Spiked eggnog and hot chocolate can only take you so far after the holidays. Lucky for you, some of Beijing’s bars have created new drinks to bust this winter chill, and you can enjoy them without looking like you’re stuck in 2013.
The Brick’s Dave Gaspar has whipped up a few warming brews, including a maple beer inspired from his hometown, Vermont, USA, a Sichuan mulled beer, lilac mulled wine, and an “Autumn Threesome,” which tastes like liquid apple pie. Meanwhile, Home Plate just introduced a brew they did with Slow Boat Brewery, The Cannon Rauchbier. It’s a smoky, crisp beer with a chocolately flavor that’s pleasingly not too rich and pairs well with just about anything on the menu. Grab a pint at either location.
We told you last week that Hotel G will close this month, and they’re not taking any more reservations after January 19. We’ll miss Scarlett for their award-winning wine and cheese selection, but check our blog for a list of top spots to get your fix.
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Photo: Jessica Rapp