November 14, 2008

Liquor Snob Holiday Gift Guide 2008

liquor_snob_blogad_gg.jpgThe holiday season is upon us again, and this year we decided to prepare for it. We picked up a cup and some football pads for braving the Black Friday sales, and we have multiple flasks to help dull the pain of dealing with the thronging hordes. Then we remembered (just like every year) that we could just shop online and get stuff that's just as good without all the hassle, so we decided to comb our archives for the best products we featured this year. That way we can shop for everything from a remote-controlled beer cooler to the greatest video game setup we've ever seen, all from the comfort of our own home.

We've compiled a list of our top 10 favorites (in no particular order) here; find everything else after the jump.

1. Big, Bad Breathalyzer Roundup

2. Cool, Cooler, Coolest

3. Jager Tap Machine

4. Keychain Corkscrew

5. R2D2 Ice Bucket

6. Full-Bottle Wine Glass

7. Mad Science Bartending Set

8. 6 Gallon Beverage Dispenser

9. Faberge Martini Shaker

10. Headmaster Electric Keg Pump

Our other favorites from the year are below, most of which will end up as gifts for our friends and family. We tried to weed out anything you couldn't actually buy or was currently unavailable; we'll keep the list updated and add more items as the holiday season progresses and new things come to light.

New Additions
Alcohawk PT5000 Breathalyzer

4 Decanter Set - Bourbon, Rum, Vodka, and Whiskey
(Bar Accessories)

SeatSaver: The Future of Bar Coasters?
(Bar Accessories)

Iron Man: Demon in a Bottle
(Books & Video)

Hospital IV-Style Booze Dispenser
(Drinking Gear)

Books & Video
Cooking With Booze

The Joy of Drinking Book

Bacardi and the Long Fight for Cuba

Everyday Drinking: A Book We Can Get Behind

Family Guy's Brian Griffin on Booze, Broads, and More


Drink: A Cultural History of Alcohol

Kindred Spirits 2: 2400 Liqur Reviews in One Little Book

Drink Wear
Drunken Astronauts Shirt

BacTrack Breathalyzer

Creepy GPS and Breathalyzer Teddy Bear

Bar Accessories
Billiards Shot Glass Set

Buckshot Shot Glasses

Evolution Mobile Folding Bar

Guinness Imperial Pint Glasses

Spirit Sippers Tasting Glasses Arrive for Review

Brutul Lagerhead: Add Some Turtle to Your Black & Tan

Wine and Beer Glasses Made from Recycled Windshields

Star Trek Bottle Opener: The Undiscovered Country

Super Side Bar Liquor Dispenser

MIU Bar Tool Set

9 Piece Mojito Set - Chill Out Your Summer

Seven Deadly Wine Glasses - Tempt Yourself With Sinful Wine Drinking

Bonny Boy Manneken Liquor Dispenser - Fills Your Drink Naturally

Headmaster Electric Keg Pump

Mad Science Bartending Set

Fruit Muddler & Caipirinha Pestle

Five, Count 'Em Five, Stainless Steel Flasks

Vacu Vin WineMaster Corkscrew

Pinzon Stainless Steel Cocktail Bar Set

WMF Boston Cocktail Shaker

Vinturi Wine Aerator

Twisted Cocktail Shaker

Grape Eco-Friendly Wine Rack

Fred Pick Your Nose Cups

Frozen Smiles Ice Cube Tray

I Love Whisky Mug

Icy Cold 6-Liter Kegerator

Drinking Gear
Pick Your Poison Drinking Game

Halloween Party Drink Cooler (now with Skeleton!)

Church Key Bottle Opener by Suck UK

Multiple Wall-Mounted Bottle Opener Set

Inflatapong Inflatable Beer Pong Table

TrekStor USB Stick Bottle Opener

Let's Get Lit Liquor Bottle Candles

Kupe Bourbon Barrel Furniture

Cocktails App for iPhone & iPod Touch

Pint Works Irish Pub Wall Clock

Outdoor Pool Table, How We Love You

ReRack Reusable Beer Pong Cups

Dear Diary Hip Flask in a Book

Remote Control Beer Cooler

Virtuoso Reveo Gourmet Cocktail Tumbler

iBar: Turn Your iPod into a Bartender

Cocktail Candles from Intoxicated Zodiac

Beer-Scented Candle from Hotwicks

N-Ice Rack Frozen Beirut Rack

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Posted by Jake Jamieson at November 14, 2008 8:45 AM
Recent Comments

ok if you're looking for holiday gifts, check out this unbelievable auction that woodbridge by robert mondavi is having.

one of the auction items is a private dinner party for 20 people with The Modern Mixologist himself Tony Abou-Ganim!! right now it's only going for like $130!

just wanted to let my fellow cocktail lovers know, but don't outbid me!! i've included the link to the auction in case you want to see some of the other amazing packages they're also auctioning off

Posted by: susan at November 18, 2008 2:00 PM
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