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Re: What's your favorite 'watering hole' and why?

Post by Fortan » Wed, 18 Sep 2013 1:24 pm

the lynx wrote: Having these two mentioned in the same post doesn't seem right. :P
Depends on what time of the day you go there and where you sit :)

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Post by ecureilx » Wed, 18 Sep 2013 1:35 pm

the lynx wrote:Mine is either Holland Village's food centre, or Thirsty inside Liang Court, CQ (my latest gem - it is something like Cider Pit but cheaper and very quiet), or Muddy Murphy's next to OT (I know!).
as I said, MM is going to shut down .. grab your poison if want memories ;)

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Post by Wd40 » Wed, 18 Sep 2013 1:37 pm

Fortan wrote:
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sundaymorningstaple wrote:You actually drink that crap? I'm a Yank and I won't touch it the stuff!
Yeah :) I have tried most cheap beers available here including breda, dester, chang, singha, becks, asahi and sapporo.

I drink chang most often, if I drink at home. Get it from fairprice 6 cans for $10.50.
I love Singha... but only together with spicy Thai food. Seems to be taylor made for that. I'd go for a Tiger or Carlsberg any day....
Just like nothing beats a Bintang on a hot afternoon in Bali ;)

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Post by bgd » Wed, 18 Sep 2013 2:49 pm

Fortan wrote:[quote="Wd40
I love Singha... but only together with spicy Thai food. Seems to be taylor made for that. I'd go for a Tiger or Carlsberg any day....
2 Fat Men on East Coast Road is the only place I’ve found Singha on tap here – you’ll get Thai there but their burger is one of the best around.

I’m in the Muddy’s camp too.

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 18 Sep 2013 3:05 pm

I remember Bintang. Years ago, when I worked in Indonesia, before they got new brewmasters, it used to be laced with formaldehyde I think. After a couple of them, you woke up feeling like you've been embalmed but looking like a zombie. Ouch. We would get sh*tfaced every two weeks in the market/parking lot in P. Bintan, enroute to and from P. Galang.
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Post by zzm9980 » Wed, 18 Sep 2013 4:03 pm

ecureilx wrote:
the lynx wrote:Mine is either Holland Village's food centre, or Thirsty inside Liang Court, CQ (my latest gem - it is something like Cider Pit but cheaper and very quiet), or Muddy Murphy's next to OT (I know!).
as I said, MM is going to shut down .. grab your poison if want memories ;)
I thought the whole point of OT was to drink enough so you *don't* have memories after?

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Post by x9200 » Wed, 18 Sep 2013 4:58 pm

This would contradict with "I wasn't that drunk" component.

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Post by uscate » Wed, 18 Sep 2013 5:15 pm

We like The Good Beer Company at the hawker center on Smith Street (the one right near the Buddha Tooth Relic Temple. I think it's fairly new - they serve all kinds of artisanal beers (but no Tiger). For Tiger lovers, there's a stall selling Tiger right next door.

The owner is super nice and the beer is good and (for here) reasonably priced. Good cheap hawker food, great beer, people watching in Chinatown and a fairly short stumble back home....Can't beat it!

OverEasy on MarinaBay is also a nice "go to" place. There's generally a breeze off the bay, and there's ALWAYS some good people watching! Plus they have 2 for one's after 5:30, and when the Sing stock market ends the day down, there are $1 sliders!

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Re: What's your favorite 'watering hole' and why?

Post by ecureilx » Wed, 18 Sep 2013 5:18 pm

zzm9980 wrote:
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the lynx wrote:Mine is either Holland Village's food centre, or Thirsty inside Liang Court, CQ (my latest gem - it is something like Cider Pit but cheaper and very quiet), or Muddy Murphy's next to OT (I know!).
as I said, MM is going to shut down .. grab your poison if want memories ;)
I thought the whole point of OT was to drink enough so you *don't* have memories after?
seen some doing it .. well, not for me though :D

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Post by blue_thunder » Wed, 18 Sep 2013 11:38 pm

all the Murphy brothers - esp for their combo basket (yummy)
Insomnia/Le Baroque on Wednesdays ( 20$ free flow from 9-11 PM)
BQ Bar/Public House @ Boat quay.
+ some nice little hangouts in OT :)
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Post by yogaloungeforever » Wed, 18 Sep 2013 11:53 pm

Kyo on cecil st - free flow vodka thurs nights
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Post by BoroBoy » Thu, 19 Sep 2013 2:24 am

I used to like drinking at the Black Sheep bars. The original on Bukit Timah Rd was great, but I also like the second one at Robinson Quay too. Different vibe but both v good, and can get great Thai or Indian food there too.

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Post by zzm9980 » Thu, 19 Sep 2013 8:49 am

BoroBoy wrote:I used to like drinking at the Black Sheep bars. The original on Bukit Timah Rd was great, but I also like the second one at Robinson Quay too. Different vibe but both v good, and can get great Thai or Indian food there too.
I've seen they've also opened one on Tanjong Katong just north of Mountbatten.

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Post by bgd » Thu, 19 Sep 2013 3:08 pm

Can anyone confirm that Muddys is still open. Have heard it is going to close sometime in Sept.

Haven't been up there for a while and don't want to make a wasted trip.

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Post by the lynx » Thu, 19 Sep 2013 3:12 pm

bgd wrote:Can anyone confirm that Muddys is still open. Have heard it is going to close sometime in Sept.

Haven't been up there for a while and don't want to make a wasted trip.
I was there two Fridays ago and yes it was still up and running. Forgot to ask them about the closing.

Well it won't be a wasted trip, you can always go to Down Under Bar or Hard Rock nearby if you find Muddy closed .

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