Music Up My Nose and Music On My Tongue: Exploring the Liquid Harmonies of the Exclusive Malts Range

Music Up My Nose and Music On My Tongue: Exploring the Liquid Harmonies of the Exclusive Malts Range

*All pictures in this post are made by our talented friend Joanne Olivieri Whisky Isn’t Music, But It Is… Let’s say you love music, all kinds of music – jazz and soul and classical and punk, funk and opera, every genre, old and new, high and low brow… Though your taste is unusually broad, you know what you like: Maria Callas in the morning, say, and Sun Ra all day, Prince, Funkadelic and J-Pop all night – and that was just today. Tomorrow will be different. Still, you find it frustrating that there’s no one label you can turn to that records and publishes this whole menagerie of music you love – you can never find it all in one place – and there’s no one radio station you can trust to play it all. And Some Liquid Music Is Better Than Others: Exclusive Malts Fortunately, with regard to good single malt Scotch whisky, there is a tradition of “labels” that do just that – put it all in one place for you. They’re called independent bottlers, as you surely know, and one of the best, in my opinion, one of fewer than a few I trust to the point of buying bottles from distilleries I’d never tried before and, in some cases, never even heard of, is Exclusive Malts. Personal Music: Exclusive Malts and Me, The Maltfreak   The first dram I ever drank from a bottle in the Creative Whisky Co.’s Exclusive Malts range was the best: Glenlivet 1976 36yo, 44.6% ABV. Refinement, layered subtleties and deep, rich complexities to a higher degree than I had ever encountered previously in any drink....
Rare Single Malt Scotch Dinner – April 22nd at 7PM @ Rocks on the River at the Bohemian Hotel Savannah Riverfront

Rare Single Malt Scotch Dinner – April 22nd at 7PM @ Rocks on the River at the Bohemian Hotel Savannah Riverfront

Rare Single Malt Scotch Dinner Wednesday April 22nd, 7PM First Course: Seared Pork Belly with a Sweet Chili Sauce, Arugula Salad, Root Chips and an Apple Bourbon Ketchup Paired with 10 Year Old Speyside Second Course: Grilled Romaine and Anchovy Salad with Avocado and a Parmesan Wafer Paired with 11 Year Old Auchroisk Third Course: Grilled Elk Tenderloin with a Ginger Cherry Gastrique, Toasted Cumin Seed, Baby Carrots and an Asiago Risotto Paired with 21 Year Old Exclusive Blend Fourth Course: Grilled Salmon with a Smoked Tomato Chutney , Southern Style Warm Potato Salad, Sautéed Sugar Snap Peas with a Cucumber and Red Onion Relish Paired with 26 Year Old Strathclyde and a 15 Year Old Bowmore Fifth Course: Grilled Flat Iron Steak with a Mushroom Demi-Glace, a Bleu Cheese Grit Cake, Dijon Haricot Vert, and an Espresso Compound Butter Paired with the Kilchoman Machir Bay More info & Reservations...