Don’t let the damp weather ruin your fun, get your friends, dates, or family members and imbibe on these drink-related events for August

1. Bar Fight Round 2: Rum Day!

  • Where: Waterside at Solaire G/F, Sky Tower, Solaire Resort & Casino, Aseana  Drive, Paranaque
  • When: August 16, Thursday
  • Time: 8:00 pm- 1:00 am

It’s another round for Manila’s best bars and bartenders to come together and create a winning cocktail. Head to Waterside at Solaire for a fun night between bartenders showing their skills. 

The event is open to the public, and as guests, they make up 40% of the votes for the whole competition. Guests are given stubs to claim the cocktails and voting card so they could cast a vote for their favorite one. For Php 999 + 10% service charge, the guest can drink all the three cocktails during the Bar Fight and enjoy the nacho bar buffet. 

August 16 is National Rum Day so each participating bartender will use Plantation Rum from Apotheke Craft Spirits. Solaire’s Waterside,  Versus Barcade, and New World Makati’s Bar Rouge will be the competing bars for the night. The winning bar/bartender, will host the next fight.

Read more about Bar Fight 1: Tequila

2.    Art, Jazz, and Wine 

  • Where: Mews Manila, 115 L’Ermitage Building, L.P. Leviste Street, Corner Toledo 1227, Salcedo, Makati, Metro Manila
  • When: August 16, Thursday
  • Time: 7:30 pm onwards
  • Entrance Fee: PHP 1,000.00 inclusive of two (2) glasses of house wine and a set menu choice of meat or fish

Enjoy Thursday night with good food, drinks and jazz music at Mew’s jazz night. Hear the lovely Vanessa Monot’s jazz performance amidst the paintings from Ugnayan sa Poblacion displayed at the venue. Ticket price is PHP 1,000.00 inclusive of two (2) glasses of house wine and a set menu choice of meat or fish

For ticket reservations, please contact 09177659440 and (02) 7776316. 

3. Sake Pairing at LiLi

  • Where: AG New World Manila Bay Hotel 1588 Pedro Gil corner M.H. Del Pilar, 1004 Manila
  • When: August 16, Thursday
  • Time: 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
  • Entrance Fee: P6888 per person

Taste five premium sake brands paired with Li Li’s authentic Chinese cuisine in a stylish dining environment for your Thursday night. This is a perfect dinner date for that person you’ve been wanting to impress. 

Li Li’s Chef Raymond Yeung’s will be presenting the latest specialties at the restaurant to be paired together with premium Sake brands– Mizubasho, Kawa Tsuru, Hakuin Masamune and Tsuru Ume. 

For inquiries and reservations, call + 63 2 252 6888 ext. 7291or e-mail

4. 9th Aperitivo at The Apartment

  • Where: The Apartment, Poblacion, Makati
  • When: August 16, Thursday
  • Time: 8:00 pm onwards
  • Entrance: N/A

Good food, wine, and music! Spend the night at the top of  The Apartment. Enjoy the music from Dj Micheal Berth (Latino music), Coox (Time Club Manila) and  Daryl Ladioray (Sax). 

There’s no entrance fee so bring everyone!

5. La Feria in the City

  • Where: Roof Deck, Picasso Boutique Serviced Residences, L.P. Leviste St., Salcedo Village, Makati,
  • When: August 17, Friday
  • Time: 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm 
  • Entrance: P1200 

Enjoy a Spanish inspired night at the roof deck of Picasso Boutique Serviced Residences in partnership with Serbesa MNL. Indulge in Picasso’s Spanish food, wines, and sangria! Amazing Spanish fares such as seafood paellas and grilled steaks will be cooked right in front of the guests. 

Tickets include free-flowing Spanish wines, sangrias, and Spanish fares from the grazing table spread.

6. Craft Beers at  Pierre’s Cellar

  • When: August 17, Friday 
  • Time: 6 pm to 3 am
  • Where: Pierre’s Craft Beer & Liquor Cellar, Basement Level, GYY Building, Tomas Morato Corner E. Rodriguez Sr. Avenue, Kamuning, Quezon City
  • Entrance Fee: P1200

Enjoy 10% off on The Cebruery craft beers at the basement cellar of Pierre’s Cellar for your Friday night drinking. Choose from Big Eye – PA Double IPA, Mango People Power Pale Ale, and Breakfast Porter. 

Chill with friends in this Cellar speakeasy for your Friday night drinking. Pair your beers with Ultimate Liempo Haus’ chicken wings, the bar’s official food partner. If you want to bring your own food, Pierre’s Cellar allows it without any corkage fees as long as the drinks come from their menu. 

7. Cafe Scientifique: Coffee Science

  • Where: The Mind Museum JY Campos Park, 3rd Avenue, Bonifacio Global City, 
  • Taguig
  • When: August 18, Saturday
  • Time: 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm


Ever have these mind bugging questions when you drink a cup of coffee? Have a delightful, science-based afternoon with this coffee session at Mind Museum!

Get answers and learn the science behind your daily cup of coffee. Catch the discussions and live demo coffee making during the event. The event is free, but seats are limited so best to book a reservation as early as possible through this link. 

For inquiries, email

8. Beer Off-Flavor Workshop

  • Where: Spektral Beer Lounge, The Beacon Condominium Chino Roces Avenue Corner Arnaiz Ave. Makati
  • When: August 18, Saturday
  • Time: 4:00 pm- 7:00 pm 
  • Entrance: P1000

Learn about the 18 different compounds that cover the spectrum of flavors. Spektral Beer Lounge is hosting an exciting Beer Sensory workshop with Philippine’s first cicerone or certified beer sommelier and beer judge Raoul Masangcay, owner Elias Wicked Ales & Spirits.

The workshop will use the Advanced Off-Flavor Kit from Siebel Institute of Technology, a company under LALLEMAND Inc., a privately held Canadian company, founded at the end of the 19th century, specialized in the development, production, and marketing of yeasts and bacteria.

For inquiries, contact Spektral Team at or through mobile number 09171534101. 

9. The 3rd Edition of Fundamentals of Craft Cocktails by Kath Eckstein 

  • Where: Dulo MNL, 4992 P. Guanzon St. Barangay Poblacion, 1210 Makati
  • When: August 18, Saturday 
  • Time: 1 pm to 4pm 
  • Entrance Fee: P2500

Learn about craft cocktail creation and mixology from renowned bartender Kath Eckstein. The workshop will include cocktails and snacks, masterclass manual, certificate of completion, DULO Loyalty Passport, special Bevtools promo code, and Selvarey Rum’s merchandise. 

The workshop has limited slots only so you have to book earlier to reserve a spot. For inquiries or to sign up, email 

10. The Gold Room: Create Your Own Drink

  • Where: Sct. Delgado St., St. Tomas Morato, Bgy. Sacred Heart, Quezon City
  • When: Every Thursday of the month
  • Time: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
  • Entrance Fee: P999 

Create your own drinks using Belvedere vodka, Hennesy cognac and Glenmorangie whisky for only P999. Play bartender and create your own recipes by the bar, up to you how many you can drink for three hours. You can mix from the cocktails suggested by their bartenders or have them neat or on the rocks. 

For more information, contact 514 4004 or 0927 277 9497.

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