American as apple pie and a testament to quality, tradition and passion, Jim Beam® is the best-selling brand of bourbon in the world. Seven generations of craftsmanship go into every bottle, along with corn, rye, barley malt, water, time and pride. Jim Beam® is the flagship product of the Jim Beam® distillery, founded in 1795, and family operated for seven generations. It was given the name "Jim Beam" in 1933 after Colonel James B. Beam, who rebuilt the business following Prohibition. When you take a sip, you're savoring a bourbon that has been produced essentially the same way by the same family for more than 200 years. Isn't it good to know some things never go out of style?
Beautifully presented the Johnnie Walker Collection makes the perfect gift for any connoisseur of fine Scotch whisky. Side-by-side tasting notes enclosed in the gift box allow you to sample the range of Johnnie Walker Explorers Range products.
Johnnie Walker Explorer’s Club Collection - The Spice Road is a lively, contemporary blend. It recalls the vibrant colours and heady aromas of the spice markets along the ancient trade routes through Persia, India and China - routes taken by agents of John Walker & Sons as they travelled the globe. ABV: 40%
Johnnie Walker Explorer’s Club Collection - The Adventurer is inspired by the journeys that have carried Johnnie Walker to more than 180 different countries. It is a rugged, vibrant whisky that makes the ideal companion wherever your journey might take you. Johnnie Walker Explorer’s Club Collection - The Adventurer combines a bright burst of sweetness and fruits with robust smokiness. ABV: 40%
From the Far East to the Mediterranean, the most luxurious blend in the series is inspired by the road of kings and the precious gifts that travelled this majestic road: rare silks, diamonds and pearls. It is a unique blend, full of deep evocative flavours, yet beautifully balanced, and matured in the finest hand-selected oak casks from Johnnie Walker's reserve cellars. ABV: 40%
A dynamic interpretation of our Johnnie Walker Green Label crafted using only Single Malt Whiskies from each of the four corners of Scotland. Johnnie Walker Island Green has all the character of a single malt, but with a richer flavour experience – combining notes of rich toffee, fresh black pepper. The maritime malt whisky Caol Ila provides the greatest influence in this stunning combination of smoke, sweetness and spice. ABV: 43%
Johnnie Walker Song of Ice is a blended Scotch whisky inspired by these wild dwellers of the North.
Much like Winterfell’s positioning in Westeros, Song of Ice is crafted using whiskies from Clynelish, one of Scotland’s most northern and iconic distilleries, lending a fresher crisp to the Scotch. The whisky’s delicate flavour is green and grassy, with notes of vanilla and tropical fruit akin to the fruit from the orchards of Dorne.
This blended Scotch whisky is best enjoyed over ice for a cold, smooth finish.
Johnnie Walker Song of Fire boasts flavors of subtle smoke from the peated malts of the Caol Ila distillery. Synonymous with the House in which it hails from Song of Fire’s full-bodied flavour delivers subtle red fruit, a sweet smoke and a hint of spice like those laden in the markets of Meereen.
This blended Scotch whisky is best enjoyed neat for a warm, smooth finish.
Johnnie Walker Select Casks – Rye Cask Finish is a Scotch Whisky blend that showcases the best of Scottish blending and maturation expertise. With Cardhu single malt at the heart of the blend, Johnnie Walker’s Master Blender Jim Beveridge used whiskies matured for at least ten years in first-fill American Oak casks to create this blend. He finished the Scotch in ex-rye whiskey casks, creating a complex new whisky with rich layers of flavor starting with creamy vanilla notes and transitioning to a spicier finish. ABV: 46%
The John Walker is the ultimate celebration of progress - an enduring tribute to the life, vision and legacy of the man who started it all. Known as the Founder’s Blend, it uses only whiskies that would have been familiar to John Walker in his lifetime, some of which come from distilleries that are now silent. Just nine distilleries in total contribute exquisitely-made whiskies, which are blended by hand using traditional methods and in extremely limited quantities, before being married together in a 100-year-old cask.The blend itself is refined, sophisticated, supremely complex, yet harmonious. The magnificent presentation only hints at the experience to follow. The nose is rich and redolent of mature fruits with youthful aromas of fresh citrus hovering above. With the first sip, a vanilla oak burst soars across the palate. The blend’s enormous body and elegant structure are immediately apparent as big, opulent flavors cascade down onto a bed of soft sweetness. They evolve and transform constantly to deliver an echo of signature smoke in the finish. This is a whisky of unique discernment. The John Walker is presented in a beautiful, hand-crafted Baccarat crystal decanter with a 24 carat gold-plated neck. It is presented in a lacquered cabinet which alone took sixty hours of fine craftsmanship to create. Each decanter is numbered and accompanied by a certificate of authenticity. ABV: 40%
This is a special 2016 edition of Jose Cuervo's famous Reserva de la Familia extra añejo Tequila. Created in collaboration with The Rolling Stones, who first encountered the brand on their 1972 Tequila Sunrise tour of North America. Aged for at least three years in oak, this is spicy, toasty and rich. ABV:38%
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