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Cocktail Kit Gift Box’s For Delivery To Toronto And Across Ontario

Who doesn’t love a good old cocktail? Tasty, flavorful and bursting with color, cocktails have held the fancy of the drinking world for centuries now. Cocktail kits are perfect for a quiet evening or to compliment a social event in Toronto or anywhere in Ontario, Canada. They are great as an aperitif or post a meal. Honestly, there aren’t too many occasions that don’t cut it for cocktail box. 

At 180 Drinks, we love curating a cocktail kit for someone you love, for a special occasion like a birthday, a holiday like Christmas, or simply to treat yourself. You can send personalized cocktail making gifts, mixology gifts, or a craft cocktail gift set to make your giftee’s day memorable. Below, we have included some of our best cocktail kits for delivery.

DIY Cocktail Kits Canada Delivery

Our DIY cocktail kits below are available for delivery across the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) and all over Ontario in Canada.  Send a cocktail lover gift today to treat yourself or someone else!

What Do Our Unique Cocktail Kits Include?

DIY Cocktail Kits With Alcohol

What goes into a DIY cocktail kit? Well, the basics of a cocktail are pretty simple. Take any base spirits, add great quality ingredients like bitters, herbs, fruits, syrups, and top it off with garnishing. Let’s look at it this way. Every cocktail kit has these three elements:

1. The Core: This is the primary flavor of your cocktail, depending on the base of spirit or liquor that you have chosen. Our cocktail kits include alcohol, and we procure the liquor for our cocktail boxes from the LCBO.

2. Modifiers: This is anything that modifies the core base spirit. For example this can be something that enhances the sweetness or the acidity or both. Think of liqueurs, herbs, sweeteners, cocktail mixers, citrus, and bitters here.  These modifiers make a unique gift experience for cocktail lovers. 

3. Garnishing: This is the final touch where you add an additional dimension to your cocktail with garnishes that engage the senses. We source the garnishes for our cocktails kits locally from Toronto. 

If you are looking for the best cocktail gift set with alcohol, your search stops here. When you select your cocktail cocktail gift basket, we can work with you for the kind of liquor you would want. 

At 180 Drinks, we also include recipes along with your cocktail kit so that your giftee can appreciate the finer nuances of making a cocktail. View our drink kits above to learn more about our cocktail box delivery service for Ontario, Canada. 

Fresh Ingredients For Your Cocktail Gift Box

Often we complement your cocktail kit gift box with our seasonal and fresh fruits and vegetables. Fresh ingredients make all difference. 

At 180 Drinks, we source organic fruits and vegetables. This is a lovely touch that makes for the best cocktail boxes!

Toronto Cocktail Kits: Add Fresh Herbs And Spices

We include fresh herbs and spices to impart maximum flavour and echo the ingredients of your drink both aromatically and visually. 

Our DIY cocktail kits come with plenty of unique, tasteful accoutrements that make for the best gifts for cocktail lovers in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) and Ontario!

Citrus Fruits For Your Cocktail Box

Many cocktail recipes call for the juice or peel of lemons, limes, oranges, or even grapefruits. It’s actually hard to think of a cocktail that’s not made complete with citrus fruits. 

The tartness or sweet acids in citrus fruits contrast the alcohol in the cocktail. 

The result is a cocktail that springs to life, balancing all the different notes in the drink. Our cocktail boxes include fresh citrus fruits.

Sweeteners For Use In Cocktail Kits

A sweetener of some type is almost always used in making a cocktail. 

Sometimes, you can also use pre-made sugar syrup. This simple sugar syrup works well, but we can also add honey or maple syrup to your cocktail. Other times a liqueur or vermouth can become the the cocktail sweetener. 

For our cocktail kits, we use sweeteners that are free from artificial flavors, colors, and preservatives. 

Bitters For Your Home Cocktail Kit Gift Set

Bitters add complexity and dimension to any alcohol cocktail kit. They come in small bottles and just a dash of bitters is often enough for any cocktail. Most bitters are a blend of botanicals and spices, resulting in complex flavor profiles. 

Bitters add sparks of flavour to some of the best cocktail kits. Angostura Aromatic Bitters is one of the most commonly used bitters, and we feature it in our gift set. 

However, you can add additional flavours and depth with just about any bitters.

Bitters help to complete your cocktail kit home delivery. View our cocktail gift sets above to learn more about the bitters included to complete your drinking experience.

Garnishes When You Send Cocktail Gift

The cocktail often is not quite a cocktail without a garnish. The garnish helps to engage the sense of sight and smell to influence the overall perception of the cocktail. 

Some of the most common garnishes included with your cocktail gift are:

  • Orange peels
  • Grated cinnamon
  • Cherries
  • Thyme
  • Rosemary
  • Olives
  • Lemon wedges
  • Bitters

This way even if your giftee doesn’t want to go to the bar, they can create a bar experience  with a home cocktail kit delivery. 

Ice For Your Cocktail Gift Set

The cocktail almost always serves as a relaxing drink. It’s meant to be sipped and savored slowly as an experience. Adding poor quality ice can ruin this experience, turning the drink into a watery mess. Avoid small ice cubes in your cocktail. 

With our cocktail gift sets, you can add large ice cube trays to create ice that melts slowly. This allows the flavours and aromas of the drink to reach its fullest expression.

Cocktail Making Kit With Glasses

A traditional cocktail glass should comfortably hold large ice cubes and the liquor. There are many varieties of cocktail glasses, but some of the most common cocktail glasses include the rocks glass or the lowballs glass. 

We can add a touch of class to your cocktail making kit by adding glassware specific to the cocktails being made.

Cocktail Gift Box Ideas

At 180 Drinks, we want to make the process of gifting hassle-free. At every step, we work with you to curate the best ideas for your cocktail gift box. We also include recipe cards that guides the giftee through the drink building process. 

Creating tasty cocktails is no longer a skill that requires a mixologist. With a little bit of craft and the right ingredients and tools, you can set up your own cocktail bar right at home. View our products to learn more about the best cocktail home kits. 

At Home Drink Kits With Chocolate 

Some of the best cocktails get along very well with the best chocolates! Some chocolate and cocktail pairings that can get your heart aflutter include:

  • Fruit chocolates with Mezcal cocktails
  • Nutty chocolates with rye or Scotch whiskey
  • Milk chocolates with rum
  • White chocolate with gin

Adding chocolates to your home cocktail kit is highly recommended. 

Chocolate not your thing? Apart from chocolates, we offer other snacks as well to compliment our cocktail gift baskets. To learn more about the other food accompaniments consult the individual gift descriptions.

Craft Cocktail Kit With Optional Tools

Our craft cocktail kit has an option to ship with bar tools to make luxury drinks like a professional bartender. Some of the most common cocktail making tools you may need are:

  • Muddlers
  • Strainers
  • Bar spoon
  • Jigger
  • Cocktail shaker
  • Cocktail pourer

Adding these professional mixology tools will greatly add to the value of your cocktail gift set experience.

professional cocktail workshop class tools
drink gift message

Personalized Gifts For Cocktail Lovers

We can personalize any of your cocktail gifts with a special message to the giftee. Typically we do cocktail kit delivery personalization for occasions and holidays like:

  • Corporate Events
  • Birthday’s
  • Christmas 
  • Valentines Day
  • Anniversaries 

Add a note at the time of ordering and we will make sure the recipient gets it!

Cocktail Kit Gift FAQs

Where do you ship or deliver the cocktail kit box?

We deliver cocktail kits with alcohol across the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) and Ontario, Canada. 

For cocktail boxes without liquor, we ship anywhere in Canada and the US.

What are the delivery or shipping costs for cocktail kits?

All shipping costs are calculated at the checkout for each cocktail kit order. 

I have ordered a cocktail kit box. When will my order be delivered or shipped?

Order by 5pm and your cocktail kit order will ship the next day.

The shipping time of your cocktail box depends on the shipping method and carrier selected at check out. Next day delivery is available for the Greater Toronto Area and for select locations across Ontario.

Our cocktail subscription boxes are prepared for shipment or delivery by the first week of each month. We will send you an email with a tracking number for shipments sent via post. 

Can I pick up my cocktail kit?

Absolutely! FREE pick up of your cocktail kit is available from 9am to 8pm every day at our office at 400 Matheson Blvd E, Unit 20, Mississauga ON L4Z 1N8

Can you send a DIY cocktail gift pack to my giftee on a specific date?

Absolutely! When you order from us, you can select a preferred cocktail box delivery date. We will then schedule your gift for the delivery or ship date desired. 

What does your cocktail gifts subscription include?

So, you can buy a cocktail gift for that person in your life once. Or you can make the art of cocktail gift giving a recurring affair by joining our cocktail of the month club. At 180 Drinks, we offer you the chance to treat the cocktail lover in your life to remember you each month. Our cocktail gift box subscription is the perfect gift that keeps giving. It delivers a new unique drink each month for a selected duration of time. You can purchase a drink gift for 3 months, 6 months, 12 months, or Infinity (Billed Monthly). 

The process is simple: cocktail gift box subscriptions ship directly. Your giftee will take their drink gift at the same time every month, and we email them to notify of its arrival! 

A cocktail subscription box is a great gift idea for Christmas and birthdays.

I have ordered your cocktail kit. Who should I contact if I have any questions regarding my order?

We aim to provide the best customer service for your cocktail kit order.

If you have any questions about your cocktail kit, you can contact us .

What are some of the best DIY cocktail gift ideas?

We are glad you asked. We get asked this question a lot. “Can you suggest some cocktail gifts for him? Or some cocktail gifts for her?”

It can get confusing when you try to curate a cocktail gift basket all by yourself. Our mixologists are here to help you, though! 

Here are some of their suggestions for putting together the best cocktail kit gift:

  • Find out the base spirit the giftee prefers to help narrow down the drink selections.
  • Find out if the giftee has any cocktail tools or glassware to help decide whether or not to include this.
  • Add a note card as an option to further personalize your cocktail kit.

Do you get your liquor for your Cocktail Kits from the LCBO?

The LCBO offers a great selection of liquor for residents of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) and Ontario. We do source our liquor for our cocktail kits from the LCBO.

Do you sell your Cocktail Gifts On Amazon or Etsy?

Currently we only sell our cocktail kits through our website. Amazon and Etsy currently do not allow for the sale of cocktail kits sets with alcohol on their platform. 

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