More than 40 labels of whiskies and spirits on show at KL's biggest whisky and spirits event

Guests can enjoy unlimited tasting in the main tasting room and also attend masterclasses, drink cocktails at the pop-up bars or savour some exclusive whiskies at the VIP Premier Tasting Room.
Guests can enjoy unlimited tasting in the main tasting room and also attend masterclasses, drink cocktails at the pop-up bars or savour some exclusive whiskies at the VIP Premier Tasting Room.PHOTOS: THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK

KUALA LUMPUR (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Malaysia is set to see its biggest whisky and spirits event yet this month.

WhiskyPlus 2018, to be held on July 28 at Hilton Kuala Lumpur, will see around 40 labels of whiskies and spirits on display, with many available for sampling at the day-long event.

Whether you are a serious whisky connoisseur, a casual aficionado or a newbie looking to expand your whisky horizons, this is the event for you.

The event is separated into two sessions (noon to 4pm and 5 to 10pm), during which guests can enjoy unlimited tasting in the main tasting room and also attend masterclasses, drink cocktails at the pop-up bars or savour some exclusive whiskies at the VIP Premier Tasting Room.

There will also be a special Collector’s Corner, featuring an exclusive special selection of purchase-by-the-dram rare, old and collectible whiskies that is unprecedented at Malaysian whisky tastings.

Brands to look forward to include the world’s No. 1 and No. 2 best-selling single malt whisky brands, Glenfiddich and Glenlivet; single-cask whisky purveyors The Scotch Malt Whisky Society and The Single Cask; Japanese whiskies Nikka, Akashi and Iwai; award-winning Indian single malt Paul John; Cambeltown’s unique Hazelburn and Longrow single malts; Irish whiskies Jameson and Bushmills; rums like Diplomatico Venezuelan and Thai favourite Mekhong; and Scottish gins The Botanist and Caorunn.

Tickets are available for Standard or VIP entry for each of the two sessions. All attendees will receive a complimentary Glencairn-style whisky tasting glass and entry to the main tasting floor. VIP pass holders will receive additional privileges and goodies, such as access to the Premier Tasting Room.

For more information, visit WhiskyPlus 2018.