15 Gifts for Beer Lovers
Don't forget to pair our gifts for beer lovers with a six-pack or two.
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Beer lovers will tell you that beer direct from the tap almost always tastes better than bottled or canned beer. Hopsy sells a home tap that allows drinkers to sip fresh beer from the comfort of their own homes. Draft-quality beer without having to put on real pants? That’s every beer lover’s dream. Check out these essential tips for a well-stocked bar.
If the beer lover in your life is also a huge baseball fan, you have to check out this baseball bat bottle opener. Each handle is made from a bat used in a game from the baseball team of your choice and is numbered with which specific game the bat was used. Have you seen these crazy food items from MLB stadiums?
Having a well-insulated growler is essential for beer lovers who take craft beer to gatherings and on camping trips. It’s definitely worth investing in a high-quality growler that can be packed up and easily transported. Hydro Flask makes a 64-ounce insulated growler that keeps drinks cool for extended periods of time. Fill that flask with one of the best brews in the world.
Has your beer lover ever open a beer and it’s less carbonated than it should be? These beer foaming stones are just the ticket! Handmade in Minnesota, these soapstone nucleators react with the beer in your glass to create tiny bubbles that make the beer creamier, richer and taste like it’s fresh from the tap. Take a look at how to drink (and order) beer the right way.
Got that friend who keeps talking about how they’re going to start home brewing? Help them get started with a beginner’s brewing kit that comes with all the gear they need. After they nail down a good batch, see how it compares to the best craft brew in your state.
If your loved one always has a full beer fridge, you have to get them BottleLoft. The magnetic strips attach to the top of the fridge and allow up to six beers to be suspended from the shelving. This opens up lots of room for even more craft beers. Fill up that extra room with these popular types of craft beer.
For a seasoned home brewer or a first-timer, a how-to book is going to be helpful. How to Brew: Everything You Need to Know to Brew Great Beer Every Time teaches them how to make their own quality craft beer at home. Here are some great ways to cook with beer.
Perfect for cooler weather, a beer caramelizer is a great gift for beer lovers who enjoy enhancing the taste of their favorite brews. This device comes with a handle and a stainless steel tip, which is meant to be placed in a campfire and then thrust into a cold brew. The heat caramelizes the beer and increases the depth of the flavor. Check out these surprising cocktails that start with beer.
Depending on your giftee’s favorite brew—whether it’s an IPA, a light beer or an amber lager—there’s a glass specifically made to enhance that beer’s natural flavors. If you’re not sure which beer your giftee loves most, get a variety pack of beer glasses that features a glass for each kind of brew. We ranked the top beer brands to find which one was best.
Forget those conventional rectangular coolers—gift the beer lover in your life something far more exciting, like an outdoor cooler that doubles as a patio table. It’s large enough to fit up to 40 beer cans, and if your beer lover lives with a wine lover, this cooler fits several wine bottles, as well.
We love when beer shows up in places where it doesn’t belong, like cheddar bacon dip and soap. You didn’t misread that—Amazon sells a 6-pack of beer soap, which is truly a gift that only a beer lover would appreciate. They feature scents like Apricot Wheat, Honey Pilsner and Vanilla Porter. Did you know Dunkaroos beer exists, and it’s brewed with cookies, vanilla cream and sprinkles?
True beer lovers enjoy experiencing the best beers the world has to offer. You may not have the budget to take them on a tour of the country’s best microbreweries, but you can bring highly-rated craft brews to them with a Beer of the Month Club subscription. It delivers 12 beers in each box. Here are the best gluten-free beers, ranked.
Beer is great when enjoyed indoors, outdoors and—especially—in the shower. If the beer lover in your life is known for cracking a cold one while cleaning, they need a dedicated shower beer holder that can suction to the shower wall. Check out these ways to open a beer bottle without a bottle opener.
This hilarious parody book belongs on the bookshelf or coffee table of the beer lover in your life. Goodnight Brew mimics the popular children’s book Goodnight Moon, and follows a crew of animals who work at a brewery as they shut the facility down for the night. Look forward to hearing this story read aloud over and over each time you show up at your beer lover’s house.
Pabst, An Excavation of Art is a gorgeous coffee table book of photography that features shots of the abandoned Pabst Brewery in Milwaukee. It’s a fantastic gift for beer lovers who enjoy history and stunning visuals, and makes a beautiful centerpiece for their living area. Take a look at the best beer garden in every state.
Caroline Stanko, Associate Digital Editor, contributed to this article.