Roof top bars at the Johnnie Walker Brand Home, Edinburgh

In one of the most globally anticipated announcements of 2021, Diageo opened the doors to the Johnnie Walker home in Edinburgh. Covering 71,500 square feet across eight floors, the new visitor centre leads guests on an immersive experience through the history of the 200-year-old blended Scotch brand and the wider Scotch whisky category. And one of the jewels in the crown? The roof top bars, commissioned on belhalf of Johnnie Walker by BRC Imagination Arts and designed by Drinksology.

The Bothy Bar design

If you're eager to appraise the liquid landscape of Scotland within the creative environment of the Johnnie Walker home, the Explorer's Bothy Bar beckons. The aesthetic and functional design of this bar was courtesy of DRINKSOLOGY, delivered on belhalf of BRC Imagination Arts. The futuristic design houses a curated exploration of whiskies from the four corners of Scotland wrapped seemlessly around a central dispense of Edinburgh exclusive drams.

The Bothy Bar complete

A true realisation of the bars design vision. Courtesy of the detailed drawing and M&E packages, the final product almost identically mirrors the design renders upon which the client expectations lay. Master craftsmen and craftswomen poured over every detail set against a paintery backdrop produced by Scottish landscape artist Scott Naismith.