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The Best Boozy Gifts for Cocktail Lovers & Happy Hour Devotees

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That's the Spirit

In a season normally filled with celebratory causes to raise a glass, we also have some not-so-jubilant reasons to pour ourselves a drink for the second year in a row. If you know someone who's safely and responsibly using the occasional cocktail to get through, well, life right now, here are some gifts that can ensure they do so in style. Cheers!


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Himalayan Salt Tequila Glasses
Uncommon Goods
The Hop-Heads Beer Club
The Microbrewed Beer of the Month Club

The Hop-Heads Beer Club

$35/month from The Microbrewed Beer of the Month Club
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Some people are always going to prefer beer over spirits or wine. If your loved one falls into that category, he or she will get a monthly shipment of 12 hop-heavy beers curated from both U.S. and international breweries. The delivery also includes a newsletter that'll let them geek out with tasting notes, beer profiles, suggested food pairings, and more.


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6 Piece Stainless Steel Whiskey Stone Ice Cube Set
Things Remembered
'Drink with the Great Drinkers' Shot Set
Amazon
Personalized Whiskey Making Kit
Man Crates

Personalized Whiskey Making Kit

$110 from Man Crates
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This kit includes a customized American white oak barrel — with stand, bung, and spigot — an essence bottle, paper funnel, and barrel cleaning kit as well as "clear step-by-step instructions" for any whiskey lover eager to try his or her hand at making their own spirit.


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Martha Stewart Wine Club
Martha Stewart Wine Co.
Flaviar Gift Subscription
Flaviar

Flaviar Spirits Subscription

$159/year and up from Flaviar
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This quarterly subscription service offers three different levels of gift membership. Gift-givers can choose from the standard, premium, and all-access levels, and it lets the recipient choose the spirits they wish to receive. Gift memberships also include on-demand virtual tastings, live and online events, and more. 


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Made by Mouth Bloody Mary Cocktail Kit
Mouth
The Sip Society Subscription
The Sip

The Sip Society Subscription

$55/month and up from The Sip
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Not only can you order a Champagne or sparkling wine subscription for that person in your life who enjoys a bottle of bubbly every now and then, but you can feel good doing so — this company is owned by two women of color and "promote(s) women and diversity through the culture of (its) company and people."


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Natural Life Wine Tumbler
Natural Life
Bartesian Premium Cocktail and Margarita Machine B07PJ5Q943
Amazon
SaloonBox DIY Cocktail Kit
Cratejoy
Booze & Vinyl
Amazon

'Booze & Vinyl: A Spirited Guide to Great Music and Mixed Drinks'

$22 from Amazon
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Nothing complements a tasty drink quite like great music, and Paste Magazine claimed that this is the "Best Damn Drink/Music Book on the Planet." If you know someone who likes to sip a cocktail while listening to tunes, this one is for them.


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Snowfox Stainless Steel Cocktail Glasses
Amazon
Muddle & Wilde Botanical Infused Simple Syrups
Uncommon Goods

Muddle & Wilde Botanical Infused Simple Syrups

$45 from Uncommon Goods
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Let 'em raise their cocktail game with this trio of simple syrups infused with herbs, spices, and flowers. Flavors include sumac-chili-lime, lime-jalapeño, and rosemary-grapefruit. 


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Hella Cocktail Co. Bitters Set
Uncommon Goods
Booze Cakes Cookbook
Amazon
Personalized Pet Pint Glass
Etsy

Personalized Pet Pint Glass

$40 and up from Etsy
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Beer and dogs — what else does one need in life? Give that suds-drinking, pup-owning friend one or more of these pint glasses custom-printed with an image of their pup. (Or any other pet, for that matter.)


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Godinger Globe Whiskey Decanter Set
Amazon
 Mixology & Craft
Amazon
'The Drunken Botanist' Book
Amazon
Stainless Steel Wine Chiller
Amazon
'The I'm-So-Hungover Cookbook'
Amazon

'The I'm-So-Hungover Cookbook'

$20 from Amazon
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It's inevitable that some might have a tipple too many on occasion. If you know someone like that who also enjoys the restorative powers of good food, this book promises "recipes to ease (the) pain."


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Sir Winston's Spiced Simple Syrup
Amazon

Sir Winston's Spiced Simple Syrup

$17 from Amazon
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Lots of great drinks call for simple syrup but few people keep the stuff on hand (or feel like making it when it's needed). A bottle of this stuff will not only ensure they have it for their next cocktail, but its extra flavors of cinnamon and chili provide an extra dose of tummy-warming spice.


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True Zoo Corki Wine Stopper
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Infuse & Pour Alcohol Kit
Uncommon Goods
Personalized Frosted Whiskey Glass
Etsy
Silipint Silicone Wine Glasses
Amazon
TasteMask Face Mask
Crook & Marker

TasteMask Face Mask

$15 from Crook & Marker
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Since we'll all be wearing masks for awhile longer it seems, this gift will let them visit their favorite drinking establishment more safely. Each mask, available in four colors, features a snappable flap that they can slip the included metal straw through.


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Lyre's Coffee Originale Non-Alcoholic Spirit
Lyre's

A Bottle of Lyre's Non-Alcoholic Spirits

Around $36/bottle from Lyre's
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Some people can't or don't want to drink, but enjoy the ritual of hanging out among those who do with something yummy in a glass. This Australian company makes options for them, with many of its "spirits" earning rave reviews from buyers. There's even a recipes section on their website for creating non-alcoholic cocktails with Lyre's products.


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Stainless Steel Bangle Flask
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