Tasting Notes: Clynelish – Reserve (Game Of Thrones – House Tyrell)

You can't deny that the Game of Thrones range of single malts, released as a collaboration between HBO and Diageo, has made something of a legacy for itself within the whisky world. And why wouldn't it? At the time of the whiskies' release, one of the most globally revered TV series was about to reach … Continue reading Tasting Notes: Clynelish – Reserve (Game Of Thrones – House Tyrell)

Tasting Notes: Mortlach – 15 Years Old (Game Of Thrones – Six Kingdoms)

The marriage between Diageo and HBO’s Game Of Thrones (‘GoT’) series has been something of a whirlwind for the crossover of GoT and whisky fans. It started in the run up to the final TV series, with the White Walker - a Cardhu and Clynelish-led Johnnie Walker blend that was designed to be served from … Continue reading Tasting Notes: Mortlach – 15 Years Old (Game Of Thrones – Six Kingdoms)

Tasting Notes: Oban – Bay Reserve (Game Of Thrones – The Night’s Watch)

When Diageo hooked up with HBO to create a series of single malts to celebrate the final series of Game of Thrones, the general reaction from those interested in both was: shut up and take my money! Of the 8 original single malt releases, 7 of them were contained within off-white tubes that garnered the … Continue reading Tasting Notes: Oban – Bay Reserve (Game Of Thrones – The Night’s Watch)

Tasting Notes: Lagavulin – 9 Years Old (Game Of Thrones – House Lannister)

You would imagine that the circles in a Venn diagram of whisky enthusiasts and Game of Thrones fans would be pretty close to overlapping! [ed: He says writing as a big fan of the TV series, half-committed reader of the books, and whisky blogger]. It came as no surprise therefore that when Diageo announced a … Continue reading Tasting Notes: Lagavulin – 9 Years Old (Game Of Thrones – House Lannister)

Tasting Notes: Dalwhinnie – Winter’s Frost (Game Of Thrones – House Stark)

In 2018, Diageo played a marketing master stroke by teaming up with HBO to create a collection of Game of Thrones branded whiskies in advance of the final series of the TV show being released. First there was the White Walker version of Johnnie Walker, which was instantly gobbled up by fans, and then, the … Continue reading Tasting Notes: Dalwhinnie – Winter’s Frost (Game Of Thrones – House Stark)