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Johnnie Walker Blue Label
Year of the Ox
Limited Edition Whisky

Give the gift of taste and prosperity this Chinese New Year with Johnnie Walker’s Blue Label Year of the Ox limited edition design. This Blue Label bottle design has been intricately illustrated by award-winning artist Shirley Gong. The ox is a symbol of prosperity and growth, celebrating good fortune and great achievements.

The illustration is matched by the rare whiskies and centuries of craft that creates the rich fruity flavours, effortlessly balanced smoke, and a remarkable depth of character waiting to be discovered.

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The Johnnie Walker Limited Edition Chinese New Year design is the perfect whisky gift to wish colleagues and close friends a prosperous start to the new year and to mark the beginning of 2021’s Spring Festival. Crafted with a design to inspire people to think about the future in a positive and optimistic way – a gift that offers people hope for the coming year.  

Only 1 in 10,000 casks in our unparalleled reserves of over 10 million maturing Scotch whiskies has the richness and character required to intricately craft Johnnie Walker Blue Label. Including some irreplaceable casks from long-closed “ghost” distilleries. 

New Year, New Highball Whisky Cocktails

Johnnie Walker Scotch Whisky Ambassador, Alistair Reynolds, crafted two new, easy-to-make Johnnie Walker Blue Label cocktail recipes. Each are designed to be enjoyed and shared with colleagues and close friends during this year’s Spring Festival, the New Year, New Highball and Blue Label Bubbles.

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50ml of Johnnie Walker Blue Label Chinese New Year Limited Edition

Top with a 100ml blend of green tea and oolong tea


1. To make the tea: Leave two heaped teaspoons or tea bags of each tea in cold water in the fridge for 24 hours.

2. Strain out tea leaves or remove tea bags. 

Blue Label Bubbles


- 20ml Johnnie Walker Blue Label Chinese New Year Limited Edition

- 10ml of cold Earl Grey tea syrup


1. To make the syrup: 1 part sugar dissolved into 1 part Earl Grey tea

2. Chill in the fridge and top with champagne.


John Walker & Sons Chinese New Year Limited Edition Whisky

In addition, for the first time this year, we introduce a John Walker & Sons King George V Chinese New Year limited edition blend.

John Walker & Sons King George V is a rare combination of exquisite whiskies, originally crafted to celebrate the first Royal Warrant. Read more



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The 2021 Chinese New Year design looks forward to a year of good fortune and great achievements. In the illustrations the ox is honoured for its majesty as a symbol of prosperity and growth. Poised high above mountain clouds representing longevity, completed with celebratory lanterns and cherry blossom, signifying good fortune in the year to come.

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Cheers to the New Year, and good fortune.

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