Count down to Christmas while stocking up your drinks cupboard – Advent calendars filled with wine, beer or spirits are all the rage. Here are our top alcoholic Advent calendars for 2018.
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The Snaffling Pig Co. pork crackling & beer Advent calendar
Hot on the trotters of The Snaffling Pig Co’s popular pork crackling Advent calendar comes this collaboration with the Meantime Brewing Company. Behind each window is a bag of scratchings and a bottle of beer. Three cheers to that.
M&S festive cocktails Advent calendar
An on-trend calendar that ticks both the booze and chocolate boxes, this high-street buy features cocktail truffles in bellini and buck’s fizz flavours, plus a bottle of something stronger…
Laithwaite's wine Advent calendar
Wine merchants Laithwaite's has selected some of its finest bottles to feature in this boozy Advent calendar. Expect on-trend New Zealand sauvignon blanc, Australian shiraz, fizz and more, plus a special surprise on Christmas Eve.
Chase Distillery spirits Advent calendar
This elegant, luxury calendar from Chase Distillery offers a little bit of everything – although in 12 days rather than 25. Inside the drawers, you’ll find fine British gin, vodka and liqueur.
First 4 Hampers fizz Advent calendar
The height of pre-Christmas decadence, this heavyweight box is filled with miniature bottles of prosecco, cava and champagne. If you have a big budget and fancy seeing out the year in style, this is for you.
That Boutique-y Gin Company Advent calendar
Super-cool spirits brand That Boutique-y Gin Company specialises in adventurous flavours. This calendar features such wild and wonderful gin variants as spit-roasted pineapple and Swedish rose, with a different flavour behind every door. Bulk-buy your tonic water and let the gin adventure commence.
Honest Brew beer Advent calendar
This beer calendar features products from a great selection of craft breweries, including Manchester's super-cool Cloudwater, plus Honest Brew's own collaborative beers, created with the likes of Northern Monk. Behind each window is a can or bottle, with not a boring brew in sight.
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