If you are looking for alcohol gifts or festive tipples for the Christmas holidays then take a look at some of our top picks listed below. Hopefully they will give you some inspiration…
The Macallan Gold Limited Edition Gift Tin – The Macallan brings together stunning photography with exceptional single malt whisky to create a truly extraordinary gift. Inspired by The Macallan’s commitment to exceptional oak casks, this new limited edition tin features The Macallan Gold and brings to life the natural beauty and quality of the oak used to make The Macallan’s exceptional casks through the medium of beautiful photography. This limited edition gift tin is a decorative and eye-catching keepsake for whisky enthusiasts and collectors. The Macallan Gold Limited Edition Gift Tin is available in Tesco and Waitrose (RRP £35). www.themacallan.com.
For The Person Who Has Everything: Black Cow Vodka Gift Pack – For Christmas 2016 Black Cow Vodka has launched a bespoke gold-plated Black Cow Yukiwa Cocktail Shaker Gift Pack. Available from Harvey Nichols’ seven UK stores and online at www.harveynichols.com or blackcow.co.uk from mid-October, priced at £99.00.
Żubrówka Embossed Bison Grass Bottle – Żubrówka Vodka, the Original Bison Grass Vodka, has over 500 years of tradition and history. Żubrówka’s exceptional character is emphasized by a single bison grass blade that is hand placed in every bottle. Each blade of bison grass is hand-picked and dried under natural conditions, making each bottle of Żubrówka an exceptional gift this Christmas. MRRP £20.00 Available from October, while stocks last at Tesco, Waitrose and Sainsbury’s.
Pinkster Gin – What do you get the girl who has everything? Pinkster Collection Pink Gin of course!
A beautiful British gin in a simple, modern bottle, Pinkster is infused with British raspberries to give it a distinctive rose hue. It has a dry, smooth finish, and is excellent served with tonic, or blended in a cocktail for a Christmas treat.
For the gin lover: Pinkster 70cl RRP: £35 from Oddbins, Ocado and NotOnTheHighStreet
The cute stocking filler: new for 2016 – the Dinkster Pinkster 5cl RRP £5 from www.pinkstergin.com.
Feeney’s Irish Cream – A Christmas drinks cabinet wouldn’t be complete without an Irish cream liqueur.
Feeney’s Irish Cream is the world’s most luxurious Irish Cream Liqueur and contains 100% Irish whiskey masterfully distilled in the heart of Ireland and matured for at least three years.
Feeney’s would make the perfect Christmas gift for someone who enjoys an Irish cream liqueur with a rich smooth chocolate creaminess and warming whiskey notes.
Perfect for hot chocolates during the cold winter months. Available from Tesco’s and 31Dover.com. RRP: £12.50 70cl and 1 litre £15.00. ABV 17%.
Etched Drinks – Etched Drinks is taking the UK’s love of artisanal beer, wine and spirit brands and allowing customers to personalise the labels to suit any event or occasion.
Having sourced a delicious selection of both soft and alcoholic options, from a range of the best breweries, vineyards and distilleries across the world, including Vintage Rhubarb and Rosehip, Mac & Wild Auld Pal, Blackwood Botanical Vodka, Duppy Share Rum and ready to drink cocktails, Etched customers and then given a choice of unique, quirky and beautiful ready-made labels, which can be adapted and modified to all specifications, or the option to create your own label from scratch.
Etched Drinks has created a truly unique offering, making them the perfect Christmas gift for any drink connoisseur or loved one. MRRP from £14.00. Available from etcheddrinks.com.
As the long nights draw in and festive lights go up, thoughts turn to Christmas and enjoying life’s little pleasures with family and friends. To celebrate this time for coming together, Baileys Original Irish Cream has partnered with the Pact Coffee to create the perfect pair; welcome The Baileys Blend. A unique roasted coffee, perfectly crafted to complement the nation’s favourite Christmas tipple, The Baileys Blend is bound to excite Baileys and coffee lovers alike. Best enjoyed in a Flat White Martini or an Affogato with a Baileys twist, this unique coffee blend has been expertly crafted by Pact’s Master Roaster to complement the iconic Baileys flavour. Available in a limited edition festive gift pack, this ideal Christmas gift contains two 250g bags of The Baileys Blend, a 70cl bottle of Baileys Original Irish Cream and a gorgeous Bialetti Stovetop, perfect for making an after-dinner treat.
The Baileys Blend festive gift pack is available via pactcoffee.com for a strictly limited time.
1 x 70cl Bottle of Baileys Original Irish Cream
2 x 250g bags of The Baileys Blend
1 x Bialetti Moka Express Stovetop (2 cup serve)