Whisky Gift Heaven

November 22, 2011

We have just taken delivery of some gorgeous whisky gift boxes, perfect Christmas gifts.

 
Nikka ‘From the Barrel’ is a beautifully crafted Japanese malt and grain whisky blend, which is recasked to provide the perfect marriage of flavours. This is a full-bodied whisky with notes of winter spice, toffee and caramel. The smart presentation box comes with two Nikka tasting glasses and a speed pourer for the perfect dram. £38.99
 
Compass Box’s Gift Pack is a stylish laquered wooden presentation case of five test tubes. Perfect for the adventurous taster, this set showcases samples of each of Compass Box’s innovative Signature whiskies Asyla, Oak Cross, The Spice Tree, The Peat Monster and Hedonism. £39.95
 
If Irish whisky is more your style then the Cooley Collection is perfect. This set contains four miniatures from across Cooley’s diverse styles including; Greenore 8 year old (single grain), Kilbeggan (blend); Tyrconnell (single malt); and Connemara (peated single malt).  £17.99




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