Scotch has formally entered the realm. In collaboration with HBO®, DIAGEO is unveiling the brand new White Walker by Johnnie Walker Blended Scotch Whisky and The Sport of Thrones Single Malt Scotch Whisky Assortment. The limited-edition whiskies are impressed by the long-lasting characters and the artistic world of Westeros and past and are right here to tide followers over throughout their look forward to the eighth and last season. Even probably the most revered Maester couldn’t have predicted a collaboration of this monumental proportion.
Dan Sanborn, Senior Vice President, Tradition and Partnerships at DIAGEO mentioned;
“Groundbreaking partnerships proceed to be a strategic initiative for Diageo as they foster distinctive artistic collaboration and assist showcase the breadth of our portfolio. We’re very proud to have our assortment of single malts and Johnnie Walker, the primary Scotch whisky model on this planet, collaborate with HBO’s most profitable TV franchise to develop these limited-edition choices for followers to gather and have a good time the ultimate season of Video games of Thrones,”
Jeff Peters, Vice President, Licensing & Retail at HBO mentioned;
“We knew there was fan urge for food for a Sport of Thrones whisky and as soon as we noticed Diageo’s imaginative and prescient for a strategy to collaborate collectively we knew the thought was excellent and the time was now. From the start, they understood that we needed to create one thing particular, and so they’ve completed that with each White Walker by Johnnie Walker and the one malt assortment. We’re assured followers will get pleasure from sipping these scrumptious whiskies as they look forward to season eight and past,”
The primary limited-edition providing accessible within the realm is White Walker by Johnnie Walker, impressed by probably the most enigmatic and feared characters on the present — the White Walkers. This mix was created by whisky specialist George Harper alongside the small staff of professional blenders at Johnnie Walker. On the coronary heart of this new, progressive mix are single malts from Cardhu and Clynelish – considered one of Scotland’s most northern distilleries the place whiskies have endured lengthy Scottish winters, not dissimilar to the local weather north of the wall. This particular mix has notes of caramelized sugar and vanilla, recent purple berries with a contact of orchard fruit and is greatest served chilled – the Evening King would have it no different method.
The bottling brings you proper to the Frozen North with its icy white and blue design together with the long-lasting Striding Man now original in armour to slot in among the many ranks of the Evening King’s forces. Using temperature-sensitive thermochromic ink expertise, followers can be reminded that “Winter is Right here” from an sudden graphic icy reveal on the bottle when frozen.
The Sport of Thrones Single Malt Scotch Whisky Assortment options eight scotches which can be all new to the U.S., and are every paired with one of many iconic Homes of Westeros, in addition to the Evening’s Watch, giving followers an genuine style of the Seven Kingdoms and past. Diageo’s unparalleled numerous vary of distilleries in Scotland, very similar to in Westeros, every have their very own distinctive traits and produce a particular whisky consultant of its native terroir. These similarities have been the inspiration behind the gathering, drawing an genuine storyline between every Home and single malt pairing – from the ability of water between each Home Tully and The Singleton of Glendullan, to the legendary girls behind Home Targaryen and Cardhu, or the royal lineage of Home Baratheon and Royal Lochnagar and extra.
White Walker by Johnnie Walker can be accessible nationwide beginning October 2018 wherever nice spirits are bought. The Sport of Thrones Single Malt Scotch Whisky Assortment can be accessible nationwide beginning November 2018 wherever nice spirits are bought. Steered retail pricing is included beneath.
- White Walker by Johnnie Walker SRP: $36 for 750ml; ABV 41.7%
- Sport of Thrones Home Tully – Singleton of Glendullan Choose; SRP: $29.99 for 750ml; ABV 40%
- Sport of Thrones Home Stark – Dalwhinnie Winter’s Frost; SRP: $39.99 for 750ml; ABV 43%
- Sport of Thrones Home Targaryen – Cardhu Gold Reserve; SRP: $39.99 for 750ml; ABV 40%
- Sport of Thrones Home Lannister – Lagavulin 9 Yr Outdated; SRP: $64.99 for 750ml; ABV 46%
- Sport of Thrones The Evening’s Watch – Oban Bay Reserve; SRP: $62.99 for 750ml; ABV 43%
- Sport of Thrones Home Greyjoy – Talisker Choose Reserve; SRP: $44.99 for 750ml; ABV 45.8%
- Sport of Thrones Home Baratheon – Royal Lochnagar 12 Yr Outdated; SRP: $64.99 for 750ml; ABV 40%
- Sport of Thrones Home Tyrell – Clynelish Reserve; SRP: $59.99 for 750ml; ABV 51.2%
Supply: Johnnie Walker