March 3, 2024
best gifts for whiskey lovers


If you’ve got a whiskey devotee in your life, then you know that these people don’t! mess! around! We’re talking about the folks who are baffled by the idea of adding more than an eyedropper of water to their precious Irish whiskey and would sell their souls for a bottle of the 1928 Macallan 50 Year Old. Naturally, buying a present for these people can be more than a little intimidating, and if you’re not able to shell out for a top-shelf bottle of scotch or bourbon, fear not, ’cause there are plenty of great gifts for whiskey lovers besides, ya know, more whiskey.

From bartending gadgets to distillery swag to alcohol subscription boxes, there are plenty of ways for you to enhance someone’s whiskey-drinking experience (even if you legit can’t taste the difference between Johnnie Walker and Maker’s Mark yourself). And while whiskey gifts tend to be targeted towards dads, boyfriends, and husbands, we’ve got gift ideas for ALL the scotch and bourbon fans in your life, because whoever said men had a monopoly on whiskey?

Our top picks for whiskey gifts in 2022


this instant drink kit

The Old Fashioned Cocktail Kit
The Cocktail Box Co.

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this whiskey-scented candle

No. 0324 Aging Spirits Scented Candle

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this fancy snifter glass

Whiskey Tasting Set

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this statement wall piece

Whiskey Barrel Clock

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these top-rated ice trays

Silicone Ice Cube Trays

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Ahead, all the best gifts for whiskey lovers that’ll have ’em sippin’ in style.

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this instant drink kit

The Old Fashioned Cocktail Kit

Perfect for the whiskey lover who’s always on the go, this TSA-friendly kit will let ’em make the perfect old fashioned wherever they are, complete with aromatic bitters and orange zest. Genius!

Glowing Review: I used this on a 3-hour flight yesterday and had the closest thing you can get to a perfect old fashioned in an airplane… I highly recommend, even if it’s just to start conversation on a flight.


this whiskey-scented candle

No. 0324 Aging Spirits Scented Candle

If they love the smell of whiskey as much as they love the taste, then they’ll adore this luxe candle, which includes a base note of toasted oak that smells *just* like aging whiskey barrels.

Glowing Review: Beautifully packaged, lovely product, and amazing customer service. I will definitely order again! Scent is also incredible.


this fancy snifter glass

Whiskey Tasting Set

Complete with a metal chilling base that cools whiskey without watering it down, this v fah-ncy snifter is designed to let ’em enjoy their fave spirit in the best possible way.

Glowing Review: This glass delivers. It keeps the harsh alcohol fumes down, and a nice aroma hits your nose. It brought out some really nice butterscotch notes I never noticed before from a 22-year-old bourbon.


this statement wall piece

Whiskey Barrel Clock

Made from a genuine-aged bourbon barrel head (including barrels from a BUNCH of well-known distillery brands), this handcrafted clock will look cool AF on their wall.

Glowing Review: Great piece!! We ordered the Woodford Bourbon Barrel and it looks amazing. Would definitely recommend to anyone!


these top-rated ice trays

Silicone Ice Cube Trays

Not looking to drop a lot of $$$? Whiskey lovers will ❤️ this set of two silicone ice cube trays, which makes perfectly round or square cubes of ice—and yes, they have over 11,000 five-star reviews for a good reason.

Glowing Review: Very aesthetically pleasing to look at. Perfect for any drink and adds a touch of something special. The silicone molds work wonderfully and are even easier to remove if you run hot water over them quickly.


these genius infusion pouch

Old Fashioned Infusion Kit

This make-your-own old fashioned kit comes with a large infusion bag filled with dehydrated oranges and sweet Michigan cherries (as well as handmade bitters infused into sugar cubes), and all you need to add is your bourbon of choice.

Glowing Review: Purchased for my boyfriend and he loves it. He infused with 3 cups of whiskey and said the flavors were perfect. He can be particular about his old fashions but he was really impressed with how it turned out and already wants to order more.


this whiskey-scented soap bar

Kentucky Bourbon Whiskey Soap

Made with crushed oats, apricot seeds, rosemary leaf extract, and *real* whiskey, this sulphate-free soap bar has a peppery, oaky scent that’s oh-so refreshing.

Glowing Review: I got this soap for my boyfriend, as he’s a whiskey guy and I thought he’d get a kick out of showering “with” whiskey. He loves it! The scent is strong but not at all overwhelming. He likes how clean his skin feels after using this soap, and we both appreciated the classy packaging.


these topographic glasses

American Mountains, Set of 4

This whiskey glass set is anything but ordinary, as all four glasses feature a topographic impression of an iconic American mountain peaks: Half Dome, Denali, Mt. Rainer, and Mt. Whitney. Um, how cool is that??

Glowing Review: Such a clever idea! Made a fun gift for our adventurous and cocktail-loving son. Fun to display on his bar, and he enjoys using them for guests. Nice quality.


this oak and leather watch

Reclaimed Whiskey Watch

Hi, have you ever seen a watch made from reclaimed whiskey barrel oak wood? Now you have (and yes, Original Grain makes a reclaimed whiskey watch for women, too).

Glowing Review: I brought this watch as a gift for my husband for Valentine’s Day. When I tell you that he was breathless when he opened the box, I mean that literally. This watch is very eye-catching and uniquely made. It’s absolutely beautiful.


this perfect whiskey glass

Whiskey Wedge

Whiskey enthusiasts are OBSESSED with this wedge-shape glass from Corkcicle, and for good reason: It helps you get a perfectly chilled glass of whiskey without worrying about ice dilution.

Glowing Review: The packaging was really well designed and looked awesome. The product actually works too! It kept my whiskey drinks cold for the whole night without swapping out the cube.


this whiskey of the month club

Whiskey Explorer Club Subscription

Mash & Grape

When you sign someone up for Mash & Grape’s whiskey explorer club (which starts at just $69 a month), they’ll receive a hand-selected bottle from a world-class distiller each month along with detailed tasting notes.

Glowing Review: We bought the year membership for family members. It has been wonderful to hear how excited and delighted they are to receive a gift each month. They tell us each bottle is better than the last one.


this whiskey sampler subscription

Flaviar Subscription


And if they wanna try a lil bit of everything rather than committing to a full bottle, then sign them up for Flaviar’s monthly subscription, which gets ’em three curated spirit samples every month along with tasting notes.

Glowing Review: Spirit selection is very good and tasting boxes are well curated. When you add in free quarterly bottles and free shipping, this is a no-brainer for anyone wanting to explore.


these scotch-filled chocolates

Single Malts Scotch Collection

Know a whiskey lover with a sweet tooth? You’ve gotta get ’em these precious dark chocolates, which come shaped like mini whiskey bottles and filled with single malt scotch in the center.

Glowing Review: The combination of Scotch and dark chocolate is fantastic. I like the way this assortment is arranged from light to full-bodied and smoky.


these bourbon-infused treats

Bourbon Balls

If they’re more into bourbon than scotch, then you should opt for Woodford Reserve’s famous bourbon balls, which are made with premium Woodford Reserve Bourbon, dark chocolate, and pecans.

Glowing Review: Shipped on time and delivered as promised. Oh, and did I mention delicious????


this minimalistic ring

Whiskey Barrel Wood and Carbon Fiber Ring

For something simple and unique, get your fave whiskey lover this stunning handmade ring, which is made with white oak from retired whiskey barrels.

Glowing Review: I just got this is and it’s honestly better than I’d hoped. It looks great and is incredibly light and comfortable.


this lightweight t-shirt

Whiskey Will Do Tee

Whether they wear it to a distillery or to brunch, this statement tee is a definite winner (and yes, there’s a men’s version of this shirt, too).

Glowing Review: A great-fitting shirt with a simple message. Always happy to find a company putting out quality products.


this nifty ice maker

Glacious Ice Ball Press

Whiskey is only as good as the ice you put in it, and this handy ice press can make beautiful, spherical balls of ice in less than a minute.

Glowing Review: Bought as a gift for my son-in-law. He says it is the real deal. Makes a large ice sphere that fills the bottom of a whiskey glass [and] stays frozen through several drinks.


this modern whiskey rocks set

Geometric Whiskey Stones, Set of 4

Made with soapstone and marble, this set of four geometric whiskey stones will keep drinks chilled (and look SO damn cool while doing it).

Glowing Review: I love the uniqueness of these, and they work well by keeping my whiskey cold without being watered down.


this cool oak phone cover

Tennessee Whiskey Barrel Phone Case

If the whiskey lover in your life has an iPhone or Samsung Galaxy, then they def need this gorge phone case, which can be made from Tennessee whiskey barrel oak or charred barrel oak.

Glowing Review: This phone case is exactly what I was looking for. It looks great and it has incredible grips on the sides.


this punny wall hanging

Call Me Old Fashioned Framed Art Print

Pun lovers, WYA? This precious lil print (which comes in three different size options) comes with your choice of frame so it’s ready to hang.

Glowing Review: I just love this print! It’s a fun way to build character in your home.


this whiskey-themed art piece

Whiskey Barrel Ring

Made with whiskey barrel ring and a combination of pine and barn wood, this art piece really says alcohol, but make it ~art.~

Glowing Review: Arrived yesterday and it is exactly what I was hoping for! Great quality and this unique piece is going to look awesome in our home!


this handheld whiskey smoker

Smoking Gun

This super-popular smoking gun is perfect for infusing whiskey and cocktails with natural smoky flavors. You can also get this bb along with a smoking cloche if you really wanna make their day.

Glowing Review: This is awesome for making craft cocktails! Really makes a whiskey cocktail top notch. Very easy to use.


this leather-bound recipe book

Whiskey Cocktails

This stunner of a book features a curated collection of more than 100 recipes for whiskey, bourbon, and rye cocktails, and it’ll look chic as heck on someone’s coffee table, no?

Glowing Review: Absolutely love this gift I bought for my husband! Such a great addition to our home bar.


this barrel-aged coffee

Single Malt Whiskey Barrel Aged Coffee

Aged in single malt American whiskey barrels, this unique cask coffee will give ya notes of woody earth and mild sweet tobacco, and you can get it in the form of whole beans, drip, espresso, cold brew, or French press coffee.

Glowing Review: I have to say that from the 1st grind of the 1st bag all the way through to my last cup, this coffee has been a fantastic surprise. I’m not kidding when I tell you that I think that this is my new favorite brand!


this v honest mug

Probably Whiskey Coffee Mug

And ofc, if they’re going to be drinking barrel-aged coffee, then they’re going to need the perfect coffee mug to go along with it.

Glowing Review: This mug was much sturdier and larger than I anticipated. I use it every weekend when I get to start my mornings easy and enjoy a cup of coffee on the patio. Additionally, it’s ALWAYS a great conversation starter. Love it.


this surprisingly subtle scent

Whisky and Cedarwood Cologne

With notes of fine whiskey, spicy pimento, and warm cedarwood, this unisex fragrance is truly divine (and DW—it’s also perfectly subtle, so you won’t end up smelling like a distillery).

Glowing Review: This is my second bottle so glad they brought it back. Lasts all day and get many compliments.


this gradient chart art print

Whiskey Color Scale Chart

This whiskey color gradient chart was legit made for your fave whiskey snob, and it’ll look seriously ~zen~ above their bar cart or in their kitchen.

Glowing Review: Printed locally and the quality of the image is perfect. A great addition to a bookshelf or bar cart.


this mini cask

Personalized Whiskey Barrel

Bourbon sippers will flip for this adorable mini oak barrel, which comes in two different size options and can be used to age or store any spirit 10 times faster (!!) than a professional distillery.

Glowing Review: My mom and I got this for my husband for Christmas and I have never seen him so happy!! He loves this so much and loves the way it perfects even his favorite bourbon. This was worth every penny!!


this essential baseball cap

Whiskey Cures Everything ’47 Clean Up Hat

Admittedly, whiskey may not be able to cure everything, but this embroidered cap CAN cure bad hair days.

Glowing Review: I ordered three hats and am very pleased with them all. Quality materials, workmanship, and design. I’ll be ordering from ’47 again.


this spirit-enhancing cup

Whiskey Enhancing Oak Tumbler

Yossi Levin and Max Cheprack

Made from oak and lined with honey wax to help bring out the flavor, this wide base whiskey tumbler will intensify a whiskey’s complexities and take anyone’s sipping experience to the next level.

Glowing Review: My dad says it’s the perfect size for a drink. He also said that it definitely enhances to flavor of any bourbon!


these gorge merino wool coasters

Coaster Round 6 Pack

Fact: Water rings suck. Prevent ’em from ever happening by getting the scotch sipper in your life these gorge wool coasters, which are naturally absorbent and stain-resistant so they’ll last for years.

Glowing Review: The coasters are beautiful and functional. The colors are saturated and provide a great pop of color.


this bourbon-infused hot sauce

Pappy Van Winkle Bourbon Barrel Aged Pepper Sauce

Made with small-batch ghost peppers blended with mild red pepper and aged in bourbon barrels, this beloved hot sauce (which was a finalist for the 2019 Good Food Awards) is def not for the faint of heart.

Glowing Review: My favorite hot sauce! Fantastic flavor profile with just the right amount of heat.


these stylish polarized sunnies

Whiskey Barrel Ridgeline Sunglasses

TBH, even someone who doesn’t drink whiskey would want a pair of these super-unique shades, which are made with a combination of reclaimed whiskey barrel wood and a smooth acetate frame.

Glowing Review: I’ve been getting so many compliments on the style and quality of these specks. I personally love the texture and how it feels to the touch.


this smooth small-batch whiskey

1884 Small Batch Whiskey

Ofc, you can’t go wrong with a reaaaally good bottle of whiskey, and this award-winning blend is perfect for sipping neat, on the rocks, or in their fave whiskey or bourbon cocktail.

Glowing Review: A big surprise. Lovely on the nose, beautiful smooth taste, and a new favorite in our house.


these luxurious whiskey rocks

Vida Amethyst 6-Piece Whiskey Cube Set

Shopping for an über-sophisticated whiskey drinker? Then these whiskey stones (which are handcrafted from amethyst and smoky quartz gems) are legit a MUST.


this vintage pullover

Whiskey Business Baggy Beach Jumper

Calling it now: This super-soft, vintage-inspired “Whiskey Business” crewneck is bound to become their new fave sweatshirt.


this pretty decanter

Colored Glass Decanter

Available in gray smoke, blush, amber, or emerald, this STUNNING iridescent glass-blown decanter doubles as a piece of decor and storage for your recipient’s fave booze.


this multi-square wall mosaic

Whiskey Bottles Illustration Wood Wall Art

Available in three different size options, this lil wooden wall mosaic will look so chic above their bar cart (and FYI, you can get this cute whiskey illustration as a print or poster, too).


this cozy graphic sweatshirt

Drink Local Hoodie

Distillery swag is always a good choice, and this supremely soft unisex hoodie from the famous Black-owned Painted Stave Distilling in Delaware will make anyone look very ~in the know.~

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