Ensure the festive season is as merry as it ought to be with our selection of alcoholic gifts.
distilled from the sap of the birch, harvested just once a year in early spring, making this a seriously pure and natural spirit. It's biggest sell? Supposedly gives the drinks zero hangover. Best served ice cold with pomegranate and basil. Available from Amazon,
Fair trade vodka? Yep, it's a thing. FAIR's organically grown made-from-Quinoa vodka is sourced directly from a co-op of 1,200 independent farmers in the Bolivian Andes. Meaning you'll feel exactly 7% less guilty for incessantly boozing over the festive period. Available from The , £30.25.
Premium blended Japanese whisky with an equally delightful medicinal bottle to boot. One for the drinks cabinet. Available from , £56
Produced in Austin, Tito's handmade vodka is made in Texas' first and oldest legal distillery. Available from £35.99.
Chocolate, coffee and alcohol mixed into one brilliant concoction? Done. Cazcabel Coffee Tequila is available from , £24.85.
Made using Fairtrade certified pomegranate from Uzbekistan – considered the 'fruit of paradise' in ancient cultures– this liqueur not only tastes good but is also verging-on nutritionally viable (the ruby-red jewel-like seeds have been used for medicinal purposes for thousands of years). Available from £16.96.
Grown in the Mexican Highlands of Jalisco, Casamigos is a small batch, ultra premium tequila made from the finest blue weber agaves. It's also owned by George Clooney and his long-time friends Rande Gerber and Mike Meldman. Sip and enjoy neat. , £75.
East London Liquor company specialise in small batch, hand crafted Vodka, Rum, Gin and Whisky. This is their signature Dry London Gin which aged in French Oak barrels for 14 weeks. Drink neat or it makes for a great negroni. Available from , £47.
Our/London is a wheat-based vodka produced, blended and hand-bottled in east London. The micro-distillery is located in two adjoining arches underneath Hackney Downs train station. Available from , £20.75.
Harvey Nichol's Yamazakura Whisky gets its name from two Japanese symbols; Yama is the Japanese term for mountain, while Sakura refers to cherry-trees, symbolising ephemeral beauty. .
Fancy something new this Christmas? Leave the age-old (read: boring) prosecco at the bar and opt for alcohol handcrafted from scratch using sweet potatoes. Yep, that does say marshmallow flavour. Available from , £20.
A light whisky with subtle notes of mint, honey and wood spice. The Chita Single Grain Whisky (700ml) is available from , £65.
Juniper, lemon, grapefruit, coriander, ginger, fennel, cardamom, cinnamon and angelica, peaches, apricots - this gin literally has every ingredient you could ever want. Perfect for the Classic Martini with a twist of grapefruit. Available from , £39.
Why stop with one bottle when could drink your way through an entire gift set, eh? This includes a pair of Abbeyhorn drinking tots, stone drinks rocks and a bottle of Balvenie single malt Scottish whisky. , £90.
Get into you parents good books with this extremely boozy hamper. It includes Brut Champagne, Organic Mulled Wine, Prosecco and a bottle of Vintage Port. Available from , £100.
This is the gin of choice by the UK's top bartenders (think Mark's Bar and Mr Fogg's). So not only does it taste great, but Elephant Gin was also founded as a means of raising money for the protection of African elephants (15% of all proceeds go to two African foundations). This Christmas they've launched a gift set featuring a particularly delightful illustrated linen box. From , £36.
Introducing Finland's finest - and newest - super-premium spirit.The bottle is a playful nod to it's muse – Touko Laaksonen – gay icon and graphic artist. Available from selected retailers including Selfridges and , £32.50.
Alright, we know this is a booze guide, but sometimes you just need a little break. And that's where Seedlip comes in. This looks and tastes just like alcohol (it's made in a similar way to a gin with distilled botanicals) but is in fact hangover-free. Available from , £25.95.