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Johnnie Walker launches Game of Thrones inspired whisky to celebrate the hit TV series

Game of Thrones is a TV series that gains numerous sponsors to collaborate with and launch different merchandise. Recently enough HBO in collaboration with Brewery Ommegang launched a Game of Thrones inspired beer‘Mother of Dragons’ for the Dragon Queen Daenerys Targaryen. And, this time it is Johnnie Walker launching a Game of Thrones inspired whiskey named ‘White Walker’.

We at Wiki Of Thrones also made a list of whiskeys available and the places from where they can be bought. Since they are available in limited edition, if you’re a fan of GOT just like us, then you should surely consider checking the guide, we’ve not just listed the items, but also have added description and places from where you can buy them.

Along with White Walker – a Blended Scotch Whisky, Johnnie Walker is also bringing Game of Thrones Single Malt Scotch Whisky Collection. The limited-edition whiskeys are inspired by various characters on the show and the wide world of ‘A Song of Ice and Fire’. It has arrived right in time for all the fans who are craving for the final season of the series.

Johnnie Walker launches Game of Thrones inspired whisky to celebrate the hit TV series

According to Dan Sanborn, Senior Vice President, Culture and Partnerships at DIAGEO,

 “Groundbreaking partnerships continue to be a strategic initiative for Diageo as they foster exceptional creative collaboration and help showcase the breadth of our portfolio.”

“We are very proud to have our collection of single malts and Johnnie Walker, the number one scotch whiskey brand in the world, collaborate with HBO’s most successful TV franchise to develop these limited-edition offerings for fans to collect and celebrate the final season of Games of Thrones.”

Johnnie Walker had previously made this announcement back in the month of May and had let us know of the launch of the beverage via its Twitter account with the caption:

“Scotch is coming to the realm this Fall – White Walker by Johnnie Walker. @GameOfThrones”

The official press release of the White Walker scotch whiskey reads:

“The first limited-edition offering available in the realm is White Walker by Johnnie Walker, inspired by the most enigmatic and feared characters on the show—the White Walkers. This blend was created by whisky specialist George Harper alongside the small team of expert blenders at Johnnie Walker”

“At the heart of this new, innovative blend are single malts from Cardhu and Clynelish – one of Scotland’s most northern distilleries where whiskies have endured long Scottish winters, not dissimilar to the climate north of the wall. This special blend has notes of caramelized sugar and vanilla, fresh red berries with a touch of orchard fruit and is best served chilled – the Night King would have it no other way. 

The bottling brings you right to the Frozen North with its icy white and blue design along with the iconic Striding Man now fashioned in armor to fit in among the ranks of the Night King’s forces. Utilizing temperature-sensitive thermal chromatic ink technology, fans will be reminded that “Winter is Here” from an unexpected graphic icy reveal on the bottle when frozen.”

Johnnie Walker launches Game of Thrones inspired whisky to celebrate the hit TV seriesAccording to Jeff Peters, the Vice President of Licensing & Retail at HBO,

“We knew there was fan appetite for a Game of Thrones whisky and once we saw Diageo’s vision for a way to collaborate together 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 both White Walker by Johnnie Walker and the single malt collection. We’re confident fans will enjoy sipping these delicious whiskies as they wait for season eight and beyond.”

Johnnie Walker launches Game of Thrones inspired whisky to celebrate the hit TV seriesMoreover, The Game of Thrones Single Malt Scotch Whisky Collection features seven scotches based upon the iconic Houses of the Seven Kingdoms: Tyrell, Baratheon, Stark, Targaryen, Lannister, Greyjoy, and Tully.  Additionally, it also includes beverage based upon the Night’s Watch.

So, how many of you are up for gulping in one of these limited-edition beverages to bide your time for the final season of Game of Thrones? Tell us in the comments.






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It turns out Sophie Turner’s tattoo was a major Game Of Thrones spoiler after all

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HBO releases photos from Game Of Thrones Season 8 Episode 6: The Iron Throne

About a year back, on the The Late Late Show with James Corden, Sophie Turner had showed all of us a tattoo on her arm that read, “The pack survives” with the Stark sigil, along with it.

Turns out we had a spoiler with us all along. For those of you who have seen the finale, will know what we are saying.

In the finale episode, “The Iron Throne”, Bran the Broken becomes the King of the Six Kingdoms, Sansa Stark becomes the Queen in the North, Jon Snow goes Beyond the Wall and mostly becomes The King Beyond the Wall and Arya Stark sets to fulfill her dream to become Nymeria and explore the world. Everything that each of them went through finally culminated into a bittersweet end. The promotional image of the pilot with Ned Stark on the throne almost made sense suddenly.

And turns out, Sophie Turner had already given out a major spoiler about this through her tattoo.

“It’s just a quote from last season,” Turner had said when asked about it. “Everyone figures that the pack really does survive, but it’s just a moral that I like to live by.”

She also said that some people had advised against her getting it just in case fans react to it the way they did. But she did not pay heed to it. Turner also took to Instagram after the airing of the episode.

“The pack survived,” she wrote alongside an image of herself, Williams and Hempstead Wright.






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Game of Thrones fans react to Jon Snow and Ghost’s reunion in the series finale

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Game of Thrones fans react to Jon Snow and Ghost reunion in the series finale

Game of Thrones pulled off a sneaky on us. In the fourth episode Season 8, we saw Jon Snow leave Ghost without petting him. In the series finale, Season 8 episode 6, “The Iron Throne“, we saw Jon reunite with Ghost, and the fans loved it. Read on!

Jon had earlier sent Ghost with Tormund to the real North, while he was leaving Winterfell, and he didn’t even pet him. This had upset a lot of fans. However in the series finale, we saw Ghost waiting for Jon at the Wall, and they reunite, resulting in our good boy getting a long pet. The fans took to Twitter to appreciate this:

How did you react to Jon reuniting with Ghost and finally petting him? Tell us in the comments, down below!






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Game of Thrones Finale sees Arya Stark finally embracing her old dream

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Game of Thrones series Finale gave each character their dues, some satisfactory and some not so much. But the Stark kids seem to be doing pretty well! Just as Sansa got her childhood wish, Arya Stark too took her first steps in a direction she always wanted to go.

This post contains spoilers, so stop reading if you haven’t seen the finale yet (but seriously, what are you doing? Hurry up!).

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“What’s West of Westeros?” Arya Stark had asked out back in Season 6. She was talking to Lady Crane, an actress who helped her with a stab wound and let Arya stay at her place. That’s what she really wants, to go off exploring beyond where the maps stop.

She couldn’t then. Arya came back home, avenged her family’s death, saved humanity from the undead invasion and survived the carnage at King’s Landing. All her duties done, and Winter already receding, Arya now goes back to her old dream of becoming an explorer. In the last scenes of Game of Thrones Season 8 Finale, we see Arya sailing on a ship, journeying to the “west of Westeros”.

Arya had always been an anomaly in the rigid society of Westeros. She was expected to marry a lord and bear his children. But Arya never saw herself in that role. That’s why she rejected Gendry’s proposal in episode 4, even though she clearly had affection for him. She knew that marriage, even to someone she loves, will bind her in society’s expectations. Arya rejected that with all her heart.

Game of Thrones may not be as kind to everyone, but I’m glad at least Arya got her happy ending!






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