Classic Malt Selection Lounge at LFW

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It was that time of the year when Lakme Fashion Week arrives in Mumbai, and there couldn’t be a better venue than Jio Gardens. Friday afternoon at Lakme Fashion Week was a special one, as I got an invite from Classic Malt Selection team to come and experience their range of Classic Malts.

Selfie at Classic Malt Selection

The Classic Malt Selection Lounge

Classic Malt Selection Launge Classic Malt Selection Whiskey

This was quite a happening place and the ideal location for people to unwind and have interesting conversations between the fashion shows. The lounge had comfortable seating, a well-stocked bar with spirits such as Singleton of Glen Ord, Talisker, Ketel One and Tanqueray.

Classic Malt Selection
Single Malt Tasting with Jamie Walker

Jamie Walker
Jamie Walker

Jamie Walker needs no introduction. He is the Reserve Brand ambassador for Diageo in India and works on the luxury portfolio. He has in-depth knowledge of the spirit industry, and his love for whiskey was evident through the session.

Single Malts Whiskey

He enthusiastically explained each of the Single Malts as he took us on a journey to the districts of Scotland and the origins of the Single Malts. He told us to have whiskey the way it makes you happy, and how it’s a great conversation starter. There is no one way to drink whiskey, be it on the rocks or in your cocktail, each one has a different way to enjoy this Single malt.

JAMIE WALKER in action at lounge

Each malt on the table was poured into flutes and swirled and sipped, as each of us got to experience these exquisite liquids. They were all different from the other in color, taste and appearance, and we learned that the Color of the Malt comes from aging in the barrel.

Let me take you on a small tour of Scotland like Jamie Walker did todayTHE CLASSIC MALT SELECTION
The Classic Malt Selection
  1. THE CLASSIC MALT SELECTIONThe Singleton of Glen Ord 12YO –  Singleton comes from Highlands of Scotland and has a vanilla, fruity flavor. This was my favorite of the whiskeys we tasted that day.
  2. The Talisker – Talisker is a smoky whiskey, which is warm and peppery on the first sip. Enjoy it neat or on the rocks, as you please.Cardhu CLASSIC MALT Whiskey
  3. Cardhu –  Cardhu comes from the land of Johnnie Walker, and is honey golden in color. The first whiff was powerful but had a well-balanced taste.
  4. Glenkinchie –  Glenkinchie had a beautiful pale glow color. One of the few lowland distilleries that still exist in Scotland, Glenkinchie is also known as the “The Edinburgh Malt”.

at CLASSIC MALT Selection Lounge
It was time well spent in with these luxurious spirits. The Classic Malts Selection Lounge at LFW was definitely the place to be. The live session with Jamie Walker was the best part, and it was a great experience to be a part of it.

14 thoughts on “Classic Malt Selection Lounge at LFW – Well kept secrets revealed”

  1. It looks like you had a lot of fun and the chance to try that kind of selection is awesome… From that
    Classic Malts Selection i tried only the Cardhu and it is really how you described it.

  2. super pics, there is a lot more happening back stage then what is happening at the stage. Classic malt selection lounge is one of the attractions at LFW and I now know why?

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