The mark consists of a three-dimensional configuration of a brown bottle with a black cap and a bulge in the neck, and with wording and designs thereon. The wording "BALLANTINE'S" appears in black and circles around the cap, below which appears the gold wording "GEORGE BALLANTINE AND SONS DISTILLERS DUMBARTON SCOTLAND", and the bottom of the cap has a horizontal gold and silver bandline. The bottle has raised lettering "GBS" at the base of the neck of the bottle and "GEO. BALLANTINE" at the bottom of the bottle. The gold wording "BALLANTINE'S RARE BLENDED SCOTCH WHISKY" appears above a red, yellow, blue, white, brown and grey coat of arms design. Beneath the coat of arms is the wording "ESTD 1827" in gold, "LIMITED" in white and "RARE RELEASE FROM RESERVE CASKS" in gold. A lower label in beige contains the following wording in black: "A RARE GUARDED RECIPE OF SINGLE MALTS AND SELECTED GRAINS" and the bottle No. "X4143". The following label wording is in gold: "A UNIQUE EXPRESSION OF BALLANTINE'S ART OF WHISKY BLENDING", "PRODUCT OF SCOTLAND", "70 CLE", "43% VOL". The broken or dotted lines outlining the overall shape of the bottle and bottle cap indicate placement of the mark on the goods and are not part of the mark.
"RARE BLENDED SCOTCH WHISKY", "EST. 1827", "LIMITED", "RARE RELEASE FROM RESERVE CASKS", "BOTTLE NO. X4143", "70CLE" "43% VOL", "PRODUCT OF SCOTLAND", "DUMBARTON SCOTLAND", "A RARE GUARDED RECIPE OF SINGLE MALTS AND SELECTED GRAINS"
Design plus words, letters, and/or numbers
The color(s) brown, gold, white, black, red, yellow, blue, grey, silver and beige is/are claimed as a feature of the mark.
Bottles, jars or flasks with straight, vertical sides , Shields or crests with figurative elements contained therein or superimposed thereon, Plain single line rectangles