Need some Ginspiration? The 27 Best Gifts For Gin Lovers

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Obviously, bottles of gin are the best gifts for gin lovers. But, I can also imagine that you want to give some more original and unique gin gifts. For example, gin-related gifts that go beyond a standard bottle and that truly surprise the recipient, something that takes them on a journey across the world through gin!

If that is the kind of gift you were looking for, you came to the right place!

For today’s post, I spent hours gathering the 27 best gin lovers gifts with an international character. Be it because it is a practical travel gift for gin drinkers, or because it includes gin scratch maps of various countries or international gin recipes. I am sure you will be able to find gin drinker gifts on this list that will surprise any travel-loving gin drinker!

Are you short on time? Check out the editor’s top three gin gift ideas by budget.

Save these gifts for gin lovers

Make sure you save this list of gin lovers gifts for the next birthday, holiday, or whatever occasion you need a gift for! So you will save some time searching for the perfect gift!

P.S. Do you have some friends who prefer other drinks over gin? Perhaps you will find the perfect gift in my other gift guides, such as

25 awesome gifts for gin lovers

Gifts for gin lovers for large budgets

#1 DIY gin gift set

DIY gin gifts set
DIY gin gift set

I already said in the introduction that the best gifts for gin drinkers are bottles of gin, but you wanted something more original, and I think this DIY gin-making kit will fit that requirement!

The gin gift set includes 12 different spices to add to any bottle and to personalize their gin. All they need to add is the alcohol, wait a few days and their personalized gins are ready for tasting!

#2 Gin game

The gin game
The gin game

Gin drinker gifts don’t get any more interactive than this original gin board game. It’s a gin trivia game to find out who is the real gin-ocologists among you and your friends!

For more fun games to play over a glass of gin and tonic, check out these 25 awesome travel board games.

#3 DIY gin spice mix

Set of spices that are used to infuse gin
Photo courtesy of Green Heart Store UK

This is another one of the best gifts for gin and tonic lovers, a spice mix set! The botanical set includes 12 spices:

  • Juniper berries (perfect to make the Dutch jenever)
  • Orange peel
  • Cinnamon sticks
  • Coffee beans
  • Anise star
  • Apple
  • Rose petals
  • Lemongrass
  • Cardamom
  • Pink peppercorns
  • Hibiscus flowers
  • Cloves

And if you want to add personal touch to the gift, you can also customize a message for the box.

#4 Gin tasting gift set

Box with bottles of gin
Photo courtesy of Tasting Collection

Remember when I said that bottles of gin are the very best gin lovers gift?

Well, if you do want to give actual gin as a gift, you may want to add a bit of originality and some international spice to it, with this tasting set of 12 gins.

It includes gin from the UK, The Netherlands, Spain, Japan, Scotland, Italy, and France. Quite an international collection!

#5 Gin-themed travel mug

Waer bottle with text
Photo courtesy of Zazzle

Though this gin-inspired travel mug is perfect for gin-lovers to drink their coffee or tea from, there is a possibility they will simply use it for gin.

But at least you have tried your best with your gin drinker gifts.

#6 Wall art gifts for gin lovers

Gin-themed wall art

Which gin drinker wouldn’t want to decorate their entire house with gin? For those people here is a list of the best wall art gifts for gin drinkers!

#7 Recycled gin bottle earring studs

Photo courtesy of Lois Gunn

Are you looking for one of a kind gin-related gifts?

Then these unique earring studs made from Bombay Sapphire gin bottle glass are what you need.

Handcrafted with love, each stud has a distinct crackly effect that’s sure to catch the eye. At approximately 9mm in diameter, they’re the perfect size for everyday wear, adding a subtle touch of gin-inspired elegance to any outfit.

#8 Gin-themed water bottles

Water bottle with text about gin
Photo courtesy of Zazzle

Whether gin lovers will actually fill this water bottle with water is questionable. But it is one of the most practical gifts for gin lovers who want to ditch those plastic bottles.

Gifts for gin lovers for the mid-budget

#9 Monthly gin subscription

Photo courtesy of Cratejoy

If you want to make the gin enthusiast in your life happier than a sloth in a eucalyptus tree, then Cratejoy has got you covered!

With their monthly gin subscription, they offer 2 different 50ml bottles of premium UK artisanal Gin each month. So the recipient will have something new and exciting to try every time. And with a guarantee of never repeating a gin, it’s like having a mini gin festival delivered straight to their door every month. Whether you choose a rolling or fixed-term subscription, you’ll be the toast of the town for giving them the gift of gin!

#10 Gin and tonic travel kit

Gin & Tonic travel kit
Gin & Tonic travel kit

This gin and tonic travel kit is probably one of the gin and tonic gift ideas for travel lovers.

They could take this kit with them on the road and make a gin and tonic on the plane!

#11 Gin country scratch maps

Scottish gin scratch map
Photo courtesy of Scot Bucket List

Are you looking for gin-themed gifts for people who also love Scotland?

Then this scratch map of 50 different Scottish combines their two favorite things!

No worries if you were looking for gifts for gin drinkers who prefer the UK in general, there is also a UK gin distilleries scratch map.

#12 Gin bucket list scratch map

Gin bucket list poster
Gin bucket list poster

Are you looking for the best gifts for gin drinkers who also love to try different gins from across the globe?

This scratch map includes 100 different international gins for them to try! From English to Australian, to Portuguese gins, the scratch map includes many different flavors.

#13 Gin-inspired flask

Flask with text
Photo courtesy of Zazzle

Flasks are perfect gifts for gin drinkers who travel and who would love to take their gin with them.

Instead of having to walk around with a big bottle of gin, they can easily disguise it with this small flask.

#14 Book gifts for gin drinkers

International books for gin lovers

Books are great gin drinker gifts, assuming they are about gin of course.

Luckily, there are plenty of interesting books about gin. And I am not talking about gin recipe books (check the next item on the gin drinker gifts list), I am talking about books that cover the history of gin, the process of making gin, and different gins across the globe.

I couldn’t just pick one book about gin, so I selected a few and you can check which one is best for your gin lover!

  • The Gin Manual. This book covers everything from how it’s made to the difference between various international gins and how you are supposed to be drinking gin. In other words, perfect for people who would love a complete guide to drinking gin.
  • The Gin Dictionary. Perfect for people who want to know everything about gin and the terms that go with it.
  • Gin Distilled: The Essential Guide To For Gin Lovers. This is a cheaper alternative to the gin manual.
  • The World Atlas of Gin. This book is the best book for gin lovers who are interested in gin from across the world. The atlas covers gin from every “corner” of the world, its history, and anything else traveling gin lovers would be interested in.

#15 Recipe book gifts for gin drinkers

The best gin recipe

If you are looking for gin drinkers gifts to help them experience even more with their favorite gins, these recipe books are the perfect gift!

Again, I couldn’t just pick one recipe book, so here is my selection of the funniest or best gin recipe books

#16 Gin shirts

Two people wearing shirt with "let the evening be gin"
Photo courtesy of Redbubble

Gifts for gin drinkers who travel need to be useful for them on the road. And unless you are getting a gift for a nudist, clothing is usually very practical for travelers.

So these shirts with gin prints make great gifts for gin lovers.

I quite liked this “Gin-gle all the way” shirt, as a fun Christmas gift for gin lovers.

For other occassions, I like the “the Let the evening be-gin” shirts from Redbubble.

#17 Gin passport cover

Passport cover with gin design
Photo courtesy of Zazzle

Gin-themed passport covers are perfect traveling gin lovers gifts. It protects their passport and it reminds them of their favorite drink!

I thought this “Gin is cheaper than therapy” cover was pretty funny, but check out Zazzle for other designs.

#18 Gin lovers gifts: puzzles

 Gin puzzle
Gin puzzle

Do you need gin lovers gifts to keep a gin enthusiats occupied at home, and to keep him or or her off the gin for a while?

Try giving this gin 500-piece jigsaw puzzle!

It contains gins from across the world, so they might even learn something new while also staying busy and not drink gin for a change. Though, no one said they can’t drink gin while finishing this gin puzzle.

Or check out the puzzle gift guide for more inspiration to keep them entertained.

Gifts for gin lovers for small budgets

#19 Edinburg preserves gin gifts set

Gin jams
Photo courtesy of Ethical Superstore

This Edinburg Gin preserve is the perfect gin gift set for people who can’t get enough of gin and who wouldn’t mind spreading and sprinkling a bit of gin on anything. Whether it’s a dessert, toast, or cake. These 3 different gin preserves are soaked in gin and will add a delicious (if you are into gin of course) flavor to any dish.

The gin gift set includes passion fruit gin jam, pink grapefruit marmalade, and apricot gin jam.

If you are looking for gin and tonic gifts this spreadable gin and tonic marmalade might be a better alternative.

#20 Gin-themed coloring book for adults

Gin-themed coloring book
Gin-themed coloring book

Are you looking for gin-related gifts for someone who could use some time to relax and calm down ( without drinking gin)?

Then this gin-themed coloring book is perfect!

Studies have shown that they help adults relax and reduce stress and angst, making them one of the most thoughtful and sweet gifts you can get.

#21 Gin gifts: tote bags

Tote with text about gin
Photo courtesy of Zazzle

Tote bags are super handy gin lovers gifts for any occasion, whether they are traveling or staying at home, tote bags always come in handy!

Personally, I really liked this: “Gym? I thought you said Gin!” tote bag, but check out Zazzle for other designs!

#22 Gin and tonic gifts: soap bar

Gin and tonic oil on perfume
Gin and tonic roll-on perfume oil

Are you looking for small gifts for gin and tonic lovers?

Then this gin and tonic roll-on perfume oil is the perfect gift!

They can actually smell like their favorite drink.

#23 Sock gifts for gin lovers

Funny gin-themed socks
Funny gin-themed socks

These super cute gin-themed socks are the best gifts for gin drinkers who want to cheer up their days with happy socks!

#24 Gin gift ideas for the home: coasters

gin gifts: Gin coaster
Photo courtesy of Zazzle

These gin coasters are great gin gifts for gin lovers at home. So even if they’re drinking water, at least they can place their glasses on a gin coaster.

#25 Gin luggage tags

Luggage tag with gin shopping list
Photo courtesy of Zazzle

Gifts for gin drinkers who travel should be useful, I said it before, and I will keep saying it.

And this gin-inspired luggage tag is one best practical gin lovers gifts.

#26 Gin gifts: tasting journal

Gin tasting journal
Gin tasting journal

Gin tasting journals are perfect gifts for gin lovers who travel around the world to try different gins! Or for gin enthusiast who want to keep track of all the different gins they try,

These journals are specifically designed for them to keep track of all the gins they have tried. Which brand is it, where did they taste it, what spices and herbs were used, how was it distilled, and of course what did they think of it? These and more notes can be collected in their gin-tasting journal.

#27 Gin keychain

Key chain with gin and vodka
Photo courtesy of Not on the High Street

If you are looking for sweet and small gifts for gin drinkers, this cute keychain may be the perfect gift.

It’s perfect for two friends who are separated by distance (for example because one of them is traveling). It’s even better if one of the friends is a vodka lover whereas the other is a gin lover!

Because they will always be together in spirit(s).

If you’re looking for gin and tonic gifts, check out Etsy for funny options.

Save these gifts for gin lovers

Did you save these gin-related gifts on Pinterest yet?

the 25 best gifts for gin lovers

FAQ about gin-related gifts

What to get for someone who loves gin?

For someone who loves gin, a monthly gin subscription box or gin tasting gift box is a great gift idea. Other cool options include gin-related gifts such as recipe books, home decor, puzzles, games, shirts, a DIY infusion kit, or jewelry.

Final note on the gifts for gin lovers

I hope these 27 gin-themed gifts helped you to choose the best gift for the gin lover in your life! Tell me, which gift did you pick? Or were you not able to pick a gift at all?

If you need more help finding the best gin gift ideas, my mailbox door is always open for you or check out the editor’s top three.

AUTHOR

Hi, I’m Lara, a 29-year-old travel-lover (but who’s not these days?). I love reading, puzzling, world-heritage sites, researching, and making lists, which comes in quite handy when you’re making lists of travel gift ideas!