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Sip your way to Christmas Day with these 5 gin advent calendars

Gin-gle bells.

We love a good countdown. Whether that’s downloading an aesthetic countdown app on your phone in anticipation of your next holiday getaway, or it’s just the simple joy of shouting at the top of your lungs from “10” on New Year’s Eve, there’s something weirdly magical and satisfying about it all.

One of the biggest countdowns that we can’t help but get on board with is counting the days (and minutes) until the clock strikes 12 on December 25. And, the only way we ever want to count down to Christmas is via the oh-so-popular advent calendar. 

With variations of the advent calendar aplenty these days, from beauty advent calendars to advent calendars for kids…there seems to be an advent calendar out there for everything and anything – and we’re not complaining.

One that has tickled our fancy? Gin advent calendars. With cocktails on heavy rotation during Christmas, it makes a whole lot of sense that alcoholic advent calendars have become overwhelmingly popular. 

So, have your tonic waters at the ready – here are the best gin advent calendars that will help you get into the festive spirit in 2023.

Please remember to drink responsibly. If you or someone you know needs help, the Alcohol Drug Information Service (ADIS) is available 24/7 on 1800 250 015 or call Lifeline on 13 11 14.

5 best gin advent calendars to shop in Australia 2023

Drinks By The Dram Gin Advent Calendar
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Drinks By The Dram premium gin advent calendar – white Christmas, $127.67 (usually $143.63) at Master of Malt

If you’re serious about gin, then look no further than this premium gin advent calendar by Drinks By The Dram. With 24 wax-sealed samples to taste, it’s the perfect way to count down to December 25. 

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White Possum Gin Advent Calendar
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White Possum Australian gin advent calendar 2023, $299 at hardtofind

With over two dozen delicious gins inside waiting to be discovered, the White Possum Australian gin advent calendar is made for the gin lover. Showcasing gins produced by distilleries in every state including smaller distilleries as well as a few new releases, the full gamut of gin styles will be there for you to enjoy.

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Craft Gin Advent Calendar 2023
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Drinks By The Dram craft gin advent calendar, $111.69 at Master of Malt

This craft calendar features smaller producers, helping you to find your next favourite tipple. If you’re looking to expand your juniper horizons, doing it via a booze-ful advent calendar is the only way. 

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Global Gin Advent Calendar

Global Gin & Tonic advent calendar, $369 at Liquor Loot

Embark on a tantalising expedition around the world and immerse yourself in the vibrant and diverse world of global gin with this extraordinary Liquor Loot advent calendar. The meticulously curated collection of 24 gins celebrates the rich botanical heritage, diverse flavours and distinctive styles found in gin-producing regions across the globe.

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That Boutique-y Gin Company Advent Calendar
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Drinks By The Dram That Boutique-y Gin Company advent calendar, $95.73 at Master of Malt

Drinks by the Dram has teamed up with That Boutique-y Gin Company to create this lip-smacking gin advent calendar. Enjoy a different wax-sealed gin every day this Christmas countdown. 

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Lead photo: Drinks by the Dram / Master of Malt

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