7 Extraordinary Whiskey Gifts

The Irish used to call it “uisge beatha” in Gaelic. Literally translated: The water of life. That was their term for distilled alcohol and, more specifically, the greatest alcohol of all: Whiskey. And if you were to ask any true whiskey lover, they would surely agree that it’s an apt description. Whether you’re talking about a quality Kentucky bourbon or a fine, aged scotch, whiskey has captured the imagination of drinkers for more than 600 years. Today it remains one of the most popular drinks around the world, particularly among those who appreciate the finer things in life.

Do you have such a person in your circle of friends? Is your dad, perhaps, accustomed to having a nice glass of Jack Daniels in the evenings? Does your husband keep a fifth of Glenlivet in the cabinet for special occasions? Perhaps you know a couple who appreciates having a few drinks on the weekend. If so, you can’t do better than to bestow a terrific whiskey gift on them the next time a birthday, anniversary, or holiday rolls around. And while a bottle of whiskey itself might be the first obvious choice for such a present, you can definitely spice things up with this selection of 7 extraordinary personalized whiskey glasses.

7 – Mr. Mustache Whiskey Glass

This comes in at number seven on our countdown, but we have to admit, this Mr. Mustache Whiskey Glass is actually one of our favorites. There’s something impossibly cheeky about this handsome lowball, with its neat little curled mustache illustration on the front of the glass. We’re not even quite sure what it is about this glass that charms us so. Maybe we’re reminded of days gone by. Maybe it’s reminiscent of that grand old age where men were men and they didn’t order appletinis at the club. Maybe it just sort of reminds us of Mr. Potato Head. Whatever it is, this is a great gift for anyone who appreciates whiskey and has a sense of humor about their drinkware.

6 – Mrs. With Lips Whiskey Glass

Along similar lines, we have this Mrs. With Lips Whiskey Glass, the perfect present for the stylish, sassy woman who isn’t afraid to knock back a glass of Jim Beam whenever the occasion dictates. The etched white lips lend this glass a sexy playfulness that will remind her husband how lucky he was to lock it down when he did. This glass isn’t necessarily just for the married whiskey lover, though. If you know a single girl who is pining away for Mr. Right, she might appreciate this gift as a “whisper into the universe” type of present. Think of it as a vision board that you can drink fine whiskey out of!

5 – #1 Dad Whiskey Glass

Father’s Day has become so associated with boring gifts like ties and cufflinks that the holiday has nearly been reduced to a cliché. That’s why, when selecting a present for the special dad in your life, be he your own father or the father of your children, it’s important to get outside the box and pick something special and unique. This #1 Dad Whiskey Glass fits the bill, especially if the dad in question likes to sip on a fine scotch or a classic bourbon. Like all of the glasses in our countdown, this one is available in 11oz and 14oz varieties and made from high-quality, durable glass.

4 – Bride & Groom Initials Whiskey Glass

When it comes to choosing a gift to bring to the wedding, we strongly advise sticking to the registry. However, not all engaged couples choose to start one. Sometimes they prefer to leave the gift-giving to the imagination of their friends and family. Some attendees find this freedom frustrating; others appreciate being given that level of trust. Either way, the field is yours for the exploring. Shall we recommend this lovely Bride & Groom Initials Whiskey Glass? No one appreciates engraved “his and her” stuff like newlyweds, so add this attractive piece to their collection while they’re still in love with…love!

3 – Mrs. Whiskey Glass

If you liked the idea of the Mrs. With Lips glass above, but the recipient in question prefers something a little less in-your-face, this might be the perfect compromise. This Mrs. Whiskey Glass still puts the stamp of her wifehood on a high-quality glass but it dispenses with the lips illustration. Like most of the other glasses in this countdown, this one is available in both round-bottom and square-bottom types. The “Mrs.” itself is etched in fine white laser engraving and scrawled across the glass in a stylish cursive script. A great gift for any occasion.

2 – Groomsmen Whiskey Glass (Name Underlined)

Well, while we’re on the subject of weddings and married folks, let’s not forget the gentlemen who fill out the wedding party. It’s traditionally expected that a grateful bride and groom will provide the members of their wedding party with a small token of their appreciation. After all, it’s not an insignificant inconvenience to put together a bachelor party, get outfitted for the big day, and then devote an entire day to the nuptials. A little gift is the least the happy couple can provide. This Name Underlined Groomsmen Whiskey Glass is a great way to say thanks to the men who make the groom look great up there at the altar.

1 – Mr. & Mrs. Whiskey Glass (Serif Font)

Last, but certainly not least, we arrive at this stunning Mr. & Mrs. Whiskey Glass. Laser etched in serif font, this glass positions the two halves of a happy marriage on either side of a bold “&” symbol – the little ampersand that says so much. Marriage, after all, is a celebration of the “and,” is it not? It is the ultimate partnership – a lifelong alliance built to withstand every obstacle that the universe throws in your way. Nothing helps you endure those challenges like a smooth glass of whiskey, so why not celebrate a great marriage with this terrific glass!