Whiskies, cigars, and intrigue await at the intimate ambiance of The Whisky Library. This July, Newport World Resorts’ officially opens its newest signature bar, The Whisky Library. This haven of luxury, tucked within the heart of the bustling metropolis, hosts the largest collection of whisky in Manila along with cosmopolitan liquors that taste of its global origins. Behind the russet brick-and-mortar facade, the bar and lounge invite the connoisseurs and the curious for evenings without inhibitions.
Fine-aged Scottish and international single malt whiskies from leading producers dominate the exemplary selection. The collection is highlighted by the renowned Dalmore Constellation Series which can be enjoyed exclusively at The Whisky Library.
Sought-after brands such as the warm and tangy Tamnavulin and an assortment of liquors from brandy and Moutai to wine and beer are carefully curated to satisfy diverse palates. An expansive range of premium Old and New World cigars are perfect partners to The Whisky Library’s list of over 240+ selected whiskies. From Cuban puros to robust Nicaraguan and Dominican tobacco, these cigars lie in elegant tailor-made German humidors for a full-bodied experience of its spectrum of flavors.
The cigar bar also presents an assortment of gentler beverages and gourmet options for pairing including a USDA Beef Sirloin cooked sous vide garnished with dehydrated mushrooms and dark beer pear chutney.
The Whisky Library’s visionary mixologist team offers a bespoke cocktail menu of expertly crafted concoctions that reflect the essence of notable contemporary personalities. Shaken not Stirred, memorably cited from its decades in cinematic espionage, is a classic cocktail refashioned by a mix of Tarsier Southeast Asian Gin, maraschino, blue curacao, and egg white, perfected with lime and lavender. These unique choices, also available in non-alcoholic options, lead to interesting conversations between pleasure seekers under the cozy alcove of the 45-seater bar.
Furnished with modern-Eurocentric sophistication, The Whisky Library radiates the allure of pleasure and exploration. High crystalline chandeliers illuminate the two-story lounge with a bright, warm glow. Prismatic bottles line the statement bar, surrounded by chestnut wood-paneled walls and brick pillars. Dark velvet cigar boxes boast expensive history within their cases, displayed beside inviting leather seats and cast-iron tables.
A spiral staircase leads to the overlooking private nooks for intimate gatherings and important conversations among the freethinkers and decision-makers. It is the perfect place to savor a glass of the world’s finest whisky as powerful players celebrate wins and life’s greatest pleasures.
The Whisky Library celebrates its grand launch with a toast among an exclusive crowd of industry icons and whisky enthusiasts before opening its doors to the greater public. The Whisky Library is open daily from 5 PM to 2 AM, located at the 2F Grand Wing, Newport World Resorts.
Escape the ordinary at Newport World Resorts, you know you want to. For more information on The Whisky Library, visit www.newportworldresorts.com and follow @newportworldresorts on Facebook and @thewhiskylibrary_ on Instagram, and @nwresorts on Twitter.
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