Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Pinterest Here’s the line-up of drink-related events for February. Check out bar crawls, workshops, tastings, and cool boozy events for the month of love. Cocktails & Dog Tales Part 2 Where: Flatiron 1771 Restaurant and Bar, 9th Ave., Taguig When: February 7, Thursday Time: 5:00 pm onwards Entrance Fee: Talk is free; cocktails and other beverages are for sale Calling all puppy lovers and dog owners! Get more tips on how to build better relationships with your dogs as Mr. Jojo Isorena (Founder of BetterDog Canine Behavior Center/Certified Canine Training and Behavior Specialist) shares his knowledge and experiences on how to take good care of our fur babies. Enjoy a cocktail or two while you bond with fellow dog lovers. Book a table now for you and your fur baby through 0917-8544540 and 802-5458 or send them a private message on Facebook. Gayuma sa Artesania Where: Artesania, 910 Arnaiz Ave., Makati City When: February 8, Friday Time: 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm We could all use a little gayuma (potion or charm) in our love lives. Why not see if you can find some at Gayuma sa Artesania, a Valentine’s pop-up to support local Philippine artisans. Take home unique gifts, and experiences for couples, friends, and family, and enjoy some drinks from local brands Diwa Brew, Crows Craft Brewing Co., Sirena Blue Pea Gin, Katas Cashew Milk, and many more. This event is free, and everyone is welcome. Pop-up runs from 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm, but the music, Happy Hour specials, drinks, and food will be open until late. Happy hour is from 5-7pm. Check their event page to see a complete list of participating merchants. Johnnie Walker Flavor Festival Poblacion Takeover Where: Poblacion, Makati When: February 8, Friday Time: 9:00 pm onwards In celebration of International Scotch day, Johnnie Walker takes you to the ever lively streets of Poblacion for a flavor festival! Experience different specialty cocktails, music and live art as you walk through the hottest pubs and bars in the area. Make sure you’ve got your walking shoes on as this flavor-packed festival will pass through Run Rabbit Run, Tortuga, Nokal, Oto, Hanky Panky, Odd Seoul, Senor Pollo, Polilya, Estee, Lampara, ABKD, and Boogie. Guests will get Php 100 off on Johnnie Walker cocktails for this night only. Check out the Facebook event page for more information. Introduction to Coffee Roasting Where: Commune Cafe + Bar, 36 Polaris St., Brgy. Poblacion, Makati City When: February 9, Saturday Time: 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm Entrance fee: Php 4,500/person Early bird rate; Php 5,000/person Regular rate; inclusive of snacks, coffee, and certificate Spend this afternoon learning through the process of choosing green beans and the basics of roasting. You’ll also gain knowledge behind the science of how coffee changes from green beans to the brew you drink. Roasting consultant and trainer Lyndon Realubit will teach this hands-on course. To join, kindly fill out the form on their website (http://www.commune.ph/event/introduction-to-coffee-roasting/) and settle your balance as soon as possible. For more info, send them an email at email@example.com or call 2756324/+63 919 859 5848 and look for Chielou. Rites of Passage at The Warehouse Where: Warehouse Eight, La Fuerza Plaza, 2241 Chino Roces st., Makati When: February 9, Saturday Time: 11:00 am - 11:00 pm Warehouse Eight, a home for independent creatives in the Metro and Kwago book bar unveils the newly refurbished space, partners and programs through an event that showcases a Filipino right of passage: a binyag! Exciting things are ahead since new institutional co-conspirators, publisher-partners, artists, zine makers and collaborators of Kwago book bar will be together to unveil the event. Music, poetry reading, kwentuhan on publishing, and a curated shelf launch will be gracing the warehouse from morning till night. RSVP here to get a free zine at the event! Pledge Php 380, and you’ll get a fiction-inspired coffee or cocktail. Email firstname.lastname@example.org if you want to collaborate and support in any other way. Homebrew Workshop by Nipa Brew Where: Nipa Brew Taproom & Brewhouse, 9639 Kamagong St., San Antonio Village, Makati When: February 9, Saturday Time: 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm Entrance Fee: Php 1,700 (inclusive of all brewing materials, afternoon snacks and 2 x330mL servings of beer) "The Science of Beer and Brewing" is a series of talks and workshops to teach beer-ginners about the science that goes into beer. In partnership with The Professor's Brew, Nipa Brew Taproom and Brewhouse will be hosting these classes to invite more people who love beer and want to know the process behind making it. This time, you’ll get to try your hand at homebrewing. Experience a typical homebrew day, while drinking beer and chatting with friends. You will get to use their trusted Robobrew and perform the steps first hand. Only ten slots are open. You can secure your slots after confirmation of payment. Sign up here. Les Deux Belges 2nd Anniversary Party Where: L’Epicerie Gourmande, Serendra, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig When: February 9, Saturday Time: 6:00 pm onwards Les Deux Belges, importer of famous Belgian beers in the metro, is celebrating their second anniversary at L’Epicerie Gourmande, a traditional “French Epicerie-Buvette” in BGC. Discounts on all Dubuisson beers paired with unique Belgian dishes awaits! So if you have a hankering for Belgian beers, be sure to make an appearance. For bookings, contact (02) 9552839. Chef’s Table: Chocolate Dinner & Cognac Pairing Where: Martin Place Social The Plaza, Arya Residences, McKinley Parkway, 8th Avenue, Bonifacio Global City When: February 12, Tuesday Time: 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm Entrance Fee: Php 2,495+ per head Chocolate and cognac make a very sexy pair. Enjoy a luscious pre-Valentine treat at Chef’s Table: Chocolate-infused Dinner and Cognac Pairing, courtesy of Martin Place Social, Auro Chocolate, and Hennessy. Learn about perfectly pairing these artisanal Davao chocolates with the smooth and rich blend of Hennessy Cognac. Then let their chefs surprise you and your date with a 4-course chocolate-infused dinner. Book through www.martinplacesocial.com.ph/reservations/ or call 0915 095 3553. AWC Jeepney Wine Tour Where: Tour around Bonifacio Global City, Taguig (Tomatito, Cicchetti, and L'Entrecote) When: February 16, Saturday Time: 3:30 pm onwards Entrance Fee: Php 2,500 per person; Php 2,200 per person for group of 10 A never before seen kind of Filipino-style wine tasting experience, organized by AWC Philippines — Jeepney Wine tour! Discover the three main wine producing countries through a selection of wine, at three different locations throughout Bonifacio Global City. All participants will be ferried around in jeepneys from location to location, so you get the full-on experience. Dress yourself up in French, Spanish or Italian costume to make it more fun! The best costume will be rewarded at the end of the night. Email email@example.com for bookings. UNKWN 3rd Anniversary Where: Puerto Real Gardens, Intramuros, Manila When: February 16, Saturday Time: 4:00 pm - 2:00 am Entrance Fee: Free until 7:00 if you register before the end of February 15 and get unlimited San Miguel Super Dry from 4-7PM; One person per entry, everyone has to register individually; Regular entry on the day is Php 500 with one free beer. Party at the gardens of Intramuros with Electro DJs Crazy P (London, UK) and C’estqui (South Korea), Brass Pas Pas Pas Pas, Tomas + LOCAL SUN, PASTA GROOVE + BADKISS, Herb Cabral, Bruder, and UKNWN residents. UKNWN parties hold various hidden urban gems in Manila, so their third-anniversary bash is sure to be one for the books. Register via https://unknwn.asia/register between now until 15th of February, 11:59 pm. Check out their Facebook page for more info https://www.facebook.com/unknwnmnl/. TOAST 2019 Manila Where: Ascott Hotel, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig When: February 22, Friday Time: 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Entrance Fee: Php 1,800 for 200+ unlimited & free-flowing wines, cocktails, music, and food Taste over 200+ wines at one of the biggest wine event of the year. Sixteen winemakers from all over the world will be flying in for this highly anticipated wine gathering. Bring your family and friends to taste wine, cheeses, spirits, and tapas and enjoy a wine-filled afternoon. You can also have a chat with the winemakers to get a deeper understanding of your favorite wines. The event is limited to 300 tickets so book your spot to experience Manila’s Wine Event of the Year. Aperitivo Epico Where: Solaire Resort, 1 Aseana Avenue, Entertainment City, Manila When: February 22, Friday Time: 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Entrance Fee: Php 1,295+ Have a memorable evening at Finestra and enjoy free flowing-wine, cocktails, and oysters. Watch out for their special Aperitivo Epico offer, available once a month, from 5:30 PM to 10:30 PM. Pahimis Coffee Festival Where: Amadeo, Cavite When: February 22- 24 Friday - Sunday Time: 8:00 am - 11:00 pm Pahimis is the Amadeo word for “pasasalamat” (Thanksgiving ) in the olden times. Amadeo, Cavite is The “Coffee Capital of the Philippines,” and is only a few hours from Manila. Plan a trip out of the city with your coffee lover friends and celebrate the Pahimis Coffee Festival. Support the local coffee industry, know more about the coffee process, and get a couple of bags of beans. Jazz in the City! Where: Single Origin, 2/F Bonifacio High Street Central, 7th Ave. Corner 30th St. Bonifacio Global City When: February 26, Tuesday Time: 7:30 pm onwards Enjoy some cocktails and jazz at Single Origin with music from RJ Pineda. Enjoy buy 1 take 1 promo on selected cocktails and 30% off on selected wines. For reservations, please call them at 0906-268-8902 / 02-894-4042.