Women have played an integral part in whiskey history since its inception, and they account for approximately 37 percent of current whiskey drinkers nationwide. Women – like our own Master Blender Nancy Fraley – are the force behind some of the best whiskeys in the world. What do you give a whiskey-loving woman? Who has and knows it all? Here are a few of our favorite whiskey gifts for women who love the spirit.
Whiskey lovers appreciate a cocktail made especially for her and designed to elevate the spirit. Try this custom Jos. A. Magnus recipe for the whiskey-loving woman in your life. It’s a highly aromatic cocktail that should be served and enjoyed in a snifter.
The Gift of Whiskey
- 1.5 oz Joseph Magnus Bourbon
- .5 oz cognac
- .75 oz sweet vermouth
- .25 oz Barenjager
- 2 dashes of Angostura bitters
- 2 dashes of Peychaud’s bitters
- Lime peel, garnish
Combine all ingredients in a mixing glass with ice. Strain into a chilled snifter and garnish with an orange peel.
Create a cozy ambiance with whiskey-scented candles. These candles come in various scents that capture the essence of whiskey and set the mood for a relaxing evening.
Gift Idea: Whiskey & Oak Crackling Oden Wick Candle
Where to Find: Target
Modern Crystal Decanter
A whiskey decanter serves a purpose: to allow aromas of the spirit to oxidize. But it’s also a beautiful way to store and display some of your favorite spirits in a way that matches her personal aesthetic.
Gift Idea: Faceted Crystal Decanter
Where to Find: Viski
There are many whiskey-related books, from guides to whiskey tasting to in-depth histories of whiskey production. We recommend one that focuses on the history of women in whiskey.
Where to Find: Potomac Books
Satisfy her sweet tooth and her love for whiskey with whiskey-infused chocolates. These treats combine the rich flavors of whiskey and chocolate for a delightful indulgence.
Gift Idea: Whiskey Infused Chocolate Bar
Where to Find: Ethereal Confections
A piece of jewelry that showcases a passion, interest, or hobby can also be stylish and beautiful. A subtle piece like a ring made from an old whiskey barrel would be well-received.
Gift Idea: Whiskey Barrel Ring
Where to Find: Etsy
Pair any of these whiskey gifts for women with a bottle of award-winning, premium bourbon from Joseph A. Magnus. Buy one online or at a retailer near you and gift remarkable spirits to remarkable people. Join our mailing list or follow us on Facebook and Instagram to stay up to date with the latest from Jos. A. Magnus.