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Postby x9200 » Wed, 03 Mar 2010 10:40 am

aster wrote:Not a fan of Heineken at all. Will take a Chang or a Tsing Tao over that... :)

You want a truly unique beer experience? Tell me when and I'll take you to a giant HDB complex in Chinatown, behind the temple, where on L2 there is a beer hall for the locals. What an atmosphere to drink in, loved every second of it. Felt bored to hell in Clarke Quay the next day... :)

Don't like Heineken neither. Prefer Belgium wheat beers like Hoegaarden - Walla-Walla was a great place to get them reasonably cheap during happy hours some time ago - not sure now. Tiger quite good. Chang slightly worse. Tsing Tao smells a bit like a fox farm :P
And another place of the type you mentioned is at Bukit Timah Market and Food Centre, L2.

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Postby Splatted » Wed, 03 Mar 2010 10:56 am

I noticed no one mentioning they liked Aussie brand beers.

Not as good?
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Postby aster » Wed, 03 Mar 2010 10:57 am

The place I mentioned is next to the temple in Chinatown. Look up Sago Street in google maps and you'll see two buildings just to the left of that.

On L2 it's just massive amounts of locals (at least on a Saturday) and ridiculous amounts of empty bottles all over the place (them just put them on the ground next to every concrete pillar). It felt like being in some local beer fest. No other Westerners around, have never seen any there actually. :)

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Postby aster » Wed, 03 Mar 2010 11:07 am

Splatted wrote:I noticed no one mentioning they liked Aussie brand beers.

Not as good?


Have only seen Pure Blonde and VB on tap, neither being the sort of beer you can drink for hours on end.

I'd love a Toohey's New though, seen it anywhere?

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Postby x9200 » Wed, 03 Mar 2010 11:11 am

Splatted wrote:I noticed no one mentioning they liked Aussie brand beers.
Not as good?

I would guess not as popular. I remember drinking them pretty regularly when I visited Australia and my sense of taste was not offended anyhow :) but at that time I was more focused exploring Yarra Valley resources.

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Postby cinder » Sat, 13 Mar 2010 10:46 pm

aster wrote:
Splatted wrote:I noticed no one mentioning they liked Aussie brand beers.

Not as good?


Have only seen Pure Blonde and VB on tap, neither being the sort of beer you can drink for hours on end.

I'd love a Toohey's New though, seen it anywhere?



Prince of Wales Little India usually has some Australian beers. Gippsland i think one of the brands available the last time i was there..

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Postby Calmday » Tue, 16 Mar 2010 10:31 am

tkopf01 wrote:Hey all, I moved to Singapore in October from Texas and since then I have been keeping my eyes peeled for a few beers which just remind me of home. Does anyone know where, if at all you can buy, Shiner Bock or Bud Light?

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I could go for a good Texas beer my self. If you find a Shiner some place post up the location.
Bud, Tiger and Heineken all suc.

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Postby sg_lover » Fri, 19 Mar 2010 5:42 am

Hi,
Where can i get all belgium beers.Hoegaarden ,trappist beers , liefmanns, etc..

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Postby Superglide » Fri, 19 Mar 2010 5:49 am

Hope I am not getting blamed for spamming, as I am repeating myself:

For Belgian beers? Try the BELGIAN brasserie bar: Oosters. :?
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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 19 Mar 2010 7:13 am

Not to disagree with SG, but to add on.....

I've gone here numerous times and with around 120 different types of beer, I think this place qualifies as well....

http://www.brusselssprouts.com.sg/

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Postby Superglide » Fri, 19 Mar 2010 5:18 pm

Wow....

Sms, I think their range is even wider, than most of the bars in Holland or Belgium itself....

Looks awsome! :D
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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 19 Mar 2010 5:52 pm

I have a niece & nephew working there as waitress & cook! Their mussels/clam dishes are great and a heck of a selection of sauces to go with 'em as well. That with the variety of beer and outdoor seating along Robertson Quay. Well........... \:D/

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Postby aster » Sat, 20 Mar 2010 12:26 am

Heh, I live like 2 mins away by foot, Robertson Quay is a great place at night, so much different than CQ, a completetly different crowd in fact. :)

BrusselsSprouts has a great location there on the corner, if you like attentive service then this is the place to be at. The moment you put down an empty glass of beer and think to yourself maybe I should have ordered another one before this last swig you will hear the words "would you like another one, sir?". :)

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Postby Calmday » Thu, 12 Aug 2010 9:21 am

OK after living here for a while and having a chance to explore a little I wanted to come back to this thread.
I have not found any "good" Texas or American beers in Singapore. You can get the basic stuff (Bud, Bud light, Miller Lite etc) at Hooters and a few other places. Ironically the cheapest beer that I have found in Singapore is Loan Star Light. It is in a lot of grocery stores. I guess they have to sell it someplace.
The best beer that I have found in Singapore is the Bock Lager at Brewerkz. If you like Shiner you should like this one as well. Its heaver but very good. They (Brewerkz) also have a beer called Xtra Ipa that is very similar to a Shiner Hefeweizen. The Pump Room has a few really good beers as well.
Red Dot makes the worst beer that I have ever tasted. Beer is way too expensive in Singapore to drink stuff that tastes like crap.

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Postby carlsum1986 » Thu, 12 Aug 2010 10:24 am

aster wrote:The place I mentioned is next to the temple in Chinatown. Look up Sago Street in google maps and you'll see two buildings just to the left of that.

On L2 it's just massive amounts of locals (at least on a Saturday) and ridiculous amounts of empty bottles all over the place (them just put them on the ground next to every concrete pillar). It felt like being in some local beer fest. No other Westerners around, have never seen any there actually. :)


is there a shop name to this place in Chinatown..
is it right next to the buddhist temple?
I work in the Chinatown area and was thinking of exploring :lol:


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