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From vacuum-packed garnishes to handwritten notes to prompt deliveries, these bars (and one distiller) have made drinking at home all the more palatable.
Here’s how to get your drink on in the comfort – and more importantly, safety – of your own place during this pandemic. (Tip: Try these hygiene tips to make sure you don’t accidentally invite in the coronavirus along with your food or alcohol deliveries.)
Also, with Gin and Tonic day coming up this 19 October, these home deliveries will be just the life-saver for home parties (; Though because of social-distancing rules, let’s keep them at a safe number…maybe 5?
Besides bottled versions of its signature cocktails like the Atlas Martini, Negroni and the gin and coffee-based Urban Pioneer, the bar at Parkview Square is also delivering home cocktail sets comprising of gin, whisky or both, as well as modifiers, bitters and garnishes. There is an option to add on a full set of rose gold bartending tools ($480).
You can also purchase bottles of spirits from its vast collection, including its flagship collaboration gin, St. George Atlas Orange gin.
Prices: From $45 for three cocktail flights (100ml of each cocktail)
Info: Delivery is from Mondays to Fridays, noon to 6 p.m. Free home delivery for orders above $100.
To order: Visit this website.
Okay, this one isn’t a bar – it’s the mead and spirits producer started by our recent Finder Insider Simon Zhoa (read about his insights in Issue 302 here). But, thanks to the current Covid sitch, they’ve launched a new home-based cocktail DIY box series, which allow customers to mix their own signature cocktails. Each box comes with a gin bottle, curated mixers, recipes and even a measuring jigger (see some box contents at the top of this article).
Prices: From $68
Info: Free delivery on all orders.
To order: Visit its website.
Order from the drinks and food menus of all the food-and-beverage outlets run by the group – Jigger & Pony, Gibson, Live Twice, Caffe Fernet and Humpback – with a one-stop service. This means you can mix cocktails as well as food items from across the venues.
From stiff negronis to classy vespers to signature drinks like the gin-based Madame President, there are 24 cocktails to choose from.
Prices: Cocktails start at $28.
Info: Delivery is from 1 to 10 p.m. daily and free for orders above $150. Order at least two hours in advance.
To order: Call 9772-9896 or go to this website.
This Amoy Street resident has curated some of its bestsellers for home delivery.
There are lighter options like Hibiscus and Foragers’ Garden (made with matcha gin, calamansi and matcha kombucha) as well as stronger drinks like Peranakan and Pineapple Arrack. Each 500ml bottle serves six to eight portions.
Prices: $68 or $88 nett
Info: Orders are delivered within 24 hours, between 3 and 9 p.m. daily.
The Ann Siang Hill bar offers four bottled cocktails in 250ml (three servings), 350ml (41/2 servings) and 500ml (six servings) portions.
They are Chrissy Negroni, made with chrysanthemum gin; Roses & Lychees, a milk punch made with gin, roses and lychees; Smoky Rum Old Fashioned, made with a blend of rum and Islay whisky; and Symphony, made with cognac, rye whiskey, black tea and Chinese herbs.
Prices: $38 to $88 nett
To order: WhatsApp Shuen on 8245 9262
Get your favourite American-inspired drinks from the heart of Raffles Place with its delivered cocktails. They’re portioned for two: perfect for sipping with your stay-home buddy.
Info: Delivery is available daily from 4 p.m. to midnight. Pick-up and drive-through are also available from 111 Middle Rd., 01-05 National Design Centre – Queen Street side.
To order: Click here.
The new bar in Keong Saik Road is doing flavour-packed 750ml bottled cocktails, which come up to eight to 10 portions.
Order aged peppercorn, coffee negroni, banana rum old fashioned; signature drinks including Hay & Apples (toasted hay whisky, fermented apples and chamomile honey); and classic cocktails.
Prices: $128 to $148
Info: Delivery from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Order at least an hour before.
To order: WhatsApp or call 8838-0188 or leave a message on its Instagram page.
Sip on the swanky hotel bar’s world-class cocktails at home. Crowd favourites, like The Manhattan, Scarface (made with mezcal and cynar) and Bada Bing Bada Boom (Scotch whisky, Chianti and cherry tobacco bitters), are available bottled.
You can still order a wide selection of gin from their Negroni week special here.
Prices: From ~$22 for bottled gins.
Info: $18 delivery fee per location. Free delivery for orders above $100.
To order: Visit this website.
There’s a drink for everyone with Sunday Punch’s extensive small batch bottled cocktails. What’s new? A collab with Plain Vanilla — a raspberry-thyme concoction inspired by flavours from the bakery.
Prices: From $40 to $68 per 250 or 500 ml. bottle, respectively. Available 24/7 on its site, as it’s not actually a bar.
To order: Click here.
For precision, handcrafted cocktails in a bottle that can be shared (or not), Shin Gi Tai offers up delivery and takeaway to quench that thirst. Food options are also available.
Prices: As each cocktail contains about 50 to 75 ml., the 300 ml. bottle (from $80 to $100) is equivalent to approximately four cocktails and the 500 ml. bottle ($130 to $165) is equivalent to approximately seven cocktails. Bonus: You can order clear block ice cubes at $1 a pop.
Info: Its delivery service is available Mondays to Saturdays, from 12 to 10 p.m.
To order: Call Shin Gi Tai at 9477 8755 or Anthony at 9768 4132. Click here for details.
By Anjali Raguraman, Text adapted from The Straits Times / Additional Reporting: Sara Lyle Bow + Kirstie-mae Baptist, June 2020 / Updated by Willaine G. Tan, September 2020. Images: provided by the respective businesses or from their social media pages.
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