Christmas gifts for whiskey buffs: Uncle Nearest and more

Wondering what to give the whiskey lover this Christmas? Check out some otherworldly gifts from whiskey bottles, whiskey gospels, and handy kits.

Made to delight whiskey lovers with their overwhelming characteristics, these gifts are sure to dazzle anyone and everyone analogous to the brown elixir.

From the best whiskies the world has to offer, whiskey finishers, whiskey-infused truffles, all-around whiskey books, and more, these Christmas gifts will elevate your friend’s whiskey experience to a whole another level. 

Uncle Nearest 1820 Premium Single Barrel Whiskey

Uncle Nearest

Uncle Nearest 1820 Premium Single Barrel Whiskey

Nothing tickles whiskey aficionados more than a fine bottle of brown. To save you the trouble of searching for the best whiskey bottle out there, we present Uncle Nearest 1820 Premium Single Barrel Whiskey. Yes, this is THE BEST.

Fetching 98 points at the 2021 Bartender Spirits Awards along with Spirit of the Year, Distillery of the Year, World Whiskey of the Year, and World Whiskey Producer of the Year accolades, Uncle Nearest 1820 Premium Single Barrel Whiskey is a no brainer when it comes to picking the best from the rest.

Uncle Nearest 1820 Premium Single Barrel Whiskey also won the Whiskey of the Year title at the 2021 USA Spirits Ratings, showcasing its dominance across the globe.

Cherry and ripe berry nuances on the nose will lead you to the citrusy palate, proving to be an incredibly flavorful experience with lots of depth.

Average price: $119.99 per bottle.

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New York Honey & Whiskey Truffles

Whiskey chocolates

New York Honey & Whiskey Truffles by Claire Marin, Source: Website

Chocolates make an impeccable Christmas gift, but whiskey chocolates are something else. Gift a pair of whiskey chocolate boxes to your loved one this Holiday Season, infused with housemade raw honey, homemade rye whiskey, cocoa liquor, and vanilla. 

These boozy Belgian chocolate bonbons are made by former Manhattan-based magazine publisher, Claire Marin, who now runs a bee farm after giving up on her dynamic career.

After all, who doesn't love chocolates?

Average price: $88 for a pair of boxes.

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Black Whiskey


Black Whiskey Miami Event

Black Whiskey is the first whiskey to be made with black Andean corn. For someone who has a knack for dark spirits, this whiskey comes as a gift of the highest order. And did we mention that it ranks #7 on the 2021 Top 100 On-Premise Spirits list?

Aromatic with black tea, tobacco, and cinnamon scents, Black Whiskey leads to an intense palate comprised of bold flavors.

Average price: $54.99 per bottle.

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Barrel.338 Whiskey Finisher

Barrel .338 whiskey finisher

Barrel.338 Whiskey Finisher bullets, Source: Website

Modeled after a high caliber sniper bullet that originated in the 1980s, Barrel.338 Whiskey Finisher adds a new tangent to whiskey blending. Whether it's bourbon or a Scotch, the finisher plays its part in infusing flavors of its own.

Moreover, the bullet is super easy to use as you just need to drop it in the bottle and wait for the flavors to enhance. Coming in oak, cherry, and maple nuances, the bullets bring smoothness and a rich texture to the drink.

If you know someone who is always looking to tinker with their whiskey, this product will make a great match with their desires.

Average price: $28 per set.

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The Complete Whiskey Course

Complete whiskey course

The Complete Whiskey Course by Robin Robinson, Source: Website

A whiskey gospel even the veterans refer to, The Complete Whiskey Course is published by renowned whiskey educator, Robin Robinson. From the origin stories of some of the most popular world whiskies to organized theme tasting, food pairings with the spirit, and more, The Complete Whiskey Course has got you covered on all the fronts.

Any whiskey lover will appreciate the tales, lessons, and insights this book has to offer, thus, grabbing a spot in our top whiskey gifts section.

Average price: $25.16 (Hardcover).

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Hot Toddy Kit

hot toddy kit

Hot Toddy Kit, Source: Website

Warm drinks resuscitate during the Holiday Season like none other, and talking of warm drinks, hot toddy pops up on our mind in the first place. Piping hot water, cinnamon, a dram of whiskey, and other spices make the drink relish in the winter.

But sourcing all the ingredients can be quite a task, so we have just the kit you need to make a glass of hot toddy at home. Coming in lemon ginger and orange clove flavors, this easy to brew cocktail kit will make your next session a lot easier.

Dip the muslin jute tea bag in your shot of whiskey and boil water with some honey for a burst of flavorful spices.

Average price: $110.

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The Sexton

The sexton single malt

The Sexton, Source: Facebook

The Sexton is the best-selling Irish single malt whiskey in the country. Claiming a gold medal at the 2021 Bartender Spirits Awards with 95 points on the board, this brown beauty derives its smoothness from the Oloroso sherry casks. Rich flavors of dried apricot and honeycomb dominate the palate.

The Sexton makes up for an amazing Christmas gift if your beloved loves whiskey as much as we do!

Average price: $29.99 per bottle.

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