Mason Jar Cocktail Shaker Gift Set– This is the must have piece for all cocktail fans! This stylish cocktail shaker gift set consists of a beautiful mason jar cocktail shaker, a muddler to crush and grind the flavours together, a jigger to measure out the shots and Shake, a beautiful book full of weird and wonderful cocktail recipes by New York based duo W&P Design. The book is a feast for the eyes with stunning photographs on every page and inspiring recipes that leave you itching to get started. (Feature Image)
£65, Not on the Highstreet
Jack Rudy Bourbon Cherries– As tasty as cocktail cherries are, Jack Rudy saw the need to reinvent this cocktail classic and here at H&L we are so glad they did! Drawing inspiration from their Kentucky roots, combining Bourbon from their home state with Oregon cherries they have hit the nail on the head. The result is a delicious success and is the ideal companion to any number of drinks, most notably those made with whiskey. These are a must have item for any cocktail connoisseur looking to fill their drinks cabinet with wonderful accompaniments. Warning: we cannot stop eating them from the jar!
$16.99, Southern Season
Forest Gin– Here at Hero & Leander as far as we are concerned, no drinks cabinet would be complete without a spectacular gin. Forest Gin is a hand-crafted, small-batch gin that is produced using a range of botanicals native to Macclesfield Forest. This family company is run by husband and wife team Lindsay & Karl Bond, who locally source ingredients such as a range of foraged forest botanicals including wild Bilberries, wild Gorse Flowers, wild Raspberries, and local Moss – which is combined with organic juniper berries and organic coriander seeds. This incredibly fresh gin is packed with complex flavours and comes presented in a beautiful ornamental hand screen painted, stoneware bottle. Everyone loves a G&T so why not surprise your loved one with Forest Gin this Christmas.
£59.50, Harvey Nichols
Gilded Monogram Glass– A beautifully presented cocktail automatically seems more appealing and what could be better than serving it in an elegant gilded monogram glass? Art Deco in style, these tumblers would be the ideal personalised gift for a loved one. Why not splash out and spell out their name or simply their initials? What would be even more romantic is if you presented it to them ready filled with a delicious cocktail.
Men’s Society Carry On Cocktail Kit– Ladies, this gift is perfect for the gentlemen in your life. It is the ultimate travel accessory for a frequent flyer. The Carry on Cocktail Kit provides everything you need to make two delicious old fashioned cocktails mid-flight, all you need to add is the hard stuff! The kit includes, Carry on Tin, Recipe Card, Spoon/Muddler, Aromatic Bitters, Cane Sugar and a Linen Coaster.
£28.00, Design 55
Mexican Gift Box– Here at H&L this has to be one of our favourite gifts to give this Christmas. Traditional Christmas this is not but that is what makes it so much fun! Why not have a fiesta this Christmas and gift your cocktail-loving lover a terrific Mexican Gift Box. Choose from cactus-stemmed margarita glasses, cactus-stemmed tequila Glasses or red-rimmed margarita glasses, all teamed with a brilliant Cactus Salt Mix from World of Zing. The Tequila Glass Gift Box contains the cactus stemmed tequila glasses (choose 2 or 4) and the Cactus Chili Salt Mix. The Margarita Glass Gift Box contains 2 Margarita glasses (cactus-stemmed or red-rimmed), the Cactus Chili Salt Mix, 2 glass stirrers featuring a Mexican topper, and a Bespoke Barware recipe card with instructions on how to make the perfect Margarita. The gift boxes are packed in a kraft natural card box with brown shred and tied with burgundy ribbon; no need to wrap which is music to our ears.
4 Tequilla Glass Set £49.50, Not on the Highstreet
Tipplesworth Bramble Cocktail Case– If you are looking to impress this festive season then presenting your other half with the Tipplesworth Bramble Cocktail Case may be the way to do it. The Bramble cocktail is a London-born modern classic that is deliciously tart and fruity. This gin-based cocktail combines sweet blackberry and lemon into a scrumptious drink. All of the ingredients and equipment needed are included in a dapper tweed cocktail case exquisitely made in England.
£185.00, Harvey Nichols
Winterwood Cocktail Shaker– A shaker is the must have tool for a cocktail connoisseur but why have a plain shaker when you can have a rabbit adorned version that doubles up as a beautiful display piece? Shake in style this Christmas.