Gin used to be a much mocked drink, but is now up their with craft beer in hipsterness. Here are 5 suggestions for Christmas gifts for the gin lover in your life.
1. 12 Gins of Christmas
This unique gift is called the 12 Gins Christmas gift set and is from Eden Mill. It would make a wonderful gift to help someone celebrate the 12 days of Christmas. Here’s a list of the gin you’ll get:
Original, Love Gin, Oak and Hop plus new flavours of Apple & Cinnamon Gin, Chilli and Ginger Gin, Mulled Gin, Blueberry and Vanilla Gin, Grapefruit and Cracked Black Pepper Gin, Spruce & Cranberry Gin, Chestnuts Roasting On An Open Fire Gin, and Candy Cane Gin.
2. Opihr Oriental Spiced Gin Gift Box
Opihr Oriental Spiced Gin is given a Morroccan taste with this gift set. Containing Opihr Oriental Spiced London Dry Gin 5cl, Opihr Cocktail Shaker and an Opihr Orange Peeler so you can re-create your Winter in Marrakech cocktail (Recipe here)
3. Makar Gin
Available from Makar, and Christmas Market at George Square in Glasgow.
Produced in small batches in Annie, the copper pot still. Makar is made with seven botanicals.
4. Pickerings 1947 Gin
Available from Pickering’s Gin and Amazon.
Another gin from Edinburgh, this time from their base in Summerhall. This edition is made their original recipe so is a more intense gin. Cardamom, coriander, clove and cinnamon spice lead to a crisp, refreshing and long finish.
5. Fever Tree Ultimate Gin & Tonic Tasting Kit
Available at Sainsbury’s, Amazon
Four assorted Fever-Tree tonics paired with four gins. Tonics include Fever-Tree Indian Tonic Water, Fever-Tree Elderflower Tonic, Fever-Tree Lemon Tonic and Fever-Tree Mediterranean Tonic. Gins include Sipsmith, Martin Miller’s Gin, London Dry Gin and Bombay Sapphire.