The deluge of top-shelf, small-batch bourbon makes gift-giving challenging, if not downright annoying. In reality, most choices are quite good, but few of them represent an eccentric/complex/weird choice that would surprise even the most discerning bourbon drinker. Jefferson’s Ocean is aged a final six months at sea, allowing those barrels to slosh around in the sea air, picking up uncanny hints of minerality and briny ocean goodness.