Great Alcoholic Advent Calendars for Christmas 2018

'Tis the season to be jolly. Why not change in the traditional chocolate advent calendar for a little treat each day.

There are a huge number of advent calendars available for this year’s festive season and some of them really allow you to pull out all of the stops – literally!

Who would have thought a few years ago that an alcoholic advent calendar would be a trending item this at Christmas? However, believe it or not, they are becoming quite popular. Now, just because there is a little bottle of something nice behind each one of these cardboard doors, it doesn’t mean you have to drink it – of course you can do that too, why wouldn’t you?! However, many of them will make a very nice collection of beverages to enjoy over the festive period – especially the gin ones, that said, just don’t forget the tonic!

We’ve looked around and found the best alcoholic advent calendars for you to buy for yourself or your loved ones this Christmas.

Just remember that you have to be 18 if you are ordering any of these products. 

 

1

From: John Lewis & Partners

Whilst not the cheapest advent calendar around, this wonderful looking calendar has been produced by the award winning Edinburgh Gin. It boasts a great collection of 25 X 5cl gins. As each day passes each one of those little doors will give you a taste of their creations. This is certainly one of those advent calendars to enjoy with friends but equally as fun if you want to keep it all to yourself. These gins really are something special and you will not be disappointed – well worth the price tag!

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2

From: John Lewis & Partners

Carrying on the gin theme, why not add some tonic into the mix too? This particular set is all about the tonic. With one full size bottle of The Lakes Distillery award winning Explorer Gin and a wonderful tonic behind each of the doors. Some say that it is the tonic that make the drink. Well, this is your opportunity to test all of the well known brands and find your favourite – At least you will know which one to stock up on over Christmas!

 

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3

From: Amazon

By Drinks by the Dram, this Christmas calendar contains some of the best loved Scottish whiskies to enjoy this festive season. With each day in the calendar containing a whisky from award winning distilleries you will not be disappointed. And if having a whisky a day is too much, these lovely little bottles will look great on any shelf for you to enjoy over the winter months.

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4

From: John Lewis & Partners

For those that love their wine, this is the perfect advent calendar to see in the festive period. Each door contains 187mls of wither white, red or rose wine.

This is a great way to taste new wines and who knows, you might even find a new Christmas favourite contained within.

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5

From: John Lewis & Partners

For those that are into their bubbles, look no further. This advent calendar is designed only for the ‘bubbles’ enthusiast. What better way to see in each day of the festive season with either a prosecco, cava or sparkling wine. And when you get to Christmas Eve, there is a special surprise waiting behind the door – a 20cl bottle of Lanson Champagne. Lovely!

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6

From: John Lewis & Partners

Everybody knows someone who loves their beer. And with most beer drinkers, there is always the desire to try something new. This 9.9L selection is brewed by Adnams in Southwold and contains a selection of lagers all the way through to pale ales. An amazing gift for any beer lover.

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7

Virgin Wines Advent Calendar

From: Amazon

This great advent calendar is back again this year from the two year running online drinks retailer. The pack contains 24 wines from a host of different countries for you to enjoy. You can expect to test 10 delicious red, 10 lovely whites, 2 bottle of rose, a Prosecco and a lovely bottle of the famous Laurent Perrier Champagne. Whether you are buying this for yourself as an early Christmas gift or for a friend, you will certainly not be disappointed.

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Or if you prefer the traditional chocolate advent calendars check out our pick of Premium Chocolate Advent Calendars

Whatever you choose, enjoy responsibly!