The clink of bottles getting jostled in a suitcase can strike fear into any whisky-lover’s heart. A precious whisky should be cradled like a baby, but no one has invented the ‘bottle car seat’ yet. Luckily, there’s no need to resign your bottles to a bumpy ride: Whether you’re squeezing into a subway car, driving through bourbon country, or trekking in the wilderness, one of these cases will suit the scenario, keeping your bottle safe—and your heart rate steady.
Transport Your Whisky Securely
Whether it hails from Japan or not, wrap up your whisky with this traditional Japanese cloth, which can be tied differently depending on what you’re carrying. (YouTube will teach you how.)
Walnut Studiolo Whiskey/Wine Case, $145
Handmade in Portland, Oregon, this sturdy leather case comes with a pair of matching coasters. Add a monogram so your friends aren’t tempted to take it for themselves.
Monogrammed Cian Tartan Bottle Bag, $65
Hit the links with your whisky snugly swaddled in this fleece-lined sack that resembles a club head cover and cinches closed at the neck. Available in a wide variety of tartans too.
White Wing Whiskey Tote, $135
Designed to weather rough outdoor activities, this two-bottle holder has a sturdy exterior and real shearling lining. Yes, there’s a shoulder strap, but we dare you to call it a purse.
Whether touring the distillery trail or hiking to a favorite trout stream, this durable canvas and leather case with a removable padded interior sleeve will keep your bottle from getting battered.