Around here, wine and whiskey courses through our creative veins, as we use the barrels that age and store these fine liquors to create beautiful works of art. This makes us the perfect candidates to come up with a list of the best gift ideas for whiskey lovers!
Know someone who loves the strong taste of whiskey, the burn it evokes as it goes down? Whiskey on the rocks is a classic drink enjoyed by men and women all over the world.
According to the numbers, people between the ages of 30 and 40 are the most likely age group to pick whiskey as their go-to drink, with 44.39% of this age group drinking whiskey, scotch, or bourbon. Just 32% of people ages 18 to 29 say this is their drink of choice, while nearly 38% of people between 50- and 64-years old drink whiskey.
No matter how old your whiskey-loving friend may be, there’s something for everyone on this list of gift ideas for whiskey lovers.
8 Creative Gift Ideas for Whiskey Lovers
Furniture Made from Whiskey Barrels
From coffee tables to lighting fixtures and full bars, we offer a wide assortment of furniture made from whiskey barrels. You can’t go wrong with this classic gift that’ll remain a treasured piece in your loved one’s home or office for many years to come. You can even customize each piece in a variety of ways to make it better match their specific style.
A Nice Bottle of Whiskey
You can’t go wrong with a nice bottle of whiskey. While Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey is considered the most popular bottle out there, there are a wide variety of whiskey options to choose from. When buying whiskey as a gift, it’s best to get something your loved one wouldn’t usually bring home – a splurge.
The smoothest whiskey is often said to be Auchentoshan from 1978, but one bottle will run you anywhere from a few hundred dollars to well over $1,000.
Don’t have that much dough to spend but still want to go with a good bottle? Some options include Balvenie, Bunnahabhain, The Macallan, and Glenfiddich.
Whiskey Cocktail Book
Whiskey on ice is a winner all around, but there are many good drinks that can be made using whiskey as the base. Spruce up your loved one’s ability to make a great cocktail with a recipe book for making the best whiskey cocktails. Some good options to check out include Whiskey Math by Theresa Berens and Whiskey Cocktails by Assouline.
It’s not always the brand of whiskey, but how you store it that can make all the difference. A crystal decanter is a great way to store whiskey while making it look mighty stylish in the process. Kick it up a notch and have the decanter engraved with your loved one’s initials, favorite quote, or whatever you see fit.
The Corkcircle Whiskey Wedge
This awesome invention lets you make wedge-shaped ice cube molds that limit the surface area that makes contact with your drink – because no one wants watered down whiskey! You can find this cool creation on a variety of sites including Amazon, Bed Bath & Beyond, World Market, and UncommonGoods.
Prefer to skip out on the ice altogether? Simply store the Whiskey Stone in your freezer and use it as an alternative to ice – sans the melting and watered-down effect.
You can never have enough whiskey glasses! Look for a personalized set or one that really speaks to your loved one’s style to get this gift just right.
Yes, this is a thing and everyone who loves whiskey should try these delicious chocolate balls of whiskey-infused joy. Simply search “whiskey truffles” on Google and a variety of options will appear on your screen – be warned, your mouth will water!