Johnnie Walker releases Song of Fire and Ice whiskies

Blended Scotch Johnnie Walker has revealed further details of its new Game of Thrones-inspired whiskies, which were influenced by House Stark and House Targaryen. In June this year, Johnnie Walker’s Twitter account teased the release of the limited edition A Song of Ice and A Song of Fire whiskies with a short video. Inspired by House Stark, A Song of Ice features single malts from Clynelish Distillery in the Highlands and is said to have…

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Johnnie Walker to debut Ice and Fire whiskies

Diageo’s blended Scotch whisky brand Johnnie Walker is set to launch two limited edition Game of Thrones-themed expressions, called A Song of Ice and A Song of Fire. Available to pre-order in the US, the new blended Scotch whiskies will launch in the US this August and globally in October. Johnnie Walker’s Twitter account teased the release of A Song of Ice and A Song of Fire whiskies yesterday with a short video. The bottle…

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The week in pictures

New York aperitivo bar Dante kicked off a new series of bar takeovers this week, which will celebrate the vermouth category. The first event in the series saw the bar team from Athens drinking den Odori travel to New York to mix up a host of signature aperitivo cocktails. The series will continue over the next three weeks, with bartenders from Le Sirenuse in Miami, Maybe Frank in Sydney and Kwant in London each appearing…

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Top 10 spirits launches in January 2019

A hemp-infused gin, a Swedish whisky aged in rum casks and a single malt range inspired by Game of Thrones are among the top products to launch last month. The beginning of the year was particularly busy for the spirits world with a number of new products entering the market. During a booze-free month made popular by Dry January, Caleño became the latest non-alcoholic brand to join the fast-growing category. Meanwhile, a number of producers…

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Game of Thrones whiskies up for pre-sale on Amazon

Diageo has revealed further details of its limited edition Game of Thrones Single Malt Collection, which is now available to pre-order from Amazon. The UK drinks giant has teamed up with the show’s network HBO to produce the range of single malt Scotch whiskies in celebration of the eighth and final series of Game of Thrones, which will debut on 14 April 2019. The collection features eight whiskies, each matching one of the show’s Houses of…

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