‘Tis the season for gift-giving and being thankful for everyone in your life!
Gift buying can be stressful when you aren’t sure what to get. But it can also be very rewarding when you focus on what makes the recipient special.
The beer gifts market is growing rapidly as more and more consumers shift their drinking habits to craft or locally made brews. Brew culture is growing and changing too as people flock to their local breweries.
43% of legal drinking age consumers prefer craft beers over mass-produced alternatives. The idea of drinking locally produced beverages and the variety of flavors they provide is appealing for both new and experienced beer drinkers.
But, giving someone a 6-pack of their favorite beer isn’t very exciting. How can you take this idea and spice it up a little bit?
Read below to get some ideas for gifts for beer lovers. You may be surprised at how many amazing products there are out there to make their drinking experience even more enjoyable!
Best Gifts for Beer Lovers
Food items, accessories, brewing kits, decorations, and more; there are tons of opportunities to spoil the beer lovers in your life!
1. Home Brewing Kits
If you’re shopping for someone who loves to drink local, craft beers why not get them a home brewing kit? There are a lot of varieties out there, but here are a few to get you started.
- Holiday Ale
- West Coast IPA
- Vermont Maple Porter
- Oktoberfest Ale
- Belgian Golden Ale
- Pumpkin Ale
- Irish Stout
- Southern Bourbon Stout
- Ginger Beer
- Alcoholic Root Beer
2. Beer Food Items
Treat them to something sweet or savory to munch on while they have their favorite brew. Sauces, snacks, cookbooks, and more are all great ideas for their beer-loving pallets.
- Hopped-Up Coffee
- Beer Jelly
- Beer and Bourbon Nuts
- Beer Mustard Sets
- Craft Beer Vinegar
- Beer Infused BBQ Sauce
- Hot Sauce made with Beer
- Beer and Food Pairing Guides
- Cookbooks using Beer
- Beer Brittle Gift Boxes
- Artisan Beer Bread Mix Sets
3. Craft Beer Toiletries
Yes, You read that right. You can get toiletries made with beer and/or hops. Your loved ones can literally bathe in beer!
4. Beer Inspired Games
Beer pairs perfectly with conversation, laughter, and games! Add something new to their game closet, or give them something to practice with for their next party!
- Mini Beer Pong
- Mini Baseball Pong
- Beer IQ Game
- Moving Beer Pong Robot
- Mini Flip Cup
- Bottle Opener Slot Game
- Sink or Shoot, Battle Ship Style Party Game
- Unlabeled: The Bling Beer Tasting Board Game
5. Personalized Drinkware
Make them feel extra special with a set of drinking glasses that are unique to their style and interests.
- Great Women of Science Pint Glasses
- Great Beards of Science Pint Glasses
- Baseball Park/Football Stadium Map Pint Glasses
- Personalized Tree Trunk Glassware
- Custom Etched Growlers
- Beer Chemistry Pint Glasses
- Etched Marathon Route Pint Glasses
- Glasses Etched with their Home Town or State
- Engraved Metal Beer Mugs
- Sports Team Glassware
- Superhero or Comic Book Themed Pint Glasses
- Pop Culture Drinkware
- Pint Glasses in Unique Shapes, Colors, or Prints
- Mugs or Pint Glasses from their Favorite Brewery
6. Beer Storage or Transportation
Help them keep their craft beers organized with some clever storage ideas. You can also help them get their brews from one location to another with some unique transportation ideas.
- Beer Caddy
- Shower Beer Holder
- Magnetized Beer Loft for the Refrigerator
- Outdoor Beer Growler Carrier with Glasses
- Pressurized Craft Beer Growler
- Wooden Beer Caddy with a Bottle Opener
- Sling Style Beverage Carrier and Cooler
- Chilled Beer Tower Dispenser
- Outdoor Beer and Snacks Table with Bottle Opener
- Foldable Make-Your-Own 6-Pack Caddy
- Bike Six-Pack Holder
7. Brew Themed Personal Accessories
Beer isn’t just something you drink anymore. You can let them express their love of hops with these thoughtful accessories.
- Beer Printed Socks
- Reclaimed Rope Beer Carrier Lanyard
- Neck Ties Decorated with Beer Glasses, Bottle, Bottle Caps, Hops, etc.
- Beer Bottle Cufflinks
- Baseball Caps with Bottle Openers
- Sandals with Bottle Openers
- Jewelry Decorated with Shapes of Beer Mugs, Bottle Caps, Hops, etc.
- Jewelry Made with Recycled Craft Beer Cans
8. Tasting Accessories and Technology
Give them the gift of exceptional flavor with accessories designed to enhance the existing flavor profiles. They will be the hit of any party with these awesome finds!
- Beer Chilling Coasters
- Beer Foaming Stones
- Campfire Beer Caramelizer
- DIY Bottling Kit
- Beer Layering Tool
- Beer Chilling Sticks
- Stainless Steel Beer Koozies
- Silicone Bottle Caps
- Unique Beer Flight Presentation Options
9. Gift Baskets and Subscriptions
Are they bored with the craft beer selections from their local breweries and grocery stores? Give them the gift of variety
- Holiday Beer Gift Baskets: Offers a variety of different options for the perfect gift.
- Craft Beer Subscriptions: Keep the gift going past the holidays!
10. Beer Gifts
Home décor, kitchen accessories, and more make great easy gifts if you still aren’t sure what to get them.
- Craft Beer Candles
- Beer Lover Tea Towels
- Home Brew Journal
- Magnetic Bottle Openers
- Vintage Record Bottle Openers
- Reclaimed Instrument Bottle Openers
- Sports Bottle Openers (Skiing, Baseball Hockey, Football, Golf Biking, etc.)
- Personalized, Wall Mounted Bottle Openers with Cap Catchers
- Beer Themed Holiday Ornaments
- Vintage Beer Posters and Artistic Prints
- Beer Cap States Wall Décor
Have They Been Good This Year?
How ever you choose to honor those on your list, they will know how much you care when they get a gift about something they enjoy.
Combine their love of beer with something else they enjoy for a one-of-a-kind gift that they will be talking about until the next holiday season!
Cheers to great gifts for beer lovers, and Happy Holiday!