3 great cocktails for night owls in Hong Kong

Angel Share’s Watermelon Wave and VEA Restaurant’s Whooo’s Chai and Watermelon Wave are all worth a hoot in city’s vibrant cocktail scene

PUBLISHED : Sunday, 09 September, 2018, 10:31am
UPDATED : Sunday, 09 September, 2018, 10:31am

What: Watermelon Wave made with Johnnie Walker Black Label whisky, peppercorn-infused whisky, sparkling watermelon juice and topped with a slice of grilled watermelon.

Where: Angel Share

Potency: 3/5

What: Full Circle – a twist on the classic mai tai, with flavours extracted from leftover coffee grounds redistilled into rum, Kahlúa, pineapple pulp, and dehydrated as a garnish.

Where: VEA Restaurant and Lounge

Potency: 4/5

What: Whooo’s Chai, made with home-made spiced-tea liqueur of cinnamon, cloves and nutmeg, shaken with turmeric-infused Absolut Elyx, mango syrup and bay leaf soda water. It is smoked in vanilla wood chips before it is covered in a glass dome.

Where: VEA Restaurant and Lounge

Potency: 3/5