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The Glenmorangie Single Malt Story

Before I embark on Glenmorangie's single malt story, let me make it clear that whisky isn't just a man's drink. Gone are the days that drinks in particular liquor are categorised by gender. These days, women drink whisky not to be part of the boys or to accompany the boys. Rather it is a sheer appreciation of whisky also fondly known as the scotch. 
And women's palates are actually rather sensitive to the complex layers of a good whisky. Hence its no surprise that many women including myself have taken to ordering ourselves a whisky.Whether one has it neat, on the rocks, infused or part of a cocktail, the Glenmorangie single malt whisky is delicious. I love mine generally neat or on the rocks. 
Every sip bears the quality that Glenmorangie takes pride in. Revel in the multi-layered aromas and vibrant profiles. And just how “Unnecessarily Well Made” is Glenmorangie? This is what I learnt:
• Single malt whisky obtains its flavour from the wooden casks used in maturation. Many of Glenmorangie’s bespoke casks are made from white oaks grown on the Ozark Mountains in Missouri, USA. 
• They are grown slowly over 100 years and seasoned naturally in the open air for two years to preserve their porous texture – a quality that adds to the spirit’s intriguing depth. 
• Glenmorangie casks are only ever used twice to ensure the optimal amount of flavour is extracted into the whisky.
• While there are many perfectly good single malt whiskies made in shorter stills, the Glenmorangie Distillery utilizes swan-necked stills that are the tallest in Scotland. Stills in the Glenmorangie Distillery stand as tall as a fully grown giraffe.
• Glenmorangie stills stand at a dizzying sixteen feet, ten and one quarter inches (5.14m) high. This height means that only the lightest and purest vapours are able to ascend to the top and condense into spirit, contributing to Glenmorangie’s distinctive complexity and layered flavour. 
The Glenmorangie Distillery in Tain, Scotland is a testimony of the finest ingredients that goes into the making of Glenmorangie's single malt whisky. Local spring water from its own Tarlogie spring and locally grown Scottish barley, combined with the skill of the craftsmen who follow the same, time honoured approach that the company has used throughout its long history, result in a smooth spirit of distinction. 
From now till the 1st of May 2012, head over to the North Atrium of The Gardens Mall, Mid Valley City and experience an extension of Glenmorangie’s “Unnecessarily Well Made” story. Glenmorangie’s SOUNDFORM Fluid bar will be showcased. The exquisite SOUNDFORM Fluid designed by Philip Michael Wolfson is a striking yet sculpturally functional illustration of Glenmorangie’s ‘Unnecessarily Well Made’ concept. 
The SoundForm FLUID was conceived as a concrete visualization of the wavelength generated in pouring a liquid into a crystal glass. The intention behind the SoundForm series is that they are seen as a visual poetry, where the representation of sound conveys an intended meaning or effect.
So whether you are a single malt aficionado, a fan of contemporary design, or just plain curious, be sure to head to The Gardens to catch the SOUNDFORM Fluid.

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And since we were on the topic of whisky, I just can't help but share with you one of my fave songs by Nazareth "Whisky Drinkin' Woman". Enjoy!
Do also read about my fun night out at the Glenmorangie Orange Retro Funk Party