Bartender Features:: Bannie Kang

by Negronis Greg

Bannie Kang is a renowned bartender from Singapore, who has made a name for herself in the global cocktail scene. She was named World Class Bartender of the Year in 2019, and has won numerous other awards and accolades for her innovative and creative approach to cocktail making.



Bannie is known for her signature cocktail, "Bear Trap," which features a unique blend of ingredients and flavors. The drink is made with Bacardi Carta Blanca rum, peach liqueur, lemon juice, pandan syrup, and egg white, and is garnished with a sprig of mint and a slice of dehydrated peach.


Here is a brief recipe for Bear Trap:

  • 60 ml Bacardi Carta Blanca rum
  • 20 ml peach liqueur
  • 20 ml lemon juice
  • 20 ml pandan syrup
  • 1 fresh egg white
  • Mint sprig and dehydrated peach slice (for garnish)


Add all ingredients except the garnish to a cocktail shaker and shake vigorously without ice. Add ice to the shaker and shake again until well-chilled. Strain into a chilled glass and garnish with a sprig of mint and a slice of dehydrated peach.

Bannie is currently the head bartender at Anti:Dote, a bar located in the Fairmont Singapore hotel. Anti:Dote is known for its sophisticated and inventive cocktails, and has won numerous awards and accolades under Bannie's leadership. Bannie's signature cocktails are often inspired by her Asian heritage and incorporate local ingredients and flavors.

In addition to her work at Anti:Dote, Bannie is also an ambassador for Bacardi, and has been involved in numerous other events and initiatives in the cocktail industry. She is known for her warm and friendly demeanor, and is highly respected by her peers in the industry.

If you're interested in following Bannie Kang and keeping up with her latest cocktail creations, you can find her on Instagram at @banniekang. She also has a website at, where you can learn more about her work and career.


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