If you are looking for a bottle of something festive to gift to friends and family this year, or as a delicious festive tipple then check out the Ultimate Christmas Spirits Gifts 2020 guide we’ve put together below. You can also read our festive fizz recommendations here!
Hotel STARLINO – Hotel STARLINO has launched four fabulous new gift packs – all available to order ready-wrapped at the click of a button from Amazon. Hotel STARLINO’s stunning Vermouth, Aperitivo and Maraschino Cherry Gift packs are beautifully packaged so there’s no need for wrapping paper! They are also super affordable so won’t break the bank. Available to order via Amazon Prime even at the last minute: Amazon.co.uk
Cotswolds Single Malt Whisky – This Christmas ensure your at home bar is stocked with Cotswolds Single Malt Whisky. This award-winning Single Malt Whisky was launched in 2017 and is the first whisky ever distilled in the Cotswolds. Rich and fruity, Cotswolds Single Malt Whisky is sippable with notes of honey, Seville orange marmalade and dark red fruits. The perfect gift for a whisky lover. Cotswolds Single Malt Whisky RRP: £44.95 for 70cl (ABV 46%). Available from waitrose.com, majestic.co.uk, thewhiskyexchange.com, Harrods, Laithwaites and cotswoldsdistillery.com
Jaisalmer Indian Craft Gin – Triple-distilled and handcrafted in the foothills of the Himalayas at one of India’s oldest distilleries, Jaisalmer Indian Craft Gin’s recipe combines the ancient knowledge of herbs and spices, vibrant juniper berries and hand-picked botanicals from all four corners of India.Jaisalmer Indian Craft Gin RRP: £34.95 for 70cl. ABV: 43%. Available from: Amazon, The Whisky Exchange and Master of Malt
Tanqueray Flor De Sevilla – gin lovers will definitely appreciate a bottle of Tanqueray Flor De Sevilla under the tree this Christmas. It is perfect for making festive cocktails. A firm favourite of ours is a Tanqueray Flor De Sevilla Negroni. You can find the ingredients and method below if you fancy giving it a go!
Ingredients: 35ml Tanqueray Flor De Sevilla, 25 ml Campari, 25ml Sweet vermouth, Orange, Ice. Method: Pour Tanqueray Flor De Sevilla, Campari and Sweet Vermouth into a glass over ice and stir, for the finishing touch garnish it with an orange.
Highland Black 8 Scotch Whisky, £12.99 – Highland Black is an award-winning blend having secured Gold Medals at both the IWSC and ISC industry awards in the past two years, coming in at a fraction of the cost of some of their more famous rivals. The tipple is created using a range of the finest Speyside and Highland Malt whiskies, blended expertly together with the Grain whisky from Girvan in the Lowlands of Scotland. Each oak cask used in creating Highland Black is matured for the very minimum of 8 years before being selected by our master blender to create the final award-winning blend. Available in your local Aldi or online: www.aldi.co.uk
The perfect letterbox gift – The Singleton of Dufftown, a single malt like no other, has partnered with NIO Cocktails to create a limited edition collection of its ready-to-drink cocktails, delivered straight through your letterbox, to kick off your Christmas and New Year celebrations in style. The NIO Cocktails X The Singleton Plus Two Collection is a set of four ready-to-savour cocktails and is the ultimate gift for those who want to simply add ice and enjoy bar quality cocktails in the comfort of their own home.
The NIO X The Singleton Plus Two Collection is a suite of cocktails that marry the delicious taste of The Singleton of Dufftown with two further flavours, this includes:
The Singleton Plus Two Colada – With pineapple and coconut for a unique twist on a Pina Colada.
The Singleton Plus Two Fashioned – The Singleton’s answer to a classic Old Fashioned cocktail.
The Singleton Plus Two Bramble – Made with fruity blackberry and zesty lemon this tipple is sure to impress your guests this winter.
The Singleton Plus Two Sour – Simple and sophisticated, this whisky sour is set to be a popular choice.
NIO Cocktails X The Singleton Plus Two Collection – RRP £29 incl P&P available from https://niococktails.co.uk/products/singleton-plus-two-box
CUT TO THE MINIS Gift Pack from CUT RUM – Looking for the perfect stocking filler for the rum lover in your life? CUT RUM has you covered with their newly launched CUT TO THE MINIS gift set, available to purchase ready-wrapped from Amazon.
Made with award winning aged rums from The Worthy Park Estate in Jamaica and The Trinidad Distillery, CUT RUMS are blended with 100% natural spices and ingredients to create a smooth, well balanced spiced rum and an intense smoked rum. In the gift set you will find, 2x 50ml bottles of high quality CUT SPICED RUM and 1x 50ml bottle of CUT SMOKED RUM – the first smoked rum in the UK. CUT TO THE MINIS RRP £12. Available from Amazon.
Casamigos Tequila – Brought to you by those who drink it. Casamigos was founded by longtime friends George Clooney, Rande Gerber, and Discovery Land Company CEO & founder Michael Meldman. Tequila-filled nights with friends is how Casamigos was born. Launched in 2013, these small batch, ultra-premium tequilas are made from the finest hand-selected 100% Blue Weber agaves grown in the rich red clay soil and cool climate of Mexico’s Jalisco Highlands for a minimum of seven years. The perfect Christmas gift! Availble from: www.thewhiskyexchange.com
SeaDog Treacle Old Fashioned Rum, £14.99 (NEW) – Aldi has an amazing choice of spirits in stores and online just in time for Christmas. This is a rich treacle flavour spirit drink with warming orange, chocolate & fiery ginger notes. Perfect with ginger ale! Available in your local Aldi or online: www.aldi.co.uk
Diplomático rum – Diplomático, the award-winning, Venezuelan rum plans to take full advantage of the growing consumer appetite for authentic, premium rums with the release of Diplomático Selección de Familia. Available in the UK now, the super-premium dark rum presents a new, sophisticated tasting experience to rum connoisseurs.
Selección de Familia is a spicy, rich rum with a robust and elegant body. It is a true celebration of Diplomático’s rum-making expertise, heritage and provenance. Diplomático Selección de Familia is available nationwide at specialist retailers including The Whisky Exchange and Master of Malt – RRP £55.