Beer and wine advent calendars have become something of a bestseller in the past few years, and we can't think of a better way to countdown to Christmas 2021 than with a cheeky gin advent calendar. We reckon the Queen would approve too.
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Her majesty is said to love a gin cocktail now and then. The Queen's tipple of choice? A gin and Dubbonet, according to former royal chef Darren McGrady. "That’s her favourite drink," he told CNN.
From craft gins to flavoured gins and drinks trolley favourites, we've found the gin advent calendars you're going to love - order now to get one in time for December 1.
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That Boutique-y Gin Company Advent Calendar £49.95, Master of Malt
Every day of December you’ll discover 24 different 30ml wax-sealed sample drams of incredible, inventive and tasty gin from the Boutique-y selection. There’s traditional flavours, innovative blends and plenty more, including a chocolate orange gin, smoked rosemary gin and a mojito gin too.
25 Day of Gin Advent Calendar, was £89.90, NOW £76.40, Neat & Shaken
As well as 5cl mini gins from some of the most popular brands from BLOOM to Thomas Dakin, this advent calendar marks Christmas Day with a bang - a 50cl bottle of Opihr gin. That'll get the party started! You'll also find bar tools inside this advent calendar, and some festive cocktail suggestions too, so you can impress your guests - and yourself.
Premium Pink Gin Advent Calendar, £44.99, The Bottle Club
12 pink gins await you in this cutesy calendar, including rose petal gin, watermelon gin and rhubarb and raspberry gin. Delicious.
The Very Merry Gin Advent Calendar, £99.95, Craft Gin Club
The Very Merry Gin Calendar has 25 different winter gins behind each door plus every gin has been paired with an exclusive online video from Craft Gin Club ambassador, Phillip Schofield. Simply scan the QR code and you'll discover serving suggestions, tasting notes and a bit of Schofe magic!
Gin Advent Calendar and Christmas Box, £40, Not On The High Street
If you’re buying a gin advent calendar for a fussy gin-lover, then this is great gift – you can choose which gins are included and some can be personalised too.
Premium Gin Advent Calendar, £84.95, Master of Malt
Gin aficionados, this one is for you! Packed with premium gins, from old favourites to new blends and award-winning gins too, it's a juniper-filled dream.
Gin Advent Calendar with LED lighting, £429.99, Etsy
Feeling flash this festive season? You could treat yourself to this super luxe reusable gin advent calendar – complete with LED lights to highlight your gin selection. Simply choose your favourite miniature gins and it’s a showpiece.
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Gin Filled Giant Advent Cracker, £144.95, Not On The High Street
Now this is a beauty – a cracker shaped advent calendar filled with gin that has been handpicked by a specialist tasting panel. Just add tonic.
24 Days of Gin Advent Calendar, was £10, NOW £7.50, Wilko
This advent calendar comes with 12 flavour mixers, two edible pearls, six glass rim sugars and four cocktail shimmers to add to your favourite gin to create the most unique cocktails for family and friends.
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