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New at The Bookworm: Daily Happy Hour!

Happy Hour menu

We’re excited to bring you this announcement: every day from 4 to 7 pm, all cocktails at The Bookworm will be 20 RMB off! That’s every day moving forward. These include our summer menu cocktails (mojito for 25 RMB!) as well as our new craft gin and whiskey cocktails (Ransom Gin and Tonic for 40 RMB! Henry Du Yore’s Bourbon Old Fashioned for 50 RMB!). Be sure to ask for recommendations and more information. (more…)

Announcing: Craft Whiskey Tasting at The Bookworm (Reservation Required)

Craft whiskies

Stop us if you’ve heard this one: A bourbon, a spirit whiskey, and a single malt walk into a bar…

We have three phenomenal craft whiskeys from Oregon — the Henry Du Yore’s Bourbon, the Whipper Snapper, and the McCarthy’s Oregon Single Malt — which we will crack open on Wednesday, August 26 in a special edition of Whisky Wednesday. The event starts at 8 pm; please reserve your spot by emailing (more…)

New at The Bookworm: Handcrafted & Small-Batch Gins from Oregon, USA

Bookworm Oregon Gins (rotated small)

We’ve obtained three fantastic gins we think you’ll like. All are craft-distilled and small-batch from Oregon, USA, each with an interesting backstory and excellent for sipping or cocktails. They’re so great that we’ve built a special gin cocktail menu around them! (more…)

New: McCarthy’s Oregon Single Malt, which scored a 96 in Jim Murray’s Whiskey Bible

McCarthy's Oregon Single Malt

Hi everyone. My name is Anthony. I’m a whisky enthusiast — I run The Bookworm’s Whisky Wednesday — and I think I just tried the best American whisk(e)y on this side of the ocean. I’d like you to try as well. (more…)

Now Available: Cookies from Lollipop Bakery

Lollipop cookies

Delicious, wonderful cookies are now available at The Bookworm, brought to you by the local bakery show Lollipop. Come try! (more…)

New single malts added to Whisky Wednesday

New whiskies Arran and Laphroaig

Our Whisky Wednesday menu has expanded with a new all-Laphroaig flight, plus the addition of a heavily peated Arran for those who love light and smoky single malts. Check it out: (more…)

New to the Menu: The Bookworm’s Whisky Flights!

Bookworm whiskies whisky 3

Perhaps you’ve heard, but whisky is booming in China, and has been for the last several of years. Have you been missing out? We at the Bookworm would like to make it easier than ever for you to catch up: as of now, we are offering six different three-whisky flights starting from 130 RMB, with full pours for each — you’ll not find a better deal on single malt Scotches* in town. (more…)

Join Us for Scotch & Stories This Wednesday [UPDATE]

Ai Whisky whiskies with Helen

Are you ready for a lot of scotch? On Wednesday, the Beijing-based writers colony the Anthill is hosting a writers night featuring six stories paired with six whiskies — five of which you see in the picture above (also pictured is Helen, co-owner of the whisky shop Ai Whisky, which is sponsoring the event). A few spots are still available via email reservation:

For more information, check out the Anthill.

UPDATE, 5:37 pm: Drinking tickets are now sold out. Non-drinking tickets, however, will be available at the door.

Scotch and Stories the Anthill

Presenting: Scotch & Stories

Scotch and Stories the Anthill

Join us on Wednesday, May 27 for an evening of scotch and storytelling from the writers colony the Anthill, with six whiskies in your hand and six writers on stage. Each story – a mix of confessions, fiction and poetry – will be matched to a single malt whisky, all for the low price of 150RMB (space limited, advance registration required via (more…)

Whisky Wednesday is Back!

Bookworm whiskies

Whisky lovers, rejoice: Bookworm is bringing back Whisky Wednesday! For a limited time, choose between 14 different three-flight whiskies, available by reservation. Tastings will be conducted Wednesdays only, and must be booked at least one day in advance by emailing All whiskies are single malts, with 41 in all. See this page for more details. (more…)

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