Game of Thrones & Johnnie Walker: White Walker Launch

An official collaboration between HBO®, Game of Thrones and the world’s number one Scotch whisky, more than 100 guests gathered for the launch of limited edition blend, White Walker by Johnnie Walker.RecipesbyGabeOrta_1537464358585-HR

Orlando MArzo Rafael Ruiz & Santinia Malacarne at White Walker by Johnnie Walker Launch_Bondi Icebergs_Wed 5 Dec_Credit Yasmin Mund

 

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Released ahead of the final series of Game of Thrones, its inspired by the army of the undead and is served chilled and straight out of the freezer.  Expect hues of caramel, vanilla and berries with wafts of orchard fruit in each sip.

Christopher Haggarty attends the icy cool launch of White Walker by Johnnie Walker at Icebergs, Bondi Wed 5 Dec_Credit Jack Bennett
The trademark logo in its blue on white packaging now emulates a whitewalker Night King and its labelling features temperature-sensitive ink technology to reveal the phrase “Winter is Here” when frozen.

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Icebergs Bondi was transformed into a grand castle of Westeros featuring a natural flame lit space of 130 candles, 3 installations made from 200kg of ice over a 5 course whisky pairing as guests crossed the (media) wall.

An elite collaboration, the 5 course degustation couture was created by Iceberg’s Executive Chef Monty Koludrovic in unison with White Walker based cocktails by 2018 World’s Best Bartender,  Orlando Marzo.

Pair of White Walker Highball & Sydney Rock Oysters with Fermeted Calabrian Chilli Vinegar_White Walker by Johnnie Walker Launch_Wed 5 Dec_Credit Yasmin Mund

Sydney Rock Oysters with Fermented Calabrian Chili Vinegar

Salad of Clam, Scallop & Tuna with Fennel & Seaweed_White Walker by Johnnie Walker Launch_Bondi Icebergs_Wed 5 Dec_Credit Yasmin Mund
Salad of Clam, Scallop & Tuna with Fennel & Seaweed

WHITE WALKER HIGHBALL: White Walker by Johnnie Walker whisky, Soda, Karkala sprig and lemon slice and served in highball over cubed ice.
Squid Ink Cracker, Shaved Guanciale, Agrodolce Peppers, Purple Oxalis_White Walker by Johnnie Walker Launch_Wed 5 Dec_Credit Yasmin Mund
Squid Ink Cracker, Shaved Guanciale, Agrodolce Peppers, Purple Oxalis

Driftwood Cracker, LPs Smoked Blood Sausage, Pickled Walnut & Beetroot at Launch of White Walker by Johnnie Walker_Bondi Icebergs_Wed 5 Dec_Credit Jack Bennett
Driftwood Cracker, LPs Smoked Blood Sausage, Pickled Walnut & Beetroot

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HIGHGARDEN FIZZ by Orlando Marzo: White Walker by Johnnie Walker whisky, Jasmine, Strawberry, Yuzu Soda, served in a highball over ice

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Bruschetta with Beef Tartare, Pickled Red Onions & Fried Capers;
Spiced Oxtail Crisps with Sweet, Sour & Two-Faced Relish

Fire & Blood_White Walker by Johnnie Walker Launch_Bondi Icebergs_Wed 5 Dec_Credit Yasmin Mund
FIRE + BLOOD: White Walker by Johnnie Walker whisky, Carpano Antica Formula Rosso Vermouth, Cherry Herring & Orange, Garnished with half Orange wheel.

Taleggio Crochettes, Red Wine & Truffle Aioli;
Slow Cooked Wild Boar Shoulder, Cavatelli, Smoked Tomato Butter

White Walker by Johnnie Walker Cocktail at the Launch Party_Bondi Icebergs_Wed 5 Dec_Credit Jack Bennett
ROB STARK: 
White Walker by Johnnie Walker whisky, Antica Rosso Vermouth, Angostura Bitters, Garnished with a Cherry

Icebergs Pavlova

FROZEN WHITE WALKER: 
White Walker by Johnnie Walker whisky, Served in Old Fashioned glass over cracked ice, Garnished with rosemary sprig
A match made in heaven, both Game of Thrones and Johnnie Walker whisky are enjoyed in over 180 countries.

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DJ Cassette spun remixes of the GoT soundtrack as guests danced the night away to shake off the icy temperatures, while roving waiters served up the degustation whisky-paired menu, including Sydney rock oysters with fiery fermented Calabrian chili vinegar, a red wedding-style smoked red blood sausage by LPs Quality Meats, squid ink crackling evoking dragon skin, and slow cooked Wild Boar.

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For those that want to host their own Game of Thrones evening in anticipation of the upcoming new season premiere, White Walker by Johnnie Walker is now available at all good liquor retailers across Australia, RRP $65 for 700ml (41.7%). Best served icy cool.

The final season of Game of Thrones airs in 2019 promising a thrilling conclusion.
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Photo Credits: Kathy Hutchins, Yasmin Mund, Jack Bennett
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