For whiskey lovers, taking the drink is not just a past time but more like a religion. Whiskey enthusiasts are unique in that they will appreciate even the smallest gesture of love by offering them whiskey gifts.
When it comes to whiskey gifts, most people will think of going for a bottle of whiskey that is not too cheap or too expensive, but one that is within their budget. While this may be a good idea, most whiskey aficionados will have several bottles of their favorite brands of whites and reds in their stock.
You may decide to go for a gift that is not whiskey, but one that helps them enjoy their whiskey moment. Below are some of the gifts that you can choose.
1. WHISKEY GLASS SET
When choosing a whiskey glass, the goal is to select one that will enable the drinker to enjoy his whiskey. It is crucial to pick a tumbler that enhances the drinker’s ability to enjoy its aroma and its flavor maximally. Whiskey glasses make a perfect gift, especially when personalized.
TULIP OR COPITA GLASS. The glass is broadly shaped in the middle and tapered at the top with a long stem. The shape concentrates aroma through the rim to the nose of the drinker. There are choice glasses for many distillers, whiskey connoisseurs, and blenders.
GLENCAIRN WHISKEY GLASS. The glass is similar to the tulip-shaped-glass but is tapered outwards. It has a short solid base, without a stem, which makes it stable. It is more suited for those who love to swirl their whiskey, to bring out the distinct aroma.
WHISKEY TUMBLER. With a wide rim, it’s the perfect glass for enjoying whiskey cocktails. Its full shape makes it the most appropriate for adding ice into your whiskey to enhance your whiskey drinking experience.
Others to choose from are: the highball which is best for cocktails, the snifter; best for dark aged spirits and the neat whiskey glass, suitable for people who are new to the spirit world, for its ability to eliminate harsh aromas.
2. ENGRAVED PERSONALISED WHISKY BOTTLE
It would be a fantastic idea to present a friend or a loved one with a personalized whiskey bottle. You can offer them such a gift for their birthday, special anniversary, or as a congratulatory gift. He would want to keep the bottle long after exhausting the content. You can be sure; you will leave an indelible mark in their heart and lots of fond memories too.
Getting the best gift for someone that you love and value can be an uphill and a daunting task. This is because; a gift speaks volumes about what the giver thinks of the recipient.
A gift of cigars stands out from the other traditional gifts. Cigars signify class and sophistication. They leave an element of personal satisfaction and fulfillment especially when paired with your favourite brand of whiskey. When selecting the best cigar to gift someone, it’s crucial to consider a few things.
For new cigar smokers, the secret would be to get a range of brands in a pack as opposed to a specific variety. It allows the user to try out different types to find out which best suits him.
When it comes to the more sophisticated users, select a top brand variety that is not too strong and one from a popular brand that known for excellence.
To accompany the pack of cigars, get a beautiful cigar cutter, a butane lighter, and a quality humidor a humidity-controlled storage for your box of cigars.