9 gin advent calendars to buy now ready for Christmas

Celebrate Ginmas with the best gin advent calendars for 2021, featuring award-winning producers and smaller boutique distilleries

gin advent calendars: side-by-side collage of Master of Malt and The Bottle Club gin advent calendars for Christmas 2021
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The gin advent calendars for Christmas 2021 have arrived to help you get into the holiday spirit, featuring the best tipples from cult-classic brands and bespoke distilleries.

Move over, chocolate countdowns. Boozy treats are all the rage and given the vast variety alone, gin advent calendars are great Christmas gifts for friends who double as tipsy revelers. 

Though many are on pre-order, some gin calendars are already available to snag right now, including 2021 editions from Hotel Chocolat and The Bottle Club. It's never too early to shop around because as it goes with the most popular festive collections, like beauty advent calendars and the best Christmas hampers, these calendars always sell out quickly. 

The best gin advent calendars for Christmas 2021

From chocolate nips to fruity sips, read on for our pick of the best gin advent calendars for Christmas 2021. We regularly update this piece with all-new calendars as they come, so make sure to check back as the festive season approaches. 

The Premium Pink Gin Advent Calendar

The Premium Pink Gin Advent Calendar

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RRP: $61.86/£44.99 | Delivery: 3-5 day shipping | Refundable?: 14-day return policy | Region: UK

Pink gin has a loyal legion of fans, whether it's raspberry, watermelon, or grapefruit flavor that takes your fancy. We love the look of this fun gin advent calendar—and it's sure to bring a smile to the face of anyone who receives it as a gift. 

Try a range of flavors with a pink twist to realize your ultimate pink gin favorite. This delightful selection offers up to 12 different brands to try out in a variety of different Christmas cocktails leading up to the big day.

The Premium Pink Gin Advent Calendar at The Bottle Club for $61.86/£44.99


Great British Gin Advent Calendar

Great British Gin Advent Calendar

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RRP: $123.85 /£89.99 | Delivery: 5-8 day shipping | Refundable?: 14-day return policy | Region: US and UK

For gin connoisseurs, it doesn't get much better than this delicious selection of miniatures hailing from bespoke distilleries. Sip on Blighty-inspired names like Cambridge Dry Gin, Downton Abbey Premium Gin, and more. You'll learn a little about each one, too. This one is available to pre-order now, so get in there early.

Great British Gin Advent Calendar at The Spirit Co. for $123.85/£89.99


That Boutique-y Gin Company Advent Calendar 2021 Edition

That Boutique-y Gin Company Advent Calendar 2021 Edition

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RRP: $68.74/£49.95 | Delivery: 2-5 day shipping | Refundable?: 14-day return policy | Region: UK

Drinks by the Dram and That Boutique-y company join forces to create a boozy calendar that'll help you gin-gle all the way. Inside you’ll find 24 drams including a tangy chocolate orange gin. What better way to get into the Christmas spirit? Not much, perhaps except for these best Christmas gifts for her.

Overall, this calendar is great for those who are eager to try unconventional gin brands and an eclectic range of flavors. We'll have a drink to that.

That Boutique-y Gin Company Advent Calendar 2021 Edition at Master of Malt for $68.74/£49.95


The Premium Gin Advent Calendar 2021 Edition

The Premium Gin Advent Calendar 2021 Edition

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RRP: $116.91/£84.95 | Delivery: 2-5 day shipping | Refundable?: 14-day return policy | Region: UK

If you like variety with your gins, then look no further—this calendar contains a unique mix, from grapefruit and cherry gins, to a festive tipple made with frankincense and Myrrh. And if you're the lucky one trying these flavors, you may just find a new favorite drink for your liquor cabinet. Or, one of the best Christmas gifts for Mom who deserves many mixed cocktails. 

The Premium Gin Advent Calendar 2021 Edition at Master of Malt for $116.91/£84.95


Virgin Wines Premium Gin Advent Calendar

Virgin Wines Gin Advent Calendar 2021

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RRP: $137.61/£99.99 | Delivery: 3-5 day shipping | Refundable?: 60-day return policy | Region: US and UK

Discover 24 exceptional gins from leading brands, like London Dry, Sipsmith, Warner's, and more. Crafted by "gin-thusiasts," this award-winning roster is sure to impress even the most pedantic boozers (because everyone has a preference). You'll also find some exclusive gins inside, courtesy of Virgin Wines. By the end of the night, you'll be singing "sip me baby one more time."

Virgin Wines Premium Gin Advent Calendar at Virgin Wines for $137.61/£99.99 and reserve for $13.76/£10 


The Very Merry Gin Advent Calendar

The Very Merry Gin Advent Calendar

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RRP: $137.55/£99.95 | Delivery: 5-7 day shipping | Refundable?: Refund declarations must be made within 24 hours of receiving your bottle | Region: UK

It's always Gin O'Clock with The Very Merry Gin Advent Calendar, presented by UK's favorite broadcaster, Phillip Schofield. Along with 25 ginny delights, you'll experience exclusive videos hosted by Schofield, who narrates the story and taste behind each inclusion. What's more, the duo also included an all-new winter gin for holiday parties (and beyond!). Pre-order yours, ASAP—this one is slated to fly off the shelves.

The Very Merry Gin Advent Calendar at The Craft Gin Club for $137.55/£99.95


Hard To Find Mixed Spirits Selection Advent Calendar

Hard To Find Mixed Spirits Selection Advent Calendar

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RRP: $220.33/£124.99 | Delivery: 5-8 day shipping | Refundable?: 30-day return policy | Region: UK

Backed by 24 flavored spirits, this collection is perfect for the tipplers who want more than just gin during the holiday season. Inside, you'll uncover an array of top distilleries and producers from across the globe—because if you can't travel the world in 80 days, why not replicate the experience from home? It's one of the best Christmas gifts for couples, without a doubt.

Hard To Find Mixed Spirits Selection Advent Calendar at Amazon for  $220.33/£159.95


12 Days of Ginmas Advent Calendar

PRE-ORDER 12-Days of Gin-Mas Calendar 2021. 600ml.

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RRP: $69.43/£50 | Delivery: 5-8 day shipping | Refundable?: 30-day return policy | Region:  UK

Let the holiday season Be-Gin with this premium calendar, brimming with 12 ginnies for festive parties. Enjoy sips of all-new craft gins from a wide array of distilleries—the names are still top-secret. We promise the hangover will be worth it.

12 Days of Ginmas Advent Calendar at The Gin To My Tonic for $69.43/£50


The Grand Advent Calendar by Hotel Chocolat

Hotel Chocolat Gin Advent Calendar

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RRP: $93.50/£68 | Delivery: 2-5 day shipping | Refundable?: 30-day return policy | Region: US and UK

If you're a gin-lover who also has a penchant for chocolate, this Hotel Chocolat calendar is the perfect option. Indulge in a bottle of cocoa gin and a variety of 14 different chocolates, like decadent chocolate slabs, batons, and truffles. A sweet festive buzz indeed.

Hotel Chocolat The Grand Advent Calendar at Hotel Chocolat for $93.50/£68