Singapore Coffee Festival 2017: Best coffee alternatives to try

(Clockwise from left) Strawberry Oolong Tea, Selo Coffee Fruit Cascara Soda, Sakes in a Katana box, and Noir drinking chocolate.
(Clockwise from left) Strawberry Oolong Tea, Selo Coffee Fruit Cascara Soda, Sakes in a Katana box, and Noir drinking chocolate.PHOTOS: SINGAPORE COFFEE FESTIVAL

It seems like a no-brainer to just head for all the coffee vendors at Singapore Coffee Festival, which opens on Aug 4 to the public at the Marina Bay Cruise Centre.

But there are actually some non-coffee drinks on offer that are worth trying out too.

Here's a list of the ones that will give you a different kind of buzz.

Strawberry Oolong Tea by Boba Brew, $6


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Where to find it: Americano #10

Unicorn Tears, Merlion's Blood and Gold Brew by Dapper Coffee, $10 each                                        

                                                      


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Where to find it: Cappuccino #39

Original cocktails by Symmetry, from $12


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Where to find it: Doppio #67/68/69

Masala Blend by Prana Chai, $28


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Where to find it: Americano #18

Selo Coffee Fruit Cascara Soda by Percolate Coffee, $6 per bottle


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Where to find it: Cappuccino #43 and #46

Noir drinking chocolate in flavours such as African Red, French Mint, Chilli and Cinnamon by Grounded Pleasures, , from $16 to $20


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Where to find it: Espresso #9

Sakes in a Katana box from Japan by Groundstar+, from $20 to $120


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Where to find it: Espresso #14

Aotan no Yuzushu yuzu liqueur by Umeshu Bar at the Japanese pavilion, $12 for 180ml and $35 for 750ml


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Where to find it: Brew #3o

Flower teas by SWATi at the Japanese pavilion, $8 to $10


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Where to find it: Breve #30

 
  • SINGAPORE COFFEE FESTIVAL

    WHERE: Marina Bay Cruise Centre; 61, Marina Coastal Drive

    WHEN: Aug 3 (for trade and media only, register at www.sgcoffeefestival.com); two sessions daily from Aug 4 to 6, 10am to 3.30pm and 4.30pm to 10pm

    ADMISSION: $22, $18 (DBS and POSB cardholders, ST subscribers)

    INFO: Go to www.sgcoffeefestival.com