Johnnie Walker Releasing Game of Thrones Scotch—Just in Time for Final Season
The final season of Game of Thrones is sadly upon us, but the upside is that we can expect to celebrate in a variety of unique ways, and Johnnie Walker is kickstarting the movement by announcing a Game of Thrones-inspired scotch.
A special edition "White Walker" Johnnie Walker scotch is set to hit stores soon, as a new deal between Diageo and HBO's licensing division has created a variety of possibilities. This follows HBO's already existing Game of Thrones-themed beers and wine.
Not only does the scotch have a cool design, but the bottle actually proves it's meant for Westeros, with temperature-sensitive ink that reveals the message "Winter is Here" on the label when freezing cold.
— Johnnie Walker (@JohnnieWalkerUS) October 1, 2018
On top of the "White Walker" scotch, which will retail for $36 a bottle, the brand is reportedly planning eight more GoT-inspired drinks, including seven named after each house of Westeros and one after the Night's Watch.
"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," Jeff Peters, vice president of HBO's licensing and retail unit, said.
Keep the drinks coming while we wait for the final season of Game of Thrones to premiere next year.