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Elevate your festivities with these exquisite tipples, inspired by the festive season

Everything is better with drinks—even for Chinese New Year. If you are looking for a cocktail to ring in the new year, why not visit Ah Sam Cold Drink for its festive take on a highball? Or, take a trip to Mott 32 and savour a tipple inspired by our favourite Chinese New Year snack. Here are some inspired concoctions to get you in the festive mood.

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1. Mott 32 Singapore

Pineapple tart lovers can delight in Mott 32’s Pineapple Tart cocktail. This golden-hued concoction took cues from the beloved snack and is a mix of vibrant Rémy Martin VSOP, yuzu sake, fresh pineapple juice, condensed milk and lemon juice. Available from January 24 to February 15. Book here.

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2. Burger & Lobster

Imbibers can look forward to two Chinese New Year-inspired cocktails—$Huat-Long-Long and Prosperity $our. The former is a medley of absinthe, Campari, Chivas 13 Sherry Cask Scotch whisky and sparkling water. Taste-wise, this tipple is robust and rich, with a sweet and bitter finish.
 
The latter is a whiskey sour consisting of Chivas 13 American Rye Cask, Campari and egg white. The blend is a wonderful balance of sweet and sour flavours, finished with a hint of spice. Available exclusively at the Raffles Singapore outlet from January 24 to February 28. Book here.

Burger & Lobster,  328 North Bridge Road, +65 6971 6127

3. Ah Sam Cold Drink Stall

Savour Ah Sam Cold Drink Stall’s latest concoction, Nosy Aunt—a festive take on the humble highball. Exclusively curated in collaboration with Santi's Pizza, this tipple is made with tea-infused Calvados Christian Drouin La Blanche, peach and fresh sage. On the palate, this concoction is expressive with fruity peach and apple notes and elevated by characters of woodiness and mint. Available at Santi's Pizza from January 17 to February 15. Book here.

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4. Junior the Pocket Bar

Junior the Pocket Bar’s limited-run Chinese New Year pop-up makes a grand comeback this year. Look forward to a selection of cocktails, curated in collaboration with Rémy Martin. The Rolling for Prosperity is a crowd favourite that is a delightful blend of Rémy Martin VSOP, pineapple and spiced brown butter rum. The tipple is finished with a dust of cinnamon for an extra kick of spice.
 
Fans of barbecue pork can opt for the Fanning the Flames. This deep-bodied drink is a medley of coffee vermouth, Dom Benedictine, and bak kwa bitters. The drink is topped with a slice of Lim Chee Guan bak kwa. Available from now until February 12. Book here.

Junior the Pocket Bar , Ann Siang Hill, +65 8121 1462

5. Chopsuey Cafe

Toast to the Year of the Tiger with Chopsuey Cafe’s Tigers in Paris. This delicious mix is a mixture of champagne, gin and mandarin oranges. It’s tart and refreshing, and finished with just the right amount of citrus. Available from now until February 15. Book here.

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