We’ve rounded up some of the best gin products on the market – from a refreshing gin and tonic in the summer sun or a classic Martini at Christmas. Whatever the occasion, the spirit is always a crowd pleaser.
Versatile and delicious, and boasting many different botanicals that pack a punch, it’s no wonder that Gin is so popular in the UK. Especially when science seemingly suggests gin is good for you too!
There are so many different ways to enjoy gin – be it on its own on the rocks, mixed with a complementary tonic water or in one of many classic gin cocktails. And it’s this that makes it the perfect present suggestion for a friend or a well-deserved treat to yourself. Doing the hard work for you, we’ve collated the best gin presents on the market. From luxury hampers which combine all sorts of juniper-heavy goodies to gift sets offering a variety of gin miniatures, our selection provides plenty of buying inspiration. Just have your best hangover cures at the ready…
Any gin lover will be thrilled with the treats inside this luxury hamper. The slick black basket contains two British gin miniatures - one of which comes from multi-award-winning distillery in the Cairngorms National Park - as well as a matching Spanish crystal G&T glass. There are also four premium flavoured tonic waters to accompany the spirits, alongside some olives and nuts.
Prepare to be tickled pink with this boozy hamper, which contains a bottle of Pinkster gin, some gin jam and two Fever Tree tonic waters. Pinkster gets its name from the fresh raspberries it’s produced with, which give it a slightly fruity, smooth taste.
There’s something for everyone with this gin gift set, which comes with a London Dry gin bottle, some sloe gin and orange and cacao gin. The classic Sipsmith gin is known for being dry with juniper berry leads, as well as having hints of lemon and orange.
If you’re running out of ideas of what to get the gin lover in your life, gin liqueurs could be a great option.
This pack of three comes with two different liqueurs - one raspberry flavour and another gooseberry and elderflower - as well as a bottle of London Dry. The liqueurs are best-served either over ice, topped up with chilled prosecco or mixed with a soft drink.
This dreamy box combines two well-loved products - gin and chocolate - for a mouthwatering gift.
It comes with Hotel Chocolat’s Cocoa Gin (which is best served with a slice of lime to bring out the notes), as well as some gin truffles and the brand’s signature chocolate puddles.
You’ll be spoilt for choice with this gift set which features four different Malfy gins.
It contains the Malfy Originale - which is infused with wild juniper, coriander and five other botanicals - as well as Malfy Gin Con Limone (with lemons), Malfy Gin Arancial (with Sicilian blood oranges), and Malfy Gin Rosa (created with Sicilian pink grapefruit and Italian rhubarb).
Mix and match with this gift set, as there are lots of different gin and tonic combinations to try.
The box comes with four different brands of spirits: Gordon's pink gin, Edinburgh rhubarb and ginger gin, Pinkster gin and Anno Kent dry gin - as well as different flavoured tonics including grapefruit and elderflower.
These beautiful glasses from Oliver Bonas feature ribbed glass with a muted green stem which give off a wonderfully vintage feel to them. Not only is the large, rounded silhouette excellent for mixing gin and tonic, it also looks incredibly decadent sat on a shelf.
These luxury vessels - made with soda glass - have been designed to ensure your beverage doesn't get warm and the large bowl helps flavours from the gin and mixer to emerge. As well as being incredibly practical, the glasses are also aesthetically pleasing - making them the perfect addition to a table.
This popular gin gets its name from the 47 different botanicals which go into it. A third of these come from the Black Forest in Germany and are not what you would usually expect from gin flavourings - making this brand incredibly unique. It’s bold flavour makes it great on its own or in a Mariniti.
This gin from the award-winning Scottish distillery combines hints of ginger and citrus. In total, it uses fourteen different botanicals including lavender, pine buds, mulberries and cobnuts. It’s great for a traditional G&T but also works well in classic cocktails such as Martinis, Negronis, and Gimlets.
For something a little more off the beaten track, this floral gin could be just the ticket.
Named after the 16th Century engraver Theodore De Bry, the gin is more on the complex side of things. After distillation and blending, it’s infused with Oolong tea for an even more unique flavour. It also has more intense notes of smoky bourbon and vanilla.
Sometimes you just can’t beat a classic and Bombay Saphire knows how to do gin well.
The Star of Bombay is a new, super premium version of their gin which infuses new botanicals while remaining loyal to the brand's original 1761 recipe.