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The best whisky gift ideas for connoisseurs and beyond

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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.

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 gifts and whisky-inspired 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.

2024’s TOP WHISKY GIFTS

  1. Monogrammed scotch glass and stones set, $110, Hardtofind (here’s why)
  2. Maxwell & Williams cocktail & co atlas whisky glass set of two, $14.98 (usually $29.95), Myer (here’s why)
  3. Trenery whiskey socks in navy, $14,95, The Iconic (here’s why)

The best whisky gifts 2024

01

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. 

Key features:

  • Scotch glass
  • Six whisky stones
  • Black velvet whisky stone bag
  • 50ml mini spirit bottle
  • Wooden box – 21.5 x 15.5 x 10cm

02

Maxwell & Williams cocktail & co atlas whisky glass set of two

$14.98 (usually $29.95) at Myer

There is no better way to enjoy rich whisky than in a tumbler that brings a touch of cosmopolitan glamour. This set is as Art Deco as they come, the perfect addition to any bar cart.

Key features:

  • Set of two
  • Volume: 355ml
  • Made from glass
  • Dishwasher safe

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03

Trenery whiskey socks in navy

$14.95 at The Iconic

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. 

Key features:

  • Made from cotton, nylon and polyester
  • Crew length

04

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.

Key features:

  • Loch Lomand single malt taster pack
  • Four pressed glass tumblers 290ml
  • Gourmet basket signature gift box

05

Whisky stones and glasses gift set

$47.99 (usually $69.99) 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.

Key features:

  • Made from 100 per cent natural stone
  • Eight premium whisky stones
  • Two crystal whisky rocks glasses
  • Wooden box and velvet bag

06

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.

Key features:

  • Morgan’s dark chocolate coffee beans 175g
  • Morgan’s toffee popcorn brittle 136g
  • Maggie Beer 80 per cent dark chocolate
  • Maggie Beer burnt toffee popcorn & cocoa dusted cashews
  • Glenmorangie the original scotch whisky 700ml

07

Whisky decanter diamond shaped

$160.98 at Amazon

This handmade and hand-blown whiskey decanter comes in a stunning diamond shape – because diamonds aren’t just a girl’s best friend.

Key features:

  • Two high quality diamond shaped glasses
  • 100 per cent lead-free mahogany wood base
  • Dimensions: 37.8 x 28.5 x 15.9cm

What to get someone who loves whisky?

Well, probably whisky. But if we were to be a little more creative you may want to think about taking the next step to fancify their whisky drinking experience, Depending on the lucky recipient, this may mean a set of whisky tumblers, or maybe a couple of whisky rocks to accompany their next drink. For those who are particularly enthused by the smooth beverage, it may be that a pair of whisky socks be just the way to go.


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