Celebrate World Whiskey Day
Whether you prefer Scotch, Bourbon, Rye, or one of the many other varieties, whiskey is a worldwide favorite. So it may come as no surprise that in 2012, World Whiskey Day was born and is now celebrated on the third Saturday of every May, which this year, falls on 18 May.
#WorldWhiskeyDay is all about making whiskey fun and enjoyable, and invites everyone to try a dram and celebrate what many call “the water of life”.
To help you get in the “spirit,” we’ve rounded up a great selection of gifts to help you the whiskey lover in your life enjoy or learn more about this classic spirit. Shop these items today with MyUS, and you’ll enjoy tax free US shopping and international delivery in as little as 2-4 days!
Whiskey Wedge and Glass $18
If you like your whiskey chilled, but not watered down, you need this innovative Whiskey Wedge and Glass Set. Just put the included silicone mold in the glass, add water, and freeze. Not only will it keep your whiskey perfectly chilled without watering it down, but it's also a great conversation starter.
"Whiskey chilled without being watered down by melting ice cubes.....perfect! Gave them to several friends who love them!!" said XU in his Uncommon Goods review.
On The Rocks Set $36
Prefer something a little simpler to chill your drink? Whiskey rocks are a tried and true favorite among whiskey lovers because they're simple, eco-friendly, and fit in virtually any size glass., and we're loving this "On The Rocks Set" set from Uncommon Goods. It includes six stones handcrafted crafted from granite discs that were gathered from beaches in New England, USA, a convenient hardwood tray for easy freezing, and two glass tumblers.
Kentucky Bourbon Whiskey Soap $10
Take your love of whiskey one step further with this Kentucky Bourbon Whiskey Soap. Made in small batches with real Kentucky bourbon, crushed oats, apricot seeds, and rosemary leaf extract, this soap lathers well, won't dry out your skin, and has a rich, pepper and oak scent. Makes a great gift for whiskey lovers, bourbon drinkers, scotch sippers, and anyone that has ever enjoyed a stiff drink or quality soap.
Wooden Cocktail Muddler $13
One of the most popular mixed drinks you can make with whiskey is an Old Fashioned, which contains superfine sugar muddled with 2-3 dashes of bitters, a couple ounces of bourbon or rye whiskey, and an orange or cocktail cherry garnish.
Don't have a muddler? We've got you covered with this Wooden Cocktail Muddler from Wooden Accessories Co. Measuring eight inches long and made of lacquered hardwood with an etched design of a whiskey glass on the handle, it's designed to work in virtually any size glass, and can crush a variety of ingredients, including herbs, fruits, and mint.
Game of Thrones Whiskey Glass $23
This high-quality Game of Thrones whiskey glass etched with one of Tyrion Lannister's most famous quotes is perfect for GoT fans. This whiskey glass has a solid weighted base for good hand feel and is sand carved by hand for a deep etching that won't wear off the glass with use.
"Nicely designed, good quality highball glass, with clean etching. It’s now my glass of choice," says Rick Davison in his Amazon review.
Hand Blown Glass Decanter $40
Bring an elegant look to your whiskey (and your bar) with this Hand Blown Glass Decanter from Pottery Barn featuring a retro-inspired square shape and a globe topped glass stopper. For an additional charge, you can monogram it, making it the perfect finishing touch for World Whiskey Day.
A Field Guide to Whisky: An Expert Compendium to Take Your Passion and Knowledge to the Next Level $15
Whether you're new to whiskey or a seasoned expert, you'll thoroughly enjoy this Field Guide to Whiskey. From whiskey trends and whiskey trails to trivia and consumption tips, this handy resource covers anything and everything you might want to know about whiskey and will make a whiskey expert out of anyone.
"Purchased for my husband who is an avid whiskey drinker. He absolutely loved it! Very nice cover and good quality which also makes it nice to leave out on our coffee table as decoration and for guest to flip through." writes Taea Oglesby in her Amazon review.
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