Drinks Guide

TOAST’S CHRISTMAS GIFT GUIDE

From gin-filled Christmas tree baubles to a mini beer keg, we select our top fun and fancy drinks gifts available at Liquorland for the festive season

FOR THE GIN LOVER: Pickering’s Gin Baubles

These colourful gin-filled Christmas decorations are in high demand, so get in quick. Each pack contains six different coloured plastic baubles, each filled with 50ml of Pickering’s Gin, a fresh, light and bold sip with flavours of citrus, juniper, anise, fennel and warming spices of cardamom, coriander seed and clove. (Available at selected Liquorland stores nationwide, visit the Liquorland Facebook page here for a full list of stockists. $54.99-59.99) 
 

FOR THE WHISKY LOVER: Glen Moray Gift Box


Keep your single malt whisky lover happy with this premium whisky gift box from Glen Moray, containing a 700ml bottle of Glen Moray Single Malt Classic Whisky and two whisky glasses. This much-loved Speyside single malt has initial butterscotch, shortbread and herbal notes, followed by lemon curd, meringue and a spicy finish of ginger marmalade – perfect pairing with Christmas pud, pies and cake, or oysters with a squeeze of lemon if you’re really pushing the boat out. (RRP$54.99)  
 

FOR THE WHISKY AND BEER LOVER: Jameson Caskmates Packs

A collaboration between Jameson Irish Whiskey and the Franciscan Well Brewery in Cork, Jameson Caskmates whiskey is specially aged in used stout barrels, bringing notes of coffee, cocoa and a gentle hint of hops to Jameson’s triple distilled smoothness. These limited-edition Jameson Caskmates Packs contain everything you need to mix the hottest drinks this summer: Cask&Pale – a bottle of Jameson Caskmates, Garage Project Garagista pale ale, and Phoenix Organics lemonade; and Cask&Dark – a bottle of Jameson Caskmates, Garage Project Aro Noir stout, and Phoenix Organic ginger beer. (RRP$29.99)
 

FOR THE PORT LOVER: Taylor's Port 10 Year Old and 20 Year Old Giftboxes

The perfect Christmas day nip, Taylor's ports are smooth and mellow with concentrated flavours. Housed in beautiful giftboxes, the 10 Year Old Port has a rich and elegant nose combining aromas of ripe berry fruit with a delicate nuttiness and subtle mellow notes of chocolate, butterscotch and fine oak wood; and the 20 Year Old Port has an opulent and voluptuous nose of complex spicy, jammy and nutty aromas, hints of orange flower and a fine oakiness. (10 Year Old Giftbox RRP$64.99, 20 Year Old Giftbox RRP$114.99)
 

FOR THE BEER LOVER: Emerson’s Mixed Six


Know someone who’s an all-round beer fan? Don’t make them pick a favourite, instead give them an Emerson’s Mixed Six case containing six 330ml bottles of Emerson’s popular craft beers: 1812, Pilsner, Bookbinder, London Porter, Bird Dog and Daredevil. (RRP$22.99 but on special at Liquorland for $19.99 until the 17th December) 
 

FOR THE LAGER LOVER: Asahi Super Dry Mini Keg


Supersize it for your lager fan by giving them Asahi’s Super Dry 2L Mini Keg. The world's original Karakuchi ("super dry") beer, Asahi Super Dry has a smooth, dry and light-bodied taste that’s a favourite in Japan and the world over. (RRP$22.99)   
 

FOR THE CIDER LOVER: Monteith’s Sparkling Ciders


Monteith’s' recently-launched Sparkling Ciders turn this summer favourite drink into a special festive gift. Crafted from hand-picked Nelson apples that are juice-pressed and fermented with a carefully selected wine yeast, they’re available in a Brut Cuvée – a dry style cider, with elegant apple notes and a medium body, and a Rose Cuvée – an easy drinking style for wine drinkers, with an upfront fruitiness on the palate, and subtle hints of cranberry. (RRP$9.99 each)

Visit Toast next week for our pick of the best presents for Wine Lovers...

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