We’ve found the best Prime Day alcohol deals to shop today on gin, vodka, champagne, whiskey, beer and more
Today is the second and final day of Amazon Prime Day‘s annual event. That means you’ve got until midnight tonight to get that bargain deal you’ve been looking at since yesterday. Prime Day may be best known for its offers on tech, home appliances and its own Echo devices, but the online retailer actually has an impressive groceries section which offers a great range of discounted drinks – the more you know, hey?
We’ve already seen great offers on everything from premium champagne to budget-friendly beers too. And, with Prime delivery, there’s no need to lug bottles home in triple-layered carrier bags or cleverly place them in the boot surrounded by coats.
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So, with up to 45 per cent off beer, wine and spirits with brands including Ciroc, Absolut, Southern Comfort and Tarquin all featuring, it’s well worth taking a look at what’s on offer in the mammoth sales bonanza.
Our team of expert deal hunters are on hand to find you the best discounts on tasty tipples. Happy shopping!
The best Prime Day deals 2022
Tarquin’s handcrafted cornish dry gin: Was £32.50, now £23.09, Amazon.co.uk
If you’re partial to a martini and are looking for a new tipple to try, this Tarquin’s dry gin featured in our review of the best, with our tester noting that it’s the best for summery martinis. It has a “delicious blend of low and high notes, earthy spice and heady florality”, which “gives it just the kind of complexity that we love in a very dry martini”. Thanks to Prime Day, this will set you back less than £25 – cheers to that.
Aviation American gin, 70cl: Was £35.95, now £21.99, Amazon.co.uk
Calling all gin lovers: right now, you can save nearly 40 per cent on actor Ryan Reynold’s bestselling brand. Rather than being dominated by juniper like most gins, this Portland-based spirit boasts a balance of delicate and punchy flavours.
Chosen as one of our favourite celebrity alcohol brands, our (lucky) taster said, “The exceptionally smooth and complex small-batch gin is made with seven main botanicals, vaunting prominent aromas of sarsaparilla, sweet orange peel, coriander and lavender.” They praised it as an “outstanding” gin at an unexpectedly reasonable price point that’s now even cheaper thanks to Prime Day.
Johnnie Walker double black label blended scotch whisky, 70cl: Was £42.50, now £25.19, Amazon.co.uk
One of the biggest names in whisky, Johnnie Walker’s double black label is smokier and more intensely flavoured than the brand’s black label. It’s best enjoyed on the rocks to make the most of the spiced cloves, orange peel and vanilla flavours that cut through the smokiness.
We included the original black label in our article about women in whisky. Our reviewer said: “This bottle is a blend of whiskies from around Scotland that have all been aged for a minimum of 12 years. You should be able to taste rich dried fruit, a definite smokiness courtesy of the European oak sherry casks it’s housed in and, to finish, a touch of creamy toffee.”
Get your hands on Johnnie Walker’s double black label blended scotch whisky for an impressive 41 per cent off this Prime Day.
Aperol Spritz gift pack: Was £25, now £19.89, Amazon.co.uk
Nothing says summer like an Aperol Spritz and now you can rustle up one at home with this gift pack. For Prime Day, there’s 20 per cent off the bundle that includes a 70cl bottle of Aperol and two glasses that help transport you to Italy. Simply combine the drink with equal parts prosecco and soda water, before garnishing your tipple with an orange slice – bellisimo.
Ciroc premium vodka, 70cl: Was £35.99, now £24.57, Amazon.co.uk
French brand Ciroc is the gold standard of vodka and now you can save more than 30 per cent on its signature spirit. The company uses more than a century of wine-making expertise to perfect its tipple; and its vodka is distilled from French grapes for a smooth and fresh sip. With sweet notes and a crisp finish, there’s no better spirit to fuel your summer.
Jack Daniel old no.7 Tennessee whiskey legacy edition 70cl: Was £30, now £21.99, Amazon.co.uk
Get a healthy 27 per cent off the legacy edition of Jack Daniel’s classic, old no.7 Tennessee whiskey this Prime Day. Contrary to its usual black and white aesthetic, this version comes with an olive green and gold trim label to make it feel extra special.
We featured the regular edition in our best American whiskey roundup where our reviewer said that “The brand has ventured into new flavour territories, including honey and apple editions, but for maximum rock star credit it has to be the original no.7 and its mellow brown sugar, chocolate orange and charred spice flavours.” Nothing beats a classic, except for a classic with nearly 30 per cent off. What are you waiting for?
Edinburgh Gin rhubarb and ginger pink gin, 70 cl: Was £28, now £20, Amazon.co.uk
Since we have been blessed with some of the hottest weather we’ve seen all year, some drinks are just more appropriate. On a hot day, there’s nothing more suitable than pink gin – and if you’re a fan, this Edinburgh Gin, flavoured with rhubarb and ginger, should tick all of your boxes. Its fresh juniper taste is finished off with a touch of spice and lemon, best paired with tonic water, lime leaf and a slice of lemon. Oh, and Amazon has knocked the price down by nearly 30 per cent for Amazon Prime Day, leaving you with a tantalising £8 saving.
Kraken black spiced rum, 1l: Was £33.50, now £23.45, Amazon.co.uk
A titan in the rum world for good reason, Kraken’s spirits are perfect for spicing up your tipples. Imported from the Caribbean and blended with spices, this much-loved rum has a jet black colouring and a bold, rich and smooth texture. Pour over cubed ice and top with a fiery ginger beer and a squeeze of fresh lime for a punchy cocktail. Or, channel your inner mixologist and rustle up a “pornstar darktini” with Kranken’s rum, passion fruit liqueur, vanilla syrup and prosecco. Either way, this tipple will make for some tasty beverages this summer and has a delicious 30 per cent saving to match.
19 Crimes red wine box cabernet sauvignon, 1.5l: Was £14, now £11.20, Amazon.co.uk
Would you like over a litre of 19 Crimes’ bestselling cabernet sauvignon red wine for just over a tenner? Then this is the deal for you. This vibrant maroon-hued wine boasts sweet notes of vanilla and supposedly subtle flavours of chocolate and cedar spice that should give the tipple its rich taste. It’s best paired, according to the brand, with barbecue ribs, braised beef or smoked seitan steaks and can be served at room temperature or chilled. And with 20 per cent off right now there’s no better time to stock up on what could well become a dinner party staple.
Absolut voices limited edition Swedish vodka, 1l: Was £27.95, now £19.99, Amazon.co.uk
This limited edition litre bottle of Absolut vodka is a steal at just under £20 this Prime Day. The ornamental-style bottle is made from more than 50 per cent recycled glass and will make for a great gift for vodka enthusiasts. Whether thrown in the shaker for an espresso martini, providing the base for a Moscow mule or giving your vodka tonics a kick, the smooth and mellow spirit is the perfect addition to your drinks cabinet.
Passoã passion fruit liqueur, 70cl: Was £16.18, now £10, Amazon.co.uk
With temperatures set to hit 30 degrees, most of us are going to be craving a cocktail. And one of the most craved cocktails going is the passion fruit martini. But how often is it you have the right ingredients for this sweet drink? Well we’ve got good news for you – this passion fruit liqueur has hit the sales, and is currently a tenner, with a reduction of 38per cent. So grab yourself some fresh passion fruit and prosecco and enjoy this martini from the comfort of your own home.
Jawbox small batch ready to drink gin and ginger ale: Was £23.99, now £15.47, Amazon.co.uk
At just £1.30 a can, this 12-pack of ready mixed cocktail cans is a real steal. Perfect for picnics, festivals or summer sipping in the garden with friends, the summery ginger ale and gin is sure to be refreshing and lightweight for a warm-weather tipple.
Southern Comfort original liqueur with whiskey, 1l: Was £28, now £18, Amazon.co.uk
On the rocks or neat? Whiskey lovers, we have good news for you. Southern Comfort’s original liqueur with whiskey is on sale with a discount of 36 per cent right now. So grab some eggs and shake it up into a whiskey sour, or sip on its own from a fancy glass. But if that’s not for you, this will make a much-appreciated present for a whiskey fan’s birthday.
Mount Gay eclipse golden rum: Was £20.75, now £13.99, Amazon.co.uk
This Mount Gay tipple costs just £13.99, and it featured in our review of the best rums, so it’s certainly one you should add to your basket. Our writer noted that it’s best served with a “dash of angostura bitters and some nutmeg”, which will transport you to a “Caribbean holiday in minutes”.
Campari 25% ABV bitter, 70cl: Was £17, now £13, Amazon.co.uk
It’s officially summer. Our gardens, local parks and favourite pubs are finally getting some use. And that calls for one thing and one thing only: a Campari spritz. And the best news? The Amazon sale has knocked it down from £17 to just £13 – a tantalising saving of nearly 24 per cent. So grab yourself some prosecco and soda water and jump on this deal.
Bristol distilling dark fruit gin 77, 70cl: Was £28, now £22.08, Amazon.co.uk
This dark fruit gin currently comes with a 21 per cent saving, leaving cash to spend on the tonic or lemonade mixers recommended for a drinks pairing. Including blackberry and blackcurrant flavours, this is a vegan-friendly gin, distilled in a copper pot. Whether you favour dark fruit gin already or fancy an alternative to a classic G&T, this is a tasty discount.
Adriatico bianco premium amaretto liqueur: Was £32.22, now £27.60, Amazon.co.uk
Currently 14 per cent off, this all-natural liqueur has really piqued our interest. Made in Italy with hand-picked roasted almonds from Puglia and a pinch of sea salt, it sounds rather delicious. Serve chilled or over ice for a fancy-looking apéritif.
Naked Malt the ultimate experience pack blended malt scotch whisky, 70cl: Was £35, now £25.20, Amazon.co.uk
Looking for a gift for a whisky lover? This experience pack could be a great choice. Currently 28 per cent off, the Naked Malt box includes a 70cl bottle of malt scotch whisky, two stainless steel collapsible cups, a Naked Malt double-walled flask and one live Naked experience booklet for ultimate outdoor adventuring with a tipple to hand.
When is Amazon Prime Day 2022?
The wait for the two-day shopping extravaganza is finally over – Prime day officially kicked off yesterday on 12 July, and carries through until 23:59 tonight, 13 July.
Traditionally, the shopping event falls on a Monday, so this is an unusual decision for the retailer. In another unprecedented move, Amazon has been dropping a selection of early deals in the weeks leading up to the event, the earliest it’s ever done so.
If you miss out at this event, it’s not the end of the world. Amazon is rumoured to be planning a second Prime Day event, or “Prime Fall Deal Event” as they refer to it, in October this year. Only time will tell if this event will materialise, but we have our fingers crossed.
Do you need Amazon Prime to buy Prime Day alcohol deals?
Amazon Prime membership costs £7.99 a month, or £79 for a full year. This drops down to just £3.99 for students, which isn’t bad at all considering you’ll have access to free next-day delivery, Prime video, Prime reading, Amazon music and even Deliveroo plus.
But, any true bargain-hunters will know you can sign up for a free 30-day trial once a year to reap the rewards of Prime Day for free. You do have to input your card details, though, so be sure to cancel your trial before the end of the time period to ensure you aren’t charged. So, if you haven’t signed up already, now’s your chance.
How to get the best deals
Here at IndyBest, you could call us sale experts – especially when it comes to the mammoth retailer that is Amazon. With thousands of products to sort through, and limited-time-only offers, our team knows exactly what to look for and what counts as a really good deal.
We’ll be continually updating our shopping guides and even product reviews so you know if the savings are really too good to be true – and our liveblog is already going strong with the latest intel and latest and greatest deals as they drop. So bookmark our Amazon Prime Day page for all the latest updates.
You’ll also need to activate your 30-day free trial if you haven’t already. And start adding items you really want to your wishlist for easy shopping.
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