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Best alcohol deals 2019: great alcohol offers and discounts revealed

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Best alcohol deals 2019: great alcohol offers and discounts revealed
Marc Chacksfield

Christmas is catching up with us, so it's a great time to shop for the best alcohol deals around. The festive season brings a catalogue of booze deals for you to spend your hard earned cash on, as these alcohol deals prove.

When it comes to alcohol, Shortlist knows more than its fair share. We have spent weeks, heck months, sourcing the best booze around - taste testing and adding them to our lists, lists you get to rank with your votes.


Now, we have a lot of lists you need to look at. If you don’t fancy clicking away, don’t fear, as we will showcase all the best alcohol deals on this very page.


If you fancy checking out our booze shortlists, we have the best gin guide, the best pink gin guide, a list of the best whiskey, then there’s the best tequila, best cider and best champagne guides that should keep you busy, too.


If you want more, then our best craft beer guide is for you - as is our best rum list.


Whatever your tipple preference, we have you covered and below are the best deals that we have seen so far.


Beer

£11 off
£11 off
Adnams Beer Advent Calendar
£39.99
Advent calendars aren't just for kids, as this Adnams beer advent calendar shows. 24 days worth and 17 different types of beers to enjoy, you or your beer-loving loved one will be in seventh heaven this December. And with a tenner off, there's no better time to buy.
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£20 off
£20 off
Adnams 12 Days of Christmas gift box
£39.99
Gloriously indulgent, this gift box will keep you going all the way through the Christmas season – or at least all the way through Christmas Day. 12 drawers contain delicious treats including wine, prosecco and beer – and a gin voted the world's best. Just don't drink it all at once.
Buy now from Adnams

Whisky

36% off
36% off
Jack Daniel’s Gentleman Jack Tennessee Whiskey
£23.00
Don’t know much about whiskey? This is a safe bet. With flavours of caramel, mint and apples, Gentleman Jack is a more grown up version of the Jack Daniels you drank as a teenager. Grab a bottle now for only £23 (a saving of over 36%).
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15% off
15% off
Jim Bean Black Label
£19.50
Jim Bean Black Label is the premium version of the bourbon you’re probably already familiar with. It is a 86-proof, triple-aged, Kentucky straight bourbon whiskey and is aged six years longer in charred oak barrels than the standard Jim Bean. Now, 15% off.
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14% off
14% off
The Dalmore 12 Year Old Single Malt Whisky, 70cl Gift Pack
£51.34
This delicious single malt whisky is matured in American white oak ex-bourbon casks before being finished in rare and aged oloroso sherry casks. Was £60, now only £51 - a great gift (and a decent discount, too).
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32% off
32% off
Laphroaig Quarter Cask Single Malt Scotch Whisky
£27.99
This award-winning whisky goes through a double maturation; first in ex-bourbon casks before being finished in quarter casks, allowing the maturing spirit 30 Percent more contact with the wood. It has aromas of coconut, banana and embers of peat, and a finish of smoke and spice.
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6% off
6% off
Wild Turkey Rare Breed Bourbon Whiskey
£46.89
Wild Turkey Rare Breed is blended from barrels of 6 to 12-year-old Bourbon and bottled at barrel proof. With notes of orange, mint and sweet tobacco, this bourbon now has a discount of 6% off.
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24% off
24% off
Johnnie Walker Song of Fire
£25.99
This limited edition Game of Thrones whisky pays tribute to the House Targaryen. It has subtle flavours of red fruit, a sweet smoke and a hint of spice.
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24% off
24% off
Johnnie Walker Song of Ice
£25.99
Representing House Stark, Song of Ice is a blended Scotch whisky. It has a delicate flavour with notes of vanilla and tropical fruit. The bottle also features the sigil of the House - the Direwolf.
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15% off
15% off
Jameson Black Barrel Irish Whiskey
£32.00
This multi award-winning whiskey is triple distilled and matured in a combination of American oak, sherry casks and double charred bourbon barrels. This leaves the whiskey with aromas of fudge and toffee, and a toasted wood and vanilla finish.
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5% off
5% off
Maker's Mark 46 Kentucky Bourbon Whisky
£39.99
A bourbon with with bold flavours of vanilla, oak and caramel. It’s aged a bit longer than most bourbons inside barrels containing seared French oak staves to eliminate any bitterness to create an easy-to-drink bourbon. Now for under £40, thanks to a 5% discount.
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18% off
18% off
Glenlivet 15 Year Old Scotch Malt Whisky, 70 cl
£45
This is a beautifully matured whisky that is packed with fruity and nutty flavours, creamy and rich with buttery notes. As it's been left to mature a little longer it offers a luxurious mouth with deep layers - and now there's over a tenner off of the price.
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Save 30%
Save 30%
Naked Grouse Blended Malt Scotch Whisky
£18.99
Naked Grouse is currently at over 30% off the usual price. This isn’t a peaty blend, with notes of fudge and toffee. Nakes Grouse recommends using it to prepare a Naked Apple Sour cocktail: one juiced Granny Smith Apple, 15ml lemon juice, some sugar, shaken with some basil leaves. We’re salivating here.
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38% off
38% off
Canadian Club Blended Whisky
£16.00
Canadian Club got its cool back when Don Draper in Mad Men had it as his slurp of choice and since then, it hasn’t lost it. Taste wise, it’s smooth with a hint of spice and there’s a nice oaky finish to it, too. Personally we’d have it as part of a mixer - but it’s just as good neat.
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Bowmore No.1 Single Malt Scotch Whisky
£20.00
This bottle of Bowmore may not have made it to our list of the best whiskies, but you can’t argue with a single malt that costs just pennies over £20 for a full 70cl. Bowmore says No.1 offers citrus, honeycomb and coconut on the tongue, and there’s a bourbon finish thanks to the use of ex-bourbon casks in its maturation. This whisky won a silver gong at the IWSC 2017 awards.
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34% off
34% off
Jura 10 Year Old Single Malt Whisky
£25.00
Jura is one of the most dependable whiskies around. This single malt has a whopping 25% knocked off the price. If you like your whisky a little heavier than most, with notes of chocolate and coffee then this is very much for you.
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38% off
38% off
Tamnavulin Speyside Single Malt Whisky
£20.00
A lighter whisky, this Speyside is something of a steal at the moment, with £13 lopped off the price. This one has notes of apple, toffee and honey so is best drunk straight, without ice or water.
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23% off
23% off
Bowmore Darkest 15 Year Old 70c
£39.99
Matured in both sherry and bourbon casks, this is one special whisky. At 15 years, it's nice and mature offering tasting notes of dark chocolate, sun-dried fruits and treacle toffee. It's smokey and a recent award winner, too.
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31% off
31% off
Bowmore Single Malt Whisky Miniature Gift Set
£14.99
This boxset screams Christmas present. It's three miniature bottles of Bowmore, the single malt whisky specialists. In the box you get a 12, 15 and 18 year 5cl bottle - three cracking drams for a fiver apiece.
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29% off
29% off
Chivas Regal Extra Blended Scotch Whisky
£25.00
Matured in Oloroso sherry casks, this scotch whisky is rich, fruity and has a ‘generous sweetness’. With notes of ripe pears, toffee and cinnamon, this whisky has won a number of awards.
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36% off
36% off
Talisker Storm Single Malt Scotch Whisky
£27.00
Tastes like your usual 10-year-old Talisker but with added smoke and a little salt (hence the name), this is a nice deal (Whisky Exchange still has it full price) for what is a milder Laphroaig alternative.
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Gin

21% off
21% off
Sipsmith London Dry Gin
£23.00
Sipsmith London Dry Gin is multi award-winning gin that uses a traditional recipe of 10 botanicals and copper port distillation. Best served with tonic over ice and with a garnish of lemon or lime. Now only £23, thanks to a 21% discount.
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20% off!
20% off!
LoneWolf London Dry Gin, 70 cl
£20.00
Made in Scotland and bursting with Juniper and Scots pine flavours which are balanced with grapefruit and lemon citrus, this is a punch gin by the bods at BrewDog.
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11% off
11% off
Edinburgh Gin Rhubarb and Ginger Gin 70cl
£24.95
With lashings of rhubarb and ginger flavours, this is a gin for those with a sweet tooth. Great with a tonic, in a Martini or something longer, the ABV on this is 40%.
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5% off
5% off
Plymouth Navy Strength Dry Gin, 70 cl
£36.99
This is a powerful gin - at 57% ABV volume it is navy strength and will hit you with notes of juniper, coriander and cardamom.
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20% off
20% off
Copper Rivet Distillery Dockyard Gin, 50 cl | Traditional Handcrafted Naval Flavoured Gin
£28
A contemporary take on traditional naval gins, Dockyard Gin celebrates our home, Chatham Dockyard.Crafted through our unique hand-made copper still Janet, we infuse our gin with only the finest botanicals sourced from across the globe.
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3% off (Save £1)
3% off (Save £1)
Berry Bros & Rudd Gooseberry and Elderflower Gin, 70 cl
£25.80 (Was £25.80)
Remind yourself of summer with this goosberry and elderflower gin from Berry Bros & Rudd. Best over plenty of ice.
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22% off
22% off
Chase Sloe Gin with Mulberry 50cl
£23.49 (Was £29.99)
Made from Chase vodka, this sloe gin is made in Herefordshire. Fruity and well balanced, this is the cheapest we've ever seen it.
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35% off
35% off
Bulldog London Dry Gin,
£15.00 (Was £23)
A smooth, mixable gin with plenty of flavour. Triple-distilled neutral grain spirit made with British wheat and water. It's award winning, and it comes in a lovely looking bottle, too.
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save 22%
save 22%
Opihr Oriental Spiced Gin
£18.00
This is a great gin. The spice is nicely balanced by citrusy tones, so it adds depth and complexity without being overpowering. Might just be our favourite gin right now and will certainly be making an appearance on our Best Gins shortlist in the near future.
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Save 28%
Save 28%
Jinzu Gin
£23.99
Jinzu is the ultimate UK/Japan hybrid. It marries up British gin with Japanese flavour such as of cherry blossom and yuzu citrus fruit. Oh, and it's cut with sake, too.
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Save 34%
Save 34%
Tanqueray No. TEN Distilled Gin
£21.99
Tanqueray No. TEN is one of the most popular gins around. It's best enjoyed with premium tonic water and a slice of pink grapefruit (apparently).
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26% off
26% off
Bombay Sapphire Distilled London Dry Gin
£30.82
Made from 10 hand-selected botanicals from all over the world, it's easy to see why this is one of the most popular gins around. Interestingly, botanicals are only added during distillation, never after - which makes for a distinctive taste.
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15% off
15% off
Slingsby London Dry Gin
£33.59
There's 24 botanicals (count 'em) in this gin, 17 of which are sourced in Yorkshire, Harrogate. It's an award-winning gin that offers citrus from the grapefruit base, as well as a bit of juniper and a nice bit of sweetness.
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11% off
11% off
Edinburgh Seaside Gin
£31.16
Made with botanicals foraged from the east coast shoreline near Edinburgh, Seaside Gin has a delicate balance of sweet and salty. It has bold flavours of juniper with grassy notes and a hint of spice.
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20% off
20% off
Gin Making Kit
£7.99
Not content with simply buying a bottle of gin? Get crafty with this Gin Making Kit from Amazon Launchpad that turns vodka into ‘artisan’ gin in less than a week. It includes juniper berries, spices, a cotton filter bag, a testing pipette and paper bottle tags. Oh, and an instruction manual if things go awry.
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Rum and Tequila

26% off
26% off
Appleton Estate Signature Blend Rum
£16
Appleton Estate’s Signature Blend is distilled and blended in Jamaica. It’s ideal for using in cocktails because of its citrus and fruity notes. Also expect flavours of orange peel, molasses and wood.
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14% off
14% off
Zacapa 23 Ron Centenario Sistema Solera Rum
£49.00
One of the most premium rums around has gotten a decent discount. There is £8 off Zacapa 23 - a rum that offers honeyed butterscotch, spiced and raisons and is mix with some rum that has been ageing 23 years.
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SAVE 9%
SAVE 9%
Kraken Black Spiced Rum
£32.86
This is one of the best-regarded rums around. And its bottle design is just as iconic as the flavour itself.
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27% off
27% off
Spytail Ginger Rum
£21.99
This rum’s process is based on a 19th century traditional recipe of aging French Caribbean Rum barrels with fresh ginger and other spices. The result? Rich flavours of chestnut, ginger and cinnamon - now on offer for almost half price.
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Vodka

32% off
32% off
Snow Leopard Vodka
£24.99
Made with spelt grain, this vodka has a smooth finish and creamy flavours of vanilla and peppery spice. The additional bonus is that 5% of Snow Leopard Vodka profits go directly to the Snow Leopard Trust.
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24% off
24% off
Hardenberg Vodka 35 Percent Korn, 70 cl
£24.99
There's a slight anise taste with this vodka as well as lemon sherbet with this vodka, which means its taste isn't as harsh as others - plus there's £8 off.
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15% off
15% off
Grey Goose Vodka
£32.99
Save over £10 on this premium vodka. Made of winter wheat from Picardie and spring water from Gensac-la-Pallue, Grey Goose prides itself on using only the finest French ingredients.
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32% off
32% off
Snow Leopard Vodka
£24.99
Made with spelt grain, this vodka has a smooth finish and creamy flavours of vanilla and peppery spice. The additional bonus is that 5% of Snow Leopard Vodka profits go directly to the Snow Leopard Trust.
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6% off
6% off
Mamont Vodka
£33.99
Fun fact: The bottle is shaped like that to look like a tusk after a baby Mammoth was found perfectly frozen near the Siberian distillery. This triple-distilled vodka also has cedar nuts added to it because mammoths used to eat them when they roamed the area.
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Cognac

25% off
25% off
Remy Martin VSOP Cognac Fine Champagne
£27.49
Remy Martin has been making cognac since 1724. This bottle is made using only Fine Champagne grapes, giving it notes of vanilla and apricots. With delicate aromas of violets and rose petals, it is ideal as an aperitif.
Buy now from Amazon