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27 November 2022

Director's Cut at TTDI

Whisky folks in the Klang Valley rejoice, for we are now blessed with the opening of a brand new whisky bar in Taman Tun.

Director's Cut is related to the Whisky Bar at Changkat Bukit Bintang - so you can expect for this bar to still have loads and loads of whiskies (bottles and by flights) for whisky lovers to explore.

20 November 2022

Arthur’s Storehouse, Pavillion KL

Fans of Guinness will be thrilled to know that Guinness Malaysia has opened its first flagship outlet at Pavilion Kuala Lumpur.

Offering not just the draughts, it also has a variety of Guinness-infused food (also a selection of kid's meal, without alcohol, of course) and cocktails as well as exclusive merchandise from the Guinness Storehouse in Dublin.

12 November 2022

The Crib @ Bottle & Boar (by Jarrod & Rawlins), Subang Jaya

The Crib is located at the upstairs of the Bottle & Boar restaurant and is accessible only through the restaurant.

Downstairs - Bottle & Boar

6 November 2022

Takumi Craft Bar, Isetan

Takumi Craft Bar opened its second outlet at The Table, located on the 3rd Floor of Isetan The Japan Store KL in the Gardens Mall. 

@ The Gardens

28 August 2022

Bar Mizukami, Bangunan Ming Annexe

Welcome back Shawn Chong! We have been waiting over 3 years for him to (re)open his bar and he finally has! Well, it's not as if he hasn't been busy - Shawn has been working with F&B outlets and hotels to create drinks menus under the Mizukami brand these few years.

13 August 2022

Bar Terumi, Taman Paramount

Bar Terumi is a casual cocktail bar located at Taman Paramount, Petaling Jaya.

Hosted by award-winning bartender Shirmy Chan (Omakase + Appreciate, 61 Monarchy) and accompanied by Caden Chua (Coley), expect nothing less than thoughtful and creative signatures with Japanesque concepts as well as classics.

3 August 2022

Bar Flips @ Kota Kinabalu, Sabah

If you drop by KK, Bar Flips is a MUST visit for well-curated signature and classic cocktails.
 
Founded in 2021 by our very own Junior (Marini's on 57, W Hotel), aka the godfather of the Malaysian bartending scene, who felt that it was time to leave KL and build the F&B industry in his own hometown by providing a platform to educate young talents and to build a thriving bar community here.

31 July 2022

Hybrid KL, Jalan Changkat Ceylon

This new exclusive and semi private lounge bar located on the 4th Floor of Wisma Noble Land is led by industry veteran Ben Ng (of Penang's Mish Mash cocktail bar and Dram & Leaf specialist bottle shop). The lounge primarily caters to lounge members and access to public is via reservations only.  


25 June 2022

"World’s Loudest Silent Whisky Tasting" with Joe Petch

Monkey Shoulder Global Brand Ambassador Joe Petch dropped by Three X Co for a visit to talk about the Monkey Shoulder’s Ultimate Bartender Championship and treated us with a few cocktails paired paired with a set of headphones last Wednesday. 

Lots of "monkey business" ensued! 🙈🙉🙊

19 June 2022

The Chow Kit Hotel x Mizukami: New Drinks Menu

The hotel's bar, Chow Kit x Mizukami, refreshed their drinks menu recently, with flavours that might remind you of your younger years.

Here's a few we tried: