The holiday season is quickly approaching and we’ve got to say, this year we could all use a little relaxation. Settling down to enjoy a drink (or two) over the holidays is a great way to unwind, so why complicate things? It’s nice to know that there are simple options out there to get high-end cocktails at home without any bartending skills required. That’s why we’ve teamed up with J.P. Wiser’s to bring you our picks for 10 gift essentials for the whisky lover in your life.
So, let’s get to it!
First off, the whisky. Whether you’re shopping for a spirit-forward friend or someone who is just whisky-curious, go no further than a bottle of J.P. Wiser’s. There’s a reason why J.P. Wiser’s has held its spot as one of Canada’s best whiskies over the last 150 years. From grain to glass, it’s a whisky that Canadians are proud of and love to sip on.
Now, they are releasing their ready-to-serve hand-crafted Old Fashioneds and Manhattans, making your holidays even more merry and bright.
With J.P. Wiser’s bottled Manhattan and Old Fashioneds, enjoying great cocktails at home has never been easier. Pour over ice, stir and garnish with an orange peel or cherry- depending on your poison. No muddling, no bitters or vermouth, just your glass, some ice and a big ol’ sigh of relief that the holidays are finally here.
Get the whisky lover in your life the gift of learning with A Field Guide to Whisky. It’s a one-stop-shop for everything the whisky-enthusiast in your life needs to know. From basic ingredients, to flavors, to whisky trends around the world, they’ll be thanking you for a coffee table book they can actually use.
For the person that has everything, it’s best to keep things simple, classy, and personal. If you’re buying for a whisky-drinker who isn’t particular about taking their drinks neat (but they like neat drinks) then this Monogrammed Whisky Ice Mold is perfect.
For the person who loves a chilled glass of whisky without the watered-down flavour. The stones come from the time when America was first formed as a continent. Yep, 940 million-year-old stones from the St-Élie-de-Caxton of Quebec. So, you’re not only giving a cool and practical gift- but a piece of Canada’s history.
This personalized decanter is great for anyone trying to revamp their liquor storage situation while adding a little glam and modernity. This 850ml solid based decanter comes with a square glass stopper and gets laser engraved for free with purchase. You can even choose from 4 different personalization styles, making it the perfect one-of-a-kind gift for the liquor lover in your life.
Keep these coasters in the freezer and up until it’s whisky time. These handcrafted coasters are made from reclaimed granite and serve a few purposes. Deep cut-outs to prevent your tumbler from tipping over, keeping your spirits at the perfect temp without dilution, and no watermarks on any surfaces. Talk about a win, win, win.
Serious whisky enthusiasts know the importance of enhancing the flavour of your aged spirits. With these oak tumblers, intensifying whisky’s complexities is both easy and stylish. The widened bass lets the aroma expand and the honey wax-lined interior helps bring out bold flavours. It’s different, it’s cool, and it makes whisky taste even better.
Your whisky might not be neat, but this decanter sure is. This dual-chambered decanter helps awaken subtle flavours in the whisky while keeping your two liquids separate until you’re ready to imbibe. Not to mention, it’s an addition that anyone would be proud to keep on their liquor cart.
This year has taken its toll on pretty much everyone, so let J.P. Wiser’s make your life a little easier by elevating your at-home cocktail game with ease. Happy sippin’!