Beer Love Affair: 21 Great Gifts for Beer Lovers

Beer Lover Gift Guide
What man doesn’t love beer? Quite possibly the greatest creation on Earth, beer improves our daily lives, and makes all those problems from work disappear in just one sip. It’s the perfect way to combat a hot summer day, and let’s be honest here – it might even help you get lucky. Any way you slice it, beer is awesome. That’s exactly why we decided to create a gift guide designed specifically for beer lovers. Plenty of us have friends or family that love beer, and for you guys, this list of 21 beer gifts will be the end all be all for your holiday shopping. Sure you could just get them a 6 pack of their favorite beer, but where’s the fun in that? Whether you love a local craft brew, or you’re fan of a larger macro brewery, we have one thing in common – we love beer. From growler transportation to the ultimate beer cave, this list has something for everyone – as long as you love beer that is.

Chillsner Beer Chiller

1. Chillsner Beer Chiller

We’ve become quite fond if this contraption since first picking one up over the summer season. Just toss the Chillsner into the freezer for just under an hour, then place the device into your already cold beer bottle. The Chillsner lets you drink the beer right through the device, and ensures that you won’t have to stomach a warm brew. [Purchase]

Growler On Board

2. Growler On Board

If you are like us, you are constantly making runs to the nearest bar to fill your growler. If you are like us, you are also constantly worrying about that precious cargo shattering or spilling on the car ride home. This ingenious contraption lets you buckle in three 1/2 gallon growlers, ensuring your beer will live to see another day. [Purchase]

Beertone Reference Guide

3. Beertone Reference Guide

Yup, you guessed it. The Beertone is basically a Pantone beer chart- a reference guide if you will. Starting with the lighter beers all the way down to the darker ones, you get pictures and descriptions for 202 of the top beers. Although it’s only limited to Swiss beers for the time being, we imagine with the success this thing has experienced a global version is in the works. [Purchase]

Beer of the Month Club

4. Beer of the Month Club

This is a much better option than picking up a 6 pack at the store. Sure it’s a bit more pricey, but it’s the gift that keeps giving.  There are different membership packages available, all of which include award-winning, hard-to-find craft beers with detailed tasting, beer profiles, brewery histories, and even suggested food pairings. [Purchase]

Hops Holster 12 Can Ammo Pack

5. Hops Holster 12 Can Ammo Pack

The ultimate tailgating accessory, this camouflage bandolier will hold up to twelve 12-ounce cans of beers, and can be worn around your shoulder or waist. [Purchase]

300 Beers To Try Before You Die

6. 300 Beers To Try Before You Die

With so many different beers out there, it’s hard to know which ones are the best. While we are of the belief that you can’t really “go wrong” with beer, there are certainly ones that taste better than others. As editor of the annual Good Beer Guide, and multi-award winner, who better to teach us about the best beers than Roger Protz. [Purchase]

Mini Kegerator Draft Beer Dispenser

7.  Mini Kegerator & Draft Beer Dispenser

Now you can serve beer from the tap, right from the comfort of your own home (although it is portable too). While it is made by the team at Heineken for their 5 liter DraughtKeg, there are conversion kits available, allowing you to serve up any mini keg you’d like. [Purchase]

6 Pack Bike Carrier

8. 6-Pack Bike Carrier

Living in the city ourselves, we know how tough it can be getting that 6 pack home safely while riding your bike. Thankfully this problem has already been solved. With the ability to carry up to 6 bottles, the sturdy, waterproof construction ensures that your bottles won’t break while cruising down the road. [Purchase]

Brooklyn Brew Beer Making Kit

9. Brooklyn Brew Beer Making Kit

Don’t be intimidated by brewing your own beer. This kit comes with everything you need to make your own beer at home including a one gallon glass jug, tubing clamp, thermometer, an airlock, beer making mix, and more. Sure it’s nice going out to the local bar to grab a cold one, but you’d be surprised how good your own homemade stuff will taste with one of these kits- not to mention the money you will save. [Purchase]

Libbey Craft Brew Sampler Clear Beer Glass

10. Libbey Craft Brew Sampler Clear Beer Glass

Every beer drinker needs a solid glassware set, and that’s where Libbey comes into play. The 6 piece collection includes a classic pilsner glass, an English pub glass, a Belgian ale glass, a craft pub glass, a porter/stout glass, and a wheat beer glass. The best part is that all of them are dishwasher safe. That’s what we’re talking about. [Purchase]

Beer Bottle Hip Holster

11. Beer Bottle Hip Holster

It may not look like much, but this thing is actually quite convenient (just ask anyone who owns one). Firing up some burgers just isn’t the same without a cold beer by your side. Problem is you only have two hands, and you’ve got a grill center to command. Slide your bottle right into your hip holster for safe keeping, and easy access. Problem solved. [Purchase]

Moleskine Beer Journal

12. Moleskine Beer Journal

If you are looking to take your beer drinking hobby to the next level, you’ll need a way to keep tabs on everything. The folks at Moleskin have introduced a 240 page journal just for this purpose, complete with beer glossary, home brewing logs, recipe section, and also includes a section for tasting notes on particular beers you enjoyed. [Purchase]

Beer Gift Boxes

13. Beer Gift Boxes

Similar to those lame gift boxes you send family members and old friends, but way cooler. These themed gift boxes come with the best gifts possible – beer & snacks. They have something for everyone from the MicroBrew Box all the way to the Over The Hill Box, along with several holiday and seasonal beer gift boxes as well. [Purchase]

Leather 6-Pack Carton

14.  Leather 6-Pack Carton

Now you can tote your favorite craft brews in style with this beautiful, handmade 6-pack carton from the team at Walnut Studiolo. The Portland based designers have mated a durable bamboo plywood handle to a leather carrying case, and even offer an option for custom monogramming. [Purchase]

Beard Cozy

15. Beard Cozy

Beards are awesome, beer is awesome, so why not combine the two? Help keep your drink cold without cramping your style thanks to this beard inspired elastic band drink holder. There’s even a mouth cutout to showcase your beer of choice. [Purchase]

Beer Cookbook

16. Beer Cookbook

We are strong believers in the “beer makes everything better” theory, which is exactly why we think a beer cookbook is one of the greatest concepts ever. Written by Adams Media, this “Good Food Made Better with Beer” cookbook features over 40 recipes from Spicy Beer-Soaked Shrimp to Chocolate Stout Lava Cake. [Purchase]

Ice Core Beer Pitcher

17. Ice Core Beer Pitcher

There’s always been one problem with serving beer in pitchers, and that’s how quickly that once cold beer turns to lukewarm. There’s nothing worse than warm beer, so don’t be a buzz kill. Fill the core with ice, and slide it right into the pitcher. Voila – you now have beer that will stay cold for hours without watering down the taste. [Purchase]

DropCatch Magnetic Bottle Opener

18. DropCatch Magnetic Bottle Opener

Every beer drinker needs a great bottle opener, and while we could fill the list with a few of those, we decided to highlight one with some innovation behind it. DropCatch is a walnut constructed, wall mounted bottle opener with a built in magnet that catches bottle caps as you pop the top. They have both a Junior model (holds 15 caps), or the more capable Senior (52 caps). Go with the Senior, you won’t regret it. [Purchase]

Growler Crate

19. Growler Crate

Crafted from a beautiful acacia wood, this growler crate lets you carry your 1/2 gallon jugs from the local brewery in style. The crate features wide handles for convenience, and will hold up to 2 growlers at a time. [Purchase]

Brew Cave Walk-In Beer Cooler Kegerator

20. Brew Cave Walk-In Beer Cooler & Kegerator

This is the ultimate gift for beer lovers. The Beer Cave can store up to 30 cases of beer along with four kegs of beer, all within the doors of its temperature controlled environment. While that’s awesome in itself, it’s the single-tap kegerator that really sends this thing over the top. If money’s no object, this is the gift he wants for any holiday. Of course you do need the space, along with the nearly $7,000 this thing costs. [Purchase]


21. F*ck It, Let’s Drink T-Shirt

This shirt says it all (especially on the Friday that we are sitting behind our desks writing this). Sure it might be a bit blunt, but you’re a man who likes to express his feelings. The crewneck t-shirt was crafted in San Francisco and is super soft, making it great for crashing on the couch after a long night. [Purchase]

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