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There’s nothing that compares to the distinct flavour of whisky.

Whether your drink of choice is smooth, smokey or best described as purely satisfying, most whisky aficionados will agree there’s something about the drink that just feels like luxury.

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And, if you’ve got a whisky lover in your life to shop for, what better way to make their day than to offer up their favourite libation, whether it’s their birthday, an anniversary, Christmas, or Father’s Day. 

Below, we’ve rounded up the best whisky and whisky-related gifts that are sure to impress even the pickiest of connoisseurs. 

Please remember to drink responsibly. If you or someone you know needs help, the Alcohol Drug Information Service (ADIS) is available 24/7 on 1800 250 015 or call Lifeline on 13 11 14.

The best whisky and whisky-related gifts to shop in Australia 2022

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Monogrammed scotch glass and stones set, $110 at Hardtofind

Nothing beats a monogrammed moment when it comes to gift giving. This whisky gift set from Hardtofind is beautifully presented in a wooden gift box which can be personalised with a name, monogram or a special message. Plus, along with the glasses and stones, it comes with a mini bottle of spirit. 

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Around the world whisky gift kit $134.99 at Hardtofind

Travel the world with this tasting set which features five bottles of premium Whiskies from Australia, Scotland, India, England and America. Presented in a sleek gift box, the whiskies come in 50ml hand-labelled and corked sampler bottles with info on the whisky accompanying them.

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Australian Cotton Blend Whisky Socks Pair in Charcoal, $17.95 at Myer

You may not be able to drink whisky all day every day but you sure can share your love for the stiff drink! These socks are the perfect way to add a little bit of personality to your everyday look. 

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Whiskey decanter globe set, $69.99 at Amazon

What’s a drop of whisky without a way to drink it in style? Add a touch of class with this stylish decanter and accompanying glasses. The decanter features an etched world globe design, handblown by skilled artists and would look stunning atop any home bar.

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Whiskey Decanter, Diamond Shaped, $188.55 at Amazon

The perfect addition to a home bar, this elegant decanter wouldn’t be amiss in the office of Suits’ Harvey Specter. The diamond-shaped decanter comes with a gorgeous mahogany wood holder and two high-quality glasses.

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Taste of Highlands whisky hamper, $115 at Charity Hampers

When you’re stuck on gift ideas, a hamper is a great option. And, for whisky lovers? This one will be right up their alley. The hamper contains Lock Lomond Whiskies Highland Single Malt Taster Pack (set of 3, 50ml) and four whisky glasses, all wrapped up and ready to gift straight away.

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Glenmorangie whisky celebration hamper, $179 at The Hamper Emporium

Go the extra mile with this Glenmorangie whisky celebration hamper. It features a generous 700ml bottle of Glenmorangie’s Original Scotch Whisky in addition to an array of tasty treats.

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Whisky stones and glasses gift set, $47.99 at Amazon

For a more affordable option for the whisky aficionado in your life, this gift set is just the option you’re looking for. Presented in a sleek wooden box are two specially made whisky glasses and eight whisky stones – which cool your drink without diluting its flavour.

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Whisky Tasting Class, $70 – $360 at ClassBento

Why not opt for a gift that you both can enjoy? Because you know what they say, there’s no better gift than the gift of spending time together….except maybe the gift that combines spending time together *and* whisky. A range of classes are available on ClassBento across Sydney, Melbourne, Perth and Tasmania. Not available in your area? They have a number of live-streamed classes where the kit will be delivered! 

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