Best beer, wine & spirits lockdown discounts & delivery services

Lockdown booze buying guide

Edinburgh-based microbrewery Barney's Beers are now offering UK-wide delivery

Discount codes & info on how to get wine, beer and spirits delivered throughout COVID-19

If the UK loves one thing, it's booze; a beautiful fact that you can't deny as, after all, that's precisely why you're here! Fear not, we have compiled this guide to help you find the best alcohol delivery services for lockdown. You can find wine, spirits, beer and cocktail supplies and save with a couple of handy discount codes thrown in. Don't lose faith, there are plenty of UK wide alcohol delivery services that are operating during lockdown and here's some to get your started...

Shop local and support independent businesses

During these trying times, it's essential to support small businesses. Before searching the web for big booze suppliers or shopping via the Amazon Pantry, why not think local. In the face of financial struggles, many bottle shops and breweries are now offering fast and affordable alcohol delivery services.

Checking the website or social media channels of your nearest brewery or shop is a great starting point. ServeBack is also a fantastic resource for finding numerous hospitality businesses that are still operating across the UK. Drinkly connects local shops with thirsty customers and boasts an impression 1-hour turn around for deliveries where possible. If you'd like to spread the word about a local business that is operating a nationwide alcohol delivery service, then please add it to the comments below.

Where can I buy wine during lockdown?

As an alternative to the wine section in your local supermarket, there are plenty of online retailers you can purchase one-off bottles or bargain crates of wine from. Stock up with Vinatis Wines and save £10 on your order, or browse Great Grog's appetising range of wines from around the world. Corkk Wine Box offer a variety of subscriptions as well as an excellent selection of fine wines available, with free delivery on orders over £50. Laithwaite's is a fantastic go-to for crates of wine and if you join the Wine Plan you can save up to £50 on your first delivery.

Red Rickshaw keeps it sweet and simple with their wines, with the option to choose from one of two cases (or have both if you like!). Naked Wines is a popular choice with new customers who can get £75 off a case of wines when signing up to the Angels subscription service.

These offers are ideal for stocking up so you don't have to nip out to the shop unnecessarily, but if it's a wine tasting experience you're after, then The Wine List are offering 30% off their unique subscription. Fizz connoisseurs need look no further than Fizz Society who have crafted a lockdown selection of thirst quenching fizzes alongside ciders and more. Take 10% off your first order with code welcometofs.

Lockdown booze buying guide

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Who's delivering lockdown beer?

Beer subscription services have been on the rise for almost a decade now. Lockdown is the perfect time to take one for a spin. Sign up to receive world-class beers to your door at intervals to suit your schedule with Beer52 and take £10 off your first order.

Independent Scottish breweries Barney's Beer, Bellfield, Black Wolf Brewery and Stewart are just some among a long list of others brewing up and posting out beers during lockdown. The Edinburgh Beer Box is a fantastic option if you're looking for a mixture of craft beers, and £1 from every 12 beers sold goes directly to the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) Covid appeal. The Bottle Club are open and well-stocked with large cases and crates of beer, as well as plenty of other alcoholic goodies with the added perk of a 5% discount with code WELCOME5. PINT365 takes it a whole playing field further with home dispensing kits if a full bar is what you're after.

What spirits can I get delivered during lockdown?

The selection of spirits available online is endless. For gin lovers, Friday Night Gin Club have a mouth-watering selection of gins available for delivery, or if you fancy trying a gin subscription (yes, you heard right) Craft Gin Club can deliver a box of exclusive gin and goodies to your door. The Good Spirit Co and Mothership Scotland are two fantastic shops offering a variety of interesting spirits and wines for all your lockdown needs.

Scottish distillery Tyndrum Whisky are well stocked, as are Carlisle-based company House of Malt who have all the gins, whiskies and cocktail kits any lockdown party could ever need. Use code HOMCLUB3 for 3% off your order.

The Leith Import / Export Co are offering free deliveries on orders over £55 and, with their unique flavours and styles of rum, wine, sherry and gin, you'll notice your basket fill up quickly. The Bottle Club are having a huge spring sale full of thirst-inducing liquors and with all the good weather the UK is having, be sure to check out their pre-mixed cocktails and use code WELCOME5 for 5% off. The Whisky Exchange have numerous delicious-looking cocktail recipes, featuring some of the best loved gins, vodkas, tequilas available in their store.

Lockdown booze buying guide

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Laithwaite's Wine Plan offer: £100 discount on 12 bottles

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