'The Walking Dead' has its own Kentucky bourbon -- and it channels the Spirits of the Apocalypse

Walkers and whiskey enthusiasts alike, there's a new 'Walking Dead' bourbon whiskey -- and it's to die for.  

The Walking Dead Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey is a new, limited-edition offering under Spirits of the Apocalypse, an alliance between Diageo and Skybound Entertainment (creators of 'The Walking Dead' comic book series). 

"The Walking Dead comic book series changed the game and launched a post-apocalyptic genre that continues to attract a massive, enthusiastic fan base," said Dave McNulty, Senior Director of Culture, Entertainment and Partnerships at Diageo North America, in the official press release. "In partnering with Skybound Entertainment, we saw the opportunity for a new whiskey their adult fan base would covet. Skybound is a great partner and best-in-class at delivering unique experiences to their fans. We share a mindset of creativity first and real collaboration to bring forth fun, new products that pop in culture."

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SAN DIEGO, CA - JULY 19: The Walking Dead Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey is seen previewed at Skybound's sneak peek event on July 19, 2019 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Vivien Killilea/Getty Images for Diageo and Skybound Entertainment)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - OCTOBER 05: While the Living Sleep, the Dead Awaken – Walkers Hold Spots in Line at New York Comic Con for Winners of a Custom #TWD Twitter Contest, Courtesy of The Walking Dead Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey on October 05, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Noam Galai/Getty Images for The Walking Dead Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - OCTOBER 05: While the Living Sleep, the Dead Awaken – Walkers Hold Spots in Line at New York Comic Con for Winners of a Custom #TWD Twitter Contest, Courtesy of The Walking Dead Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey on October 05, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Noam Galai/Getty Images for The Walking Dead Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - OCTOBER 05: While the Living Sleep, the Dead Awaken – Walkers Hold Spots in Line at New York Comic Con for Winners of a Custom #TWD Twitter Contest, Courtesy of The Walking Dead Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey on October 05, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Noam Galai/Getty Images for The Walking Dead Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey)
SAN DIEGO, CA - JULY 19: The Walking Dead Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey is seen previewed at Skybound's sneak peek event on July 19, 2019 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Vivien Killilea/Getty Images for Diageo and Skybound Entertainment)
SAN DIEGO, CA - JULY 19: Walkers seen at the sneak preview event for Skybound's upcoming launch of The Walking Dead Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey on July 19, 2019 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Vivien Killilea/Getty Images for Diageo and Skybound Entertainment)
SAN DIEGO, CA - JULY 19: The Walking Dead Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey is seen previewed at Skybound's sneak peek event on July 19, 2019 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Vivien Killilea/Getty Images for Diageo and Skybound Entertainment)
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The new bourbon comes just in time for the show's tenth season premiere.  According to a spokesperson for the brand, the whiskey "is like none other — with a light caramel nose, taste of fruit and a smooth and spicy finish." At 94 proof (47% ABV), The Walking Dead bourbon certainly packs a punch. Inspired by characters on the show are two featured cocktails: Maggie's "Lemonade" (bourbon, lemonade and peach tea garnished with mint and grilled peaches) and the Old Man Rick (bourbon, bitters and simple syrup served on the rocks with a lemon and orange twist).

Only 30,000 cases of the whiskey will be available for purchase and will retail for $34.99.

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