Christmas Gifts for Drinkers 2020

xmas gift

Due to many restrictions and shop closures, it looks like this year we are doing all the Christmas shopping online. I’ve researched the best boozy Christmas gifts one could ever wish for. The only thing you need to do is click the links and place the orders. Christmas made easy! You’re welcome!

Subscriptions and memberships

The Scotch Malt Whisky Society Membership

This membership will give access to the world’s widest selection of single cask whiskies. You can attend various events (incl. virtual events) and get access to their membership rooms, and you’ll receive a subscription to a whisky magazine. There is also an option to tailor each membership with extra gifts, but the starting price for the membership is only £65. Read more about SMWS here, or head over to their website. Don’t forget to use code INKA10 for a discount at the checkout (valid until 31st December 2020)!

whisky memebership gift idea

The Dram Team

The Dram Team has kindly offered us a special On the Sauce Again link to various discounted options, which all make fantastic Christmas gifts!

The gift options include:

  • £5 discount on the one-off Christmas box, includes gift wrapping
  • 20% off the first box for all The Dram Team Christmas gift subscriptions.

A discount for you!

If you’d like to treat yourself for a subscription, you can receive 20% off the first box! So to subscribe to The Dram Team recurring subscription, that’s £23.99 for the first box, and £29.99 per month after. (Note this option comes without any Christmas extras such as wrapping etc.)

Each box contains:

  • Five 25ml drams of whisky, averaging at £50 for 70cl, and up to £80.
  • A special wee taster dram (10cl) of higher value at £125+ per 70cl
  • A set of tasting notes

You can read more about The Dram Team here.

The Dram Team Tasting set

Pour & Sip Gift Subscription

You can choose from two, three- or six-month subscriptions.

Each box contains:

  • Welcome pack with two Glencairn glasses and ‘how to taste whisky’ guide
  • A monthly subscription box with five different hand-picked 30ml whisky samples, with matching tasting cards
  • Access to their twice-monthly virtual live tastings and exclusive discounts on full-sized bottles in their Member Store
  • Enrolment into their Pour & Sip Rewards programme and the chance to earn points to redeem at the Member Store or save money on future boxes
  • Free delivery
Sip and pour tasting set

Summerton Whisky Club

You will be able to explore and enjoy some of the world’s most exciting whiskies, including single malts, blended malts, grains, bourbon and rye. At Summerton Whisky Club they have access to unique, rare and unusual whiskies which you won’t find on the supermarket shelves. The membership is priced at £50 a delivery. Delivery months are February, April, June, August, October and December. UK mainland delivery is free (£10 to most European countries)

I Love Gin – Tasting Box Delivery

A G&T tasting box delivered every month. If you’re buying as a gift, choose from three, six- or 12-month memberships.

Their subscription boxes include:

  • 2 x Miniature Gins + 2 x tonics/mixers
  • A recipe card with tasting notes, history etc
  • Makes 4 x G&Ts
  • Members’ Perks, including discounts on gins and tonics in their shop
gin Christmas gift

Beer Hawk Subscription

You will get eight beers delivered every eight weeks for just £24. Each week you will receive the individual story of each beer and they also offer an online tasting session of the beer in question. The idea is that you only drink one beer a week. They also have a great selection of gift subscription options, ranging from four to 52 beers.

Craft Gin Club Membership

There are three membership options to choose from. Each box includes a bottle of craft gin, sweet and savoury snacks, a club magazine and tasty mixers. An ideal Christmas gift for a gin lover!

gin membership Christmas gift

Tasting sets

Cocktail Delivery

Cocktail Delivery offers professional craft cocktails and delivers them to your door. You can normally get seven to ten cocktails from each pack. You can either choose from existing selections or build your own gift box. Use code ILOVECOCKTAILS for a 5% discount on your first order.

cocktail delivery gift

Kinsale Mead Co. Gift Set

A cute miniature set with three 5cl bottles of mead: Atlantic Dry, Wild Red and Hazy Summer Mead, along with tasting notes and a little mead history. An ideal present for your Secret Santa choice or the curious person on your gift list. Refreshingly different. Free UK shipping.

Read more about Kinsale Mead Co. here.

mead Christmas gift

Beer Hawk – The Best of Low and No Alcohol Beers

Alcohol Free beer is currently enjoying a surge in popularity as drinkers opt for lower-calorie alternatives and discover a wide variety and quality of low alcohol beer. The case includes 12 best Low and No Alcohol Beers from around the world.

non alcoholic beer box Christmas gift

Craft Beer Box

The perfect gift set for the beer drinker! This Christmas selection box contains everything you need for the perfect beery night in.

The box contains five craft beer cans, a beer glass and chocolate.

Christmas gift beer box

Prosecco Cocktails Mini Collection

The pack includes:

  • Passionfruit Spritz (14% ABV) – tropical, fruity and fun for your bubbles!
  • Bordeaux Cask Negroni (24% ABV) – a classic bitter-sweet gin-based Italian spritz
  • Grapefruit & Thyme Spritz (11% ABV) – an elegant and aromatic combination for your fizz
  • 200ml bottle of Prosecco (brand may vary, but will always be of a comparable high quality)
cocktail set with prosecco

Christmas Gift Whisky Tasting Set

This set includes five incredible whiskies from around the world.

Make Your Own Gin Kit Deluxe Edition

This kit includes more botanicals than other kits, 18 to be precise, and three pre-mixed blends. The kit will make at least four full bottles (although only one bottle is included). You can just add a bottle of vodka or let the recipient source their own liquor.

make your own gin kit

Colour-Changing Gin Kit

Includes botanicals that will create a colour-changing effect when used with tonic water. A fun gift to play around with during the holidays.

colour changing gin kit for Christmas

Special Christmas Bottles

Black Cow Christmas Spirit, 50cl, 37.5% ABV

Their top-quality vodka has been flavoured with currants, cinnamon, figs, raisins, brown sugar, orange zest, lemon zest etc., making it a tasty beverage perfect for enjoying as an after-Christmas dinner treat.

Edinburgh Christmas Gin, 70cl, 43% ABV

Big Peat Christmas 2020, 70cl, 53.1% ABV

Old Curiosity Christmas Gin, 50cl, 39% ABV

Tarquin’s Figgy Pudding Gin, 70cl, 42% ABV

Delicious winter gin made with their classic Cornish Dry Gin with added dried fig, fresh clementine zest, seasonal spice and brandy-soaked cherry-wood chips. After distillation they finish it off with a dash of Pedro Ximénez sherry.

Hayman’s Spiced Sloe Gin, 70cl, 26.4% ABV

Seven Crofts Gin, 70cl, 43% ABV & Seven Crofts Fisherman’s Strength, 70cl, 57% ABV

These might not be Christmassy, but the bottles are absolutely stunning and the gin inside is equally fabulous.

Scottish gin bottles Christmas Gifts

Drink-related artwork

Personalised Scratch-Off Whisky Distilleries Print

A fun gift for a whisky lover. Scratch off the distilleries you’ve visited, or just the whiskies you’ve tried.

Personalised Scratch-Off UK Gin Distilleries Print

Similar to the one above. This one covers gin distilleries UK wide.

Retro Gin Print

This quirky mid-century-style alcohol print is a fantastic addition to a gin lover’s home décor! Proper retro vibes.

retro gin print Christmas gift

Scotch Whisky Map

Scottish Whisky Map designed using distillery names from around the country. Comes unframed.

Map of Islay Distilleries

I have this map at home, I love the contemporary design of it. It’s a lovely gift for any Islay whisky enthusiasts.

Glassware and trays

Set of Two Geo Glasses

These Geo Glasses take inspiration from modern terrariums with a unique angular shape, emphasised by beautiful metallic styled edges.

The thick hand-blown glass gives it a weighty and sturdy feel while the lip has been crafted to provide a satisfying drinking experience.

cocktail glasses

Tiki Mug

Looking for a gift for a friend who loves making cocktails and has a home bar? These tiki mugs come in four colours.

Set of two Deco Glasses

These stylish Martini glasses will make any cocktail lover happy!

Gold-rimmed cocktail glass set

A gorgeous set of two gold-rimmed wine or cocktail glasses.

These stylish glasses have a beautiful cut-glass design finished with a gold rim.

cocktail glass gift idea

Mirrored Tray

This exquisite rectangular butler’s tray is a lovely way of serving drinks and nibbles. Comes with a pretty bird and blossom design.

Antique Gold Tray

Antique Gold Round Distressed Effect Tray. This gorgeous serving tray is perfect for hosting.

Drinks trolleys

This is one of the best gifts for any home bartender/drink enthusiast!

Golden & Black Glassed Drinks Trolley

This gold trolley with black glass is a stunner!

drinks trolley

Deco Cocktail Trolley

Very glamourous-looking cocktail trolley. Perfect for someone who loves to entertain.

Art deco drinks trolley

Mirrored Drinks Trolley

This statement drinks trolley has an antiqued silver-brass frame with industrial-inspired bar details and two mirrored shelves for storing your favourite glasses and spirits.

mirrored drinks trolley

Luxe Gold Drinks Trolley

This beautiful piece will bring a touch of style to any room. It features a two-tier gold bamboo-style metal frame with two fitted lightly smoked glass shelves, and castor feet to enable it to be moved around easily if required.

luxe drinks trolley


Gin Spa Voucher

I can vouch for this Glasgow-based urban day spa! The treatments are brilliant with great results. And of course, there’s gin, and their afternoon tea packages are to die for!

The voucher can be used against any purchase or treatment in the spa for up to one year after the date of purchase. The vouchers range from £20 to £250 and can be used multiple times until the value is depleted.

gin spa in glasgow

Cocktail-Making Kit

Striking brass-coloured stainless-steel shaker combined with wooden lid and seal. Kit includes dual spirits measure, muddler in wood, stirring spoon and bar knife.

Boozy Chocolate Truffles

These infusion boxes are a blend of classic favourites: Gin, Spiced Rum, Amaretto, Marc De Champagne, Single Malt Whiskey & Somerset Cider Brandy. Choose boxes of 12, 18 or 24.

Gin Bar Signs

Fun wooden road signs perfect for that gin lover in your life! Choose from the options on the website or suggest your own text.

Gin Cool Bag Set

The perfect gift for the gin adventurer! Cool bag sets are available for two or four!

Merry Christmas!

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