The East Imperial Gin Jubilee returns, from September 6 to 12, to crown the best gin and tonic in Singapore. Here are five of the best of this year’s entries.
High Noon G&T, $16
By Albie Barratt, Oxwell &Co
The cucumber and rose notes of Hendrick’s Gin, with lemon and tangy dill, and the light florals of elderflower.
A:D 80, $18
By Tom Hogan, Anti:dote
Light honey and fresh lime from Dodd’s gin, balanced with sweet Burma Tonic and a surreal cologne mint herb.
Franco Asian G&T, $20
By Lucas Swallows, Flight
Swallows lets Asian ginger flower and syrup spice colour a crisp Citadelle gin from France.
Deep Sea G&T, $18
By Jay Gray, Long Chim
Five days of work goes into fermenting West Winds Sabre gin with spices like cinnamon and clove.
By Cherrie Soh, Sugarhall
Kumquats and lemon juice zest a complex drink built with Ford’s Gin, sarsaparilla root syrup and Burma Tonic.