The festive buzz has been growing over the last week or so, with people planning and possibly panicking for the upcoming festive season. With just over a week until December, we took a look at the selection of gin advent calendars on the market and have brought you a snapshot below, so have a browse and treat yourself to a small tipple a day to get you through until Christmas!
Edinburgh Gin Advent Calendar
If you love the range of Edinburgh Gin spirits, then this advent calendar will make sure the countdown to Christmas is very merry with a variety of 25 mini 5cl gin bottles in a range of different flavours with hints of juniper, pine, floral, lavender, soft spice and citrus waiting behind each calendar window.
And behind door 25 is the chance to win 1 of 50 prizes, ranging from a weekend for two in Edinburgh, a year’s supply of Edinburgh Gin! £99 from John Lewis.
Virgin Wines Gin Calendar
This a great advent calendar for any gin lover this Christmas. Virgin’s first gin advent calendar is filled with 24 different bottles of premium craft gin, in a variety of styles such as Old Tom, London Dry and various flavours including some from Boe, Persie, Daffy’s and Edinburgh Gin £99.99 from Virgin Wines.
Drinks by the Dram Ginvent Calendar
This gorgeous calendar from Drinks by the Dram and The Gin Foundry includes 24 different wax-sealed glass drams by 24 distilleries from 6 countries. There are 2 great Scottish Gins featured in the selection – Loch Ness and Rock Rose. But what days do they feature? This calendar costs £124.99 from Master of Malt.
Costco Gin Advent Calendar
Costco has got in on the Ginvent Calendar craze and is offering a more budget-friendly version for sale this year. For an exciting countdown to Christmas, this Calendar contains 24 x 5cl miniature bottles, including a few from Edinburgh Gin and Hendricks. It costs £54.99 from Costco.
First 4 Hampers calendars
We love this luxury gin cracker-shaped advent calendar. Behind each door is a different miniature bottle of gin, giving a wide selection of flavours and styles. Included are Daffy’s Lone Wolf, Edinburgh Gin and Tanqueray. First 4 Hampers offer a selection of gin and other spirit calendars. This one costs £125 from their website.
Eden Mill selection
Yes, we know, it’s not strictly an advent calendar, and there are just 12 gins, but this ‘selection box’ from Eden Mill makes a great gin gift this Christmas. The gift set comes beautifully presented in a gloss red presentation sleeve and contains a merry band of twelve 5CL miniatures comprising of six gins and six gin liqueurs. It costs £45 from Eden Mill.
The Tiny Tipsy Tree
Trying to be more sustainable, or save money this year? This wooden tree is a fantastic idea you can use again and again. AND you can choose an empty tree and fill with your own miniatures, so you know you’ll be getting all your favourite Scottish Gins! YOu can also order it pre-filled with a selection of gin miniatures, including Lone Wolf, Edinburgh Gin, Daffy’s and others. The empty tree is £24.99 from Getting Personal.
Please enjoy gin responsibly.