Rokkasen (One Moment a Dream) Hitotoki Junmai Sake, $88 at OAKS Cellar
Yes, sake comes bubbling, too. This Yamagata brewery’s Junmai – whose name is the perfect reminder to relish the good cheer of the season – bears sake’s signature rice notes, with flavours of sweet melon and fruitiness.
Oaks Cellar. Five outlets, including #04-24 ION Orchard, 2 Orchard Turn (6738 3511). Orchard. Daily 10am-10pm.
Citizen Pop Watermelon & Basil, and Cucumber, Lime & Sea Salt sodas, $7 each at The Providore
Citizen Pop's two newest inventions lends levity to X'mas: Watermelon and Basil’s a refreshing sip with a herbal tang, while the other's a savoury drink that foodies will appreciate.
The Providore. Three outlets, including #05-03 Tan Boon Liat Building, 315 Outram Rd (6221 7056). Tiong Bahru. Mon-Thu 10am-6pm; Fri-Sun 10am-7pm.
NV Laherte Frères Champagne Extra-Brut Rosé de Saignée Les Beaudiers, $99 at KOT Selections
Have this bold scarlet looker on hand for a glam celebration. KOT Selections calls Pinot Meunier the 'Cinderella' of champagne grapes, which build a drink with flavours of red berries that you can savour over dinner.
Kot Selections. 64 Neil Rd (6635 4770). Outram Park. By appointment only.
Brekeriet Cassis beer, price TBA at Brewers' Craft
Like Ribena for adults. This Swedish brewery ferments beer and fruits for an intense blackcurrant tipple with lots of tartness. It's alcohol light, so you won't be caught smooching the wrong person in the heat of the countdown.
Brewers' Craft. #01-191, 354 Clementi Ave 2 (9815 2613). Clementi. Mon & Tue 1-6pm; Wed-Sat noon-6pm.
Perrier-Jouët Belle Epoque 2007 Gift Set, price TBA at Bottles and Bottles
For popping the cork in style, Perrier-Jouët's Christmas treat packs an anemone-adorned champagne bottle and matching flutes for sipping the floral, citrusy and peachy-sweet sparkly.
Bottles and Bottles. #02-305 Suntec City Mall, 3 Temasek Blvd (6338 1911). Promenade. Daily 11am-9.30pm.