Know somebody who knows their Scottish single malt from their Kentucky bourbon? Looking for a Father's Day present? We've gathered the best whisky gifts, from interesting bottles to add to a whisky lovers collection to the best glassware, whisky-infused chocolate and fudge, books and more.
We've got plenty more gift inspiration too: check out our best birthday gifts, best gifts for gin and champagne lovers, best tea gifts or best coffee gifts to find the perfect foodie present for all tastes.
Best whisky gifts for whisky lovers
Browse our selection of artisan whisky gifts on the new olive shop. From a smart bottle of Nikka whisky to a whiskies of the world tasting set or Scotch whisky tasters from Drinks by the Dram.
- Available from the olive shop (£43.58)
If they’ve never tried a Japanese whisky before, Nikka’s flagship whisky From the Barrel is the place to start. This complex spirit blends single malt and grain whiskies to provide depth of flavour in a light golden pour with a long, fruity finish.
olive shop (£43.58)
Whiskies of the World tasting set
- Available from olive shop (£27.95)
A whisky lover will enjoy discovering a new favourite tipple with this set, celebrating five different whiskies from across the globe. Serving as a guide to this journey, each mini 5cl dram comes with tasting notes on the nose, palate and finish, plus space to add your own thoughts.
olive shop (£27.95)
The Single Malt Scotch trio
- Available from Fortnum & Mason (£65)
Can’t decide on just one bottle? This Fortnum & Mason set gathers three Scotch whiskies from different regions of Scotland, including a rich Highland single malt and a delicate five-year old Islay single malt, giving a chance for a whisky enthusiast to explore different regional styles.
Fortnum & Mason (£65)
D&L whisky glass
- Available from Master of Malt (£34.95)
A special whisky deserves the correct glass and these simple gifts will stand the test of time. We’ve gathered our favourite whisky glasses to try in all shapes and styles, from chunky marble tumblers to clever double-walled glasses. This sleek hand-blown Denver & Liely glass is a cross between a tumbler and tasting glass for the best of both worlds.
Master of Malt (£34.95)
For a truly special gift, we’ve found the best whisky experiences from across the world. In the UK, you could a whisky blending masterclass at Jameson’s Distillery in Dublin, find the perfect food and whisky pairing event in London or sail past classic Scottish distilleries on a whisky canoe cruise. For something further afield, we’ve found a whisky trek in Switzerland, the Arctic Whisky Festival in Norway or whisky trails across Tasmania.
Ooshky whisky water jug
- Available from Ooshky (£28)
For someone who takes their whisky seriously, this clever porcelain whisky water dropper makes a stylish addition to a drinks table. It is cleverly designed to deliver the perfect amount of water to a tumbler of whisky, for a perfect mix every time. You can add just a drop by covering the filling hole, or add a generous splash by pouring uncovered, depending on your preferences and your whisky of choice. A versatile gadget for a whisky connoisseur.
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Adnam's triple malt whisky
Add to a whisky lover’s collection with a bottle of one of the best English whiskies. Your whisky lover might be familiar with Scotch or American whiskies, but there are plenty of unique English malts to try, from Adnam’s triple malt whisky to single malt bottles from the Cotswolds or Yorkshire.
101 Whiskies To Try Before You Die
Keep a whisky enthusiast busy and their collection growing with this guide to 101 whiskies to try. A true mixture of familiar classics, up-and-coming brands and niche new styles, the guide gathers bottle suggestions from all across the world, so get ready to branch into Swedish and Japanese whiskies alongside classic Scottish bottles and truly expand whisky horizons.
Whisky toddy fudge
- Available from Mr Stanley's (£9.99)
Next time you’re invited for dinner, swap taking chocolates and indulge a sweet tooth by gifting a box of this dangerously moreish whisky toddy fudge instead. Buttery, crumbly fudge is infused with fiery stem ginger and whisky flavour for a delicious after dinner treat.
Mr Stanley's (£9.99)
Unique Scotch whiskies
Know someone who is a true Scotch whisky connoisseur? Find a bottle they won’t have tried yet with our five alternative Scotch whiskies – we love the Caol Ila unpeated whisky, distilled on the Isle of Islay off the west coast of Scotland.
Granite whisky chillers
- Available from Oliver Bonas (£10)
No more diluted drams! These simple whisky chiller cubes are made from granite and soapstone – simply pop in the freezer for four hours before use, and they’ll keep your drink cool without disrupting the flavours.
Oliver Bonas (£10)
Homemade blackberry whisky
For a unique gift with a thoughtful touch, why not try making your own blackberry whisky. Use an affordable Scotch and infuse with blackberries and sugar (you can experiment by adding spices too) for at least three weeks before adding a ribbon and pretty label. This is one bottle they're guaranteed to not already own.