17 Christmas 2017 Gift Ideas for Kilt Wearers

Kilt people can be a difficult lot to buy Christmas gifts for. You know they love their kilts but you don’t always know what the little trinkets and hanging things are on their kilts and you don’t know whether they even need new ones. Maybe you’re aware that the person you need to buy a gift for has Scottish ancestry but you don’t know how they would like to show that off in their every day life. Is there a way to purchase something Scottish much cheaper than, say, buying them their own Highland castle? Yes, of course there is and Life In A Kilt in cooperation with the Life In A Kilt Podcast is here to help end your search for the perfect gift with our list of 17 Christmas 2017 Gift Ideas for Kilt Wearers. You can read the list here then listen to us chat about the list on the podcast! No matter if your Christmas gift buying budget is high or low, there is something on this list for everyone so make a choice and you’ll be ready to start wrapping in no time. We recommend the plaid wrapping paper with tartan ribbon. Yeah, we’re kilty like that.

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A Scotch Primer

For those kilties who just received their first bottle of Glenfiddich or Oban, but don’t know their single malt from their blended malt, Life in a Kilt Magazine is here to help. We invited Ken Klehm, Asheville-based distiller, to share his insight and expertise to those looking for their first initiation into the world of scotch whisky – what to look for, how it should taste and why people love the stuff so damned much.

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Highland Ghost

1/3 oz. Cognac 1/2 pint Pepsi Cola 1/2 pint Guinness Combine in a pint glass. Your choice - drink or chug it! — Recipe at Bar None...

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The Smoking Gun

2 oz. Islay or other peaty scotch 3/4 tsp. Fernet Branca 1/2 tsp. brown sugar cordial (see below) 2 dashes Fee Bros. whiskey barrel-aged bitters Stir all ingredients and strain into a chilled glass. Garnish with a mint leaf. Brown sugar cordial: Heat 2 parts brown...

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Rob Roy

1 1/2 ounces Scotch 3/4 ounce sweet vermouth Angostura bitters to taste Maraschino cherry for garnish Pour the ingredients into a mixing glass with ice. Stir well. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with a cherry. — Recipe at...

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1 1/2 oz Scotch whisky 3/4 oz amaretto almond liqueur Pour ingredients into an old-fashioned glass over ice and serve. — Recipe at Drinks Mixer

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