Whisky makes for a great gift for someone special, and you can find some great gift ideas here – whether it be a bottle of something special, a voucher or a gift set. From whisky all the way through to gin – there really is something for everyone. Browse the various categories to find the perfect gift.
Immensely popular last year, the Whisky Advent Calendar made by Drinks By The Dram is back for the 2013 holiday season. With a different 3cl dram of wonderful whisky behind each of the twenty-four doors, it’s certainly very full of cheer indeed. A brilliant pre-Christmas treat for whisky lovers in the run up to the big day, it looks to be a fantastically festive December.
Looking for something extra special? How about The Premium Whisky Advent Calendar.
Prefer gin? Take a look at The Ginvent Calendar.
For whisky enthusiasts that have been incredibly good this year, Drinks By The Dram have created the Premium Whisky Advent Calendar new for 2013. Behind each of the twenty-four doors is a different 3cl sample dram of premium whisky. The contents of the Premium Whisky Advent Calendar may vary slightly due to the limited nature of some single casks and premium releases. Even so, there’s no better way to warm up this December.
Fancy gin instead? Have a look at The Craft Ginvent Calendar.
A soft, elegant 12 year old single malt from Speyside's Glen Elgin distillery. Easy-going and relaxing.
The 12 year old from the Old Pulteney distillery is simple, well-balanced and malty. It's aged in American white oak bourbon barrels and in 2006 it took home a Double Gold from the San Francisco World Spirits Competition.
Laphroaig's fabulous Triple Wood was first made for travel retail before it was re-launched to an eager public. It is made by maturing Laphroaig whisky in bourbon barrels. It's then re-racked into quarter-sized casks, before a finish in Oloroso sherry but
The re-launched Glen Garioch 12 year old is matured in sherry casks and bourbon casks before bottling.
The excellent King Alexander III from Dalmore was aged in six different cask types! These casks were: red wine, Madeira, Sherry, Marsala, bourbon and port. The result is a staggeringly rich Highland whisky.
Quite possibly the best value for money single malt out there, Laphroaig's Quarter Cask was launched in 2004 and it has a rather interesting maturation… Quarter Cask starts its life with a 5 year maturation before seven months in a quarter-sized cask. The
This is a lovely little gift set from Edradour containing a bottle of the 10 year old, as well as a pair of branded Glencairn tasting glasses.
More smoky than peaty, Caol Ila's impressive 18 year old is a superb Islay malt with that trademark oily smoke. Wonderfully complex stuff…