Everyone one of us knows guys who absolutely love their whiskey. They’ve got the gear, and have an in-depth knowledge of this golden nectar. Our Gifts for Whiskey Lover’s guide looks to give you some ideas for some gear they would absolutely love. We offer suggestions for ice ball makers, oak tumblers, our favorite whiskey reads, and even Christmas ornaments. So without further ado let’s take a look at our first gift, the Rox Ice Ball Maker.
Rox Ice Ball Maker
The Rox Ice Ball Maker ($10) is a silicone mold that’ll allow you to create a perfect 4.5cm ice cube. Perfectly sized to fit in any whiskey tumbler. Dishwasher safe and comes with a 2-year warranty.
Tasting Whiskey: An Insider’s Guide to the Unique Pleasures of the World’s Finest Spirits
Tasting Whiskey: An Insider’s Guide to the Unique Pleasures of the World’s Finest Spirits ($10) is the go-to reference for those who love whiskey. This book tells you everything there is to know about the wonderful drink, including, types of whiskey, distilling traditions based on location, and how to serve and taste whiskey to better appreciate it.
Signature Whiskey Elements By Time and Oak
Signature Whiskey Elements By Time and Oak ($16) will make your $20 bottle of whiskey taste like a $60 bottle and your $60 bottle taste like a $200 bottle. When a whiskey ages in a barrel, the charred wood gives the whiskey its flavor and also removes harmful chemicals like Acidtaldehyde.These white oak whiskey tools replicate the barrel aging process in just 24 hours. Just open a 750ml bottle of whiskey, drop in a Whiskey Element, wait 24 hours, and you’re ready to sip your newly improved whiskey.
Nisnas Oak Honey Whiskey Tumbler
The Nisnas Oak Honey Whiskey Tumbler ($105/PAIR) takes the pleasure of drinking whiskey to the next level. These handmade oak whiskey tumblers feature a stainless steel base and are finished with a proprietary honey wax. They are each given a special shape by hand to accentuate the taste and aroma of your favorite whiskey. A single tumbler is available for $68 but what fun is that.
Norlan Whiskey Glass Black Edition
If the whiskey lover you’re buying for loves to stand apart from the crowd, then the Norlan Whiskey Glass Black Edition ($58) is the perfect gift. Each tumbler is hand-blown from borosilicate glass and feature a matte black exterior finish. They will hold up to 6.9 ounces of liquid.
I wish I’d thought of this idea. Whiskey Tree Ornaments ($38) are the perfect way to kick off your holiday party. The gift set from The Lakes distillery comes with six plastic baubles each holding 5cl of whiskey. That amounts to just over 1.6 ounces for each ornament. The whiskey is the distilleries popular ‘The One’ which is a blend of whiskeys from around the British Isles! A perfect gift for the whiskey lover.
The Cigar Glass ($20) is absolute genuis. It’s part rocks glass part cigar holder. The Cigar Glass lets you hold your drink and cigar in the same hand at the same time without all the awkward finger fumbling. So you’re free to sip and puff at your leisure. Holds up to 9oz. of liquid and various cigar sizes.
Whiskey Tasters Club
The Whiskey Tasters Club ($69/month) is the perfect gift for the whiskey lover who likes a little variety. Each month the club sends out a brand new bottle of 750ml whiskey that they’ve specially curated. The’ll also get a ‘Whiskey 101″ course that’ll teach them everything they need to know about the gold nectar.
Cocktail Kingdom 55mm Ice Ball Maker
Help the whiskey lover in your life turn their favorite hobby into an event. The Cocktail Kingdom 55mm Ice Ball Maker ($160) uses gravity and the thermal conductivity of aluminum to quickly shape a perfect sphere of ice from a larger block. Each ice ball is 55mm and fit perfectly into standard rocks glasses.
Best Made Co. 10 oz Whiskey Flask
Of course, the whiskey lover in your life would want to take their favorite drink with them. Now they can do it in style with the Best Made Co. 10 oz Whiskey Flask ($118). The flask is crafted from English-made pewter and has a captive top. The exterior is stamped with Best Made’s “Stay Sharp” motto.