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8 best gin advent calendars we know the Queen would LOVE

Juniper treats aplenty!

Carla Challis

Alcohol advent calendars have become something of a thing in the past few years, and we can't think of a better way to countdown to Christmas than with a cheeky gin advent calendar for 2020 – we reckon the Queen would approve too.

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 McCrady. "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.

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There might only be 12 gins in this advent calendar, but with 8 new brews it's worth buying just to try them! There's some unusual flavours in there too, like cactus and lime and peppercorn.

12 Gins of Christmas Gin Advent Calendar, £49.95, Brewdog

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You don't have to spend tons to get a little gin-shaped treat daily in December - Wilko's version is a pocket-friendly £10 so you can easily treat yo'self without the worry!

24 Days of Gin Advent Calendar, £10, Wilko

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Big name gin brands feature in this advent calendar, but not quite as you might know them – alongside Bombay Sapphire and Tanqueray, there are new flavour combinations from Whitley Neill and Ophir too.

12 Gins of Xmas Advent Calendar, £39.99, The Bottle Club

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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.

Premium Gin Advent Calendar, £84.95, Master of Malt

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tipsy-tree

Fancy something reusable? The Tipsy Tree holds 24 miniature bottles of your favourite booze, and is a cute way to show someone you’ve been paying attention by filling with their favourite gins.

Tiny Tipsy Tree Gin Advent Calendar, £29.99, TheDrinkShop

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boutiquey-gin

If the design alone isn't enough to make you want to snap up this stylish beauty, then wait till you look inside - it has some of the more unusual gins within, ready to tantalize your tastebuds. 

That Boutique-y Gin Company Advent Calendar £49.95, Master of Malt

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He's multi-talented is Phillip Schofield; TV presenter, author and gin connoisseur – so much so, that he has his own brand of gin which you'll find in this advent calendar. Cheers Phil.

The 25 Gins of Christmas, £99.95, The Craft Gin Club

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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.

Gin Filled Giant Advent Cracker, £144.95, Not On The High Street

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When you want a chocolate and gin fix, choose from either a Gordon’s Pink or Bombay Sapphire advent calendar. Perfect pairing!

Gin and Chocolate Advent Calendar, £16.99, Wowcher

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