Most of us love gifting. Giving something to someone special makes us feel great. However, if you are like most people, the finding the best gift part isn’t as enjoyable. You can take the easy way out and give someone a gift card, but that just seems impersonal and not very thoughtful. So what is a great gift that most people would enjoy? Liquor!
Liquor gifts are really the best. If you’ve spent an evening or two with someone, you probably know what they like to drink. Liquor gifts are guaranteed to be gifts they’ll use, and the best part is they can enjoy the gift with others.
To make it even easier for those that are gifting-challenged, we’ve created a list of the best liquor gifts of 2022.
This is our most popular gift of 2022. People love making cocktails at home but often don’t because there are just too many ingredients that aren’t easily accessible. We’ve made it super easy by including all the ingredients and a recipe card for making the perfect margarita at home. So if you know someone that is a margarita lover, this is the perfect liquor gift for them.
The mezcal world is on fire right now and this mezcal is turning up the heat. This is a perfect sipping mezcal for someone who truly enjoys the complex and versatility of this liquor. This mezcal has gained many accolades, even RollingStone named it one of the best mezcals because Montelobos sustainably farms the Tobala agave free from herbicides and pesticides.
Want to impress a wine connoisseur with a rare bottle? This is the one. One of the highest rated bottles on the market right now and the supply is SUPER limited. So if you can get your hands on it and gift it, do it before they are gone. Experts recommend this bottle be enjoyed in 2023 or later. Grab it quick, the value will appreciate over time! This is our top pick for the best wine gift of 2022.
This is one of the best mid-priced bourbons. It was named the number 5 most exciting whiskey of the year by the Whisky Advocate. It’s a hand-crafted, small batch whiskey that has been aged for 8 years in cherry oak barrels. This is also in limited supply so it makes for a great gift for a bourbon lover.
This is a truly special bottle of champagne that won’t break the bank. This 2012 vintage is the expression of a remarkable harvest, despite an extremely challenging and unexpecting climate. This champagne is smooth on the palate with aromas of fruits with mirabelle tart, candied citrus and roasted pears notes. This is a great 2022 champagne gift.
Although this is a 2021 limited edition bottle, it was introduced with a limited supply in late 2021 making it one of top liquor gifts for 2022. Not only is this an extraordinary tequila aged for 7 years in French oak barrels, but the bottle itself is a masterpiece. The artwork is created by an LA-based artist, Ramona Pacheco. We highly recommend this tequila gift for the tequila and art lover.
Espresso martinis are one of the hottest drinks right now and I bet you know one or two people who down a few of these at every outing. Now you can get them this cocktail set so they can make their own espresso martinis at home. All the ingredients and a recipe card is included…all they’ll need is a fancy martini glass to make this bar-worthy drink at home.
This took the number 1 spot for the Whisky Advocate’s Whisky of the year. A collaboration between Parks and Rec star Nick Offerman and Lagavulin brings this 11 year whiskey finished in Guinness beer casks. This younger expression (aged 11 years) is not typical of Lagavulin, however, it brings about a brighter and more playful flavor. This is definitely a whiskey gift to be appreciated by enthusiasts…if you can get your hands on one.
The vivid indigo-blue color is unique to Empress and makes for beautiful cocktails. Not only is the color beautiful and eye-catching thanks to an infusion of butterfly pea blossoms, but it is also one of the top rated gins on the market. It made the Wine Enthusiasts Top 100 Spirits list. Once mixed with citrus, the color turns into a lovely pinkish hue. A perfect gift for those who love to mix up beautiful gin cocktails.
When we think of good rosé, we can’t help but think of Whispering Angel. In the heart of Provence, in an idyllic Tuscan villa-style chateau, lies the Chateau d ‘Esclans from where this beautiful rosé hails. Given 92pts by James Suckling, he describes it as “Very pale apricot-pink color. Delicate aromas of sliced apple, pink grapefruit, peach, cream and stones follow through to a medium body and crisp acidity”. And most critics agree that this one of the best rosé’s in its class.
So next time you want to gift someone, think liquor. And if you didn’t find what you’re looking for on this Best Liquor Gifts of 2022, then just send us a quick message online and we’ll be sure to guide you in the right direction.