5 Gifts for the Gin Lover

eden mill 12 gins of christmas

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.

eden mill 12 gins of christmas

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.

ophir christmas in marrakech gift box

2. Opihr Oriental Spiced Gin Gift Box

Available from:  Tesco

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.

pickerings Gin

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.


Fever Tree Ultimate Gin

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.




I am Emma and with my husband Mark write Foodie Explorers, which is a food and travel website.

I am a member of the Guild of Food Writers and British Guild of Travel Writers.

We have a wide range of judging experience covering products, hotels and have judged, for example, for Great Taste Awards and Scottish Baker of the Year.

Along the way Mark gained WSET Level 2 in Wine and I have WSET Level 2 in Spirits as well as picking up an award with The Scotsman Food and Drink Awards.    

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