Chances are, you probably know someone whose drink of choice is whiskey. You might think getting a gift for them would be easy -- just go get them a bottle! But, do they like American whiskey (bourbon) or Scottish whiskey? Perhaps they are more of a Canadian fan or like a different variation all together. If you don't know or just want a more unique whiskey-themed gift, check out these great ideas.
This guide allows the whiskey connoisseur to read up on the different kinds of whiskey, how to enjoy the drink and what all is involved with the whiskey itself. This way, they can learn about it and from they it can help grow their knowledge around their favorite spirit.
A real whiskey lover drinks whiskey either neat or on the rocks, skipping any sort of mixer (why would you dilute such a fine product with an inferior kind of sugary drink). With whiskey coasters, they can keep the beverage on hand and not need to worry about forgetting where they placed the glass or that the ice is starting to sweat.
The one thing that makes whiskey that much more desirable is when it is in a beautiful decanter. This helps aerate the whiskey, not to mention it looks brilliant inside of a crystal glass. There is just something old fashion and beautiful about whiskey in crystal. Of course, a good set is also going to come with some exceptional rocks glasses.
Back in the day, this is how everyone consumed their whiskey in the states. It is going to really bring some charm to consuming the spirit. While drinking from the glass it does feel like you are out on the range in the old west.
Whiskey Ice Ball Maker
Do you want to make sure the whiskey is chilled evenly? If so, look towards the whiskey ice ball maker.
Some people want to keep their whiskey cold, but do not want to muddle up the whiskey with ice. Instead, this whiskey wedge is a chilled tumbler that keeps part of the glass ice cod, without requiring you to drop down any sort of ice. This way, your friend or special someone can have their whiskey neat, without it being room temperature.
Whiskey is good for more than just drinking. Some colognes are great with a hint of whiskey. Why not keep them thinking of their favorite spirit throughout the day with this cologne.
Leather Whiskey Bottle Holster
Maybe they are at a party. Perhaps they are just walking around the house. With the leather whiskey bottle holster, they can drink their share and walk around with the pint glass strapped to their hip.
Personalized Whiskey Barrel
This is a small barrel you fill up from the top. You then pull the bottom tab like you would an old keg and you can pour yourself a nice shot of whiskey.
Secret Flask Book
This is a fun little take on the old gag of someone cutting a hole in a book in order to keep something important in it. This is done with the secret flask book, which also comes with a flask. This can work not only for pulls of whiskey, but for any beverage.
Whiskey Barrel Table
This is nice for in the den or the man cave. half of the barrel is on the base with stoppers setting it in place. A table top is then placed on the top of the half barrel and is the perfect coffee table height.
Jack Daniels Whiskey Sled
Do you live in the cold, or just want to give something truly beautiful that can be displayed on the wall? How about a sled from the legendary bourbon maker in the United States, Jack Daniels.
Whiskey of the Month Club
With this club, your special someone receives a new bottle of whiskey each month that they can try, making it an excellent gift.