Johnnie Walker has partnered with HBO to release a new limited-edition Scotch whisky inspired by TV series Game of Thrones.
Called White Walker, the whisky draws inspiration from the principal antagonists of the show, the undead army of the White Walkers.
The bottle features a white and blue design to mimic the frozen conditions of the Frozen North, and the bottle utilises temperature-sensitive ink technology to reveal ‘Winter is Here’ when the bottle is frozen.
The 41.7% ABV Scotch features single malt whiskies from the Cardhu and Clynelish distilleries in Scotland, and has notes of caramelised sugar and vanilla, fresh red berries with a touch of orchard fruit.
Johnnie Walker blender George Harper said: “Whiskies from Clynelish have endured long, Scottish winters, not dissimilar to the long periods endured by the Night’s Watch who have ventured north of the wall – so it was the perfect place to start when creating this unique whisky.”
Jeff Peters, vice-president, Licensing & Retail at HBO said: “We knew there was fan appetite for a Game of Thrones whisky and once we saw the vision from Johnnie Walker for a way to collaborate we knew the idea was perfect and the time was now.
“From the beginning, they understood that we wanted to create something special, and they’ve accomplished that with White Walker by Johnnie Walker.
“We’re confident fans will enjoy sipping this delicious whisky as they wait for season eight and beyond.”
The limited-edition White Walker whisky will be available worldwide from October 2018, with a suggested retail price of £32 for a 750ml bottle.
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