Christmas advent calendars have been a tradition began thousands of years ago, typically being small pieces of chocolate. With non-chocolate advent calendars growing in popularity, alcoholic calendars have been a growing trend for many years. Whether you’re a fan of gin, wine or beer, here are the best alcoholic calendars to get your hands on this year.
The Boutique-y Gin Advent Calendar contains 24 small bottles of gin behind each door.
The company says that this advent calendar is, “excellent for those looking to put a unique twist on your cocktails and G&T’s, or for anyone that wants to bring some juniper-based deliciousness to their Christmas countdown!”
It comes in at a more reasonable £49.95 and can be pre-ordered now on their website with an estimated dispatch date of October 8.
This year Virgin Wines has three different wine advent calendars on sale.
Inside you’ll find 25 premium and exclusive bottles of wine and you can choose from three different calendars including a mixed wine calendar, an all red-wine calendar and an all-white wine calendar.
There is also a full-size bottle of wine on the last day which costs £19.99 if you were to purchase it on its own.
These cost £89.99 plus an extra £7.99 delivery and can be reserved now online for £10.
The entirety of the calendar would also come at a cost of £120 if customers were to purchase each wine separately.
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This year Virgin Wines also has a beer advent calendar which offers 24 premium craft beers from breweries around the world.
From classic lager to different ales, this advent calendar comes in slightly cheaper than their wine advent calendar at £69.99.
There is a £7.99 postage fee and you can reserve it online now for £10.
There is no estimated dispatch date yet but the website guarantees you will have this to count down Santa’s big day.
Beer advent calendars come in at a more affordable price with The Brew Dog Craft Beer advent calendar costing £49.95.
Inside there are 15 newly launched beers, plus six online exclusives and two beers that are only available in the calendar.
You can get your hands on this advent calendar now and the website even has an option to be able to gift someone else the calendar too.
Whisky lovers can get their hands on the Whisky Explorer Advent cancer for £99.95.
Inside you’ll find 25 bottles of 30ml whisky from top producers, with a variety of different styles including single malts, blends and more.
This is available to pre-order online now with an estimated dispatch date on October 8 from retailer Master of Malt.
These advent calendars are selling out fast and those who wish to have one ready to countdown the big day should get their hands on them now to avoid disappointment.
Not as popular as other alcoholic advent calendars, this vodka advent calendar is packed with 24 different 30ml bottles of vodka.
Costing £99.95, it is available to pre-order online now with free standard delivery on all orders.
Flavours include vanilla, mango and red berry all from different brands like popular Smirnoff.
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