If you love your evening tipple, you need to check out the lineup of alcohol advent calendars in Australia for 2019 - because what better way is there to countdown to Christmas than with a daily sip?
Advent calendars for adults sure have come a long way over recent years, and each year we're seeing more and more varieties introduced, particularly in the genres of beauty and booze.
From beer advent calendars to wine and spirits, these days there is a calendar for everyone.
Keep this page bookmarked! We'll be updating it as new products are released.
Beer Advent Calendars
A beer-filled advent calendar will have you well on your way to a very hoppy Christmas. Some renowned independent breweries have jumped aboard the Christmas beer train this year, and there are some cracking advent calendars to choose from.
Bridge Road Brewers Craft Beer Advent Calendar 2019
Victoria's own Bridge Road Brewers have created a fabulous craft-beer countdown for 2019, and one that contains 25 unique craft brews. Fat Man Red Suit Big Sack is in the mix, along with B2 Bomber Mayday Hills and Magical Christmas Unicorn. This is a very limited release, so grab it while you can!
CANVENT Advent Calendar 2019
From Carwyn Cellers comes a somewhat epic advent calendar for 2019, filled with 24 all-Australian and purpose-brewed beers. All of the beers included are premium craft beers and they have been curated from some of the country's best craft breweries.
- Carwyn Cellars $150
Aldi Hoppy Christmas Beer Advent Calendar 2019
Aldi's Hoppy Christmas Beer Advent Calendar positively flew out the door in 2018, and it looks to be just as popular in 2019. The calendar includes 24 popular international beers, including the likes of Asahi and Corona. At just $59.99, this is superb value - get to your nearest Aldi to grab one!
- Aldi $59.99 (in-store only from 13th November)
Aldi 12 Days of Craftmas Advent Calendar 2019
Aldi's 12 Days of Craftmas Advent Calendar is a first for 2019, and includes 12 all-Aussie craft brews from favourite breweries. Each bottle is a standard size, and the entire pack is just $39.99.
- Aldi $39.99 (in-store only from 13th November)
Boozebud Beer Advent Calendar 2019
The Boozebud Advent Calendar for 2019 includes 25 all-Aussie craft beers, and not just any craft beers, but brews from five of the top ten breweries in the GABS' Hottest 100 Aussie Craft Beers poll. The likes of Modus Operandi, Bridge Road and Hop Nation are in the mix, and this is a fabulous way to get your tastebuds around some of the top crafts beers around. You have the option of adding a personalised note to this one, so it makes the perfect early Christmas gift for the beer lover in your life. The Boozebud Cider Advent Calendar 2019 is also available now.
- Boozebud $109.99
Beer Cartel Advent Calendar 2019
The Beer Cartel's annual Christmas countdown is a very popular one for the craft beer drinkers. It contains 25 beers from 25 different independent Australian breweries, and they are all limited releases. Styles include Hazy IPA, IPL, Gose, Pale Ale, XPA, Belgian Ale, Double IPA, Pilsner and more! The box is cleverly designed to fit in fridges, too!
- Beer Cartel $149.99 (pre-order price)
Copper & Oak Beer Advent Calendar 2019
Unlike many of the other other beer-filled advent calendars on offer in Australia for 2019, the Copper & Oak Premium Advent Calendar contains beers from all over the world! You get 25 different beers in either bottles or cans, some of which are limited editions. Each beer is hand wrapped and clearly numbered.
- Copper & Oak $115
Wine Advent Calendars
Despite Australia being famous for producing some of the best wine in the world, wine advent calendars haven't been widely available here in recent years. Thankfully, it's all changing, and this year there are some great options for wine lovers.
De Bortoli Wine Advent Calendar 2019
De Bortoli's 2018 Wine Advent Calendar was a roaring success, and the 2019 edition looks like it will be just as sought after by Aussie wine lovers. The box contains 24 mini wine bottles, which cover 12 different varieties, includes Prosecco, Chardonnay, Tempranillo and more goodness.
- De Bortoli Wines $139
Aldi Wine Advent Calendar 2019
Aldi's wine-filled Christmas countdown has officially reached cult status the world over, and is known to sell out within hours of releasing in stores every year. The pack includes 24 mini bottles of all-French drops to enjoy every day in the lead up to Christmas.
- Aldi $79.99 (in-store only from 13th November)
Copper & Oak Wine Advent Calendar 2019
The Copper & Oak Wine Advent Calendar for 2019 includes a variety of whites, reds and sparkling wines to help get you in the spirit of Christmas. There are 25 delicious drops to enjoy in the lead-up to Christmas, and they come in either 187 or 200-millilitre mini bottles.
- Copper & Oak $115
Gin Advent Calendars
Gin advent calendars have been some of the most coveted advent calendars for grown-ups over the past few years, and the good news is that in 2019, there are more than ever on offer.
White Possum Australian Gin Advent Calendar 2019
The packaging of this year's White Possum Gin Advent Calendar is beautiful, and certainly reflective of the all-Australian contents. Gin lovers get 25 gins to enjoy, with each bottle containing 30 millilitres, which is a standard shot. There's great variety in this one, from the obscure to the award-winning. The calendar also comes with a tasting booklet.
- Dan Murphy's $269
Gintonica Advent Calendar 2019
The Gintonica Advent Calendar for 2019 contains 24 delicious Australian gins - and as opposed to most other gin advent calendars out there, this one contains 50-millilitre bottles! All gins in the 2019 edition are completely different from what has been included in the 2017 and 2018 calendars. The set includes tasting notes and serving suggestions.
- Gintonica $279
December Survival Kit Gin Advent Calendar 2019
In its fourth year, and with a big loyal following, the December Survival Kit Gin Advent Calendar from Carwyn Cellars is set to be another bestseller. This year's gin offerings include some of the best Victorian-made gins around, and each calendar contains 24 one-shot bottles.
- Carwyn Cellars $195
That Boutique-y Gin Company Advent Calendar 2019
This collaboration between Drinks By The Dram and The Boutique-y Gin Company — both UK companies — is pure heaven for true gin aficionados. The countdown includes 24 measures of award-winning juniper goodness (including the likes of Cold-Brew Coffee Gin and Yuletide Gin), and it comes beautifully presented in a Christmas-themed box.
- Master of Malt $79.03 (ships from UK to Australia)
Ginvent Advent Calendar 2019
The Ginvent Calendar is an annual favourite from UK bottler, Drinks By The Dram. Teaming up with The Gin Foundry, they've put together a highly tempting Christmas countdown filled with 24 gin samplers measuring 30 millilitres each. Expect to see the likes of Loch Ness Gin, Fishers Gin and Cuckoo Solace Gin, to name a few.
- Master of Malt $197.67 (ships from UK to Australia)
Copper & Oak Gin Advent Calendar 2019
This advent calendar from Copper & Oak differs tremendously from almost all others in 2019 in that it includes 100-millilitre bottles of gin, and 13 of them! With that in mind, this is the ultimate 'sharing' advent calendar for couples; one miniature bottle will make two sensational festive drinks.
- Copper & Oak $250
Whisky Advent Calendars
Why should the whisky drinkers miss out on all the fun? Nowadays there are several whisky-filled advent calendars to choose from, with inclusions ranging from ultra-fine and top-end to everyday favourites.
White Possum Australian Whisky Advent Calendar 2019
Hidden behind each of the 25 doors of this exquisitely presented advent calendar is an exciting 20-millilitre glass bottle of whisky. These are not just any whisky either, these have been curated from Australia's finest distilleries and include styles such as rye whiskies, peated and lighter single malts.
- Dan Murphy's $299
Drinks by the Dram Whisky Advent Calendar 2019
In this whisky advent calendar expect to see 24 drams of single malts, single grains and blends. This is an excellent assortment curated by Drinks By The Dram from 21 distilleries across eight different countries. Expect to see Nikka Days, Steel Bonnets and The GlenDronach 12 Year Old among others.
- Master of Malt $237 (ships from UK to Australia)
Drinks by the Dram Whisky Explorer Advent Calendar 2019
In this exciting Christmas countdown, you'll discover a unique 30-millilitre and wax-sealed nip of whisky each and every day. There are 24 different drams to enjoy, and they include the likes of Four Roses Small-Batch Bourbon, Jim Beam Devil's Cut and Glengoyne 12 Year Old. This is the ultimate pre-Christmas gift for the whisky lover in your life.
- Master of Malt $158.11 (ships from UK to Australia)
Keep this page handy, we'll be adding more boozy countdowns as they are released.