Shake it Up: 6 Adventurous Cocktails You Need to Try

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Recipes Shake it Up: 6 Adventurous Cocktails You Need to Try

Life’s too short to drink boring cocktails, so W Singapore – Sentosa Cove is really mixing it up. The new Mixtape menu at WOO BAR makes drinking interesting, offering stylishly surrealist bar concoctions that tell a story with each sip. Presented as icons on the vinyl record style menu and placed in a matrix of moods and tastes, each drink brings the city’s vibrant history to life.

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Hints give way to each drink’s unique narrative, served in strange vessels (would you prefer your drink in a milk carton or a mini bathtub?) and garnished with unexpected accessories (Oreo cookie? Playing cards?).

Explore the six exclusive cocktails turning happy hour into a real adventure.

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Singapore Slingshot

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Mischief Mishap

Bacon, Fashionable

Bacon, New and Fashionable

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Saigon ’75

Taste a Singapore classic that’s 100% homemade and cool enough to be served with or without alcohol.

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WHAT’S IN IT:

– Gin
– Grenadine
– Benedictine
– Bitters
– Cherry Popsicle
– Triple sec
– Pineapple juice

HOW IT’S SERVED:

Served in Singapore’s local Tiger beer can, mix all ingredients and submerge a Popsicle for a chill twist.

 

WHY YOU NEED IT:

A classic, homemade and easy to make alternative to Summer time punch.

Embrace the other side with a spicy and spooky cocktail inspired by the Day of the Dead, so campy it’s to die for.

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WHAT’S IN IT:

– Tequila
– Aperol
– Grapefruit
– Vermouth
– Maraschino Cherry

 

HOW IT’S SERVED:

Mix it up in a vintage skull cup and add a tarot card and hot pepper for an extra kick.

 

WHY YOU NEED IT:

Grapefruit packs a vitamin C punch while vermouth aids in digestion, bringing it all together with a spicy twist.

Get some serious r&r with a fun cocktail you’ll love to soak up.

Bubble Bath

WHAT’S IN IT:

– Lemongrass and jasmin infused vodka
– Honey
– Egg white
– Ginger
– Citrus
– Pop Rocks candy

 

HOW IT’S SERVED:

In a mini bathtub toy, pour the Pop Rocks over the vodka and egg foam, causing the combination to bubble like a bath.

 

WHY YOU NEED IT:

A combination between the extra interactive presentation and a pairing of soothing jasmine and lemongrass, it’s the perfect cocktail to relax with.

Sometimes the best things are an accident. In 1917 a Kentucky bartender used a customer’s Manhattan cocktail to catch the overflow from a popped champagne bottle creating a twist on a classic beauty that’s always ready to party.

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WHAT’S IN IT:

– Bourbon
– Orange Liquor
– Bitters
– Champagne
– Cotton Candy

 

HOW IT’S SERVED:

It’s all about presentation with this sweet treat: In a cocktail coup pour the orange liqueur over the cotton candy, melting it and activating a LED light. Then empty in a bourbon mini bottle and top with champagne.

 

WHY YOU NEED IT:

Bourbon aids in weight loss while champagne is high in polyphenols, lowering blood pressure and helping to prevent heart problems. Plus, cotton candy is known to cause joy.

There’s nothing old fashioned about this smokey mix that mixes sweet with salty to satisfy all the senses.

Bacon, Fashionable

WHAT’S IN IT:

  • – Bak-kwa (Chinese dried salty-sweet pork)
  • – Infused bourbon
  • – maple syrup
  • – bitters

HOW IT’S SERVED:

In a glass milk carton with a golden Oreo.

 

WHY YOU NEED IT:

Bacon and maple Syrup give a vitamin boost to the nervous system good for blood, heart health, energy and skin health, plus bitters help out in digestive health.

Crafted at the end of the Vietnam War, this Saigon style gimlet is both fresh and adventurous.

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What’s in it:

  • – Chili infused vodka
  • – Basil
  • – Ginger
  • – Citrus

How it’s served:

In a wooden Masu cup with a garnish of Maneji-neko candies.

 

Why you need it:

Chili is a natural cancer fighter with vitamin B6 and C, beta-carotene and folic acid. The basil is great for anti aging and inflammation while ginger is perfect to fight hangovers, encourage muscle recovery and strengthen the brain.