To kick off our review of the year just passed, we start with a look back at another envelope-pushing 12 months of news, events and conversation for Asia’s drinkers and drinksmiths.
Asia got busy with Old Fashioned Week this year – here are seven recipes to help you re-live the celebration.
From the owner of Hong Kong’s Honi Honi Tiki Cocktail Lounge comes this very cherry version of the classic drink built around the aromatic Rhum JM agricole.
A highly aromatic performer from Lobster Bar & Grill at the Island Shangri-La Hong Kong.
Indulge Experimental Bistro’s creative lead Mr Aki Wang showcases his love for local produce as he brings Taiwanese tea and honey to the fore in this Old Fashioned twist.
Spice, banana and chocolate play perfect partners with the tropical and chocolate notes in the rum in this Old Fashioned excursion created at Prisma, Boracay.
Singapore’s Flagship reckons they know exactly what pairs with rum, lighting up this rich tobacco and cacao-backed sipper with some extra smoke from an Islay whisky spray.
Translating to “cheeky monkey”, here’s a Med-leaning take on the American favourite.
The week celebrating the OG of all cocktails comes to Asia in a bigger way in 2017.