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The Ultimate Cocktail Lover's Gift Guide

When it comes to holiday gift shopping, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. Maybe you’re a bold soul who’s willing to brave the chaos at the mall, but if you’re anything like us, just the thought of that makes you exhausted. Finding the perfect present for everyone on your list can be so much simpler if you forgo the crowds, and we’re making it even easier by giving you the ultimate online guide for cocktail lovers. Below you’ll find a gift for every imbiber on your list, whether their style be classic, modern, or somewhere in between. Put on a pair of sweats, pour yourself a drink, and get shopping! And while you’re at it, pick out something pretty for yourself, as well.

Whiskey Stones Gift Set (Set of 8 + 2 glasses): $38.80

Redefine “on the rocks” with sipping stones. 2 elegant crystal glasses with 8 granite whiskey rocks, packed in a nice looking wooden box will be great present idea. These FDA-approved cubes are crafted from all-natural soapstone, guaranteeing your drink stays cold without watering it down.

Copper Mugs Old Dutch International 100% Pure Copper Hammered Moscow Mule Mugs (Set of 4): $90.99 $24.99 Nothing beats ordering a Moscow Mule and having it delivered in a true-to-its-roots pure copper mug. You can get that same experience at home (and add a bit of style to your bar cart in the process) by snatching up this hammered set from Old Dutch.


Tillem Cherries Tillen Farms Cherries (3-Count Variety Pack): $27.95 Love a good cocktail cherry, but not all the chemicals that go with it? Enter Tillen Farms. The Washington state company makes maraschino cherries without preservatives, corn syrup, or dyes. This 3-jar pack also includes Rainier and Bing varieties, which can add a new twist to your favorite classic cocktails.


Decanter Sagaform Wine Carafe with Oak Stopper: $39 No bar is complete without a stylish carafe to house your wine and spirits. This sleek and simple model from Sagaform is hand-blown yet dishwasher safe, and boasts an oak stopper for a warm and rustic feel.


Liquid Intelligence Liquid Intelligence: The Art and Science of the Perfect Cocktail: $22 Sure, you can down cocktails with the best of them, but how much do you really know about what you’re drinking? If you want to up your knowledge about crafting the perfect cocktail, look no further than Liquid Intelligence. The tome, written by Dave Arnold (aka owner of NYC’s Booker and Dax and President of the Museum of Food and Drink), won the 2015 James Beard Award for Best Beverage Book.

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