An Array of Brand New Christmas Goodies

You thought we were running out of Christmas spirit? Not even close! We've got three new festive treats that'll make the most marvellous Christmas presents in all the land!

When you take a look at all the Advent Calendars and Christmas Crackers that we're building and sending out to the world, you might think that we would be running low on Christmas spirit. You'd be dead wrong. We've got so must festivity left in the tank that we're launching three merry additions to our range, and they're all perfect presents for the whisky lover in your life!

Feast your mince pies upon the 12 Scotch Whiskies of Christmas - our brand new tasting set filled with carefully selected Scotch whiskies to celebrate and extend the season! This handsome set contains 12 different wax-sealed 30ml drams, including fantastic single malts, grains, blends showing off a variety of flavour profiles, and even whisky worth over £100 a bottle!

The 12 Whiskies of Christmas

And that's not all! We've also got 2017 editions of our excellent Christmas Tasting Set and Christmas Festive Selection ready to roll! These two bundles of 30ml drams of cracking whiskies make are great for gift givers that...

A) Need to get gifts for people that like good things (these things are good)
B) Don't like wrapping presents (we bang a festive bow on them for you)
C) A combination of A and B (self explanatory)

The Christmas Tasting Set contains five different 30cl drams, while the Christmas Festive Selection contains 10 different 30ml drams. This allows you to covertly suggest how good the gift receiver has been this year. Have they been "just good"? Get them the Christmas Tasting Set. Have they been "fending-off-packs-of-wild-dogs-from-orphanages good"? Get them the Christmas Festive Selection. Easy.

Christmas Festive Selection

Right, we ought to get back to firing Advent Calendars, Christmas Crackers and Tasting Sets out of a festively-decorated, industrial-sized slingshot.

Our Christmas Crackers are Back!

It's that time of year again when we get excited about our booze-filled Christmas Crackers!

There came a time when we had simply got tired of finding the same useless tat within Christmas Crackers year after year. We has drawers stuffed with giant plastic paperclips, cupboards rammed of thimbles, an aquarium full of weird plastic fish that can read your mood. Enough was enough. We decided to make our own Christmas Crackers, filled with the sort of stuff we would actually want to win - booze, namely.

They have since become a tradition for many, and we're excited to say that our Christmas Crackers are back for 2017! Once again, four sets of six crackers are available, with sets based around Whisky, Premium Whisky, Gin and Spirits & Liqueurs. Within each cracker, you'll find a wax-sealed 30ml dram of deliciousness, along with the classic party hat and crap joke. The jokes aren't any better this year. Trust us.

But what if you've got a number of guests that isn't divisible by 6 sat around your dinner table - like 10, or 39, or 7? What if you've got incredibly picky guests that will only drink whisky, or gin? What if you've got a combination of these problems?! Fret not, because we've done something revolutionary. It's very technical. Do try to keep up. So...

We've made it possible for you to purchase individual Christmas Crackers. 


That's right. You needed worry about an overabundance of Christmas Crackers or relatives' very particular whisky palates, because you can buy specific numbers of specific Christmas Crackers - Christmas dinner is saved. Find out where you can get your hands on them here!

Advent Calendars head out from DBTD HQ!

You can now get your actual hands on our 2017 Advent Calendar range – our retail buddies are shipping the whole caboodle now!

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Our amazing Advent Calendars hit the headlines last month when we unveiled the full 2017 range. From whiskies and gins to Tequilas, Cognacs, rums, mezcals and many, many more, we’ve got the festive season sorted for every spirits fan.

Behind every door of our handsome holiday boxes lies a different 30ml dram, each one hand-bottled and wax sealed. From discovering a new drink to exploring old favourites in fine detail, we’ve got the Advent Calendar for all eventualities.

So what are you waiting for? Hightail it over to Amazon, Gin Kiosk, Hedonism Wines, Laithwaite's Wines, Master of Malt, Waitrose or The Whisky Shop to snap up yours now.

Let the Christmas countdown commence!

Advent is coming – and our amazing Calendars are back!

Our incredible Advent Calendars are back for 2017 and there are more tasty options than ever before to tickle your taste buds during the festive countdown...

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Christmas – it’s the most wonderful time of the year. So a flimsy chocolate Advent calendar hardly seems a fitting way to tick off the days leading up to all the festivities. The celebrations call for something truly magnificent – and that’s where our award-winning, spirit-filled Advent Calendars come in!

Each handsome box features 24 windows containing a different 30cl dram of delicious spirit, from whisky to gin, to Tequila and rum, absinthe and more! Whatever your jam, Drinks by the Dram has you covered this Advent.

First up: the whiskies. Alongside our favourite Whisky Advent Calendar and its siblings Premium, Old and Rare and Very Old and Rare (and it really is very special, with its incredible spectrum of liquid and near-£10k price tag) , we’ve got a whole array of goodness. Whisky explorers can taste their way through the Single Cask Advent Calendar, and American whiskey aficionados have not one but two to pick from: The Bourbon Advent Calendar and the American Whiskey Advent Calendar. Plus, our dream team of collaborators have come up with their own tempting selections: Glenfarclas, Douglas Laing (brand new for 2017!)  and That Boutique-y Whisky Company. There’s also The Japanese Whisky Advent Calendar, The Scotch Whisky Advent Calendar and The Irish Whiskey Advent Calendar, for in-depth exploration of each producing country. We are good to you.

Juniper fan? We've got four festive options. Check out The Gin Advent CalendarThe Ginvent Advent Calendar, developed with the chaps at Gin Foundry; Origin Single Botanical Gin Advent Calendar; and That Boutique-y Gin Company Advent Calendar – another new name for 2017. Each dram is different, taking you on a gin safari every day in the run-up to Christmas.

It doesn’t stop there: from Absinthe, Armagnac and Cognac to Mezcal and Vodka, every spirits fan can indulge this December. Up for a challenge and fancy yourself as a chilli champion? We’ve even partnered with those masochists at The ‘Hot Enough’ Vodka Co. to bring back The Naga Chilli Vodka Escalation Advent Calendar. Dram 1 starts at a mere 10,000 scovilles, ramping up to a truly alarming 240,000 scovilles in time for Christmas Eve! On second thoughts, you may want to forget you ever saw that one…

Click here to behold the full Advent 2017 line-up!

Get ahead and pre-order your spirit-filled Drinks by the Dram Advent Calendar now from 31 Dover, Amazon and Master of Malt. The range will also be available from all other good drinks retailers shortly!

Off-trade/on-trade enquiries should be directed to our UK distributor, Maverick Drinks.

Day 21 of our Advent Calendars!

Time to open one of those final four central windows of our Advent Calendars. Don't be downhearted though, far from it! Today we're enjoying fantastic spirits such as 12 year old Macallan and Distillers Edition Lagavulin in The Whisky Advent Calendar and The Premium Whisky Advent Calendar respectively...

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