Memberships and experiences:
An excellent gift for someone who appreciates rare and unique bottlings – anything from rum to whisky to cognac. Choose between monthly, bi-monthly or quarterly deliveries.
Get £5 off the first month with code INKA5. Offer is valid until 28th February 2019.
The earliest link to scotch whisky dates back to 1494 at Lindores Abbey, where Aqua Vitae was made from a malt base for King James IV. This would make an excellent gift for any whisky lover. The experience includes making your own Aqua Vitae and a distillery tour with tasting.
Alternatively, you can purchase a bottle of their Aqua Vitae from here. Use code inka10 and you’ll receive 10% off. Offer valid until 31st December 2018.
This membership will give access to the world’s widest selection of single cask whiskies. You can attend various events and bars, and you’ll receive a whisky magazine. There is also an option to tailor each membership with extra gifts. Read more about SMWS here, or head over to their website.
There are three membership options. You can now get 30% off the first month with code GINMAS. Each box includes a bottle of craft gin, sweet and savoury snacks, a club magazine and tasty mixers.
A great way to give someone the chance to sample a range of Japanese whiskies without breaking the bank.
This is a great way to learn more about the differences between Scottish whisky regions.
The Clos Martin Armagnac triple pack features the VSOP, XO and 1989 vintage, all presented in a wooden box.
Includes a full range of Ferdinand’s bitters (lavender, apple & lemon thyme, quince, peach & hops) and 50cl Ferdinand’s Saar Gin.
Four rums, four chocolates. Each rum is matched with a chocolate that compliment the flavour profile. The package also includes a tasting glass.
A perfect gift to be enjoyed after Christmas or New Year celebrations. Includes Pickle House Bloody Mary mix, Chase Smoked Vodka, celery salt, tabasco, a cocktail jug and a stirrer.
Various Christmas inspired bottlings:
This special Christmas single malt whisky from Speyside is the perfect winter dram. Aged in sherry casks, this bottling is full bodied, sweet and rich in flavour. Expect cherries, Christmas cake and fruity notes.
The spirit has literally been infused with 8kg of Christmas pudding! Expect a juniper aroma with dried fruits and spice.
This festive edition comes in a light-blue bottle with a Christmas-inspired print.
It’s not Christmas without Big Peat Xmas edition. Ash and earthy oak on the palate with layers of cooking spice and boiled sweeties.
This gin is made with distilled Christmas pudding together with juniper, cinnamon, star anise and a few other botanicals. The gin is then mixed with another that has rested in Scotch whisky barrels. The barrels were used to age Muscat wine for 80 years! Cherry on the top, they have added a little Muscat for extra richness.
If that doesn’t sound amazing enough, the bottle label is pretty special, especially for us in Europe. The artwork is by Stephen Baker and it has people ‘Basking in the Sun’, which has nothing to do with Christmas for us really… Love it! A bit pricey, but a lot of thought has gone into this bottling.
Made with a blend of VSOP Cognac, Fine Vintage Port and tinctures made from festive spices, citrus peel and root ginger. Makes a great mulled wine when mixed with a fruity red.
Not only will this gift give happiness to a gin lover, it will also help to raise funds for various water projects for people in need. Also available in selected Tesco stores and John Lewis.
Fresh orange juice with a kick of dried juniper. Dangerously good!
This limited-edition gift set includes a bottle of Hendrick’s Gin and a collector’s tea cup.
A vegan-friendly Baileys. Although if dairy is not an issue, perhaps Baileys Chocolat Luxe Liqueur might be of interest. It’s a blend of Baileys Irish Cream and Belgian chocolate with a hint of Madagascan vanilla.
Equipment and other fun stuff:
As the name suggests, you can find some modern and fashionable barware at Urban Bar. For example, an inked cocktail shaker or beautiful glassware.
A great gift idea for a cocktail lover. Smith & Sinclair Edible Fragrances make a great addition to many cocktails. Choose from three flavours or a selection of boozy cocktail gummies.
Order by 31st December 2018 and get a free delivery with code ONTHESAUCE!
Probably the best gift there is for a home cocktail bartender! Check out the beauties from Cox & Cox. You can choose between metal, brass or mirrored trolleys.
Wander through various vintage markets and second-hand shops for beautiful and unique glassware or spirit decanter bottles. This gift will surely be appreciated by any drink enthusiast.
Do you ever request specific drink-related gifts? What is your favourite Christmas bottling?
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