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Below Whisky Den Leading The Way With Anti-Waste Cocktails

Known primarily for its extensive whisky list, Kata Simon and her team have built a reputation over the past few years for their creativity and attention to detail with their cocktails and hospitality.

Situated one floor “below” rooftop bar Broma on Nguyen Hue Street, Below is literally den-like with its warm lighting and relaxed, European loungey feels.

It’s the perfect place for a meet-up or business chat over some of the best whisky in town.

Or a Negroni since Below was voted as offering the best Negroni experience in Saigon in a competition involving over 40 bars during Negroni Week celebrations this year.

There is a jazz band most weekends, along with regular whisky tastings and masterclasses.

Below is also leading the way in sustainability with its recent batch of closed-loop or anti-waste cocktails hitting tabletops in recycled aluminium cans.

The first of their kind in Saigon.

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At Below, nothing goes to waste. We utilize our leftover ingredients like fruits, seeds, herbs, and peels to create a recycle cocktail menu. We make edible garnishes from none use parts from the fruits. The idea is to introduce a simple and inexpensive way to recycle ingredients, materials that every single bar, restaurant and even you can make it at home. Thank the masterminds behind this idea, our Bar Manager @kata83simon and her musketeer buddies @matyasbusek and @peterchristophernguyen, and of course our beloved Below team for putting the effort together to reach our goal. Try our recycle canned cocktails and let us know which one is your favorite. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . #cocktails #recycle #menu #creative #creation #wastage #reuse #utilize #ingredients #materials #savetheplanet #coolstuff #cans #mixology #cocktailsbar #below #saigon

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Below Whisky Den is at 41 Nguyen Hue St., District 1, HCMC

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Comments (4)

  1. […] was a hard challenge! I love the teams at Below Whisky Den and I think the crew at Drinking & Healing are great fun, and The Alley really impressed me in […]

  2. […] panel of judges made up of industry luminaries Richie Fawcett (The Studio Saigon), Kata Simon (Below), Allen Jensen (Campari Group Vietnam) and Sarah Wong (Campari Group […]

  3. […] thought of as a whisky bar first and foremost, Below has also built a solid reputation as being one of the most creative and hospitable establishments […]

  4. […] at the end, Hoang Quyen, from Saigon’s Below Whiskey Den & Cocktail Bar, picks up the runner-up prize after the judges’ long and intense deliberations with her Happiness […]

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