Your better half is partial to beer? Or does your friend love a good brew, and the suds never stop flowing at his place! A good gift will make your dear beer-loving person even fonder of you, especially when they are enjoying a good pint you bought for them!
But think beyond delicious craft beers. With the help of bartenders, beer lovers, and brewmasters, we have picked some of the best gifts for gifting those picky sud-lovers. Think beyond craft beer packs to home brewing kits, beer decor, interesting beer reads, craft beer club subscriptions, and more!
Best Gifts for Beer Drinkers
1. Beer Glassware
To a beer lover, nothing can be worse than beer getting warm! For enjoying a cold beer, we recommend the Host Freeze Beer pint glasses. It comes as a set of 2, and in gray, black and white colors. The magic of these glasses lay in the gel along the insulated plastic walls.
This insulated pint set keeps beer colder than just using chilled down beer glasses or mugs.
This 16-ounce tumbler comes with a comfort-grip silicon band to drink beer with perfect comfort and ease. It has to be popped in the fridge for a couple of hours to keep the beer at just the chillness it is best enjoyed!
2. Beer Opener
This gifting season, you can surprise your beer friend or family member by gifting them a wall-mounted beer opener from Bruntmor. It can be such a cool piece of decor for their home too. It comes in gorgeous colors, and with this mounter beer opener, there is no more scrambling around for a beer opener!
Not just that, you don’t have to scramble around to look for the uncorked caps as well! It features an auto caps collection through means of a magnetic cap catcher. It can lock up to 50 beer caps! Your beer-loving suds bud will be super busy and excited to add to his collection, we are sure!
3. Editor’s Choice: Beer Brewing kit
Beer is completely and legitly a hobby. A beer lover will always be tempted and passionate to brew his own beer. So giving him a beer brewing kit will allow him to explore their creativity and passion.
Mr. Beer has the perfect starter kit for getting people started on their journey to becoming a craft beer connoisseur for life! Each kit comes with a complete set of everything needed to brew a craft beer at home, from the instructions guide, a 2-gallon fermenter, hopped malt extracts, spigot, eleven plastic bottles, and caps for 11 beer bottles.
4. Beer Growler
One of the best gifts for a beer lover is a growler for them to purchase beer in quantities they want and enjoy it in the comfort of their home.
When it comes to beer growlers, stainless steel is your best bet because the only taste you want is that of your beer! This classic growler from Stanley can keep beer tasty, fizzy, and chilled for up to 24 hours.
Leak-proof, dishwasher safe, and easy to carry and pour, this growler can hold up to 64 ounces of beer cold and pressurized. The crowning glory is that it is built for life! Yes, it comes with a lifetime warranty.
Waste no time in making this growler your beer lover’s best companion (apart from you, of course!)
5. Beer Can Cooler
Beer is best enjoyed in a chiller beer glass, but then you may go on an outdoor adventure with your best mates and want to enjoy some delicious beer. If you and your friends are used to hanging out over beer, this can be a great gift!
BruMate Hopsulator Can Cooler maintains the ideal temperature of beer right to the last sip. It is made with double-walled stainless steel and a copper layer finish to keep your beer 20 times colder than a standard neoprene can cooler.
BruMate Hopsulator Can Cooler can securely hold your 12 and 16-ounce cans and keep the beer in them chilled for hours on end. Not only does it keep your beverages chilled to the last drop, but it also keeps your hot beverages like tea and coffee piping hot to the last sip!
6. Best beer books
Your beer buddy may not be into books, but he cannot say no to a book on beers! He will devour the pages of the book with as much enthusiasm as he savors his can of beer!
“Tasting Beer” by Randy Mosher is one of the best books on beer and a must-have possession for anyone even remotely interested in this bubbly beverage.
This book gets to the roots of the colors, aromas, and flavors of the beer in your glass. The detailed information on food pairings that go well with beer is an asset to those who enjoy a good pint and a great meal together.
This book covers the history of brewing and how to tell one beer style from another. From a novice to a connoisseur, this book is for casual slippers and beer aficionados alike.
How To Brew
How To Brew is the only guide you will need to make great quality beers at home. The ingredients, methods, recipes, and equipment to brew the beer – this book is laden with information on everything you will possibly need to brew on your own.
Whether you want to start your friend off on his brewing journey by helping to make their first batch – or help him become a great brewer even if he is well into the brewing journey- this book will be super helpful.
Budget pick: A History of the World in 6 Glasses
This book by Tom Standage will be unlike anything you have ever read. Whether your friend likes a good drink or is a bibliophile, this will make for a stellar gift!
In this book, you will be taken on a journey on the anthropology of beer and other drinks like wine, spirits, coffee, tea, and coca cola. This book explores how the human race evolved from the stone ages to the 21st century through each epoch’s signature beverage.
In this book, Stanley combines masterful story-telling and sweeping changes in history through these drinks. Once the lucky person who receives this gift is done with the book, he may never look at his drink quite the same way again! It is the sort of gift you may want to give yourself as well. I know I am!
7. Best beer patio table
If they are a big patio BBQ host, the hybrid cooler-table from Keter will not only be a great gift but also give you plenty to look forward to when you visit. (We kid!)
This stunning piece of backyard furniture can hold up to 7.5 gallons of ice, so your ice will always be cold, and your drink chilled for up to 12 hours! Along with ice, it is possible to store 12-ounce cans. This is possibly the best splurge if you don’t mind spending on your favorite beer lover.
A cooler, beer and coffee table rolled into one, Keter bar table is the gift of all gifts if your mate is fond of beer and has good taste in decor.
8. Beer decor
If your most-loved beer drinker is also a collector, goal setter, and adventure junkie, I recommend getting them Skyline Workshop United States of America Beer Cap Map.
This beer cap map can hold around 69 beer caps of all types, from import and domestic to craft beer bottle caps.
Skyline’s beer cap map allows your buddy to keep track of their collections in style!
9. Beer salt for cocktail lovers
Twang beer salts add excitement and kick to any beer. If the person you are looking to gift is into unique tastes and is open to new culinary adventures, I would get them this!
Add a pinch of this to the top of your beer, especially if it is light, and savor the elevated taste and flavors! The flavored salts can also be used along the rims of Margaritas and Michelada blends.
Twang beer salts come in 4 flavors, namely, Lime, Lemon Line, Citrus Dressed Beer Pack, and Michelada, all of them bold, unique, and fun. A flavor for every mood, indeed! They come in packs of 4, 12, or 24, and these 1.4-ounce pocket-sized bottles are compact, so they can be carried comfortably to anywhere you are going.
10. Best membership subscription:
A subscription from Craft Beer Club will send your friend into ecstasy. It is one of those gifts that keeps on giving!
Each shipment delivers 12 of the most popular beers from microbreweries across the USA for a nominal fee of $43 per month. You get 4 different styles of beer from 2 different breweries across the country.
Every shipment features a newsletter that includes some amazing recipes to pair with the featured brews of the month, as well as detailed information as to who made the beers and how. The background of the beers and the interviews with owners and brewmasters make for an interesting read too!
This membership gives you the option to choose from a monthly, every-other-month, or quarterly subscription.
Hunting for the perfect gift for a beer lover may be a little tricky if you are not a beer person. You may be tempted to head to the grocery store and just pick a cold six-pack. But surely you can do better than that! Beer lovers are a diverse and hard-to-please group.
Beer glasses, a superb quality can cooler, a few decors, a beer opener for them to open a beer bottle with ease, insulated holders, a growler for them to stock with craft beer from local breweries, the best beer brewing kit to help them on their home brewing journey, and three of the most amazing books on beers are what we put together with help from beer drinkers, brewers, bartenders, and industry experts.
These phenomenal gifts will be sure to please and impress anyone who loves beers! These gifts are thoughtful, fun, and unique than anything they would have received!
So choose one, or as many as you want, and gift them to your dearly loved beer lovers to spread some cheer and perhaps, share a glass of beer!