Let’s get one thing straight: it’s perfectly acceptable for one adult to give another adult a bottle of booze as a gift for any holiday. Barring any case-specific exceptions that would make it an inappropriate gift, there’s not a damn thing wrong with that.
It’s a present that says, “I know you. I get you. This is a thing that you enjoy and it would make me feel good to give you a thing that I know you enjoy.”
You don’t have to do any more than that.
But if you want to do more than that, you have options!
Here’s a fun thing you can do with a standard shaped bottle of liquor or a good wine – a puzzle lock made out of wood that has to be solved before the bottle can be enjoyed!