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Whiskey And Gin Advent Calendars – Drinks By The Dram The First Day Of Christmas Begins!

For all you festive Gin & Whisky lovers we have the ultimate #Christmas 2017 gift idea for your loved ones ! You can purchase both items from our friends at Master Of Malt provided by the team at Drinks by the Dram. Today has seen the opening of the first Whiskey And Gin Advent Calendars at the office and in true style our first malt didn’t disappoint !

Festive treats brought to you by Drinks By The Dram ….

Drinks by the Dram launches 2017 Christmas Crackers

  • ●  Four fantastically festive sets, each containing six elegant Christmas crackers with a different 30ml dram
  • ●  Alongside the top-quality spirit or liqueur, each cracker also holds tasting notes, a party hat, and a suitably rubbish joke
  • ●  New for 2017: Individual Crackers make the perfect stocking filler or Secret Santa gifts
  • ●  Shoppers can purchase individual crackers to cater to guests’ individual spirit tastes, and sourcethe precise number of crackers for their Christmas meal
  • ●  All Cracker Sets and Individual Crackers available to pre-order now. Sets start at £39.95, withindividual crackers priced from £5.65

23rd October 2017
Drinks by the Dram booze-filled Christmas Cracker Sets are back for another year, with each box primed to spread the seasonal spirit at festive feasts far and wide.

Four sets of six crackers are available – Whisky, Premium Whisky, Gin and Spirit & Liqueurs – with each cracker containing a different delicious 30ml dram.

For the first time, drinks fans will also be able to order Individual Crackers for their festive table. This means Christmas dinner parties of all sizes can indulge in seasonal crackers – from intimate meals for two to full-on banquets – without being constrained to packs of six.

The beautifully presented crackers make the perfect stocking fillers too, set to delight any spirits fan come Christmas morning.

Individual Crackers are also ideal for Secret Santa-style gifting, or even as spirited decorations for Christmas trees.

Award-winning drams available in the Drinks by the Dram Christmas Crackers include Glenfarclas 21 Year Old, Spit-Roasted Pineapple Gin from That Boutique-y Gin Company, Ableforth’s Bathtub Gin – Navy-Strength, and Ableforth’s Cherry Brandy.

“We’ve been thrilled by the customer response to our Drinks by the Dram spirit-filled crackers, and they are back for 2017 by popular demand,” said global brand manager, Adam Wyartt.

“Beautifully dressed Christmas crackers really scream ‘festive spirit’ during any Christmas meal, and also tick the boxes for bespoke, craft gift-giving. I’m delighted that we’re now able to widen this proven concept with individual crackers, allowing us to satisfy even more gifting occasions.”

The Drinks by the Dram 2017 Crackers are available to pre-order from  Master of Malt  , and will be on sale at all good drinks retailers shortly. RRPs for Cracker Sets range from £39.95 to £69.95, with Individual Crackers priced from £5.65 to £15.30.

Advent Calendars from Master of  Malt ……


  • A collection of 25 different calendars packed with an extraordinary range of outstanding spirits, giving drinks enthusiasts the chance to try something new every day during Advent. Behind each window lies a 30ml handmade, wax-sealed dram!
  • New for 2017: Drinks by the Dram has expanded its Advent Calendar range through collaborations with Douglas Laing and That Boutique-y Gin Company
  • Returning favourites include The Whisky Advent Calendar, featuring whiskies aged for up to 50 years; The Gin Advent Calendar; and The Very Old & Rare Whisky Advent Calendar which boasts exceptionally hard-to-find whiskies from closed distilleries
  • All calendars available for pre-order now with RRPs ranging from £99.95 to £9,999.95


“Thousands of fine spirits available in 30ml ‘dram’ sample format. Whisky samples, gin samples, vodka samples, rum samples, and more; all available as solo ‘dram’ samples, curated sample tasting sets containing 5 themed sample drams, and even seasonal Advent calendars and Christmas crackers.”

Drinks by the Dram Advent Calendars are back for the sixth year running with an award-winning range to ensure every drinks enthusiast can count down to Christmas in the company of their favourite spirit.

For 2017, classic favourites including Whisky, Gin and Rum are joined by exciting new additions, including a Calendar packed with whiskies from renowned independent bottler Douglas Laing, and another filled to the brim with incredible gins from the world’s best distillers, bottled by That Boutique-y Gin Company.

Highlights include the Premium Whisky Calendar, which showcases remarkable expressions from top distilleries, and the Gin Advent Calendar, packed with unconventional, horizon-expanding gins.

The Very Old & Rare Calendar, featuring incredible treats aged for up to 60 years from the likes of Karuizawa, Port Ellen, and The Macallan, is presented in a bespoke wooden box handcrafted by Kent-based cabinet-maker Simon Jewell Designs and available in Walnut and Macassar Ebony finishes.

“As proven with excellent growth over the last few years, these calendars are the perfect gift for the spirit geek or serious imbiber in your life,” said Adam Wyartt, global brand manager, Drinks by the Dram.

“We are thrilled to see how consumers want to trial more, exploring categories and price points – and these Advent Calendars are the ideal way of bringing that opportunity to family and friends.”

Drinks by the Dram first launched its line of handsome Advent calendars in 2012, starting with The Whisky Advent Calendar. Since then the range has grown year-on-year, always showcasing the most exciting liquid across each category and price bracket.

This year the full Drinks by the Dram Advent Calendar range includes Whisky, Premium Whisky, Old & Rare Whisky, Very Old & Rare Whisky, Scotch Whisky, Bourbon, American Whiskey, Japanese Whisky, Irish Whiskey, Single Cask Whisky, Gin, Vodka, Rum, Cognac, Tequila, Armagnac, Mezcal and Absinthe.

Drinks by the Dram has also teamed up with a number of brands to offer Advent Calendars filled with expressions from That Boutique-y Whiskey Company, Glenfarclas Scotch whisky, The ‘Hot Enough’ Vodka Co., Gin Foundry, Origin Single Botanical Gin, That Boutique-y Gin Company and Douglas Laing whisky.

The Drinks by the Dram 2017 Advent Calendars are available to pre-order from Master of Malt, and will be available from all good drinks retailers shortly. RRPs range from £99.95 to £9,999.95.

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