First published on 20 Oct 2011. Updated on 24 May 2012.
Vanilla Bar & Café’s not-so-secret nighttime alias, this CBD hideaway plies Czech-style Absente Extreme (70 per cent ABV) alongside worldbeat grooves. Vanilla Bar & Café, 3 Boon Tat St (6423 0366, www.vanillacafe.com.sg)
The Auld Alliance
You can sip over 40 types of absinthe in this swanky hard-liquor temple. #01-08 Chijmes, 30 Victoria St (8126 0520, www.facebook.com/TheAuldAlliance)
‘Fabulous Night’ every Thursday honours writers and artists by featuring absinthe as the house special. #01-17/02-02 The Foundry, 3B River Valley Rd (9661 8283, www.beermarket.com.sg)
The Jackson Plan
Try the Coolie’s Cup, a hit of rum and absinthe that’ll guarantee high spirits. 40 Duxton Hill (6866 1988, www.thejacksonplan.com)
Seven Inch Bitch and Flaming Suicide are among six cocktails that’ll whisk you away to green fairy land. #01-16 The Foundry, 3B River Valley Rd (6338 8776, www.facebook.com/Se7en1nch)