wine excite you, then you should be heading to some of the bars on our list, as you can drink a few glasses more.…

5 Boozy Festivals Around The World

Dec 1 2015

Festivals are usually all about booze, so you might as well make the drinks the main attraction. While everybody knows the Oktoberfest, there are many other boozy festivals around the world that are lesser known but are just as fun and entertaining.…

5 Bars A Must For Adventurous Singaporeans

Dec 2 2015

If drinking itself doesn’t get you excited (enough), then perhaps these bars and their adventurous experience will do. Before we go into the specifics, there are a few honourable mentions, such as an actual cough syrup cocktail at Ding Dong and a…

10 Alternative Spots For Your Christmas Feasting

Dec 7 2015

December has arrived and the city is preparing for all things Christmas. Let’s remember though that Christmas is really all about spending time with your loved ones – part of that includes our favourite pastime – food and drinks. Singapore’s restaurants and…

Feature: Lin

Dec 8 2015

Towering up on top of the Link Hotel in Tiong Bahru, the Lin Rooftop Bar is a detail-focused treat and might just become your new favourite after-work hangout. Ranging from signature cocktails to modern Asian-inspired tapas to share, the recently opened bar…

10 Things You Didn't Know Beer Could Do

Dec 14 2015

Man’s favourite beverage is much more than a treat at the end of a long day. It isn’t just a party staple, but it is also quite useful in many other situations throughout the day. Lesson learned: you should never be without…

9 New Places For December

Dec 11 2015

The end of the year is near and Singapore gives us an early Christmas present in the form of 9 new bars and restaurants. As it is ‘jolly-season’ already, we are ready to explore heavy cocktails, buttery menus as well as some…

5 Best Coffee Spots of 2015 In Singapore

Dec 28 2015

Everybody has a different taste and a certain preference, so it’s obviously hard to say who is objectively the best. However, we tried to single out five cafes that promise to fulfil your caffeine needs so that you'll want for nothing. Your…

5 Bars To Host Your Office Christmas Party

Dec 18 2015

It’s ok to reserve already – the entire office is already waiting for it anyway. Doesn't matter if they are office cronies, sports club fitness buddies or just a group of friends – the Christmas period is the perfect occasion to organise…

5 Bars For Hen Night

Jan 4 2016

When it comes to hen’s nights, there are many different ways to spend the evening. Whether you're hopping from bar to bar or staying put for the evening – we thought of a few bars across town that offer a variation of…

5 Bars For Stag Night

Jan 5 2016

Raise a glass (or 10) to the start of the rest of your life! Getting hitched is a big deal- and an occasion we don't need to tell you is worth celebrating. Check out these 5 spots to have that one last…

10 Ways To Detox In 2016

Jan 6 2016

You, me and the world always have the same New Year’s resolutions – let’s be healthy, do more sports and eat less rubbish. It always sounds so easy, doesn’t it? A detox is usually on the priority list too, but many shy…

5 Must Try Food & Cocktail Pairings

Jan 22 2016

Just when you thought you found your favourite combination, our ever-so-creative chefs and bartenders will come up with something new just to throw you for a loop. Here are five cocktail food pairings recommended by Singapore’s best. Lin Rustic Sky – Yin…

5 Restaurants For Chinese New Year

Jan 27 2016

The celebrations for Chinese New Year are well under way – so you best get ready yourself. If you've been frantically searching for a restaurant for reunion dinner, Singapore’s finest Chinese eateries have come up with especially designed set menus for the…

5 Bars For Singles on Valentine's Day

Feb 12 2016

Do you hate everything about Valentine’s Day but still don’t want to be alone? We can’t blame you! So we thought we’d go ahead and find a few bars that would be perfect for you to meet somebody new this lovely weekend……

5 Bars To Refuel After Your Run

Jan 25 2016

Is doing more sport one of your New Year’s resolutions? But it is already hard to keep up with it? Perhaps you don’t have the right motivation. Spice up the traditional run with a rewarding drink – 5 days a week a…

5 Bars For Romantic Valentine’s Day Drinks

Feb 14 2016

You have the same trouble every year again? Don’t know where to take your Valentine’s date? It really isn’t rocket science, so let’s not overcomplicate things. Stay away from fancy presents and take your date to for some cosy drinks, while enjoying…

Top 10 New Spots to Checkout

Feb 22 2016

The Armoury Gastrobar Attention all beer lovers - we may have just found your next favorite hangout! With more than 15 beers on tap, delicious burgers, and a selection of tapas, The Armoury Gastrobar will have you craving for more. Drop by…

5 Reasons Why You Don’t Need Drinking Games

Mar 1 2016

Although beer pong seems to become a national pastime among the youth, not everybody enjoys drinking games as much. Why do I need to wait for my turn to drink? Couldn’t we just talk about something interested instead of cheering when a…

What If Politicians Were Beer

Mar 10 2016

As the American presidential race is getting more intense every week, we started viewing politics as if it was a joke – just like Donald Trump does. The result is a not-so-serious beer and politician pairing. via indilens.com Angela Merkel – Dark…

5 Easy Tips to Make Your Cocktails Better

Mar 21 2016

As cocktails are getting as popular as ever, the sophistication of drinks is reaching new fascinating limits. I have absolutely nothing to complain about. However, besides drinking in cocktail bars, many passionate spirit lovers (myself included) are trying their mixing luck at…

What Happens to Your Body When You Get Drunk?

Mar 14 2016

What started with casual drinks with friends turned into another nightmarish hangover the following morning - leaving you to question why you drink in the first place followed by a promise to never drink again... a.k.a the next few days. Although you…

How to Pair Beer the Easy Way

Mar 18 2016

While wine pairings are widely available, beer often seems to be left out, even though it has such a strong table presence. Beer is stereotypically believed to be only suitable for hearty meat dishes and grub food, but the flavours and tastes…

Curious Facts About Your Favourite Drinks

Mar 16 2016

London flooded with beer, killing people? Marilyn Monroe bathing in champagne? Gin as malaria prevention? As our favourite drinks have caused many controversies and questionable moments over the years, it’s time to look at some of them and discover some curious facts.…

5 Must-Try Signature Cocktails

Mar 28 2016

Singapore Cocktail Week has just come to an end, and hopefully everyone had a great time testing and discovering new cocktails. But there is even more. As cocktails have become immensely popular (rightly so), one can get signature drinks at many other…

The Biggest Drunkards in History

Mar 30 2016

Do you know that invincible feeling when you are tipsy or drunk? You believe everything is fun and you can do just about anything. Although most of us feel rather discouraged the morning after, there are a few examples in the history…

Launch of The Glenlivet Kinrossie Single Cask Edition

Apr 11 2016

The Glenlivet, the world’s No.1 single malt Scotch whisky, has launched The Glenlivet Kinrossie Single Cask Edition in Singapore especially for whisky aficionados. A truly limited release, The Glenlivet Kinrossie Single Cask Edition has been crafted for those looking for a rare…

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