Looking for gin gifts for Christmas presents? Know a gin enthusiast who’s always searching for their next juniper fix? Check out our top gifts for gin lovers here, and take our gin quiz to find the perfect variety for you…
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These hand-blown, Spanish-style copa de balon glasses are perfect for crafting luxe G&Ts. Load with plenty of ice then pour in your favourite gin, tonic water, garnish of choice and start sipping. If you’re stuck for inspiration on the latter, check out episode 105 of our podcast on gin pairings.
A blend of gin distilled with Christmas puddings and gin aged in scotch whisky barrels – plus a touch of muscat – results in a festive spirit that will warm your cockles on cold nights. One to sip neat, preferably in front of the fire.
We have chosen our favourite festive gins to try here, check them out…
Gin lovers looking to get more creative with their garnishes will love this pretty box of 12 different gin botanicals – from lavender and pink pepper to orange peel and cardamom – that you can use to jazz up G&Ts (or use to make your own infused gins).
Sipsmith’s new gin cocktail book is a compendium of 100 fuss-free recipes, each with no more than three ingredients. What’s not to love? You can find all the classics here – from negronis to martinis – as well as plenty of lesser-known creations deserving of revival. These include the gin & it (gin, vermouth, orange bitters); the hanky panky (gin, sweet vermouth, Fernet-Branca) or even the dog’s nose (a wintry marriage of gin with dark treacle and porter).
This pretty print also doubles as a useful primer for garnishes, offering imaginative suggestions for perking up a G&T – from adding a vanilla pod to a spiced gin to garnishing herbaceous spirits with black peppercorns and strawberries.
Treat your favourite gin lover to this unique Japanese spirit, served in a stylish bottle perfect for gifting. Meaning ‘the beauty of the seasons’, this Japanese creation is made using a rice spirit base distilled with regional botanicals including yuzu, hinoki wood chips (Japanese cyprus), sansho pepper and gyokuro green tea. A decidedly elegant gin, whose classic juniper notes match well with the unusual local ingredients.
Herefordshire’s Chase Farm and Distillery uses its own British potatoes and apples to create unique gins and vodkas. This gift of 12 mini bottles is sure to get everyone into the festive spirit. Sample oak-aged sloe and mulberry gin, British extra dry gin and oak-smoked vodka.
This year has been the year of the negroni (the iconic cocktail celebrated its 100th birthday in 2019), and so celebrate in style with this epic hamper. All the ingredients for a classic negroni are inside – Campari, O’ndina gin and Vermouth Del Professore Rosso, along with some smoky nuts and olives to enjoy alongside for the perfect aperitif. Please note, glasses aren’t included in the gift.
Give a gin gift with a personal touch by choosing a craft British juniper spirit from the region that your gin-loving friend is from or where you first met. From London to Somerset, Sussex to Scotland, Brecon Beacons to Brighton, artisans are making gins with unique botanicals from all corners of the UK. Click here for our guide to the best.
Infuse your own gin with festive flavours, wrap it up nicely and give it to a special someone this Christmas. It’s a unique and thoughtful gift that’s really easy to make. Buy a set of three premium glass bottles here, and fill with your homemade gin for the perfect present.
Want to have a gin-fuelled day out with your loved ones? Treat them to one of our favourite gin experiences, from boutique retreats beside remote Scottish distilleries to masterclasses in making your own gin. Read our guide here.