The Holiday season is upon us and that means gift giving time. This year, you’ll want to make sure you give (or receive) the best gift possible. And what better gift than a premium whiskey to pair with premium cigars?

That’s why the Cigar World team has scoured the internet for the best rated and most talked about bourbons, scotches, Irish whiskeys, even limited edition whiskey gift sets. 

Let us know your favorite Holiday whiskeys, and cheers to the Holiday season!

The best bourbon whiskey

#4: Four Roses Small Batch bourbon

Price: From $49.99

Cigar Pairing: CAO Consigliere

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#3: Buffalo Trace Kentucky Straight bourbon

Price: From $34.99

Cigar Pairing: Buffalo Trace Cigar

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#2: Rabbit Hole Dareringer Sherry Cask Finished bourbon

Price: From $85.59

Cigar Pairing: Diesel Whiskey Row Sherry Cask

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#1: Noah’s Mill Small Batch bourbon

Price: From $60.49

Cigar Pairing: Partagas Black Label

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The best scotch whisky

#3: Ardbeg An Oa scotch

Price: From $64.99

Cigar Pairing: Punch Gran Puro Nicaragua 

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#2: The GlenDronach Revival scotch

Price: From $103.19

Cigar Pairing: Cohiba Royale

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#1: Glenfarclas 25 Year Old scotch

Price: From $199.99

Cigar Pairing: Diesel Heart of Darkness

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The best rye whiskey

#4: Russell’s Reserve 6 Year Old rye whiskey

Price: From $43.99

Cigar Pairing: Camacho Distillery Edition Corojo

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#3: Basil Hayden’s Dark rye whiskey

Price: From $47.99

Cigar Pairing: Rocky Patel LB1

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#2: Sazerac Rye whiskey

Price: From $33.99

Cigar Pairing: Hoyo de Monterrey Excalibur

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#1: Nashville Barrel Company Small Batch rye whiskey

Price: From $62.99

Cigar Pairing: La Gloria Cubana Serie R Black Maduro

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The best Irish whiskey

#3: Teeling Small Batch Irish whiskey

Price: From $39.99

Cigar Pairing: Olivia Serie V

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#2: Redbreast 12 Year Irish whiskey

Price: From $69.99

Cigar Pairing: Macanudo Inspirado Palladium

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#1: Knappogue Castle 12 Year Single Malt Irish whiskey

Price: From $71.99

Cigar Pairing: Liga Privada No. 9

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The best whiskey gift sets

#3: Uncle Nearest 1884 & Four-Glass Gift Set

Price: From $137.99

Cigar Pairing: Los Statos Deluxe 

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#2: Heaven’s Door Cask Strength & Whiskey Stones Gift Set

Price: From $85.99

Cigar Pairing: Arturo Fuente Don Carlos

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#1: Flaviar Gift Membership 

Price: From $159.00

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What’s your go-to whiskey over the Holidays? Let us know!

Previous Article: A Guide to Cigar & Whiskey or Whisky Pairings

There ain’t much in this life that’s more perfect than enjoying a delicious hand rolled stogie and a glass of your favorite whiskey or whisky, depending on your preferences. However, even for the most sophisticated cigar guru, with so many choices of cigars and whiskey (or whisky) it can be a little trying from time to time to know what to pair with what. 

So, pour yourself a glass, light up a stogie and learn why cigars and whiskey pair so well together–and get some suggestions on our favorite combinations.

Next Article: The 5 Best Whiskey Distilleries for Weekend Trips

When thinking of the most popular beverages to pair with a cigar, whiskey instantly comes to mind. And with summer here, what better time to take a trip to a whiskey distillery near you.

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  • Member Avatar
    (25 days ago)

    Bourbon Barrel aged Pilar Dark Rum, the best.

  • Member Avatar
    (52 days ago)

    I've had a couple of the bourbons. I'm more of a Jim beam Devil's Cut kind of pairing over the 4 roses.

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    (52 days ago)

    Bulleit with a San Cristobal for me.

    Happy Holidays !

  • Member Avatar
    (53 days ago)

    Love these whiskeys! I normally drink Makers or Weller.