Stockings are often the last hurrah of a long holiday gift-giving season, but that doesn’t mean the treats inside should be an afterthought. Go out with a bang this year by filling that stocking with whiskey-based delights that will take the edge off the end-of-season blues. This year’s list contains both classic whiskey-infused treats and a few unexpected ideas; pick a few and your whiskey lover’s stocking will win the day!
Bourbon distillery Pappy & Company used their bourbon barrels to age real maple syrup and the results are simply divine. This syrup boasts flavors of vanilla, butter, and old-fashioned bourbon. Whether you serve it on top of pancakes or use it to make a festive cocktail, this treat will not disappoint.
Who doesn’t love jerky? It’s hard to find a better snack, but this smoked, small batch jerky definitely ups the ante. Marinated in real bourbon and high-quality spices, then slow-smoked with hickory chips, this is one stocking stuffer that will probably be gone by day’s end.
Forget Wheaties. If you want the real breakfast of champions this holiday season, spread this mouthwatering combination of cherries and Kentucky bourbon over a bagel with cream cheese. Yum! Your recipient could also scoop some on a slice of cheesecake, or impress the gang by using it to make a killer glazed salmon.
Made in Texas, these artisan-crafted sunflower seeds are marinated in barrel-aged whiskey and finished with bourbon smoked sea salt. This one raises the bar on creative bar snacks!
This gift pairs perfectly with the whiskey-infused sunflower seeds featured above. Perfect to remove seeds or just to chew on, these toothpicks release gentle flavors such as Kentucky bourbon, Scotch whisky, wintergreen, and cinnamon.
Perfect for the whiskey enthusiast who likes to experiment in the kitchen, a spray of these superfine mists will infuse hints of rosemary and wild honey into a whiskey cocktail. Ingredients are wild-crafted and organic, and the mists are made in the USA by a team of “olfactory artists.”
Rhode Island’s Cooper’s Cask Coffee ages Colombian beans in a Kentucky Bourbon barrel to give this small batch roast a special touch. We can’t deny that the description sounds like heaven: “vibrant taste profile of rustic sweetness, a hint of cocoa and dark fruit notes with a bourbon finish.”
A classic choice for a holiday snack bowl, these candy-coated praline pecans are infused with the flavor of Jack Daniels. A salty-sweet delight that’s sure to please the whole gang.
A fresh pecan adornment gives this milk chocolate candy a stylish touch. Infused with Blanton’s Bourbon and made with fair trade certified cocoa, these Bourbon Balls would make an irresistible stocking stuffer for a loved one with a sweet tooth.
One of just two non-food items that made this year’s whiskey stocking stuffer list, these whiskey-on-the-rocks cufflinks are made for the sharp-dressed spirits enthusiast in your life.