Celebrate Oktoberfest at Brotzeit

If you’re the kind who needs an occasion to drink, start counting down the days to Oktoberfest! And what better way to celebrate everyone’s favourite German festival than at German bar and restaurant Brotzeit. From now till 23 October 2018, head on over to Brotzeit to experience how the Germans celebrate Oktoberfest! To most, Oktoberfest is all about beer and Brotzeit has been prepping for this season for months, with a beer especially for this season brewed since March. The

The Red Chamber KL, Taman OUG

When it comes to speakeasies, you would imagine walking in to find overpriced cocktails and a pretentious vibe. But that’s definitely not the case at The Red Chamber, KL. The Red Chamber is a speakeasy that exudes a chilled out, vintage Asian vibe. Here, you will find cocktails, craft beers and a laidback vibe you’ll feel comfortable spending hours enjoying. Craft beers here are aplenty from IPAs to darker stouts. We loved the variety here but I gravitated to my usual Hitac

Paus, Taman Tun Dr Ismail

If you are a beer-lover, you would swoon at the selection of craft beers Paus stocks. It is literally like beer heaven! Paus is whale in Malay, and a craft beer whale is a trophy beer that is exceptional in taste and very limited in quality. That is Paus' goal - they are driven to search for the best beer they can find to serve to customers, and they are also on the hunt unique and rare beers that you will not see anywhere else in Malaysia. But man oh man, Paus by far has the

Sambrook's Free Brewery Tour, Battersea London

Photo by Samad | Entrance towards the taproom So I'm back with another educational experience, this time involving one of London's oldest craft beer breweries, Sambrook's Brewery. Settled by the river in Battersea, London, is a moderately sized building where Sambrook's beer is made and (fun fact) was once the location where the first seasons of Thomas the Tank Engine were filmed and created. Note: the brewery is 15 minutes walking distance from Clapham Junction Subway S

Brotzeit's Karneval Special

While you have the usual four seasons in temperate countries, i.e. Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter. What you might not know is that in Germany, they have an unofficial “fifth season” also known as Karneval, which translates to Carnival in English. It’s a traditional festival that dates back several centuries to mark the beginning of Lent. And as part of the festivities, Brotzeit is bringing in their special curated menu and specialty beers to celebrate. So head down there n

Alter Ego, Esplanade Mall

Indulge your wild side with Alter Ego as they release a series of brand new alcoholic jugs and deliciously sinful bar bites. Located at the artsy waterfront of Esplanade, its hip and urban décor, addictive snacks as well as value for money drinks, makes this my favourite hang out spot to date. Alter Ego has five new jugs to get the party started. Their Citrus White and Summer Berry Sangria ($35) is just what you need on a hot day. I love the Citrus White, as it was somewhat l

The Great Beer Bar, Damansara Uptown

If you're keeping up with the craft beer scene in Kuala Lumpur, you've definitely heard about the ever popular Ales & Lagers in Solaris Dutamas that has been a staple for the craft beer community for years. Looking to further expand and solidfy their mark on the craft beer scene, the owners have have launched a new establishment called The Great Beer Bar that is located right in the heart of the ever bustling Damansara Utama area. Hailed as PJ's best craft beer bar, they have

Chang Sensory Trail, The Promontory @ Marina Bay

Singapore is absolutely buzzing with excitement this weekend! The Chang Sensory Trail is here! It is a culinary journey curated by Chef Bo (awarded Asia’s Best Female Chef 2013) and her husband Chef Dylan. With multiple vendors offering different types of Thai dishes, there is surely something enjoyable waiting for everyone here. Of course, don’t forget to grab a Chang while you are at it. Let’s have a look at some of our top picks from the event below. If you love soup, go f

Emerson's Brewery Dunedin, Dunedin New Zealand

Don’t let the red brick exterior and tall windows fool you into thinking that it’s a fire station. In fact this sleek minimalistic exterior shell houses a successful local brewery. Not only that, there is also a restaurant, and of course, bar inside too. Upon entering the premises, large glass windows provide a preview to the inner mechanics of the brewery, showing off a labyrinth of interconnecting pipes and silos. And if this is not enough to satisfy your curiosity about th

D'Legends, TTDI

D'Legends is no stranger to the TTDI neighbourhood. It is a regular watering hole for residents. It is known for its floor-to-ceiling posters of legends. In a recent revamp, the bar now boasts new lighting and a ventilation system that allows for better airflow. But more than just that, their new menu is something worth making it your regular go-to place for dinner and drinks. They also boast the perfect serve of Guinness and Tiger. In fact, the Tiger pour is award-winning. F

Malaysian wins Heineken's world's best bartender competition 2016

Consistency, accuracy and determination is the name of the game according to Eddy Jay. In April this year, Eddy Jay Jaimin from The Beer Factory (TBF) represented Malaysia at the Heineken Global Bartender Final 2016 in Amsterdam. The unassuming bartender went on to defeat bartenders from 15 other countries to be crowned Heineken’s World’s Best Bartender. Following his victory, Eddy spoke about his experience and imparted some knowledge on the technique of pouring a perfect He

Beer & Food Chang Sensory Trails

Thailand’s leading beer brand, Chang, presents their first ever Chang Sensory Trails – a multi-sensorial playground to create new memories around Thai iconic flavours. Uniting Thai food lovers from around the world, the festival will be launched in Singapore, US and UK. It will kick off first in Singapore, on Saturday, 20th August at the Bayfront Event Space. Celebrity chef and Thai Culinary Ambassador, Jet Tila, is set to take intrepid festival-goers on a culinary journey wh