The most wonderful time of the year is finally here so it’s time to deck the halls, roast the chestnuts and brush up on your carolling voice. And while Santa might have a belly full of mince pies and sherry, there’s only one thing we’re looking forward to indulging in this season - gin! Whether you're compiling your own wish list for Father Christmas, or you’re simply looking for the perfect present for the gin lover in your life, our Christmas gift guide is full of great ideas to ginspire you.
1. Ginalicious Gin Botanical Cocktail Garden
Let your love of gin bloom with an amazing cocktail kit that helps you mix and experiment with various gin garnishes – and grow your own botanicals! Spice up your next G&T with readymade, hand-blended cocktail infusion bags while you wait for your garnishes to grow from the seeds provided. The kit also comes with a six-page cocktail book designed to help you make ‘ginalicious’ drinks with your home-grown herbs so you can sip in style.
Ginalicious Gin Botanical Cocktail Garden, £16.95
2. Gin & Tonic Truffle Gift Box
The London Chocolate Company makes a wide variety of delicious, tipple-inspired chocolates, but these gin and tonic truffles are utterly sublime. Whether you’re a gin lover or a chocoholic (or both!), these are sure to tickle your fancy. Artisanal white chocolate truffles combined with popping candy, cinnamon, London Dry Gin and lemon are a deliciously fun treat with classic G&T flavour.
Gin & Tonic Truffle Gift Box, £11
3. Carry on Cocktail Kit
Travelling home for the holidays? Upgrade your in-flight experience with this classy carry-on cocktail kit. The kit comes with a jigger, bar spoon and enough tonic syrup to make two delicious tipples while you’re up in the air. All you need to do is add your gin of choice and voilà – drinks are served.
Carry On Cocktail Kit - Gin & Tonic, £25
4. Alcoholic Gin & Elderflower Lollipops
These delightful sweets aren’t something for the kids to enjoy - with real gin and elderflower, these lollies are a refreshing grown-up treat. Dip them in a proper G&T for extra indulgence or enjoy them on their own – either way they’re absolutely delicious. One order gets you five delicious lollies that are hand crafted and made fresh to order. It’s just what your sweet tooth asked for!
Alcoholic Gin & Elderflower Lollipops (x5), £6.50
5. The Homemade Gin Kit
36 hours, some simple vodka and this fantastic set of tools will help you become a bona fide gin distiller, right from the comfort of your own home. The kit contains everything you need to make your own magic: glass bottles, a stainless steel strainer and funnel, juniper berries and a blend of classic gin botanicals. Embrace your inner alchemist and get distilling!
Mason Shaker Homemade Gin Kit, £44.95
6. 'More Gin Please' Cross Stitch Kit
Enjoy those cold winter nights curled up by the fire with some ginny D-I-Y in the form of this fun cross stitch set. Some simple instructions will help you embroider a bright ‘More Gin Please’ slogan to hang up in your home and show off your love of gin. Including a 4” wooden embroidery hoop, Aida fabric, DMC embroidery threads, needle and felt, you’ll be all set for a night of crafting with this kit – just make sure to stir up a G&T to enjoy while you do it!
'More Gin Please' Cross Stitch Kit, £9.95
7. Sparkling Gin and Tonic Happy Hour Wash Bag
The only thing better than drinking a G&T? Bathing in it! This sparkling gin and tonic ‘body cocktail’ draws inspiration from our favourite tipple in the form of a body wash, body cream and hand cream. Treat yourself to a ‘Happy Hour’ of pampering with these nourishing essentials that will keep your skin smooth and smelling great all day long. With a stylish wash bag included, you can even take your goodies on the go no matter where you find yourself travelling this holiday season.
Sparkling Gin and Tonic Happy Hour Wash Bag, £19.95
8. Gone with the Gin: Cocktails with a Hollywood Twist
For every gin-loving film buff out there, this cocktail guide features 50 delicious drinks that give a nod some of the most classic films to ever hit the silver screen. Memorable quotes and a fantastically fun set of drinking games included, this is the perfect gin guide to enjoy with all your friends and family.
Gone with the Gin: Cocktails with a Hollywood Twist (Hardback), £9.99
9. Juniper Sling Eau de Toilette
Now you can be proud to smell of gin! Penhaligon’s has crafted this exquisite fragrance based upon our favourite spirit. With strong juniper notes and measures of classic gin botanicals like angelica, cardamom and orris, this beautiful aroma is a beautifully refined take on a London Dry. Spritz liberally and revel in the scintillating scent of your favourite spirit.
Juniper Sling Eau de Toilette, £80
10. Savisto 8-Piece Cocktail Kit
Get mastering your mixology skills with this classic and classy stainless steel cocktail kit. Including a shaker, single and double bar measures, strainer, twisted bar spoon and fruit-crushing wooden muddler, these essential item will help you make the drinks of your dreams.
What’s more, Savisto are offering Craft Gin Club members and exclusive 20% discount with the code GIN20 – so feel free to stock up!
Savisto Premium 8 Piece Boston Cocktail Shaker Gift Set & Recipe Book, £21.99
11. Craft Gin Club Annual Membership
Why not give the greatest gift of all this holiday season? Gin! A Craft Gin Club annual membership is the gift that will keep on giving all year, long after the holiday season has come and gone. Choose from a monthly, bi-monthly or quarterly membership and let your loved ones get in on the ginny joy that comes with every new Gin of the Month box arrival. With a gift like this, it’ll be a very happy Ginmas indeed!
Craft Gin Club membership, from £155