Drinkers can try out a range of quality tipples to toast the festive season with prices ranging from from under £20 to more than £200.

Shoppers are being urged to try out lesser-known versions of their favourite spirits and support these quality brands.

The drinks are favourites of bartenders around the world and used in some of the globe's top establishments. They are sure to add some winter warmth and provide a kick to any seasonal celebrations.

All are available from a host of specialised stockists including Master of Malt, The Whisky Exchange and Harvey Nichols.

Aberfeldy 12 Years Old Single Malt Whisky (RRP £38)

Aberfeldy is known as the Golden Dram
Aberfeldy is known as the Golden Dram

Perfect for any occasion, this whisky also makes a great gift for any Scotch lover. It's a dram to be shared – best served neat, over ice or in cocktails. Known as The Golden Dram, the distillery is built on land famous for its deposits of gold and draws its water from the Pitilie Burn.

All of Aberfeldy’s whiskies carry age statements The finest oak casks are used to mature the whisky until its deemed ready. Try out the limited edition gold bar tin for the perfect festive gift. Available from Amazon and Harvey Nichols.

Aberfeldy Gift Set (RRP £20)

Three miniature bottle of Aberfeldy varieties, including 12, 16 and 21-year-old versions of the malt as an introductions to the distillery products.

The Deveron 10-year-old Single Malt (RRP £35)

From the MacDuff distillery situated where the River Deveron meets the North Sea.
From the MacDuff distillery situated where the River Deveron meets the North Sea.

From the MacDuff distillery situated where the River Deveron meets the North Sea. The distillery was built by four entrepreneurs who introduced a practical production approach using shell and tube condensers, where the vapour is cooled back into liquid. The Deveron house style is rich and fruity with notes of fresh green apple; perfect to enjoy neat or in long, refreshing cocktails.

Available online and from Tesco stores nationwide.

Craigellachie 13-year-old single malt (RRP £48)

Craigellachie 13-year-old single malt
Craigellachie 13-year-old single malt

This whisky displays the bold, robust character of the distillery's output. Packed with fruit notes and a distinctive current of smoke running through the middle.

Available at Master of Malt and The Whisky Exchange

Santa Teresa 1796 Rum (RRP £51.95)

Santa Teresa is produced in Venezuela
Santa Teresa is produced in Venezuela

A honeyed single estate rum from Venezuela with elements of bitter chocolate, nuts and buttery biscuits. It is made, unusually for a rum, through the solera process, This involves casks of different aged rums stacked vertically, the oldest - aged around 35 years - at the bottom, and as the distiller draws rum from one cask they top it up with younger liquid from the blend.

Available from Master of Malt and The Whisky Exchange

Angels Envy Kentucky Bourbon (RRP £56.95)

Angels Envy has a unique twist
Angels Envy has a unique twist

A bourbon with a unique twist - after the initial maturation it takes a leaf out of Scotch Whisky's book and spends between three and six months finishing in port barrels.

The finished product marries the sweet caramel and grain of bourbon with the rich sticky wine flavours of a port cask.

Available from The Whisky Exchange

Royal Brackla 12-year-old Single Malt Whisky (RRP £220)

Royal Brackla
Royal Brackla

A 21-year-old single malt from Royal Brackla that has been finished in ex-sherry casks to add layers of dried fruit and sweet spices to the palate. It was the first Scotch whisky to be granted a Royal Warrant by in 1833 and is made in a distillery built on the Cawdor Estate, a historic residence linked with Shakespeare’s Macbeth.

Available from The Whisky Exchange and Amazon.

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