By Matt Denney Thursday 30th Nov, 2017

If, like me, the idea of enjoying a daily measure of your favourite spirit in the lead up to Christmas sounds a lot like perfection, then Drinks by the Dram have an advent calendar just for you.

Beautifully packaged, each window conceals a different 30ml dram, with a range catering for gin lovers, whisky connoisseurs, vodka enthusiasts and beyond. And with 25 different calendars to choose from, each specialising in a exquisite range of spirits, there really is something for every taste and budget.

This is the sixth year that Drinks by the Dram has been producing these incredible calendars and I find the range of spirits they showcase is really incredible. As a Scotch whisky lover, the introduction this year of a Douglas Laing ‘whisky-a-day’ calendar is a great addition. 


Even if you’re not an experienced spirit drinker, I’d recommend these handsome calendars as the perfect taster introduction. What better way to explore a host of different bottles than as a daily treat throughout the festive period?

The range starts at £99.95 and for the really ardent whisky fans amongst you, there’s a Very Old & Rare Calendar features whiskies such as Port Ellen and The Macallan which have aged for up to 60 years. This particular calendar is presented in a bespoke wooden box that is handcrafted by Kent-based cabinet maker Simon Jewell Designs and retails at £9,995.