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Newport World Resorts opens the doors to The Whisky Library

July 31, 2023

Whiskies, cigars, and intrigue await at the intimate ambience of The Whisky Library.

This July, Newport World Resorts’ officially opens its newest signature bar, The Whisky Library. This haven of luxury, tucked within the heart of the bustling metropolis, hosts the largest collection of whisky in Manila along with cosmopolitan liquors that taste of its global origins. Behind the russet brick and mortar facade, the bar and lounge invites the connoisseurs and the curious for evenings without inhibitions.  

Fine aged Scottish and international single malt whiskies from leading producers dominate the exemplary selection. The collection is highlighted by the renowned Dalmore Constellation Series that can be enjoyed exclusively at The Whisky Library. Sought-after brands such as the warm and tangy Tamnavulin and an assortment of liquors from brandy and Moutai to wine and beer are carefully curated to satisfy diverse palates.

An expansive range of premium Old and New World cigars are perfect partners to The Whisky Library’s list of over 240+ selected whiskies. From Cuban puros to robust Nicaraguan and Dominican tobacco, these cigars lie in elegant tailor-made German humidors for a full-bodied experience of its spectrum of flavors. The cigar bar also presents an assortment of gentler beverages and gourmet options for pairing including a USDA Beef Sirloin cooked sous vide garnished with dehydrated mushrooms and dark beer pear chutney.

The Whisky Library’s visionary mixologist team offers a bespoke cocktail menu of expertly crafted concoctions that reflect the essence of notable contemporary personalities. Shaken not Stirred, memorably cited from its decades in cinematic espionage, is a classic cocktail refashioned by a mix of Tarsier Southeast Asian Gin, maraschino, blue curacao, and egg white, perfected with lime and lavender. These unique choices, also available in non-alcoholic options, lead to interesting conversations between pleasure seekers under the cozy alcove of the 45-seater bar.

Furnished with modern-Eurocentric sophistication, The Whisky Library radiates the allure of pleasure and exploration. High crystalline chandeliers illuminate the two-storey lounge with a bright, warm glow. Prismatic bottles line the statement bar, surrounded by chestnut wood-paneled walls and brick pillars. Dark velvet cigar boxes boast expensive history within their cases, displayed beside inviting leather seats and cast-iron tables. A spiral staircase leads to the overlooking private nooks for intimate gatherings and important conversations among the freethinkers and decision makers. It is the perfect place to savor a glass of the world’s finest whisky as powerful players celebrate wins and life’s greatest pleasures.  

The Whisky Library celebrates its grand launch with a toast among an exclusive crowd of industry icons and whisky enthusiasts before opening its doors to the greater public. The Whisky Library is open daily from 5 PM to 2 AM, located at the 2F Grand Wing, Newport World Resorts.

Escape the ordinary at Newport World Resorts, you know you want to. For more information on The Whisky Library, visit and follow @newportworldresorts on Facebook and @thewhiskylibrary_ on Instagram, and @nwresorts on Twitter. Check out #DiscoverNWR on social media. Make the most of your visit and sign up for an Epic Membership or download the Newport World Resorts Mobile App for free at the Apple App Store and Google Play Store.

About Newport World Resorts (NWR):

Escape the ordinary at Newport World Resorts.

First established as the pioneer integrated resort in the Philippines in 2009, Newport World Resorts encompasses a newer and bigger world of extraordinary thrills within the bustling Newport City community. It is a one-stop, non-stop casino, hotels, and entertainment complex comprising two main wings, Newport Grand Wing and Newport Garden Wing that feature a wide array of gaming thrills and an innovative EPIC REWARDS program for members.

Centrally located within a prime tourism spot, right across the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 3, Newport World Resorts boasts of the highest hotel room key count in a single property with five international hotel brands, MARRIOTT Hotel Manila, SHERATON Manila Hotel, HOTEL OKURA Manila, HILTON Hotel Manila, and HOLIDAY INN Express Manila-Newport City. The sprawling property also features a wide range of Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, and Exhibitions (MICE) venues, including a three-story convention center that houses the country’s largest hotel ballroom, the Marriott Grand Ballroom.

At Newport World Resorts, entertainment and lifestyle options abound. The award-winning Newport Performing Arts Theater seats over 1,700 audiences for live entertainment from plays and musicals to concerts and amazing performances. Likewise, the Newport Grand Wing’s The Grand Bar and Lounge and the Newport Garden Wing’s Bar 360 and El Calle Food and Music Hall provide nightly live entertainment for guests and patrons. The Newport Mall features international luxury brands and the state-of-the-art Newport Cinemas. Also within Newport City, are over 50 restaurants and dining outlets offering a diverse selection of local and international cuisine, prepared by top Filipino and international chefs.