With Christmas fast approaching , Irish Distillers, makers of some of the world’s most enjoyed whiskeys, has created the ultimate whiskey gift guide featuring top tipples to truly turn heads this festive season. Whether you’re searching for a gift for the whiskey aficionado in your life, seeking a new flavour for a spirits lover or simply need a fail-safe crowd pleaser to add to your home bar, these bottles will make the festive period that bit merrier. So whip out your Christmas list and get ticking off – because there’s a bottle on here for everyone.

‘Tis the season with Jameson Black Barrel, an enticing spirit  that takes things up a notch. Matured in a combination of American Oak, sherry casks and double charred bourbon barrels, this whiskey is the ultimate gift for Jameson fans looking for something more special this year. The charring method lends this whiskey intensified notes of vanilla sweetness and caramel, alongside toasted wood, fruit and spice – the perfect winter tipple best enjoyed in front of a roaring fire.

Available for RRP: €50.00

Looking to impress the whiskey fan whose bar cart has it all this Christmas? Opt for a  quintessential Single Pot Still Irish whiskey with Redbreast 12 Year Old. A harmonious balance of spicy, fruity and toasted notes, this well-loved liquid is widely regarded as the Christmas cake of Irish whiskey. Dressed to impress in an extra special gift box, this is an ultimate crowd pleaser that will take pride of place on your loved-ones Christmas table this year.

Available for RRP: €60.00

Let the festivities begin this Christmas with METHOD AND MADNESS Irish Micro Distilled Gin. Inspired by historic gin recipes dating back to 1798, this award-winning[1] gin is packed with an eclectic fusion of 16 botanicals led by black lemon and Irish gorse flower. Expect notes of citrus and spice with earthy undertones, it really doesn’t get more seasonal than this. Garnish this tipple with a ribbon of lemon peel, and you’re all set.

Available for RRP: €50.00

Top any traditional whiskey-lovers wish list with Powers John’s Lane. An all time favourite amongst Irish whiskey collectors around the world – this Single Pot Still classic is matured for a minimum of 12 years. The result?  A lingering spice with dried apricot, honey and vanilla – the perfect tribute to the spiritual home of one of Ireland’s most loved whiskeys.

Available for RRP: €66.00

Spread the festive cheer with Green Spot Irish Whiskey, a historic single pot still whiskey which was originally produced for the Mitchell family of Dublin whiskey bonders in 1805 and has spread across the world to huge acclaim. Expect a hint of cloves along with the fruity sweetness of green apples, rounded off with toasted oak and lingering flavours of spices and barley, a festive favourite to cosy up with.

Available for RRP:  €60.00

Gift something that is truly memorable this year with Midleton Very Rare 2020, the pinnacle of Irish Whiskey.  Chosen from the most exceptional quality single pot still and single grain Irish whiskeys laid down over the past four decades, Midleton Very Rare 2020 showcases an expression of whiskeys aged from 13 to 35 years in lightly charred ex-bourbon American oak barrels. This expression, the last from Irish Distillers’ former Master Distiller Brian Nation, offers an initial burst of tangy fruity sweetness on the palate, with pot still spices building over time to add a mild prickle of chili oil.

Available for RRP: €180.00

That classic combination of Irish whiskey and coffee is enjoying an ice cool revival in the form of Jameson Cold Brew. Produced in Ireland, Jameson Cold Brew marries triple distilled Jameson Irish Whiskey with natural cold brew coffee derived from 100% Arabica beans from Brazil and Colombia. The result is a smooth and distinctive beverage with intense coffee aromatics, complemented by the vanilla nuttiness of Jameson, with notes of toasted oak and dark chocolate.

Available for RRP: €30.50

Irish Distillers’ iconic Irish whiskeys are available from all good off licenses, supermarkets and independent specialist retailers, as well as from https://shop.jamesonwhiskey.com