The brand Johnnie Walker, known under the name Walker's Kilmarnock Whisky, was created when John "Johnnie" Walker started selling whisky in his grocery of Ayrshire in Scotland.
It started growing after his creator's death in 1857, thanks to his son Alexander Walker and his grand-son Alexander Walker the second. The square bottles with side labels, specific to Johnnie Walker brand were introduced in 1870. The shape of a man walking big steps where in 1908 influenced by James Stevenson at the same time as the slogan "Born 1820 - Still going Strong!". Known worldwide, this blended scotch appears pretty often on cinema, TV shows and music videos.