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Know your German biers

Oktoberfest is the largest 16-day beer festival held annually in Munich, running from mid September till the first weekend of October. For a quick lesson on German beers, we spoke to drinks expert Roel Quimba, co-owner of sQue Rotisserie &…

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A Happier Hour

    CAFE IGUANA  #01-03 Riverside point, 30 Merchant Road. Tel: 6236 1275Opening hours: Mon-Thu 4pm-1am, Fri & Eve of PH 4pm-3am, Sat 12pm-3am, Sun 12pm-1amHappy hour: Sat-Sun”“$5.50, 11am-3pm; $7.50, 3-6pm; $9.50, 6-8pmThe deal: Draft beer and Margaritas Authenticity of the…

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Christmas in a bottle

GL×GG SAFFRANSSMAKOrigin: SwedenPrice: $20 (500ml)Alcohol content: 15% Glogg comes from gloedga⠝, the Swedish word for heat. This mulled white wine with saffron is atraditional Christmas drink, often enhanced with spices like cinnamon and ginger to give it its rich smell….

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Bar watch November

Not your usual drinks: we have frozen beer slushies, takeaway draft beers and a vanilla-scented whiskey. Check out Atmosphere Bistro, Nickeldime Drafthouse and The Beast’s new brunch this month.

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Chefs’ drinking holes

SMITH STREET TAPS #02-062, 335 Smith Street Chinatown Complex.Tel: 9430 2750Opening hours: Tue-Sat 6.30pm-10.30pm Drink: “Beer of course and whatever is on rotating tap. I like IPAs.” What’s coming up: Stone IPA ($12/pint), Rogue Farms 7 Hop IPA ($13/pint), Deschutes Fresh…

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In good spirits: whisky, gin and vodka

Whisky Monkey Shoulder ? This is a new-age Scotch ’triple malt’ that has been reinvented for playfulness, whether you want to drink it neat, on the rocks or mixed. The ’triple’ means a combination of three single malt whiskies matured…