Choosing a gift for a whisky lover isn't exactly the hardest task - just get them a nice single malt. however, if you're looking for something a little different, then there are plenty of alternatives to a drop of the hard stuff.
Whisky decanters are always a classy gift, and a nice set of whisky tumblers is another popular choice. A whisky flask is another evergreen option. Don't worry if your whisky buff already has one - a few spares are always handy.
Whisky chilling stones are becoming more and more popular. They allow you to keep your drink cool without having ice melt and diluting your drink - thereby weakening it and impairing the flavor.
A good book on whisky is another good choice. Whisky lovers enjoy talking about whisky almost as much as they like drinking the stuff. A little background reading will help to make sure that they get their facts right.
Here's a list of some of the best Scotch gifts 2014 so that you can get a few ideas for the whisky lover in your life: