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Who’s on shift: Guest bartenders in Asia this March

Beckaly Franks (The Pontiac, Hong Kong)

Find out who’s on shift where this month. By Holly Graham.

Lal Muan Puia (Gekko, Yangon) at MU (Taipei)
Bacardi Legacy’s wildcard winner Lal Muan Puia heads to Bannie Kang’s new Taipei bar to showcase his Legacy concoction Kalay Pop cocktail, as well as other Myanmar inspired cocktails such as the Mountain Swizzle (Bacardi Carta Blanca, mountain herb syrup, fresh lime) and the Oro Old Fashioned (Bacardi Oro, brown sugar syrup, homemade sawbwa shan coffee bitters).
When: March 3, 7pm-late.

Din Hassan (Black Tears Spiced Rum) at Three X Co (Kuala Lumpur)
The Black Tears Spiced Rum ambassador brings some rum love to KL for one night only.
When: March 4, 9pm-midnight

Coley (Kuala Lumpur) fourth anniversary shifts
To celebrate her fourth year, Coley will be playing host to guest bartenders from all over Asia. Schedule below.
When: Peter Nguyen and Bull (The Cocktail Merchants, Ho Chi Minh City). March 5, 8.30pm-12.30am
Dicky Hartono (The Back Room, Manila). March 12, 8.30pm-12.30am

Josh Reynolds (Scout, Sydney) at Lennon’s (Bangkok)
Josh Reynolds will be serving up his signature cocktails from Scout – currently number 28 on World’s 50 Best Bars 2019 list – at the Rosewood Bangkok’s Lennon’s bar.
When: March 8, 8pm-late

Giovanni Andrea Magliaro and Alice Bidini (Frank’s Bar, Kuala Lumpur) at Atas Speakeasy (Ipoh) and Crimson Room (Bangkok)
Soon-to-open Frank’s Bar will be bringing a taste of what’s to come from this KL venue based on the legend of Frank Sinatra, with takeovers in Ipoh and Bangkok.
When: Atas Speakeasy: March 14, 7pm-late
Crimson Room: March 25, 7pm-late

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Patrick Tapper (Fernet Branca) at The Pontiac (Hong Kong)
The Nordic brand ambassador for Fernet Branca will be hosting a Sunday funday at Fernet’s unoffical Hong Kong home – The Pontiac.
When: March 15, 7-11pm

Rogerio Igarashi Vaz (Bar Trench) at A/A Bar (Jakarta)
Tokyo legend and the man behind Bar Trench, will be heading to Indonesia’s capital to bring a slice of the Japanese capital to Indonesia’s capital – Jakarta.
When: March 20 and 21, 8pm-late

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