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Anything goes this holiday season, from small luxuries to bigger indulgences that bring a taste of decadence to the table. Use these ideas to give the gift of good drinks (and their accoutrements) to your favorite imbibers.

Stocking Stuffers

Linen Tea Bag This 100% organic linen tea bag is perfect for adding a little more sustainability to a daily tea ritual. $7.50, kitchengardentextiles.com

Sonoma Bloody Mary Mix With a backbone of searing horseradish, accompanied by a bright pop of lemon juice for balance, this robust and savory mix from Sonoma Gourmet will appeal to the most discerning Bloody Mary drinker. $10, sonomagourmet.com

Savorista Personal Pour Overs An ideal option for decaf drinkers who prefer reliable quality while traveling or camping (or even lazy mornings at home), Savorista’s new single-use pour-over filters are very giftable. $12, savorista.com

Puffin Beverage Flannel If your gift recipient is a fan of good humor, these outerwear-inspired koozies help keep drinks cold while adding a layer of extreme cuteness. $13.95, puffindrinkwear.com

The Bender Julep-Style Strainer An update on the classic Julep strainer, the bent handle on this modern imagining makes for a more seamless pouring experience. $11.99, pinabarware.com

$25 and Under

Partners Miracle Blend Coffee The Brooklyn-based small batch coffee roaster offers great subscription options, but for the single stocking stuffer we recommend the holiday-centric Miracle Blend for its medley of warm orange and cinnamon goodness. $18.95, partnerscoffee.com

ChopValue Coaster Set Made from used, recycled bamboo chopsticks, these clever coasters are carbon negative and can even be custom engraved. $22/set of 4, chopvalue.com

Montinore Estate Verjus Made from 100% Pinot Gris grapes from the organic and biodynamic vineyards of Montinore, this verjus is great for adding a little piquancy to cocktails like the Millers’ Tale. $20, montinore.com

Coffee Spoons With an array of flourish options, these brass spoons are sure to add a little beauty to your coffeeware collection. $24 for 2 spoons,honeyandrosescoffee.com

Negroni Tote Carry your love for the Negroni around with you using this reusable tote made by the bag wizards at BAGGU. $20, shop.imbibemagazine.com

$50 and Under

Riedel Wings to Fly Pinot Noir Glass With a lovely curvaceous design, these wine glasses were designed to enhance the delicate aromas and flavors of Pinot Noir. $19.90, riedel.com

Death & Co Welcome Home The third in a trifecta of excellent cocktail books from the Death & Co team, Welcome Home boasts more than 600 recipes and offers expert tips for improving your cocktails at home. $40, powells.com

Free Spirits – The Spirit of Gin Inspired by Plymouth-style gins, this alcohol-free alternative beams with bright structure and bold botanicals, especially when paired with a crisp tonic water. $37, drinkfreespirits.com

Funnex Fans of the classic Chemex will delight in this new portable version of the filter-drip coffeemaker. Made of borosilicate glass with a silicone gasket, it holds up to 15 ounces of coffee. $37.78, chemexcoffeemaker.com

KOBO Cultured Saké Candle To capture the essence of fresh nihonshu in candle form, this soy-based beauty from KOBO candles offers 80 hours of fresh white tea and peach aromas. $38.50, kobocandles.com

Vintage-inspired Six Pack Ornament Designed by Nebraska-based folk artist Cody Foster, this crafty glass six pack makes a playful addition to the tree for anyone who collects ornaments. $42, food52.com

Como la Mujer Cocktail Kit This year Shaker & Spoon teamed up with Speed Rack to release cocktail kits devised by alumni of the bartending competition. From Ana Cabrera Marquez, this recipe features Scotch, mango, tamarind-citrus cordial, mole bitters, chipotle spice, and cinnamon. $18 of each sale supports breast cancer research. $43, shakerandspoon.com

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Alta Verde Amaro Because everyone needs a good amaro for the holidays, this reliable bottle from the Cappelletti brand features wormwood as the bitter base, amplified by citrus and herbs. $24.96, astorwines.com

$100 and Under

Brew Your Own Kombucha Kit Provide an endless supply of fizzy probiotics to the kombucha lover in your life with this one-gallon DIY kit, including glass jar, cloth cover, tea, and sugar for the first batch, and a healthy scoby. $55, revivalhomesteadsupply.com

Wheyward Spirit Made using upcycled whey, this vodka-like spirit tastes soft and smooth. With versatile complexity, it shines when sipped neat but also works as a mixer in cocktails like the Martini. $56.99, wheywardspirit.com

Bosscal Pechuga de Conejo Mezcal  For the holidays and other special celebrations in Mexico, it is common for people to drink pechuga mezcal, an agave distillate made with fruits and spices and/or proteins like chicken, turkey, or in this case, rabbit. It explodes in a savory cinnamon bomb that soars above a great depth of smoky character. $80, oldtowntequila.com

Bourbon: The Story of Kentucky Whiskey by Clay Risen In this impressive tome, author Clay Risen pulls out all the stops as he tells the story of American bourbon in great detail. An absolute collector’s item for any whiskey fan, thanks to its smart packaging and beautiful photography. $100, omnivorebooks.com

Over $100

Kavalan Classic Single Malt As the global whisky diaspora continues to grow, bottles like this one made in Taiwan are a great way to help expand the horizons of your favorite whisky drinker. $95, reservebar.com

Sunday’s Finest Gold Fashioned Veteran bartender Robert Haynes (Apologue Liqueurs and formerly of The Violet Hour) devised this bottled Old Fashioned with luxury in mind, made with fair-trade Demerara sugar, Saffron bitters, and a blend of 8- and 5-year whiskies (a Kentucky bourbon and Indiana rye, respectively). The result is a bar-quality Old Fashioned that we consider to be the best RTD option for the cocktail on the market. $150, thegoldfashioned.com

Tea Dealers Collection Teapot Gosu Designed by Tea Dealers in Japan, this exquisite contemporary teapot brings a splash of contemporary style to tea time. $155, teadealers.com

Christophe Baron Champagne Magnum Nothing says indulge this holiday season like a bottle of bubbly, and this year we love the 2015 Les Hautes Blanches Vignes release from Christophe Baron. Made from 100% Pinot Meunier grapes (from vines planted between 1925 and 1969), the wine is big, bright, and celebratory—a fabulous gift for a Champagne connoisseur. $245, sothebyswine.com

Heritage Champagne Flute Set Bring gorgeous vintage vibes to any toast-worthy occasion with this set of six Waterford crystal flutes, each made with a different archival pattern from the Irish crystal makers. $435, waterford.com

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