’Tis the season to be jolly—get in the mood for Christmas and treat yourself to these delicious concoctions

It’s time to ring in the holiday season with Christmas shopping, feasts, and of course, drinks. Have a sweet tooth? Visit Black Tap and indulge in its decadent CrazyShake. For something with an alcohol kick, LeBar offers a curated selection ranging from fruity to nutty. Imbibers hoping to enjoy a drink at home can pick up a bottle of Club 5’s traditional mulled wine.

Here are all the festive drinks to get you in the holiday mood this month.

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1. Black Tap Craft Burgers & Beer

Go all out this Christmas and indulge in Black Tap’s Holiday Shake. The towering beverage features a rich and creamy vanilla shake topped with a slice of decadent chocolate macadamia cheesecake, sprinkles, and a generous serving of whipped cream. Available from December 1 to 31. Book here.
 
Tatler Tip: Before digging into the decadent shake, enjoy its festive spicy chèvre burger, consisting of a succulent prime beef patty stacked with spiced goat cheese, Morita-infused pepper jam, basil pesto, arugula and parmesan cheese.

Black Tap Craft Burgers & Beer | Bay Level, The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, 2 Bayfront Avenue #L1-80, S(018972) | 6688 9957

2. Manhattan

Make merry with Manhattan’s selection of five cocktails, available throughout December. The Christmas Martinez boasts a delightful blend of Farmer’s Gin, fruity black tea, Mancino vermouth, Maraschino and orange bitters. Or, opt for its Bohemian Coffee, concocted with Havana 7-year-old Rum, Luxardo espresso, Becherovka, cream, and a special blend of Christmas spice. Book here.
 
Tatler Tip: Its holiday cocktails are also available for takeaway, so imbibers can enjoy them at home.

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3. LeBar

Mixologist wizard Christopher Geller has curated the 12 Cocktails of Christmas, comprising delicious concoctions suited for every tastebud. Craving for something fruity? Festive Peach is a medley of tequila, Aperol, peach purée, peach liquor, lime juice and orange bitters. Imbibers who are looking for a potent tipple can look forward to the Nutty ‘N’ Nice, made with hazelnut syrup, ginger syrup, passion fruit purée, soda and a punchy kick of vodka. Book here.
 
Tatler Tip: Enjoy yuletide delicacies alongside your tipples with its festive high tea menu—enjoy indulgent treats including turkey ham and cheese sandwich, gingerbread macarons, Christmas stollen.

Le Bar | Sofitel Singapore Sentosa Resort & Spa, 2 Bukit Manis Road, S(099891) | 6708 8310

4. Mo Bar

Savour Mo Bar’s festive concoction, Crystal Holiday—a traditional American eggnog with an Asian twist. Specially crafted by head bartender Eduardo Zamora and his team, this seasonal tipple contains Rémy Martin, Mount Gay rum, white chocolate cream, lemon juice, pineapple juice, vanilla coconut nutmeg syrup and egg. Tastewise, this concoction has hints cinnamon and nutmeg, and is elevated by the zesty flavours of lemon. Available from December 1 to 31. Book here
 
Tatler Tip: Pair this cocktail with eclectic bites from the bar—try its highly-praised gyu-katsu sando which showcases tender Wagyu beef, breaded and topped with bulldog (tonkatsu) sauce between fluffy sliced bread.

Mo Bar | 5 Raffles Avenue, S(039797) | 6885 3500

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5. Shake Shack

Shake Shack’s hand-spun holiday shakes make their annual return. What you can look forward to are its classic Christmas cookie shake and its new chocolate milk & cookies shake. The former is a crowd favourite, featuring decadent sugar cookie frozen custard generously topped with whipped cream, crumbled shortbread and holiday sprinkles. The latter sees a wonderful blend of chocolate chips, Oreo cookies and malted chocolate frozen custard. Available from December 1 to 31.
 
Tatler Tip: Not a fan of shakes? Opt for its Moët & Chandon champagne pairing instead. For the month of December, complement its aromatic black truffle ShackBurger menu with a bright and fruity Moët & Chandon Impérial Brut champagne. Available From December 1 to 31.

Shake Shack (multiple locations) | 1 Kim Seng Promenade, #01-101, S(237994) 

6. Club 5

Mulled wine fans can savour the Secret Santa—head bartender Jun Han’s take on the traditional Christmas beverage. This concoction features an aromatic blend of citrus, Cabernet Sauvignon and Club 5’s house spices, giving the spiced wine a fruity and robust flavour. Not a fan of alcohol? Its non-alcoholic Secret Santa blend is made with grapes, tea blend, hibiscus flower, citrus and Club 5’s house spices. Available for orders placed for December 1, 2021 to January 1, 2022. Order here.
 
Tatler Tip: As all good things take time, an advanced order of three working days is required.

Club 5 | 7500 Beach Road, S(199591) | 6505 5699

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