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Whiskey Gift Ideas

Whiskey Gift Ideas

You waited and now you’re racking your brain and scrambling to think of something to get a person in your life who likes whiskey. Good news is, it’s not too late. In most towns, you should still be in good shape to find something to make them smile. With that, here are some great whiskey gift ideas.


We’ll start with the obvious, get them whiskey. As someone who doesn’t go a holiday without some mention of bourbon/whiskey by friends and family, it still doesn’t get old.

If you’re not sure what they like, go with something relatively safe and budget-friendly. In the event they don’t like it, they can pass it off or use it for cocktails.  These bottles may take a some effort to find, but a little effort to find good whiskey liquor stores should yield something on the list.

Whiskey Under $30

  • Wild Turkey 101
  • Evan Williams Single Barrel
  • Buffalo Trace

Whiskey Under $40

  • Eagle Rare
  • Four Roses Small Batch
  • Russell’s Reserve 10yr
  • Rowan’s Creek
  • Henry McKenna 10yr
  • Knob Creek Single Barrel

Whiskey Under $50

  • EH Taylor Small Batch
  • Four Roses Single Barrel
  • Old Ezra 7 Year Cask Strength

Rye Whiskey

Rye Whiskey Under $30

  • Redemption Rye
  • Sazerac Rye
  • Rittenhouse Rye Bottled-in-bond

Rye Whiskey Under $40

  • Michter’s Straight Rye
  • Russell’s Reserve 6 Year
  • High West Double Rye

Stocking Stuffers

  • Boston Rounds
    • 2 or 4 oz Boston Rounds are great for storing and sharing samples of whiskey. These can be found in most homeopathic shops in town.
  • Snacks
    • If you check out our whiskey food pairing article, you’ll see a few ideas for snacks your whiskey lover can enjoy while sippin’.


  • We have to admit, we don’t know cigars like we know whiskey. However, in many cases your local cigar shop can point you in the right direction.
  • If the whiskey and cigars hit the spot. Order them a Kentucky Double (shown in the photo for this article and you won’t be disappointed.
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