Rare By Nature: 2020 Special Releases Single Malt Scotch Whisky Collection

Rare By Nature - Diageo 2020 Special Release | Food For Thought

Diageo has recently released their Rare By Nature: 2020 Special Releases Single Malt Scotch Whiskey Collection, a selection of some of their finest, which comes in 8 different bottles, from the Caribbean pot still rum cask finished Talisker 8 Years to the ultra-rare Pittyvaich 30 Years, drawing from some of Scotland’s most renown distilleries. Continue reading

Glenfiddich Personalised Label: Elevate Your Gifting Experience

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year | Glenfiddich Personalised Label | Food For Thought

Glenfiddich, the world’s most awarded single malt scotch whiskey is elevating your experience this year by introducing their personalised label, which you can customise for any occasion, be it Christmas, New Year or even as a thank you gift. The labels come customisable for the Glenfiddich Our Original Twelve and the Glendfiddich Our Solera 15, making this Christmas ever the more special. Continue reading

Our Water God: Shawn Chong Launches The Mizukami Collective

Shawn Chong, Founder of the Mizukami Collective | Mizukami Highball | Food For Thought

Shawn Chong is one of Kuala Lumpur’s most renown bartenders, having a plethora of accolades under his belt, including bar owner of the institution Omakase + Appreciate has launched Mizukami Highball, part of the Mizukami Collective, a concept that is quintessentially Shawn, a Japanese focused bar, the first of many to come. Continue reading

Bar United: Bringing The Bar Industry Together, Virtually

Virtual Bar | Bar United | Food For Thought

The good folks at Chivas Regal and Pernod Ricard Malaysia has started a new online platform, Bar United, which brings together some of Kuala Lumpur’s favourite bars under one roof. Patrons will be able to attend bars online together, as well as order cocktails and food that can either be delivered to your doorstep or kept for credit to be used at their respective bars. In addition to that, there are a number of other functions such as online retail and masterclasses to be experienced. We speak to some of the participating bars to get their thoughts. Continue reading

Penfolds 2020 Vintage: Sam Stephens of Penfolds

Sam Stephens Penfolds Brand Ambassador Asia | Penfold 2020 Release | Food For Thought

Penfolds has recently released their 2020 collection, and in addition to the BIN 387, 407 and 707, there was also a tasting of the infamous Grange, rated as one of the most consistent wines in the world. The tasting saw a side-by-side comparison within Penfolds own range, paired with a beautiful dinner at Flock, W Hotel Kuala Lumpur. We speak to Sam Stephens, Penfolds Brand Ambassador of Asia to find out a bit more about these vintages. Continue reading

The Olfactory Studio: Royal Salute celebrates the 52-Year-Old Single Cask

Royal Salute recently hosted a whisky pairing dinner for the launching of what they dub the King of Whiskies, the Royal Salute Time Series 52-Year-Old Single Cask Finish Scotch at the St.Regis Kuala Lumpur, with celebrated perfumers Barnabé Fillion creating three bespoke scents to be paired with three Royal Salute signatures, The Signature Blend, The Malts Blend and The Lost Blend. Continue reading