Drink and Be Merry

Stocking Stuffers: Bar & Spirits

December 11, 2014 Buying Guides By
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Editor’s Note:The stockings are hung by the chimney with care. Now what the hell are you gonna put in there? Ah, stocking stuffers — the little things, the extras, the last minute goodies, the fun gifts. They’re as enjoyable to give as they are to receive. Thing is, there’s an endless supply of stocking-size gifts under $50, and picking up the right ones can be a little daunting. Lucky for you, we’ve gathered the bar and entertaining gifts under $50 to please anyone on your list. Need more ideas? Check out all of our Stocking Stuffer Guides.

Hard-cider-kit-gear-patrol Brooklyn Brew Shop Hard Cider Kit
Because it’s seasonal. $40
decanter-gear-patrol Ribbed Whiskey Decanter
Because it needs to breathe. $40
Ice-Mold-Gear-Patrol Ice Sphere Molds
Because it looks sophisticated. $19
Plymouth-Gin-Gear-Patrol Plymouth English Gin
Because it makes a killer Martini. $38
Flask-Gear-Patrol J.Crew Leather Hip Flask
Because metal is cold in the hand. $43
Black-and-tan-gear-patrol The Perfect Black and Tan
Because you need another bar tool. $10
Glengassaugh-Revival-Gear-Patrol Glenglassaugh Revival
Because this bottling is the first spirit distilled at Glenglassaugh since it reopened in 2008. ~$43
Tequila-Mockingbird-gear-patrol Tequila Mockingbird: Cocktails with a Literary Twist
Because reading and drinking go together like gin and tonic. $11
hella-bitters-gear-patrol Hella Bitters
Because they’ll add punch to your cocktails. $18
Growler-holder-gear-patrol Growler On Board Beer Transporter
Because it’s got to get home somehow. $40
Elijah-Craig-Gear-patrol Elijah Craig 12 Year Old Bourbon
Because it’s a fantastic 12-year-old whiskey for less than $35. $32
Spieglau-Gear-Patrol Spiegelau Craft Beer Glass Kit
Because a proper beer deserves a proper glass. $40
whiskey-advocate-gear-patrol Whisky Advocate Subscription
Because it’s the authority on their favorite brown spirit. $18
charleston-mix-gear-patorl Charleston Bloody Mary Mix
Because it’s acceptable before 5:00 p.m. $25
Hophead-vodka-gear-patrol Hop Head Vodka
Because this vodka from Anchor Distilling Company is distilled from Washington hops, giving it an aromatic quality you don’t usually get in a vodka. $35

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