With so many craft beers and high-end brews out there, beer drinking has become a serious hobby for many people. Chances are, you have at least one beer snob on your list of friends, but hunting for the right beer accessory or brewing kit can be overwhelming. To help you out, we’ve rounded up 12 of the best gifts for beer lovers.
There’s something on this list for all kinds of beer drinkers. From hilarious gag gifts like shower beer holders and beer lover books to super thoughtful gifts like at-home brewing kits and more, these gifts are sure to appease even the pickiest of craft beer snobs. If you’re looking for some great gifts for beer lovers, you really can’t go wrong here.
1. Shower Beer Holder
For the beer lover who (almost) has it all, this hilarious shower holder is as much a gag gift as it is a fully functioning gift idea. No matter how cold — or how tired — you might feel, popping into the shower and seeing this bad boy on the wall is sure to glean a few smiles. With this cup holder, every hour can be happy hour in the shower.
2. All-in-One HomeBrewing Starter Kit
Everyone has that one friend who never stops talking about how awesome their homebrews are, but if you don’t, that’s probably because they haven’t had a chance to give it a try. This home brewing kit comes with everyone you need to make your own beer. Best of all, the kit comes with step-by-step instructions for easy brewing.
3. ICCKER Automatic Bottle Opener
Most people don’t have an automatic bottle opener yet, making this a great quick gift. Place it around the top of the bottle, and press down to instantly remove the cap. It’s super easy to use, works with every type of beer bottle, and is sure to be one of those rare gifts for beer lovers that’s equally original and useful.
4. Beer-infused Hot Sauce
Chipotle BBQ, eat your heart out. These amazing beer-infused hot sauces are made with real beer and come in three flavors: Asian Sriracha, Garlic Serrano, and Roasty Chipotle. Ranging from mild to downright firey, these fun and unique beer sauces are sure to please all your IPA and lager friends.
5. American Brass Bullet Bottle Opener
You’ve probably seen similar bullet-shaped bottle openers, but what makes this one by American Brass stand out is that it’s actually a real 50-caliber bullet that’s been converted into a bottle opener. It’s way cooler than that generic bottle opener your friend currently has attached to their keychain.
6. Kollea Beer Chiller Sticks
Keeping beer cold without diluting it has challenged beer drinkers for decades, but chilling sticks might be the answer. Chill the sticks for 45 minutes, insert in the beer bottle, and enjoy consistently ice-cold sips. You’ve probably seen similar products for wine, but now you can use the same tool to keep your favorite beer ice cold.
7. Goodnight Brew: A Parody for Beer People
This Goodnight Moon beer parody book is sure to get a laugh, and it actually has educational material about brewing that aficionados will get a kick out of. Think of this as a grown-up bedtime story, but with tons of great jokes and smart insights.
8. The Beer Bible
For a straightforward, no-nonsense book about every kind of beer, look no further than The Beer Bible. Beer snobs will love displaying this on their coffee table or desk, and they might even learn something new about beer.
9. Brooklyn Brew Shop Beer Making Kit
Craft beer making kits have blown up recently, and Brooklyn Brew Shop makes one of the best. For just $40 you get fresh ingredients, a fermenter, easy-to-follow instructions, and all the tools needed to make your own tasty brewski. The other beer brewing kit on our list was definitely more inclusive, but this one’s a great choice for people who want to give it a quick go without having to deal with all the extra additives.
10. Hydro Flask Beer Growler
For beer snobs who also like hiking, sports events, picnics, or beach days, we recommend this beer growler from Hydro Flask. Its unique insulation keeps up to 64 ounces of brew cold for 24 hours, which can’t be said for other flasks and water bottles.
11. USA Beer Cap Map
Beer snobs love collecting and showcasing their bottle caps, and this cap map makes it even more fun. It’s 24″ by 14″ and made of a glossy wood that looks great in any man cave or bar. The semi-gloss finish looks great, and it even comes with its own mounting nails for easy installation.
12. GrowlerWerks uKeg 128
If you really want to make a beer snob’s day, there’s no better gift than a GrowlerWerks uKeg. It keeps beer cold and carbonated for up to 2 weeks, and unlike most mini-kegs, it can be easily transported to tailgates and BBQs. It even comes with an interchangeable handle for easy customization and is available in three cool designs.