Singapore Cocktail Week 2016: Top 5 International Guest Bartending Shifts

If you missed the first installation of Singapore Cocktail Week last year, fret not, the 2016 edition is just round the corner, stronger than ever with an exciting calendar of 200 cocktail events across 60 participating bars and restaurants – workshops, supper clubs, boozy brunches, pop-ups, international guest bartender appearances… you name it, they’ve got it.

No time to go through the list? That’s what we’re here for. Here are the top five international guest bartending shifts you won’t want to miss at Singapore Cocktail Week 2016, happening March 12 to 19.

Alen Nikolovski of The Baxter Inn (SYD)

Singapore Cocktail Week 2016 - Alen Nikolovski The Baxter Inn Sydney - News by Gourmet Adventures

It’s an Absolut Elyx Swillhouse, featuring Alen Nikolovski of The Baxter Inn, #6 on the World’s 50 Best Bars 2015.

Venue: Jigger & Pony, 101 Amoy St.
Date: Saturday, 12 March
Time: 10pm – 12 am
Price: A la carte pricing

Ronnaporn Pornstar of Roof Hideaway (BKK)

Singapore Cocktail Week 2016 - Ronnaporn Pornstar, Roof Hideaway Bangkok - News by Gourmet Adventures

The re-launch party of Nutmeg & Clove features Ronnaporn Pornstar of Thailand best cocktail bar, Roof Hideaway. With a string of awards under his belt: Diageo Reserve World Class Champion 2014, Global Top 10 Supawit Palm, Global Top 16 Anakin Wonsala, and Thailand’s “Bartending Guru” ­– need we say more?

Venue: Nutmeg & Clove, 17 Ann Siang Rd.
Date: March 14, Monday
Time: 8pm – 1am
Price: A la carte pricing (20% off cocktails for wristband holders)

Chris Dennis of Sovereign Loss (LDN), Will Hawes & Stephen Pennack of “The Bar With No Name” at 69 Colebrook Row (LDN)

Singapore Cocktail Week 2016 - Chris Dennis & Stephen Pennack, Sovereign Loss London - News by Gourmet Adventures

Don’t miss this star-studded line up of London’s most experienced bartenders as Gibson undergoes a London takeover with the very best.

Venue: Gibson, 3/F, 20 Bukit Pasoh Rd.
Date: March 16, Wednesday
Time: 8pm – 11pm
Price: A la carte pricing

Nathan Beasley of Black Pearl (MEL)

Singapore Cocktail Week 2016 - Nathan Beasley, Black Pearl Melbourne - News by Gourmet Adventures

Throughout his seven years with Melbourne’s legendary Black Pearl, Bar Manager Nathan Beasley has assisted in earning the bar’s bragging rights for Tales of The Cocktail’s Best High Volume Cocktail Bar and Top 10 on Drinks International Magazine’s Best Bar in The World 2015.

Venue: Smoke & Mirrors, #06-01, National Gallery 1 St., St. Andrew’s Rd.
Date: March 16, Wednesday
Time: 7pm – 9pm
Price: A la carte pricing

The Fairer Shake – Femme All Stars

Singapore Cocktail Week 2016 - The Fairer Shake - Femme All Stars - News by Gourmet Adventures

Beauty and swagger matched with mad cocktail-making skills. Six of the most acclaimed female bartenders under one roof for one night only: Beckaly Franks of Pontiac Bar (HKG), Micaela Piccolo (KOR), Alissa Gabriel of The Scarlet Mixtress (SYD), Jenna Hemsworth of Black Pearl (MEL), and Hannah Waters (SIN) will be mixing, shaking and slinging out cocktails.

Venue: The Flagship, 1/F, 20 Bukit Pasoh Rd.
Date: March 16, Wednesday
Time: 9pm – midnight

Read The Ultimate Guide to Singapore Cocktail Week 2016 here.

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