The Best Gifts for Cocktail Lovers

The Best Gifts for Cocktail Lovers

Whilst we may not be sipping on quarantinis this Christmas, pouring a fresh G&T ahead of our festive Zoom quiz, or rolling our the bar cart at noon on a Tuesday just because - we’re still just as into our cocktails as we were this time last year.

Whether your friends and family have been cocktail-shaking obsessed for years, or have only just taken it to the next level during last year’s lockdown, it’s always a good time to treat the cocktail lovers in your life to a selection of the best cocktail gifts around. From mixology books and Bloody Mary kits, to boozy cakes and beautiful barware, feel confident you’re buying something they’ll really love and use this Christmas.

The Bloody Box by Bloody Drinks

1. The Bloody Box

As a handy, boozy, and delicious gift all in one, the Bloody Box comes with everything you need to craft perfect Bloody Marys from home. We have no doubt it’ll be a welcome addition to any cocktail lover’s Christmas festivities (but most importantly, to their morning after).

£20 at Bloody Drinks

Liberation Cocktails Pornstar Martini Gift Box

2. Pornstar Martini Gift Box

Take the fuss out of homemade cocktails with this pre-made bottle from Liberation Cocktails. We love their pornstar martini, which comes with a cocktail shaker and martini glass, but there are plenty of other flavours to try too, including their espresso martini and gin garden.

£38 at Liberation Cocktails

Classic Cocktails Art Print

3. Classic Cocktails Art Print

Help them level up their at-home mixology game with this beautifully designed wall art. Each print acts a handy guide for making all their cocktail favourites, so you know you’re giving a gift that delivers on both style and function.

From £18 at Everlong Print Co.

The Christmas Collection by Kocktail

4. The Christmas Collection by Kocktail

Save them the hassle of mixing their own drinks with this Christmas bottled cocktail box. Complete with four seasonal cocktails and garnishes, it’s sure to satisfy anyone who appreciates a quick tipple.

£29 at Kocktail

The Collection by Three Spirit

5. The Collection by Three Spirit

Plant-based, booze-free, and presented in three beautifully designed bottles, this non-alcoholic collection offers a combination of the brand’s finest flavours - celebrating what you put into a drink, not what you take out.

£65 at Three Spirit Drinks

Cocktail Swizzle Stick Drinks Stirrer Set

6. Cocktail Swizzle Stick Drinks Stirrer Set

For a beautiful addition to their cocktail glassware, try this stirrer set, including four stainless steel ‘swizzle’ sticks. Not only is it stylish, but it’s an easy way to tell which drink belongs to who.

£10 at Distinctly Living

Watermelon Daiquiri by Isle of Wight Cocktail Co

7. Watermelon Daiquiri 500ml

There are few things better than a delightfully foamy, fruity cocktail you didn’t have to make yourself. And Isle of Wight Cocktail Co. are helping us bring the best of the bar home with their selection of ready to drink cocktails. Just pour, garnish, and relax.

£22 at Isle of Wight Cocktail Co

Rum Old Fashioned by Clayton’s Cocktails

8. Rum Old Fashioned by Clayton’s Cocktails

Send them the gift of cocktails and music this Christmas. A lockdown project from award-winning Marlow bar Clayton’s, they needed to get expertly mixed cocktails and quality music to people’s homes. Expect smooth, vibrant flavours served with a playlist of modern jazzy funk tracks.

£35 at Clayton’s Cocktails

Twelve Cocktails of Christmas Card

9. Twelve Cocktails of Christmas Card

Looking for a Christmas card with a difference? Our 12 Cocktails of Christmas Card is the ultimate combination of pretty and practical. Including 12 recipes printed on the inside for making all their festive favourites, it’s every Christmas cocktail lover’s dream.

£4 at Everlong Print Co.

Cocktail Recipe Book by Betterday Studio

10. Cocktail Recipe Book

If they’re a fan of experimenting with different recipes, then this notebook is for them. Laid out in an easy format to write down and remember all the ingredients, this will help them keep all their cocktail favourites in one place.

£13 at Betterday Studio

Biscoffee Martini by Lucky Pineapple Cocktails

11. Biscoffee Martini

Lucky Pineapple have created quite possibly the best drink for any espresso martini lover who loves a sweet treat, combining vodka, speculoos biscuits, cold brew coffee and espresso liqueur to make this delicious creation.

From £12 at Lucky Pineapple Cocktails

Cocktails in a Can by MOTH Drinks

12. Bar Quality Canned Cocktails

This four pack of ready-to-drink cocktails in a can from MOTH (aka, Mix of Total Happiness) is perfect for stuffing stockings. With four delicious flavours focussing on the classics - Espresso Martini, Negroni, Margarita, and Old Fashioned - they are bound to be a surefire hit.

£15 at MOTH Drinks Cocktails

Christingle - Christmas Cocktail & Candle Making Kit

13. Christingle - Christmas Cocktail & Candle Making Kit

The perfect activity for a cosy Christmas date night (or mate night) by the fire, this kit contains everything you need to make two mulled wine candles and four cocktails.

£44 at Cocktails by Candlelight

Gatsby Crystal Champagne Cocktail Coupes

14. Gatsby Crystal and Gold Champagne Cocktail Coupes

Fancy glassware makes every night an occasion! Perfect for popping on their bar cart, this is a gift that’s guaranteed to raise a smile (and a glass!)

£26 at Dress For Dinner

2. Rose Gold Cocktail Set

15. Rose Gold Cocktail Set

A statement piece for any cocktail lover’s home bar, this beautiful rose gold cocktail kit is all we want for Christmas.

£60 at Not Another Bill

BarCraft Tropical Shapes Green Silicone Ice Cube Tray

16. BarCraft Tropical Shapes Ice Cube Tray

This adorable ice cube tray is perfect for jazzing up their cocktails on ice. Moulded into watermelon, pineapple and cacti shapes, it really is the ideal stocking filler for a cocktail lover.

£5 at Harts of Stur

Cocktail Herb Seeds from Piccolo

17. Cocktail Herb Seeds

With three seed packets to help grow your very own cocktail garnishes from home, this cute set is perfect for any budding mixologist’s Christmas stocking.

£9 at Piccolo

‘The Night In’ Alcoholic Cocktail Gummies

18. ‘The Night In’ Alcoholic Cocktail Gummies

Rethink traditional after-dinner sweets with this delicious box of alcoholic gummies from Smith & Sinclair. Each pack contains 10 gummies and 5 mouth-watering flavours including Pineapple Bellini and Spicy Margarita. You’ll thank us later!

£15 at Smith & Sinclair

Personalised Cocktail Muddler

19. Personalised Cocktail Muddler

Personalisation is always a big gifting trend at Christmas, and Rocket and Fox’s personalised muddler hits the nail on the head perfectly for cocktail lovers.

£10 at Rocket and Fox

You Had Me At Cocktails Art Print

20. You Had Me At Cocktails Art Print

Gift them the perfect addition to their cocktail corner or bar cart with this typography print from yours truly. A delightfully stylish treat for any cocktail lover’s home.

From £12 at Everlong Print Co.

Round Drinks Trolley With Marble Shelves

21. Round Drinks Trolley With Marble Shelves

Okay, so this one might be a little extra, but who wouldn’t love a beautiful bar cart to serve delicious cocktails from the comfort of their own home? No one, that’s who.

£315 at Graham & Green

Colourful Stainless Steel Straws

22. Colourful Stainless Steel Straws

Parties may look a little different this year, but that’s not to say we won’t be sipping many a Christmas cocktail. These glossy stainless steel straws will see your favourite cocktail-lover right through the Christmas period and beyond.

£9 at Urban Outfitters

Christmas Spirit Decanter

23. Christmas Spirit Decanter

Perfect for pouring those Christmas evening tipples, this festive bottle is a gift your spirit-loving loved ones are bound to appreciate.

£24 at Bread & Jam

Pink G&T Cakes

24. Pink G&T Cakes

Not only are these booze-filled treats utterly delicious – each chocolate-topped cake is hand painted with gorgeous brush strokes to make for an incredibly beautiful gift.

£17 at Happy Hour Cakes

Fever Tree: The Art of Mixing Book

25. Fever Tree: The Art of Mixing Book

If they’re a fan of Fever Tree’s selection of tonic waters and mixers, then they’ll love this book. Focusing on the mixers rather than the spirits, it includes 125 perfectly matched cocktails to try throughout the Christmas period.

£16 at Waterstones

Herb & Lou’s Infused Ice Cubes

26. Herb & Lou’s Infused Ice Cubes

If they like their cocktails fuss-free, check out these infused ice cubes for a handy Christmas gift. Drop them into your liquor of choice for a drink on the rocks, or add a mixer for a quick cocktail. We particularly like the Blood Orange & Ginger Old Fashioned infused flavour.

£24 at Brown Thomas

Happy Hour Pina Colada Scented Candle

27. Happy Hour Alcohol Scented Candle

From Pina Coladas to Peach Bellinis, these scented candles come in a range of aromas every cocktail lover needs for their home.

£11 at The Country Candle Co

NIO Christmas Cocktail Box

28. NIO Christmas Cocktail Box

As far as pre-packaged cocktails go, these ones from NIO are hard to beat. Build a box of 3, 6, or 9 cocktails online and have them delivered straight to their door in 100% recyclable packaging. Shake, tear, pour and enjoy. It’s that easy.

From £20 at NIO

Indoor Garden Herb & Plant Holder

29. Indoor Garden Herb & Plant Holder

An inspired gift for any home mixologist, this indoor garden will allow them to grow their own cocktail garnishes all year round from the comfort of their own kitchen. The clever tech automatically adjusts the light to create just the right growing conditions for your herbs. Minty mojitos, here we come!

£149 at John Lewis

Octaevo Capri Cocktail Coasters, Set of 12

30. Octaevo Capri Cocktail Coasters, Set of 12

Made from water resistant cardboard, these bold coasters have a unique aesthetic and make the perfect stocking filler for the style-conscious cocktail connoisseur.

£13 at Octaevo

Moscow Mule Mug and Straw Gift Set

31. Moscow Mule Mug and Straw Gift Set

A Moscow Mule cocktail mug to keep their Moscow Mule cocktail snug. This beautiful set is made from stainless steel and comes with a pair of mugs and matching straws.

£32 at Lunar Oceans

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