The presence and stature of Kuala Lumpur’s cocktail bars have been on a steady climb in recent years and credit should go to the creative minds behind the concoctions. Being a great mixologist isn’t just knowing the combinations and memorising recipes, it is also about understanding your audience's palates.
These women possess these qualities and demonstrate a remarkable astuteness for mixology.
1. Tracia Chan of Dissolved Solids
“Cocktails aren’t meant to knock you out but to enjoy the layers and process as well as flavour of the beverage and the craft,” declares Tracia Chan. From infusing liquor with local flavours to topping cocktails with ingredients usually found on plates and in bowls, Dissolved Solids has Chan to thank for its inventive truly creations.
“The most important thing is passion because that is something no one can take away from you. And passion will drive you to do your best."
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