Looking for a gift inspired by Wisconsin to bring a smile to your friends and family? From maple syrup inspired by the classic Wisconsin cocktail to a classic box filled with the best flavors of Wisconsin, we've compiled a handful of best picks in our Wisconsin Makers Holiday Gift Guide, from the Stevens Point Area.
OLD FASHIONED COCKTAIL MAPLE SYRUP
TAPPED MAPLE SYRUP
Treat your friends and family to all of the flavors of the classic Wisconsin staple – the Old Fashioned – in maple syrup form! Make the best and easiest Wisconsin Old Fashioned cocktail ever! This organic orange-infused Wisconsin maple syrup with Door County cherry-infused Bittercube Bolivar bitters with just a touch of salt is an amazing cocktail base, but can be used in many ways to amp up your cooking with just the right bit of Wisco-taste. Simply add 1/2 ounce (tablespoon) of this maple syrup to your favorite alcohol and top with soda for the perfect cocktail.
WISCONSIN SAMPLER DELUXE GIFT BOX
FELTZ FAMILY FARMS AND DAIRY STORE
There is a reason this is Feltz's most popular gift box! This box contains some of the finest products Wisconsin has to offer including 1 pound each of Mild Cheddar and Colby Jack cheese, an 8oz. Pine River Cheese Spread, 1 pound of Beef Garlic Summer Sausage, and to top it all off, a world-famous Cow Pie.
ZERO-PROOF COCKTAIL KITS
Siren Shrubs, Tapped and Top Note Tonics
Up your cocktail game with these Zero-Proof Cocktail kits. Each kit contains: 1 - 16 oz bottle of Siren Shrub, 2 - 8 oz bottles of Tapped Maple Syrup (one infused, one pure), and 2 - 4pk of Top Note Tonics (one flavored, one club), and a recipe card.
Choose from four combinations: #1 Basil, Hops, Tonic, #2 Maple Ginger, Cardamom, Grapefruit, #3 Rhubarb, Espresso, Ginger Beer, #4 Cherry, Hibiscus, Bitter Lemon *limited availability
SHIFTY'S OLD FASHIONED MIX
Sky Club Supper Club
In the Stevens Point Area, this iconic Old Fashioned Mix makes the perfect holiday gift. Made famous by Jerry "Shifty" Hafner at Hotel Whiting (an iconic hotel once located in downtown Stevens Point) and continued at Sky Club Supper Club in Plover, it is a great way to craft this classic cocktail at home.
How do you know it is great? Hafner was one of Wisconsin's first Master Mixologists, and was inducted into the Bartending Hall of Fame in 1988.
WHISKEY OLD FASHIONED CANDLE
GREAT NORTHERN DISTILLING
If you love a good Whiskey Old Fashioned, you’ll love this unique candle paying tribute to the classic. Crafted by the Milwaukee Candle Company, for Great Northern Distilling in Plover, Wisconsin, the 100% all-natural soy wax candle comes in a reusable rocks glass, to reuse (and refill) with your favorite cocktail, too.
MGB TOASTY CANDLE
MAIN GRAIN BAKERY
Take your nostalgia for Oatmeal Cream Pies up a notch with this candle, from Main Grain Bakery in Stevens Point, Wisconsin. While the bakery regularly sells their take on the classic in the bakery case, you can order up this item to have the comforting smell wafting wherever you desire. Oh, and don’t forget to order the real thing, too.
Love the print, in the header photo? It is an original design by Crystal Dawn WI. View it, as part of the full Holiday Gift Guide here or purchase here.
Holiday Gift Guide
Looking for a gift inspired by Wisconsin to bring a smile to your friends and family? From maple…
Check out our full Holiday Gift Guide, filled with Wisconsin-inspired gifts or read our guide to shopping local this season in the Stevens Point Area. Looking for more holiday inspiration? Check out perfect cozy spots for a family getaway and order a Visitors Guide to start planning for when the time is right.