The Best Advent Calendars To Drink Your Way Through The Holidays

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The Best Advent Calendars To Drink Your Way Through The Holidays

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    ‘Tis the season to eat, drink, and be merry! No need to dig out the old wooden ornaments to count your way to Christmas — it’s time to drink your way through the holidays. Unique Advent calendars surged in popularity the past few years, ranging from chocolate treats to Disney socks, but every adult knows what we really need for this season. After a day spent shopping, decorating, cookie-making, and any other enjoyable — but stressful — holiday activity, you deserve to curl up with a specialty surprise cocktail. We found some of the very best wine, beer, and liquor Advent calendars available to order online now.

    Premium Wine Advent Calendar | In Good Taste

    Buy Now $150.00

    In Good Taste’s wine Advent calendar is the beautifully curated box that inspired us to write this article! From the tasteful packaging in true countdown style to the excellent selection of wines, this box is guaranteed to become your next holiday tradition.

    This calendar contains 24-187ml mini bottles of premium wine from 4 of their most popular collections, including the California Wine Mixer, Wild Child Collection, Passport, and Cascade. However, we recommend not peeking at the inclusions until you’re ready to settle in and enjoy each day.

    The wine countdown is available for pre-order now and ships just in time for the season to ramp up on November 28!

    Craft Beer Advent Calendar 2021 | BrewDog

    Buy Now $89.99

    BrewDog compiles one of the most popular craft beer countdown to the holidays. In fact, last year’s box sold out before November! It makes the perfect gift for your favorite beer-lover, or simply to toast yourself through the season’s craziness.

    This year, their Advent calendar features 24 hand-selected brews, from IPAs to rich, flavorful stouts, perfect for sipping around the Christmas tree. They released the full list of beers included here, but what’s the fun of a calendar if you aren’t surprised each day?

    Pre-order is available now for mid-November delivery, so don’t wait!

    Whisky Advent Calendar | Flaviar

    Buy Now $250.00

    Flaviar brings us possibly the most over-the-top Advent Calendar on our list, a countdown complete with luscious premium Whiskys. This year’s “Interstellar” collection promises to be out-of-this-world incredible!

    The Whisky calendar includes 24 samples of different award-winning brands, a Glencairn Glass for perfect sipping, a Flaviar coaster, and a tasting notes booklet to educate you about each selection. What better way to block out the holiday noise each night than settling in with a deep, malty drink on the rocks?

    The Interstellar Whisky Advent Calendar is available for pre-order now and, as an added bonus, buyers will receive a free Whisky Club membership ($32 value) with purchase.

    Hard Seltzer Advent Calendar | GiveThemBeer

    Buy Now $59.99

    Hard seltzers have to be the winner of the quickest rise of the fame in 2021. It’s only fitting to get them their chance to get your through the holidays!

    GiveThemBeer put together their 12 best-selling hard seltzers to create this fun and unique “12 Days Of Christmas” and it has to be more enjoyable than the song. After a day spent decorating or cookie-making, look forward to opening the next door for your crisp can of relaxation.

    The hard seltzer Christmas countdown is available for pre-order now for November delivery. Don’t wait, this box promises to sell out quickly!

    It’s the Most Wonderful Wine of the Year Wine Advent Calendar | Total Wine & More

    Buy Now $79.99

    Winos will be delighted with this curated countdown to Christmas! What’s better after a long day of holiday shopping and decorating than cozying up with a new glass?

    Total Wine picked their top Californian wines to build this delectable toast to the holidays. The box contains 24-187ml pours of medium-bodied reds, whites, and roses to satisfy all pallets. The best part of it is waiting for your nightly surprise!

    This Advent calendar is available for online ordering* and local pick-up now, so treat yourself with an early holiday season kick-off.

    *Delivery is not available to select states.

    Sheelin 12 Days of Irish Cream Calendar | Total Wine & More

    Buy Now $29.99

    Whether you’re Irish or not, everyone agrees that Irish Cream liqueur and the holidays go together like Santa and his elves. Whether you spike your coffee or prefer to enjoy it solo on the rocks, Irish Cream is a lavish soul-warming treat.

    Sheelin brought together 12 of their most popular flavored Creams to help you celebrate—or survive—the Christmas season. The flavors include rich Chocolate Cherry, tropical Colada, scrumptious Creme Brulee, fruity Key Lime, and many more.

    This Irish Cream Advent calendar is available to order online* or for local pick-up now!

    *Delivery is not available to select states.

    12 Nights Of Wine | Vinebox

    Buy Now $129.00

    Fair warning, this wine box sells out early every year, so make sure you order early! The packaging, plus the fact this year’s is all about celebrating women makes it our favorite countdown to gift to your dearest girlfriends this year.

    Vinebox carefully selects the finest wines from Europe to curate this countdown, thoughtfully selected by female experts in the wine-making industry. Each box contains 6 full-bodied reds, 4 crisp wines, and 2 dry, yet satisfying, rosés. The wines each come in a unique and stylish flute with a perfect 100ml pour.

    The “12 Nights Of Wine” box is available to pre-order now and will ship in early December to bring you home to the holidays.

    Jerky Advent Calendar | GiveThemBeer

    Buy Now $89.00

    So maybe you aren’t a drinker or maybe you’re simply looking for a nightly snack to complement your nightly drink. The Jerky Advent Calendar is a perfect match.

    The “12 Days Of Jerky” is a tasty way to celebrate the season, created with the best producers in the business. The brands behind each door include Righteous Felon, Side Project, People’s Choice, Fusion, plus more favorites ranging from spicy sriracha to garlic-ginger. The box contains nearly 2 pounds of flavorful meat and ’tis the season to indulge!

    This limited supply calendar is available for pre-order now.