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2012 Holiday Gift Guide

 

Finding the perfect gifts for friends and family every year can be a challenge, so we’re here to make your holiday season a little easier. For the imbibers on your list you can shop easy with the help of our holiday gift guide in the Nov/Dec 2012 issue of the magazine, featuring 50 gift ideas suited to budgets of all kinds. But we couldn’t stop there: Below are some extra suggestions, from bite-sized stocking stuffers to wine cellar-filling splurges. Whether you’re shopping for a cocktail geek, coffee enthusiast or beer lover, our holiday gift guides have you covered, because sometimes even Santa needs a little help.

 

$25 & Under

Click on the categories below to find the perfect gift. Pick up your copy of the November/December 2012 issue for 50 more great gift ideas.


Stocking Stuffers

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$25 & Under

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$50 & Under

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$100 & Under

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Over $100

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The New York Times Book of Wine
This hardback anthology features more than 100 archived articles from some of the best vinified voices in the country.
$25, amazon.com

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Speckled Boulder Mug
We love the rusticity of this unglazed, earthenware mug.
$12, leifshop.com


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Hair of the Dog Flask
Port your potables in style with this inconspicuous three-ounce flask.
$24, stagaustin.com


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gg2010_25_imbibe_107x107 Imbibe Subscription
Give the ultimate gift of liquid culture—a gift that keeps giving all year long. And the more you give, the more you save!
$20/1 year, imbibemagazine.com
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Jakob Schneider Kabinett Riesling 2011
This off-dry Riesling from Germany’s Nahe region deliciously balances fresh fruit up front with stone-like minerality on the finish making it a great option both on the holiday table and off.
$20, coolvines.com

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Shipyard Bourbon Barrel-Aged Double ESB
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f you’re searching for a great beer to cellar, look no further than this bourbon barrel-aged ESB. Of course, it also drinks deliciously now, with silky notes of almonds, vanilla and a kiss of smoke.
$15/750 ml., shipyard.com for distribution info


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Glass Wine Stoppers
There’s no need to put a cork in it—these etched glass stoppers help keep flavors and freshness in and oxygen out.
$20/set of 4, mikasa.com

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Dogfish Chicory Stout
Each year Dogfish-heads eagerly await the November release of this chicory-, coffee- and licorice-infused stout, and with a sessionable 5.2% ABV, it’s one to revisit all season long.
$10/pack of four, dogfish.com for distribution info

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Graduated Porcelain Pitcher
The glass is always half full with this graduated measuring pitcher.
$25, karmakiss.net

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St. Feuillien Speciale
Brewed just once a year, this bottle-conditioned autumnal release from one of Belgium’s most beloved breweries is primed for fireside sipping with rich and warming notes of figs, cinnamon and cocoa.
$13, artisanalimports.com for distribution info

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Layer Cake Shiraz 2010
This oaked Shiraz from California’s Layer Cake offers juicy fruit flavors that are perfect for a holiday table.
$13, bevmo.com

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Tanqueray Gin Limited-Edition Holiday Bottle
The classic London dry gin gets festive with a specially designed bottle for the holidays. At less than $20 a bottle, this is a great gift for your gin-loving friends and a perfect addition to your own home bar just in time for holiday entertaining.
Suggested retail: $18; check your local spirits retailer