Bourbon is the kind of drink that makes a statement. The people who enjoy this spirit understand what it telegraphs about them. And if you’ve been tasked with finding them a gift, don’t worry – despite their expensive taste, there are plenty of great bourbon gifts to choose from at every price point.
If you’re on the prowl for the best gifts for bourbon lovers, then you’ve come to the right place. Bourbon is one of those drinks that can cost and arm and a leg (and a liver), but that doesn’t mean that every bourbon gift has to be an expensive bourbon gift!
Whether you’re looking for bourbon gift sets, the best bourbon glasses, a bourbon sampler gift, a bourbon gift box, bourbon gift baskets, bourbon themed gifts, bourbon related gifts, or just gift ideas for bourbon lovers, we have you covered!
So, without further ado, here are the best bourbon gifts and gift ideas for bourbon lovers available for those special bourbon enthusiasts!
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Best Gifts for Bourbon Lovers Under $20
If you’re shopping on a budget, as many of us are these days, and you’re looking for great, affordable gifts for bourbon lovers, we’ve got you! The perfect gifts for bourbon enthusiasts don’t have to be an expensive bourbon gift. So, whether you’re looking for bourbon themed gifts, bourbon related gifts, or gifts for him or her, we’ve got you covered! Here are some great, affordable bourbon gifts that bourbon enthusiasts the world over would adore!
Urban Map Glass
This is a great gift that any bourbon lover would definitely appreciate (and derive some use out of). And, especially if they’re obsessed with where they come from, this is the perfect gift to help ameliorate some of that homesickness!
This great urban map glass is an amazing bourbon glass if you’re shopping on a budget! You just select what city you want represented. Then the map—including street names and coordinates you specify—will be etched in.
This is a great gift for almost any bourbon lover. But, honestly, it’s perfect for one of those people who constantly exalt their home city. But, to their credit, homesickness is real and there’s almost no real vaccination—until now, that is!
Bourbon Infused Tea
If you’re shopping for a bourbon lover who also loves tea, then this is the perfect gift. It’s particularly great if they—like most bourbon lovers do—have rough mornings but can’t indulge in the hair of the dog because of, well, life. This is a great alternative to that!
This great bourbon infused tea is basically just bourbon infused black tea. It also has hints of cocoa, apple, and vanilla. It’s perfect for morning, but especially for evenings. It even comes with a stainless steel tea infusion ball.
This is a great gift to get bourbon lovers who actually love the taste (though, honestly, I’m still not convinced there’s anyone who can truthfully say they enjoy drinking gasoline). Regardless, this is a gift bourbon drinkers will enjoy morning or night.
On-the-Go Old Fashioned
If you’re shopping for someone who loves turning all gathering into a party, especially if you’re shopping for someone who’s always prepared when they leave the house, this is the perfect gift. And, if that’s the case, your friends and mine would probably get along.
This awesome on-the-go Old Fashioned set comes with everything you need to make an impeccable Old Fashioned in mere seconds. Each bottle is a pre-made mixer dying to be introduced to their next bourbon.
This is a great gift for bourbon lovers in particular who are open to new things. Because, as everyone knows, bourbon lovers can be a tad rigid in their tastes and preferences. And who wouldn’t love this? I can’t think of anyone I’d want to know who’d dislike it.
Wood Coaster Set
Some people are averse to water rings on their coffee table like people nowadays are to, well, coughing in public. And, if you’re shopping for one of these folks or a bourbon lover who lives with (and loves) one of these folks, this is perfect!
This great reclaimed bourbon barrel coaster set not only gets the job done, but it’ll look great doing it. These coasters are all “handcrafted” from reclaimed bourbon barrels. So it’s only fitting that they’ll be used to prop up their next glass of bourbon!
This is a great gift for any bourbon lover, but it would also be perfect for anyone who enjoys a cocktail. Or, I suppose, anyone who’s neurotic enough to convulse at the mere thought of water rings on their precious coffee table.
Best Gifts for Bourbon Lovers Under $50
If you’re still looking for the perfect gifts for bourbon enthusiasts, we get it. They don’t have the cheapest taste in liquor, after all. So they’re probably not the easiest to shop for. But don’t worry—there are plenty of gifts out there for you to choose from. Whether you’re looking for bourbon gift sets, a bourbon sampler gift, the best bourbon glasses, or perfectly unique bourbon glasses, we have you covered! Here are the best bourbon gifts for him or her available!
Personal Whiskey and Water Decanter
Now this might sound odd to some, but there are folks who mix water with their whiskey. And, while this may seem like something that people do when they can’t afford Coke, it’s actually a great way to activate the nuanced flavors the liquor contains.
This personal whiskey and water decanter is perfect for someone who enjoys that kind of cocktail. Though it’s definitely worth verifying they actually drink this before buying the decanter. It has two chambers for water and whiskey that mix effortlessly!
So whether you’re shopping for someone who’s enjoying their whiskey on a diet, or someone who appreciates this concoction, this is a great gift to get. And who knows? Maybe after a few of these you’ll start changing your tune about this skinny cocktail!
Bourbon or Whiskey Journal
Maybe the person you’re shopping for enjoys whiskey tasting. And, if they do, then this is the perfect gift to get them! Though, honestly, whiskey tasting seems like a circuitous route to get to the same place, if you catch my drift.
This great personalized bourbon or whiskey journal is handmade out of leather. You can have a monogram added, and you can specify what the cover stamp will be. It’s meant for them to take notes during tastings. I’d imagine memories get a bit blurred after a while.
This is a great gift to get any whiskey taster who pretends to detect the nuances of their beverage (I’m skeptical about these pseudo-disciplines to say the least). And who knows? Maybe you’ll be invited to the next tasting. Free whiskey’s as good as free money.
On The Rocks Set
Any bourbon lover worth their weight in fluid ounces should have some rocks on retainer. And, honestly, it’s a great way to preserve the flavor and disallow it to be diluted. Though, as we’ve discussed, some people like that. So go figure.
This great on the rocks set comes with six granite discs, all of which were culled from New England beaches (if that means anything to you). It comes with the stones, a wooden tray with compartments for the stones, and two glasses.
This is a great whiskey gift set to get someone who doesn’t like their drink tarnished by water. And, since it comes with glasses and a tray, this might be the perfect present for a burgeoning bourbon lover! Plus, it might earn you a few free drinks.
Personal Minibar Travel Set
If you’re shopping for a bourbon lover who’s always on the move and never seems to be able to appreciate their favorite drink, this is perfect. And, as a side note, it’s perfect for anyone who likes to keep an emergency reserve of booze on deck (it comes in handy).
This great personal minibar travel set comes with a vegan, leather, carrying pouch, and it comes with five hotel-bar sized bottles. The foam insert keeps the bottles tucked in their place. This will definitely come in handy!
This is a great gift to get someone who loves their bourbon and can’t find to see the time to savor it. And who knows when that time will come? It could be on a plane, in a hotel, at a barbecue, or even at their next mall outing. The holidays are upon us, after all.
Best Gifts for Bourbon Lovers Under $100
If you’re still shopping for the perfect bourbon gift, then we have to admit that your commitment is commendable. And, while your instinct may be to pump them full of bourbon itself to lubricate and pry out exactly what it is that they want (or maybe that’s just my instinct, and I’m, like, projecting), making an honest go at this will go a long way. And, whether you’re looking for a bourbon gift box, bourbon gift baskets, or unique bourbon glasses, we’ve got you covered! Here are our favorite gifts that are a little more expensive but worth every extra penny!
Personalized Bourbon Flight with Glasses
This is a great gift to get someone who loves hosting. Especially if every event they host is basically a bourbon tasting masquerading as a party. But, honestly, there are worst events you could be attending in this world.
This great personalized bourbon flight with glasses is made out of a reclaimed bourbon barrel. It comes with four glasses, all of which are engineered to perfectly complement their bourbon. The flight has compartments for the glasses.
If you’re shopping for the kind of person who loves to show off their whiskey collection, this is perfect. And, as a side note, this might earn you a few free glasses of whiskey, too. And that’s never a bad thing!
Spirits Gift Barrel with Glasses
If you’re shopping for a bourbon lover, and you’ve found the perfect bottle of whiskey already, then this is perfect. Especially if you know that your gift is missing that extra something to put it over the edge!
This great spirits gift barrel with glasses comes in a wide array of finishes. You can choose how many and what kind of glasses you want. Just input whatever personalization you want included and let them know what bourbon will go in. They’ll tailor things for it.
This gift is the perfect complement to the perfect bourbon. And, honestly, it’ll be a lot more sentimental than just getting them booze. Sometimes a good gift box is all you need. And, hopefully, you’ll get a free drink (or five) out of that special bottle!
Gold Ice Chill-able Whiskey Glass
This is a gift that’s perfect for someone with a certain kind of taste. And, honestly, you’ll know if it’s right for them as soon as you see it. But, regardless, this gift is a cool innovation on something I didn’t think you could innovate on!
This gold ice chill-able whiskey glass comes with your selection of either a smoked cube or a gold cube (for the real divas out there). It’s made with a 24 karat gold leaf. They just have to chill the entire glass like it was a regular whiskey rock for use.
This is a great gift for someone who’s convinced that they deserve nothing but the best and most luxuriant gifts. And, honestly, more power to ‘em. It takes a special kind of person to think they deserve to drink out of gold. And it’s hard not to respect it.
Blanton’s Bourbon Bottle Glorifier Display
This is a great and unique bourbon gift. It’s particularly great if the recipient likes the Blanton’s brand and has bottle stoppers. But, if not, this is a good way to introduce them and get them on board to it all!
This great Blanton’s bourbon bottle glorifier display is perfect if they’ve got all “8 Blanton’s horse stoppers,” though other stoppers would fit. It’s a great centerpiece and would truly complete any home bar.
The great thing about this kind of gift is that—if you’re shopping for this kind of person—it might give them a new hobby (and, honestly, our hobbies often become our purpose). There’s plenty out there for them to collect! Help them rediscover that fire.
Best Gifts for Bourbon Lovers Over $100
So nothing we’ve listed has been good enough. And, like the consummate professionals we are, we’ll try not to get offended. Though, honestly, it’s hard not to feel inadequate on some level. But that’s neither here nor there. The point is, we understand that these kinds of people have expensive tastes. And, if you’re realizing that you can’t settle for anything less than a luxury bourbon gift, then we’ve got you covered. Here are our favorite luxury bourbon gifts that are actually worth the hefty price tag!
Custom Bourbon Barrel Lazy Susan
This is a great gift that’s perfect for someone who loves to host. This gift is particularly great if they have to carry things outside. And what’s even better is that it’s perfectly suited to transport virtually anything.
This great custom bourbon barrel lazy Suzan has an elegant and rustic design. It’s made out of a reclaimed, white oak bourbon barrel. You can even have a name and special date added to this beautiful piece to make it that much more special.
This gift is perfect for hosts and hostesses, but pretty much any bourbon lover would love it. Mostly because we only have so many hands, and there are often more drinks to be carried than we can reasonably carry (at the fun parties, anyway).
Churchill Downs Reclaimed Wood Whiskey Flight
Some people are always having company over. And, when they have company over, they have to take innumerable trips back and forth to make sure everyone has their drink. And, if that’s the kind of person you’re shopping for, this is perfect.
This great whiskey flight is made out reclaimed wood from Churchill Downs paddock, the historic Kentucky derby venue. It’s made from beams and trusses dating back to between 1903 and 1923. It holds four glasses in total.
This is a great gift for people who love going to the horse races. But they don’t have to fancy themselves jockey experts to appreciate this awesome gift. Any bourbon lover would derive endless use out of this one!
Bourbon Gift Basket
If you’re shopping for a bourbon lover and just don’t know what to get them, we get it. It can be hard. Especially if you aren’t exactly an authority on the stuff yourself. Those are the exact circumstances this gift is intended for!
This awesome bourbon gift basket comes with Blanton’s bourbon smoking chips, Blanton’s barrel aged maple syrup in a custom tin, oak coasters, a flask, an oak stave opener, and a Blanton’s leather keychain.
So if you have no idea what to get—don’t worry. This is a great solution. Because, honestly, one of these have to hit. Especially the flask—you can never be too prepared, after all. And maybe this will earn you a few snorts of bourbon out of it.
Bourbon Barrel Cabinet
Every hobby, eventually, is enshrined in the practitioner’s home. Whether it’s in a wine rack, a bookshelf, or whatever—it’s pretty much a rite of passage. And this is the perfect gift for someone who hasn’t taken that final step (commitment’s scary, after all).
This beautiful bourbon barrel cabinet is the perfect place for them to showcase their liquor. It’ll look good anywhere in any home, and it’s made out of a recycled bourbon barrel. This is the kind of inaugural gift any up-and-coming bourbon lover needs!
So if you’re shopping for someone who either has more bourbon than space or needs step up their display game, this is the gift to get. And hopefully this will earn you the privilege of treating the barrel like an open bar. It definitely warrants that license!
Hopefully our list helped you find the gift for bourbon lovers you were looking for!
We’re confident we’ve provided you with a great and varied list of the best bourbon gifts available. And, if we didn’t, hopefully we at least pointed you in the right direction. Navigating these boozy waters can be daunting.
If you have any questions, comments, or concerns, please don’t hesitate to ask! We want to help you find the perfect gift. And this isn’t a gift you should buy so flippantly. Who knows what you’ll let slip after a few too many whiskeys that you’ll want them to keep under wraps!