Christmas gift guide for spirits lovers

While presents may have to be opened over Zoom this year, there’s no need to panic over what to get the spirits lover in your life, as we’ve rounded up a selection of quirky gift ideas.


Sake hamper Kanpai,

London’s very own craft sake maker, has come out this year with the perfect gift for Japanese sake enthusiasts. Its festive hamper includes both bottled and canned sake along with two Kanpai drinking glasses and a signed print of its peckham brewery.

Price: £100

Where to get it from: Buy straight from the Kanpai website


Mezcal appreciation membership

For those missing travel and longing for the heat of the South American sun, a membership for the Mezcal Appreciation Society is the perfect antidote to the cold winter blues. Membership includes a bimonthly delivery of two bottles of rare agave spirits, priority booking for online and physical events and many other tasty perks.

Price: £48 every two months

Where to get it from: Sin Gustano online


Rémy Martin Old Fashioned kit

This make at home Old Fashioned kit is the perfect Christmas gift for anyone missing a delicious cocktail in an upmarket bar. With glasses, garnishes and the all important alcohol included, all you will need is a stirrer to mix up the classic cocktail at home.

Price: £39.99

Where to get it from: Heads, Hearts & Tails


Glass straws

For anyone who is interested in sustainability but loves a good drink, these washable glass cocktail straws are the perfect way to combine both passions in one an affordable gift this Christmas.

Price: £10

Where to get it from: Amara


Brussell sprout gin

Pickering has really outdone itself this time. Perfect for any family member with experimental taste, or who really loves brussel sprouts, this sprout flavoured gin will be the ideal stocking filler if you’re trying to get a little extra greenery in your diet over winter.

Price: £12

Where to get it from: Master of Malt


Colouring book

There is no denying it has been a stressful year, but with 2021 just around the corner it is time to get creative with this colouring book gin bundle from Tobermory Distillery, for a chance to get lost in the beautiful, tranquil landscape of the Isle of Mull through the book’s beautiful illustrations.

Price: £39

Where to get it from: The Tobermory Distillery website


Cocktail crackers

These Christmas crackers are the perfect festive fun to share around the dinner table – as long as there are no children around – and come in a variety of flavours including the Lady Marmalade and Snow Queenie Martini.

Price: £19.50 for two servings or £70 for ten

Where to get it from: Mr Fogg’s website


Grow your own garnishes

Many of us have spent this year picking up new hobbies, and for the green fingered among us this grow your own garnish kit is the perfect festive gift. Choose between the Bacardi rum, Bombay Sapphire gin or Grey Goose vodka kits to make beautifully flavourful drinks from the comfort of home.

Price: £45

Where to get it from: Floom’s website


Crystal head vodka

Selfridges has stocked up on a vodka with a spooky twist with bottles of Crystal Head Vodka in the shape of a skull. Cut from iridescent metallised glass, the Aurora limited edition vodka bottle reflects light like that of the Aurora Borealis, and it tastes good too.

Price: £79.99

Where to get it from: Available at Selfridges online and instore

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