Do you know someone who's crazy about gin? We've got all your gin-spiration right here: from classic garden party G&T vibes to an elegant cocktail hour martini, gin is definitely making a comeback as the drink of summer.1. Two of a Kind: The Martini Set, Everleigh Bottling Co.
Melbourne speakeasy The Everleigh has been crowned 'bar of the year' by Gourmet Traveller, The Age, and Time Out, so they know a thing or two about how to shake a cocktail. Their 'two of a kind' set is pure elegance, featuring a pair of pre-made cocktails and a pair of martini glasses. It's double the fun to let the evening be-gin!2. Dark Gin & Tonic Truffles 16 Piece Gift Box
These aren't your grandma's truffles! Just Bliss is an Adelaide-based chocolatier specialising in handmade chocolates. The decorations on top make them look like works of art! They have creamy centres with gin-credible flavour, and they're available in milk chocolate, too.3. White Possum Australian gin advent calendar
Who would've thought you could top a chocolate advent calendar? Each door you open reveals 1 of 25 Aussie-made gins, including some limited and rare editions. Each is presented in a 30ml sample bottle with tasting notes to boot, and there's even a bottle of handmade tonic syrup containing enough to last the whole month. If you want to get a head start on your Christmas shopping, this is the gift that keeps on giving all December long!4. Pickering's gin baubles (pack of 6)
Edinburgh-based distillery Pickering have created a Christmas miracle. These baubles come in 6 cute colours and are each filled with 50ml gin. Hide them in plain sight on your tree for when an emergency cocktail is needed. But you'd better be quick – last year's batch of 30,000 sold out in just 82 seconds!
5. The Bitter Truth Pink Gin (700ml)
Drink pink! Pink gin has been called "the new frosé" – from that gorgeous colour alone we can see why it's popular. This flavoured gin is as fruity and floral as you'd want it to be. The taste is described as "very smooth with distinctive flavours of juniper berries in the foreground surrounded by spicy flavours of liquorice, caraway and fennel." It's perfect for cocktails – try it in a pink martini.Four Pillars Distillers Masterclass
Go behind the scenes to see how gin is made at this Victorian-based Four Pillars Distillery! The 90-minute tour includes a talk with distiller Cameron Mackenzie, a tasting of at least 5 award-winning gins, plus a goodie bag that includes a bottle of Rare Dry Gin. You can grab a drink in their bar to top off a fun afternoon!
Tours at Archie Rose Our doors are always open for you to wander in and observe the distilling process while enjoying a drink at the bar. If you’d like a more in-depth guided tour of the distilling process from start to finish, we run detailed tours many times a week. Head to our Facebook page for more info.
7. Archie Rose Blend Your Own Gin Class $95.00
Sydney's Archie Rose was recently awarded a Gold Medal at the Global Distillery Masters awards for Consumer Experience, and we can see why! After sipping your signature G&T on arrival, you'll be guided through the intricacies of gin blending before designing two personalised botanical mixes to take home.Gym Gin Tote Bag
This cute bag from Hard To Find is a witty way to a gin and gym lover's heart! It's 100% cotton and big enough to carry gym gear (and a bottle of gin!)
Sydney-based Hannah Oakshott is a tea-obsessed pop culture enthusiast who can usually be found showing people pictures of her two miniature schnauzers or baking sweet, lemony food. Hannah is on Instagram @hannah.mareeee