Positioned at 20 rue d’Anjou, the very first Parisian retailer La Maison du Whiskey celebrated its fiftieth anniversary final yr, with nice fanfare.
The Home of Whiskey presents itself as an area of change for some, an actual museum or perhaps a library for others. This assembly place, in addition to the passionate consultants who officiate there have develop into through the years an actual establishment.
Behind its lovely black frontage, we uncover a wooded retailer, stylish as you want. Stroll there and uncover among the many well-stocked home windows and cabinets, Scottish single malts from the Sixties, business whiskeys from the Nineteen Seventies, cask power bottlings from the Eighties and even whiskeys of the world labeled by nation: France, United States, Japan, Eire…
In whole, the agency has greater than 4000 referencestogether with greater than 800 unique merchandise, and 650 worldwide manufacturers.
Solidly anchored on this base of fifty years of historical past, the home is consistently reinventing itself and projecting itself into the long run. On the event of this anniversary date, the shop inaugurated “ the Islay Room », a vaulted room on the ground beneath, dedicated to current and outdated bottles of the legendary Scottish island. The design of the room is a contemporary and minimalist interpretation of the supplies used on Islay with the slate flooring (just like the roofs of distilleries) and the partitions, plastered with lime. Excellent lighting highlights the 300 bottles of essentially the most prestigious Scottish manufacturers : Laphroaig, Bowmore, Ardbeg, Lagavulin, Caol Ila, Bunnahabhain, Bruichladdich, Kilchoman…
actual historical nuggets enthroned on this room – restricted editions from Ardbeg, an excellent Laphroaig 15 yr outdated 1998, Sherry Cask from Signatory Classic, or a Bowmore 16 yr outdated 1991, aged in barrels of port… – to the delight of collectors.
Hidden close to the doorway, the store has additionally created a brand new house, ” The Lab », to welcome and meet all of the spirits lovers. Cellar masters, distillers, unbiased bottlers and all the massive names within the spirits business now have an assigned house in Paris to share their ardour and know-how.
So many masterclasses and others tastings are organized there, for most of the people. The chance to find behind the scenes of the completely different professions of La Maison du Whisky!
Newest novelty, a variety of restricted version whiskeys. Baptized ” 20 rue d’Anjou », it’s made up of 4 single malts from a number of completely different areas of Scotland: Speyside, Highland, Islay… An authentic and genuine reward that can absolutely please the boys in your life!
The House of Whiskey, 20 rue d’Anjou, 75008 Paris. 01 42 65 03 16
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