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In commemorating 10 years of our Former Explosives Magazine heritage site on February 9, Asia Society Hong Kong is partnering with Whisky and Words, a local speakeasy bar in Central, to design a special whisky cocktail for the occasion.

Their awards winning bartender will guide the participants through the online zoom session to showcase the mixing of this special cocktail. Together with S. Alice Mong, Executive Director of Asia Society Hong Kong, fellow members, and the community of Hong Kong, we will all celebrate this joyous anniversary together.

Please register to join the Zoom session. Free admission for ALL.

Feb 9, 2022

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM (GMT+8)

Whisky Ordering

To order the Asia Society 10th Anniversary Special Cocktail, please contact Whisky and Words directly at +852 9889 8590 or email

  • -HK$500 per bottle
  • -Asia Society members to enjoy 10% discount.
  • -For three or more bottles, you will enjoy 15% discount.
  • Pick up directly from Whisky and Words Bar
  • Delivery within Hong Kong Island is available at a cost between HK$50 – HK$150.

About Whisky and Words

Whisky & Words is a cozy and exquisite speakeasy on Shin Hing Street in Central. In this whisky den, you will find yourself transported into an Anglo-Saxon library in which you will be greeted by an exciting collection of over 300 whiskies from all over the globe. Some are rare bottles from Scotland, Japan & Taiwan. The speakeasy also offers exclusive whisky masterclasses presented by brand ambassadors, distillery owners and whisky experts.

In the past few years, they have won several awards including Best Hidden Gem in HK 2020 (The Hong Kong Living Bar Award), Best Whisky Bar in HK 2019 (HK Clubbing), etc.


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