Tasting Notes: Talisker – Select Reserve (Game Of Thrones – House Greyjoy)

Each month in the first half of this year I picked up one or two of the Game of Thrones (‘GoT’) single malt whiskies and now have a complete set. Though I love whisky and have loved the TV show, this is not a collection for collecting’s sake - this is for drinking and I … Continue reading Tasting Notes: Talisker – Select Reserve (Game Of Thrones – House Greyjoy)

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: 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: 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)

Tasting Notes: Highland Park – Valfather

This whisky represents the third and final part of Highland Park’s Viking Legend series. The trilogy started with Valkyrie in 2017, followed by Valknut in 2018, and now this closing release of 2019: Valfather. Each release has been supported by heavy Viking imagery and mythology alongside designs from Danish designer Jim Lyngvild. The Valfather himself … Continue reading Tasting Notes: Highland Park – Valfather