With Christmas fast approaching, we thought we would give you some ginspiration on what to buy your loved ones this year. So let the Christmas shopping for Scottish Gin beGIN! There are so many Scottish Gins to choose from so we have picked out a few of the more Christmassy ones to get you started.
Visit our unique Gincyclopedia too. Where you can plan a future staycation in Scotland and visit one of the many Gin Distilleries, take part in a Gin Experience or treat yourself to a Gin Break! We also have a downloadable Ginspired Scotland gift voucher that you can print at home, customise yourself and plan your perfect Gin Getaway. Christmas shopping for Scottish Gin couldn’t be easier.
Escape to some of Scotland’s most beautiful places, while you stay at home with the Ginspired Scotland’s ‘Taste the Adventure’ pack. This Gin Tasting pack contains everything you need to create your holiday to the home of Scottish Gin, including 5 x 50ml samples of Scottish gins along with some local tonic too!
Planning your trip with every sip, this pack is perfect for two to share. Simply pour your Scottish Gin, discover the surrounding area, and plan your trip. Route 1 takes you on the High Road from Glasgow to the Outer Hebrides and back again.
Included Gins: Devil’s Staircase Gin, Isle of Raasay Hebridean Gin, Downpour Gin, Misty Isle Gin, Crossbill Gin
This Gin pack does not include a tutored tasting session, simply open when you are ready, read the tasting notes, follow the route, and enjoy at your own, holiday induced leisure!
Avva Scottish Gin
Multi-Award winning artisan craft gin distillery from Elgin, Speyside. From Cask finished gin, a Navy Strength expression, colour changing and a pink gin, Avva has something to suit a gin newbie or the gin connoisseur. Check out their online Christmas shop where you can buy the ‘Berry Bubbles Christmas Fizz’ pack, Cocktail Hampers, and the very adorable Gin Huts. A perfect secret Santa gift, or pop it on your tree to enjoy on the big day. Prices start from £6. Vouchers are also available.
Based in Aberdeen, the basement of the Orchard Bar is home to Porter’s innovative micro-distillery. Perfecting the Art of ‘Cold Distilling’ Porter’s Gin have a range of Gins online. Their latest expression inspired by the flavours of Champagne, using cold-distilled green apples and pears with a classic juniper base, and is now available. Great gift ideas to choose from too. The 3 x Miniature collection, the Porter’s Scottish Gin Christmas Cracker or why not make someone’s day buy sending them a Negroni!! A ready to drink sealed Negroni with a personalised postcard delivered to the recipient’s door for £10. Socially distanced Secret Santa sorted.
Distilled and bottled in Elgin, Morayshire, El-Gin is ‘no ordinary gin’. Scottish Oats are added to give a soft creaminess to the gin. Head over to the online shop and treat yourself to the ‘Gin-gle Gin’ Christmas spirit which was inspired by a family Christmas cake recipe dating back five generations. Christmas served in a glass.
Based in the Scottish Borders, Selkirk Distillers produced their first gin in 2017. The main botanical being the Gorse Flower, also known as the golden flower of Thor, is hand picked, cleaned and dried before infusing it in their Gin. There second expression was Bannock Gin, the bannock used in this gin comes from Cameron’s Bakery in Selkirk, home of the original bannock. Both can be ordered in beautifully presented Gin Stars, which would look amazing on a Christmas tree. For something under the tree order the Ginstar Hamper…Maybe have both!
At Ginspired HQ the dogs in our life play an important role. Distracting us, keeping us company, and getting us out in all weathers! So for the dog lover in your family what about Persie Gin. Persie Distillery joined forces with PADS (Perthshire Abandoned Dogs Society) as its dedicated charity partner. As a keen dog-friendly business, the team’s mission was to release a family of ‘dog gins’ – with different styles of gin reflecting different breeds! For every bottle sold, £1 is donated to PADS to help provide care and shelter for the country’s unwanted dogs. Choose from a Labrador Gin, Spaniel Gin, Dachshund Gin, Dog Days Gin or have a bottle personalised. Click here for more details.
North Point Distillers
Crosskirk Bay Gin is the very first Gin from North Point Distillers. Producing small-batch, sustainable spirits that honour the heritage of Scottish Distilleries and the history of the local area – the beautiful county of Caithness. Buy online, for all those who want to be up to date with all the latest Scottish Gin and a great addition to anyone’s gin shelf!
Barra Atlantic Gin
Barra Atlantic Gin Christmas Crackers are back this year and are available to pre-order. If that is not exciting enough, the team at Barra Atlantic are giving ONE lucky winner a chance to win a year’s supply of gin!! All you have to do is find the lucky Golden Ticket! A Golden Ticket will be placed at random in a set of Barra Atlantic Crackers. If you win you will receive a bottle of gin at the beginning of each month. What’s not to like.
We hope we have inspired you to start, finish or even treat yourself to something extra. Christmas shopping for Scottish Gin not only helps support local businesses, but you can do it from the comfort from your own home. Dream of your future Scottish Gin Break, experience or getaway to Scotland and gift it to your nearest and dearest.