Top 10 vintage spirits adverts

9th September, 2014 by Amy Hopkins

Johnnie Walker


The world’s best-selling Scotch whisky brand Johnnie Walker first launched in 1857, despite its famous strapline of “Born 1820 – still going strong”, and has created an abundance of advertising campaigns throughout its extensive history. This print advert from 1948 encapsulates a strong post-war British mindset and features the brand’s iconic striding man, described by now-owner Diageo as “a remarkable symbol of intent”.

One Response to “Top 10 vintage spirits adverts”

  1. Great selection of classic ad campaigns! Don’t forget to include the iconic Absolut Vodka advertisements! They definitely have to be considered one of the groundbreaking advertising campaigns not only for Spirits, but across the entire advertising industry! We’ve got a bunch of them here:

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