14 of the best adult advent calendars money can buy this Christmas

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14 of the best adult advent calendars money can buy this Christmas

Words by Chloe Cicero

It’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas.

No matter how old you are, there’s a part of everyone who absolutely loves and gets lost in the magic of Christmas. Especially after this year, a well-deserved treat yo’self Christmas is a necessity. So, continue reading to find out where you can get the advent calendars you really want.

Bottles & Barrels Beer Advent Calendar
Local Geelong business, Bottles & Barrels, known for its wide range of beers, ciders, and wines, have put together a beer advent calendar once again. Each day of the month of December you get a new sessionable and local craft beer to try. You can get 24 beers to countdown with for $99, or if you prefer something a bit more complex you can give their 12 day countdown a whirl for $120.
Where to buy: Bottles & Barrels in store or online here.

The Ultimate Advent Calendar
You can’t go wrong with a classic Cadbury chocolate calendar.
Where to buy: Woolworths, Kmart, Coles, Big W

Illchesters 12 Days of Cheesemas.
Absolute genius. Put a straw in your alcoholic beverage of choice, and pop open the cheese of the evening.
Where to buy: Woolworths.

12 Days of Christmas, Gin style.
What more could you want, than 12 x 30ml of gin, to count your way down to the most magical day of the year.
Where to buy: Dan Murphys

T2 Tea Christmas Countdown Advent Calendar Teabags
Fancy a cuppa? Get a taste of what the world has to offer while you sip and sample your way through 24 teas, counting down to the jolliest day of the year! Open up and explore old favourites, new friends and scrumptious festive numbers guaranteed to make your daily cup full of flavour, intrigue and discovery!
Where to buy: T2 online, or David Jones.

12 Days of Craftsmas
If all you want for Christmas, is to branch out of the regular beers, then this selection of 12vAUstralian craft beers is the advent calendar for you. Or there’s the Hoppy Christmas, which features 24 cans of beer for you to smash down in the lead up to Christmas.
Where to buy: Aldi (if still in stock)

Victoria Bitter VB Big Cold Advent Calendar
Victoria Bitter has launched the ultimate Big Cold Advent Calendar of 24 VBs – 1 to enjoy each day in December in the lead up to Christmas. The limited-edition Advent Calendar comes in a Christmas themed case with 24 individual cutouts housing a single VB stubby in each, counting down to the ultimate knock-off of the year, the Christmas holidays.
Where to buy: Booze Bud

MECCA MAX Beauty-Full Days
One for the makeup lover in your life (or for yourself). The countdown to glam is on with MECCA MAX’s Beauty-Full Days calendar. You’ll find highlighters, blushes, lip pencils and liquid lipsticks as well as priming products, brow gel and eyeshadow – all made without sulphates, parabens and animal products.
Where to buy: MECCA

12 Beers of Christmas – Very Merry Mixed Pack
It’s not exactly an advent calendar, but it’s certainly one of the best ways to celebrate the festive season with 12 Beers of Christmas. Start this one halfway through the month, and enjoy 12 days of Blackman’s Beers in the lead up to Chrissy, including some of their core favourites, some Barrel Farm Beers plus a few seasonals! They will chuck in a stubby holder to make sure your cans stay nice and cold!
Where to buy: Blackman’s Brewery online shop.

Cleanse and Co
Help count your way down to Christmas with 25 days of crystal magic, complete with jewellery, crystals, vouchers and more.
Where to buy: Online via Cleanse and Co.

The One With The Surprises
Friends fans rejoice, this calendar is jam-packed with keepsakes, ornaments and booklets. It is a MUST HAVE for all superfans. There’s something for everyone in this set full of fun, nostalgia, and even a Holiday Armadillo surprise.
Where to buy: Dymocks, Amazon, Booktopia.

Love Honey
Feeling a bit naughty this Christmas? Treat yourself, or you and your partner, with 24 of the best-selling sex toys for him and her. You’ll find the We-Vibe couple’s vibrator, tie-and-tease pieces for a little light bondage, and a whole host of sexy surprises you’ll want to get your hands on before it’s too late.
Where to buy: Love Honey

12 Days of Lushmash
A gift of 12 seasonally scented shower and bath products to keep the Christmas joy going. This one is perfect if you’re a fan of an all-over pamper, treating yourself every day of the week and of course Insta-worthy #bathart.
Where to buy: Lush

Koko Black Twelve Starry Nights
Available Early December, this can be a countdown or a just a really great gift. Koko’s galaxy of chocolate is full of stars and surprises found in 12 keepsake drawers including Four Pillars Shiraz Gin, Koko Black Marbles, Christmas Blocks and more.
Where to buy: kokoblack.com