There is a popular tradition in certain parts of Europe and USA to leave a mug of whisky or any choice beverage other than the traditional mug of milk out for Santa to drink while on his rounds. Why whisky, you say? It is because milk can be easily contaminated if left outside for more than two hours. Nobody wants old Saint Nick to fall sick when the children are looking out for him, do they? While Santa is having his brew, we might as well dig into the festive ‘spirit’ by gifting our favourite spirits – there’s NO saying NO to WHISKY CHRISTMAS GIFTS! Besides, there is nothing better than this amber coloured ambrosia that warms up your mood when the mercury is down! Whiskey Christmas gifts are an instant mood-lifter, we bet! So, how about digging deep into getting acquainted with some premium whisky gifts this festive season?
Here are the five choicest whiskies that should make way to your whiskey gifts checklist this holiday season.
This elixir of radiant, warm amber smells of wild herbs, heather, honey and orchard fruits if you have a whiff of it. It has a full, round and creamy taste that leaves a taste of honey and ripe apples with distinct notes of vanilla, hazelnut and butterscotch. Chivas Regal 12 one of the perfect whisky gifts for Christmas, and rightfully tops our list!
Jameson Irish Whiskey – Original
This blended fine grain whiskey is very smooth and perfect as a whiskey Christmas gift! It has a light floral aroma which is spicy, woody and sweet – basically Christmas in a bottle! The taste is spicy, nutty and has a taste of vanilla. Jameson Irish Whiskey the whiskey gift that serves many tastes and can be a safe bet as a Christmas gift. The taste is as original as it can get and is by far one of the most popular choices for gifting in Christmas.
The Glenlivet 12 year old
The concoction of fruity and summery pineapple notes with a long and creamy, smooth finish is a well-balanced and smooth as a whisky Christmas gift. The Glenlivet 12 is a bright and vibrant gold excellence brewed for 12 years that is a perfect choice for the whisky given for Christmas. Its summery taste keeps you warm in a chilly winter.
Ballantine’s Finest Scotch Whisky
This signature blend has been made from over fifty single malts as well as four single grains. Ballantines Whisky has a modern taste and style which makes it a whisky gift very reasonable to give for a person who loves their whisky smooth and rich as well as very complex in nature. To warm up cold conversations, gift this to the particular connoisseur of liquors and you will get a lot of compliments for your choice for this as a whisky gift.
100 pipers 12 year old
Leading the whisky market in India, 100 Pipers 12 years is the favourite from Scotland that is woody and fruity with an aromatic sweetness and has notes of fruitiness and smokiness with subtle notes of oak and vanilla. It is by far the most popular choice as a whisky gift to be given for Christmas as its premium taste makes it an affordable elixir in a bottle.
As Santa’s on his way to surprise us with mirth and cheer, it is about time you too set the festive mood right with some premium whisky indulgence for your loved ones. As they say, too much of good whisky is barely enough!