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Drinks for geeks guide

Looking forward to a tipple this Christmas, we have the run down for techies this festive season


We Christmas just days away, the geeks in your life may want to let their hair down and enjoy a festive drink. We look at what drinks are appealing to techies this year.

Hayman’s Gin

Hayman’s Gin has all your last-minute worries covered with stunning new limited-edition gift-wrapped bottles – the Hayman’s London Dry and True English Sloe Gin. They’re both the ideal gift for the gin-lover or cocktail connoisseur in your life and are already beautifully wrapped – so no need to worry about doing battle with the wrapping paper!

Hayman’s of London True English Gins are hand-crafted to a fifth-generation family recipe, using the finest botanical ingredients to deliver a classically balanced True English Gin that will appeal to established gin lovers and those newly discovering the style alike. The wraps use a contemporary colour palette paired with traditional English typography and custom-drawn illustrations from an English woodcut artist, highlighting the Hayman family’s roots and hand-crafted approach to distilling.

Hayman’s London Dry Gin is available in Waitrose and Hayman’s True English Sloe Gin is available in Marks and Spencer – both nationwide – with an RRP of £26.

Unicorn Tears Raspberry Gin Liqueur: £39.99 – Created by Firebox

Someone on the Firebox Mythical Farm left the back gate open and the prized unicorns managed to escape and gorge themselves on raspberries. Luckily, this happy accident makes their tears taste remarkably delicious and creates a delightfully fuschia, sparkling liquid. This shimmering spirit is the perfect magical beverage to celebrate the festive season.

Personalised Letterbox Wine: £24.99

This is the ultimate personalised gift and it’s as easy as sending a postcard – well, easier actually. Flat-packed in a classy cardboard box, the slimline bottle slides right through your letterbox. No missed deliveries, no waiting around for couriers, no traipsing down to the sorting office – just a personalised bottle of delicious wine, delivered in style. Hit ‘Personalise’ to choose your wine and start writing your festive message.