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21 Best Gifts for Beer Lovers

Beer Gifts: Attractive Options to Keep Beer Fans Happy

21 Best Gifts for Beer Lovers

Beer. It’s the gift that has kept on giving for eons, and it has long been an important part of human culture at large. Sundry groups have brewed it – from pious monks to industrious bootleggers – and now with craft beer’s booming popularity, the wide variety of styles and flavors that are available to the public is more expansive than ever before.

Of course, while beer fans are often spoiled for choice when it comes to actual beers themselves at their local bottle shops or liquor stores, sometimes they might need more beer-related products or breweriana to help gussy up their beer den or kitchen.

Beyond that, while buying beer for yourself is certainly a treat in and of itself, giving the gift of beer is equally enjoyable – especially if you know it’s going to a good home.

With this list, we hope to explore 21 of the best beer gifts around, including (but not limited to) growlers, home décor, bottle openers, homebrewing kits, glassware and much more.

Read on to find 21 gift ideas for the beer lover in your life. Cheers!


The Beer Connoisseur Gift Subscription

The Beer Connoisseur® Gift Subscription

Not to toot our own horn, but our top gift option is a Premium Subscription to us: The Beer Connoisseur!

At BC, we aim to please beer drinkers with all of the freshest industry news, expert beer reviews conducted by BJCP-certified judges, features stories and plenty of historical content dating back to our founding over 10 years ago.

The main draw for the Premium Subscription is access to our Premium Web Magazine as well as our annual print edition called The Beer in Review. In it, we highlight the best beers of the year along with the best breweries and best beers in specific style categories.

We aim to cover all the brew that’s fit to drink, so our Premium Subscription tops the list.

Shop for Gift Subscriptions here.


The Bee Connoisseur's Beer Buyers Club

The Beer Connoisseur's Beer Buyers Club

Second on our list is another of our projects. This one is a partnership with online beer retailer Tavour, and it allows us to offer a $10 account credit from Tavour after spending $25 on the app.

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Tavour offers a truly staggering collection of beers, which are updated frequently and often feature rare and hard-to-find limited releases from highly sought-after breweries such as WeldWerks, Westbrook, Odd13, Fair State, Pipeworks, Anchorage, Equilibrium and many, many more.

Registering a Beer Buyers Club account is free, and the discount makes it an attractive way to obtain beers for the beer geek/fan/connoisseur in your life.

(Or for yourself, if you’re looking to give a gift to No. 1!)


Beer Cap Maps

Beer Cap Maps

It’s the age-old question for beer drinkers: What to do with all those bottle caps that keep stacking up after imbibing a nice bottle of brew?

Beer Cap Maps provides the answer. These gorgeous handmade maps (available in attractive wood or stylish metal) can be purchased in multiple sizes and allow you to simply insert bottle caps into the back of the surface in a variety of map designs. The most popular are country outlines, such as the contiguous United States, Australia, the United Kingdom, or state outlines for all 50 states.

These gorgeous maps are sure to spice up any bar area or breweriana-filled kitchen.

Purchase them here.


Northern Brewer Premium Craft Brewery in a Box

Northern Brewer Premium Craft Brewery in a Box

With the innovate PicoBrew going into receivership in the summer of 2020, that Keurig-style brewing contraption is no longer a good gift option. Instead, potential homebrewers will have to hoof it the old-fashioned way – with a variety of containers, buckets, hoses and all sorts of other tools.

Luckily, Northern Brewer provides all of these important tools in one package: the DIY-friendly Premium Craft Brewery in a Box package, which contains a Siphonless Big Mouth Bubbler - Ported 6.5 Gallon Plastic Fermenter w/ Harness (Primary Fermenter), Bung , airlock and transfer tubing and all sorts of other homebrewing goodies to aid potential homebrewers looking to explore crafting their own liquids.

Available here.


Muntons Craft Beer in a Bag

Muntons Craft Beer in a Bag

For those beer fans who are less inclined to get down and dirty in the world of homebrewing, there’s this foolproof beermaking kit. Simply order this inexpensive kit, dump some water in it, let it sit for a month, and then voila: 25 pints of prime homebrew ready to be imbibed!

This product comes in four styles: pale ale, session IPA, golden ale and the popular dark ale.

Made with proven technology developed by Nottingham Trent University together with the University of Nottingham in England, owners of this kit don’t even need storage, as they can dispense their brew directly from the brewing bag. Marvelous!

Available here.


Biersafe Underground Beer Cooler

Biersafe Underground Beer Cooler

The beer fridge is an important part of any beer fan’s repertoire at home. However, an outside mini-fridge, while practical and sometimes artistic, is rather mainstream. With this special device, you’ll be the envy of all your brew friends.

The Biersafe cooler is actually stored underground and keeps beers cool simply through the reduced temperature of the Earth’s crust. Four different sizes are available, ranging from storage for 8 bottles to 20, and there is also an option for wine bottle storage as well.

Wouldn’t it be cool (pun intended) to move some false grass aside and pull up a fridge filled with beer from the ground while having a garden party? This product makes it possible.

Available here.


Edgestar 17-Inch Beer Fridge

Edgestar 17-Inch Beer Fridge

Then again, while storing beers underground is pretty sweet, the practicality of a beer fridge – especially one with a see-through door and low profile – will likely win out for most people.

This striking option from EdgeStar is less than a foot and a half in width but can hold up to 80 cans comfortably. Couple that with an LED backlight to make it easy to find your beverage of choice, and you have a truly excellent storage option for yourself or for entertaining guests.

Available here.


Brumate Bott'l

Brumate Bott'l

Do you have a million cheap, easily misplaced fabric coozies lying around for beer bottles? If you’re an avid beer drinker, the answer is probably a resounding, exasperated “yes.”

With Brumate’s Bott'l, those excess coozies never have to darken your doorstep again, as this will replace all of them with a single item. This triple-insulated stainless steel bottle holder keeps your beers 20 times colder than a standard neoprene cooler thanks to Brumate’s BevGuard push-lock technology.

While it sounds highfalutin, all drinkers have to do is slide the beer in the Hopsulator and pull it out by the neck. That’s it! Beer stored in Hopsulator will stay exquisitely cold from popping tops to last sips.

Available here.


Yeti Rambler Colster

Yeti Rambler Colster

While the Hopsulator is perfect for keeping bottles cold, what about cans?

Yeti, the famed brand known for its coolers, thermoses and storage containers for all sorts of beverages and foodstuffs, offers this sleek “personal cooler for your can” in three sizes: the standard 12-ouncer, a slim can 12-ounce version, as well as a tall boy 16-ounce version for those pricey four-packs of craft brew that beer fans get for special occasions.

Available here.


Lambic Basket

Lambic Basket

Any true connoisseur knows that immensely high-quality lambic-style brews should be stored and transported on their side in order to help lightly agitate the wild yeast that continues to add depth and complexity right until the popping of the cork.

This gorgeous handmade basket serves as a truly sumptuous way to store that bottle of Drie Fonteinen or Gueuze Tilquin until it’s ready to be enjoyed. This examples, which is available from Etsy, also features a beer-themed rotating tray, which allows for the bottle to be rotated without picking it up. Nice!

Available here.


BottleLoft Magnetic Beer Holder

BottleLoft Magnetic Beer Holder

Another nifty addition to a beer fridge is this magnetic strip that holds bottle by their caps from the top of a fridge or a fridge shelf, allowing for the room underneath to be employed.

Any beer fan knows that those bottles can add up quickly in a fridge, so this clever item allows for a better use of fridge space for when, you know, you need to actually sustain your life through eating food rather than slamming down tasty brew after tasty brew – despite how attractive that may sound!

Available here.


Kegco Dual Tap Stainless Steel Digital Kegerator

Kegco Dual Tap Stainless Steel Digital Kegerator

Deciding to get a kegerator is a big decision in a beer drinker’s life (as this item’s price point may indicate). However, once a kegerator is obtained, it has been known to transform a beer drinker’s entire view of imbibing a delectable brew.

This attractive option from Kegco will allow drinkers to obtain a keg of their favorite brew (be it a commonly imbibed option or an exceedingly rare one that only makes appearances on special occasions) and enjoy bar- or brewery-ready suds at the turn of a faucet. Impressive!

Available here.


Westmark Germany Hermetus 3-in-1 Bottle Opener and Resealer

Westmark Germany Hermetus 3-in-1 Bottle Opener and Resealer

This inexpensive gift would serve as a great Christmastime stocking-stuffer or simply a small gift to surprise that special beer drinker in your life.

This minimalistic bottle opener easily removes pull-off bottle caps, aids in the removal of hard-to-deal-with twist-off bottle caps and, best of all, on the back of the opener, provides a way to reseal a larger bottle that you may want to save for later.

At under $15, this item is a steal and sure to become the go-to bottle opener for whoever has it.

Available here.


Michael Jackson’s The New World Guide to Beer

Michael Jackson’s The New World Guide to Beer

There’s nothing quite like sitting back in your favorite chair with a delectable craft brew wafting its bouquet in your direction while you read a good book. Why not make that a book a beer book?

Michael Jackson, aka the inimitable Beer Hunter, literally wrote the book on beer, and this excellent tome provides a bevy of scintillating factoids and history on almost every beer style imaginable.

With precise and delightful prose, Mr. Jackson makes reading about beer just as pleasant as actually drinking it.

Available here.


Proper Pour Beer Bottle Cap Holder Shadow Box

Proper Pour Beer Bottle Cap Holder Shadow Box

While Beer Cap Maps offers a more stylized and in-depth solution to the “beer cap problem” that often occurs for beer enthusiasts, this nice shadow box from Proper Pour offers a far less involved method of cap storage.

With a stylized beer bottle chock-full of famed beer phrases adorning its glass façade, this sleek shadow box allows beer fans to simply dump their caps into the box willy-nilly, and it can also hold as many as 500 bottle caps.

Available here.


Soberdough Artisan Brew Bread Sampler Five-Pack

Soberdough Artisan Brew Bread Sampler Five-Pack

Beer and bread go hand in hand. As such, SoberDough offers up an incredibly easy solution to combining these two yeasty victuals: simply add 12 ounces of beer to any of these delicious mixes and then – boom – you’ve got a fresh loaf of bread!

This kit provides five intriguing flavors of bread mix to explore: Classic, Green Chile Cheddar, Cheesy Garlic, Rosemary and Cinnamon Swirl. Is anyone else hungry?

Available here.


Bruntmor CAPMAGS Magnetic Bottle Opener

Bruntmor CAPMAGS Magnetic Bottle Opener

Certainly, most beer connoisseurs have seen this type of product before, but despite it being commonplace in beer dens, if your burgeoning beer geek friend does not have one of these, this one by Bruntmor would serve as an excellent introduction.

Available in metal and three different wood grain finishes, this attractive bottle opener is simply bolted to any wall, bar or outdoor surface. Then, when the bottle is opened, the cap is harmlessly attracted to the magnet at the base of the opener. No muss, no fuss.

Available here.


GrowlerWerks Carbonated Growlers

GrowlerWerks Carbonated Growlers

Beer growlers are yet another important aspect of beer geekdom. The gift of a beer growler to a beer fan will certainly be a gift that keeps on giving, especially if it’s a Carbonated Growler from GrowlerWerks.

We’ve previously reviewed their growlers (which were kindly personalized with our logo), and we came away thoroughly impressed. Surely, the beer fan in your life would also enjoy this stunning growler – that can also be personalized with logos or slogans for an extra fee.

Available here.


Spiegelau IPA Glasses

Spiegelau IPA Glasses

Every beer fan knows that glassware can make or break a perfect pint. IPA glasses have been a fairly recent invention into the scene, and this striking option from the preeminent beer glassmakers Spiegelau would certainly make your next hoppy brew a truly unforgettable experience.

With a thin base with grooves to help aid in reforming the head as you get down to the bottom of the beer, this glass is sure to have all of those wonderful hoppy aromas and flavors of mango, guava, resin and dankness dancing around your head as you sip your favorite IPA.

Available here.


Beer Tour

Beer Tour

While this is not a particular product or option, the craft beer fan in your life is sure to enjoy a trip to some favorite watering holes in specific areas. Perhaps if they’re never experienced some major beer spots in your city, splash out for a beer tour there.

Or if you know they’ll be traveling to a specific city for a vacation, surprise them with a beer tour of that spot so they’ll get to go to the finest spots in the city limits.

We’ve explored the finest European Beer Tour Companies in the past, so be sure to look into those if an overseas trip is in the cards.


Coleman Steel-Belted Cooler

Coleman Steel-Belted Cooler

For special occasions, a beer cooler is one of the most important purchases a beer fan can make. This do-it-all cooler is sizable and features a nostalgic retro-style look that will not deteriorate if left out in the rain thanks to its rust-free hardware.

The cooler also doubles as a bench that can seat up to 250 pounds. Inside, it can keep ice frozen for up to four days and can hold up to 85 cans of the finest suds around. Sounds like a winner.

Available here.


So, there you have it! These beer gifts are sure to keep any beer fan happy, and they also might serve as an attractive option if you’re looking to treat yourself as well. Cheers!

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