To celebrate the eighth and final season of Game of Thrones (GOT), Diageo, a global leader in beverage alcohol, and HBO have released a limited-edition collection of seven Single Malt Scotch Whiskies. In each bottle, fans can experience the authentic taste of the six iconic Houses of Westeros, as well as the Night’s Watch. The collection joins White Walker by Johnnie Walker, another whisky launched in ode to the most enigmatic and feared characters on the series.
Like Westeros, Diageo’s Scottish distilleries each produce distinctive whiskies representative of their local origins. These similarities inspired the collection, drawing a storyline between each House and single malt pairing. Helen Cumming and her daughter-in-law Elizabeth pioneered the Cardhu Distillery during the 1800s, a time when the whisky industry was mostly male-dominated. In the same vein, Daenerys Targaryen’s fiery spirit and leadership galvanised the GOT House Targaryen (Cardhu Gold Reserve), celebrating women and their unwavering perseverance.
“GOT is one of the most popular TV shows around the globe, so we’re thrilled to be able to give fans in so many countries the chance to celebrate the final season with these fantastic whiskies. Whether they’re choosing allegiance to a House or collecting the whole range, there’s a wonderful diversity of the utmost quality thanks to Diageo’s unparalleled Scotch distilleries” said Jeff Peters, Vice President, Licensing & Retail at HBO.
Grab a bottle of liquid gold before they leave the realm! You can catch them all like Pokémon or commit to your chosen House – the choice is yours. The collection can be purchased from all good liquor stores. For more information visit www.malts.com and join the conversation using #GOTSingleMalts.
As featured on Onya Magazine.