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Keep it local this holiday season and give the gift of beer!

Beer Traveler

Gifts for a Beer Traveler

Beer travelers like new experiences both by trying new beers and by visiting new places. The environment and atmosphere are just as important as the beers themselves. Helping a beer traveler find new beer destinations and share their experiences are good ways to ensure they will love your gift.

Beer Travel Starter Kit The Beer Travel Starter Kit will help you get started on your beer travel journey and provide help along the way. The kit makes sure you can easily find new breweries, keep notes about your visits, leave your mark, and look good while you do it. Not to mention you join a community of passionate and knowledgeable beer travelers.

Beer Travel Starter Kit

$40

Teachings From the Tap: Life Lessons From Our Year in Beer Merideth Canham-Nelson and her husband Chris embark on their most ambitious adventure yet: a year-long journey discovering the world through beer culture. The couple spent a year visiting a major beer event or destination each month.

Teachings From The Tap

$15

3-in-1 Beer Tags — gift/cellar/share These iconic, industrial style tags do triple duty as gift tags, cellar trackers, and sharing memories for the beer geek in all of us.

3-in-1 Beer Tags

$7 (10-pack)

Beer Hunter: The Movie A documentary about the beloved beerjournalist Michael Jackson. His books inspired countless brewers and beer enthusiasts and literally helped shape the course of the craft brewing revolution.

Beer Hunter: The Movie (DVD)

$20

The United States of Beer Tasting Wall Map Poster From Alaska to Wyoming, you've got ample room to record the details from a regionally representative brew until you've traveled by tongue to all 50 sudsy states. We promise it will look great hanging on your wall.

The United States of Beer Tasting Wall Map Poster

$30

Beer Cycler

Gifts for a Beer-Cycler

You can go pretty far on a bike and when you get where you are going you are going to want a beer. Beer-Cyclists are active and adventurous. For their efforts they reward themselves with quality beers. Help them enjoy both activities and they just might bring you along for the ride.

6 Pack Bicycle Carrier One of the Ten Best Bike-related Design Innovations of 2011, this leather frame cinch secures just about anything somewhat narrow to your top tube - why not a six pack?

6 Pack Bicycle Carrier

$28

Bike Hoppy shirt From Bunny Hops to Cascade Hops...Chances are if you like to motor around on a two-wheeler, you also like to enjoy the taste of a frosty craft brew with your mates after the ride.

Bike Hoppy Shirt

$23

Growler Cage: Beer cycling accessory Is there anything more challenging than transporting that beer while you’re riding your bike? The Growler Cage will make sure your fresh-from-the-tap beverage makes it home safely when you’re riding your bike. (image:mtbr.com)

Growler Cage

$55

Craft Beer Bike Jersey Craft beer and cycling go hand in hand. That could be why so many breweries sponsor cycling teams and create some awesome cycling jerseys. Get your friend a cycling jersey from their fvorite brewery.

Craft Beer Cycling Jersey

$40-$80

Hop in the Saddle: A Guide to Portland's Craft Beer Scene, by Bike Bicycling and craft brew it doesn't get more Portland. This guide marries these two worlds by linking the best beer spots with routes that explore the city's first-class cycling boulevards, bike-friendly streets, and quirky bike charm.

Hop in the Saddle book

$9

Home Brewer

Gifts for a Home Brewer

Home brewers are tinkers who are always looking to modify their brews and brew systems. Whether it be with new ingredients, new processes, or new equipment the serious home brewer is always looking for something to advance their beers. The may not take themselves too seriously but they certianly take their beer seriously. Give them knowledge or give them new brew toys.

Hydro Flask Insulated Stainless Steel Wide Mouth Growler For the serious craft beer lover. This double walled stainless steel growler will keep your beer cold for days. An air tight seal cap keeps the contents carbonated and the opaque exterior prevents light from skunking your beer. From personal experience I can say this growler is legit. (image via: http://www.thekitchn.com)

Hydro Flask Insulated Stainless Steel Growler

$45

Brew Your Own Magazine subscription Homebrewers everywhere can find tips, recipes, the newest technology, and intricate how-tos in Brew Your Own Magazine. Each issue is like a conversational resource guide with plenty of information for the novice or professional brewer.

Brew Your Own Magazine

$28

Grow It Beer Hops Kit This fantastic box contains everything you need to grow your own hops!

Beer Hops Growing Kit

$13

Fight For Your Right to Barley shirt Nothing like pop culture references and brewing beer to make the ultimate brewhead accessory.

Fight For Your Right shirt

$26

Double Tap Kegerator Give the gift of freely flow craft beer. Kegerators are a space saving way to have craft beer on tap at home.

Kegerator

$360 -$600

Beer Aficionado

Gifts for a Beer Aficionado

Do you have a friend or family member who spends as much time analyzing their beer as they do drinking it? Do they use words like, attenuation, lacing, or mouth feel? Odds are your friend is a beer aficionado. But never fear, just because they are they are an encyclopedia of beer knowledge doesn’t mean they are going to be hard to shop for. The key thing to remember when shopping for a beer aficionado is they want to appreciate the entire beer drinking experience including the pour, the colors, the aroma, and of course the flavor.

Spiegelau Beer Connoiseaur Glass Set Each glass in the Beer Classics collection is designed to enhance a specific style of beer and maximize their appearance, aroma, taste and mouth feel.

Spiegelau Craft Beer Connoiseaur Glass Set

$40

Beer Connoisseur subscription The Beer Connoisseur is the leading consumer educator of the cutting-edge beer industry for the novice and connoisseur. Keep the knowledge rolling in every month.

Beer Connoisseur subscription

$21 a year

Brewbicle modular beer cellar and inventory system Brewbicle has been designed to blend a high level of functionality and aesthetics into one minimalist cube which keeps our cellars neat, uniform, and organized and it will do the same for yours.

Brewbicle Modular Beer Cellar

$58

Moleskine Passion Journal Beer An indispensable companion in which to note, record and organise a passion for beer.

Moleskine Passion Journal Beer

$16

Hermetus Bottle Opener & Resealer Metal bottle opener pops the top and then glides over to make a tight seal. Keeps beers from going flat or spilling.

Hermetus Bottle Opener & Resealer

$10

Beer Aficionado

Gifts for a Beer Geek

A “geek” is typically defined as an individual with a singular obsession. A “beer geek” is a self imposed title for an individual with an obsession for craft beer and all it’s trappings. They can commonly be found attending special casks tappings, reading blogs about the newest beer collaboration, or sporting craft beer apparel everywhere they go. Their obsession may give you the impression they are picky, but in reality they love all things craft beer. They love the community, the packaging, the people, and of course the beer. Beer geeks love the craft beer lifestyle as much as the beer and supporting the beer community is also important.

Beer Nerd: A Beer Tasting Trivia Game Players roll the die and move around the game board as they test their knowledge of beer. If they land on a blind taste test, they take a sip and try to identify the brew. The first person to correctly identify the final taste test wins the game. But win or lose, everyone will want to play again—and pour another round.

Beer Nerd: A Beer Tasting Trivia Game

$25

$5 Vintage Beer shirt High qulaity apparel and accessories for the brew head in your life.

Brew Heads Gear

$5-$40

C.R.E.A.M. shirt We all know Wu-Tang was really talking about their barrel aging program.

C.R.E.A.M. shirt

$20

A Six Pack of Stories: Short Stories To Be Read with a Beer in Hand 24 works of creative literature that tells the tales of the world's finest beverage. Here you will find humor, horror, historical fiction, and everything in between.

A Six Pack of Stories

$11

All About Beer Magazine The name says it all. This magazine is all about beer and the craft beer industry.

All About Beer Magazine

$20 a year

Beer Newbie

Gifts for a Craft Beer Newbie

They have recently discovered the flavorful diversity of craft beer and want more. Craft beer newbie's are hungry for knowledge of every aspect of the craft beer industry and soak up information like a sponge. They want to know the history of beer, the state of craft beer in the US, and eventually they will want to make beer themselves. These gifts will be sure to scratch thier beer curious itch.

Brooklyn Beer Making Kits (1-Gallon) Brooklyn Brew Shop's apartment friendly Beer Making Kits make it easy to bring brewing out of the garage and into the kitchen using only fresh, whole ingredients and traditional methods used in homes and breweries for centuries.

Brooklyn Beer Making Kits (1-Gallon)

$40

The Complete Beer Course: Boot Camp for Beer Geeks: From Novice to Expert in Twelve Tasting Classes The Brew Dogs of Colorado is a photographic tribute to the special relationship between Colorado's craft brewers and their dogs featuring the stories of over 70 dogs and their breweries.

The Complete Beer Course

$15

Beer Tasting and Hops Appreciation Kit Learn how to savor beer aroma and flavor with this complete hops kit, one of the greatest and most enlightening beer gifts - ever.

Hops Appreciation Kit

$48

Man Walks Into a Pub: A Sociable History of Beer Pete Brown takes us on a journey through the amazing history of beer, from the first sacred sip of ancient Egyptian bouza to the last pint of lager on a Friday night.

Man Walks Into a Pub: A Sociable History of Beer

$13

Beer Wars documentary A contemporary David and Goliath story that takes you inside the cutthroat world of the big business of American beer.

Beer Wars DVD

$20

Artsy Beer Lover

Gifts for an Artsy Beer Lover

Beer and culture go hand in hand so it makes sense that craft beer lovers naturally have an appreciation for finely crafted products. These gifts are in the sweet spot of craft beer and beautiful design.

The Magnificent Multitude of Beer This wall map is the most complete charting of beer ever, breaking down ales and lagers into over 100 delicious styles from hoppy IPAs to fruity lambics, and including over 500 individual beers as notable examples of each style as well as glassware recommendations.

The Magnificent Multitude of Beer

$90

Beer: A Genuine Collection of Cans From long-forgotten brews to classic brands that have changed their look but never gone out of style, Beer offers a peek into the last century of beer culture, exploring what we drank, how we drank it, and why we picked it off the shelf.

Beer: A Genuine Collection of Cans

$16

Hops Chart: Visualizing Bitterness, Flavors and Aromas Hops Chart: Visualizing Bitterness, Flavors and Aromas in Beer Brewing Hops. A beautfiul visualization that looks good on a wall and as reference for your homebrews.

Hops Chart poster

$25

Single Hops posters Abstract rendition with stats of popular single hop strains.

Single Hops posters

$17

Beertone Color Reference The Pnatone for beer. In this 1st edition you will find 202 Swiss Beers from 48 Breweries,ordered by the different beer colors, from the lighter to the darkest one.

Beertone Color Reference

$40

Hop Heads

Gifts for a Hop Head

Hops are a key ingredient in craft beer and hop heads are the fans of the ingredinet that just can't get enough of them. They love the bitter and citrusy flavors they impart on the beverage and are always looking for more. They are loud and proud of thier hoppy affiliation so get them something that lets them celebrate the plant with style.

Spiegelau IPA Beer Glasses Spiegelau, Dogfish Head and Sierra Nevada collaborated to create the first-ever glass that is specifically designed for American-style IPA beer. If you love IPA beer, these glasses will enhance the aroma and flavor profile of your beer.

Spiegelau IPA Beer Glasses (Set of 2)

$30

Hop Bomber shirt The 00-hophead t-shirt is a BrewHeads' original. We merged a hop cone and a British secret agent. What did we get? Well... we got this awesome hophead secret agent.

00 Hophead shirt

$24

For The Love of Hops: The Practical Guide to Aroma, Bitterness and the Culture of Hops Stan Hieronymus expertly explains the nature of hops, their origins, hop quality and utilization--and even devotes an entire chapter to dry hopping.

For The Love of Hops

$14

Hop candy Beer candy? Yep, we did it. Made with real hops and real sugar. Consider it cheating - enjoying the floral and piney bitterness of hops without actually getting drunk.

Hop candy

$5

Draft Beer Hop Back Randall Infuse intense hop flavor into any beer right before it's served by filling the 10" housing with your choice of hops, fruit, berries, pepper

Draft Beer Hop Back Randall

$70

Stocking Stuffer

Craft Beer Stocking Stuffers

Like any niche group of fans we don't all fit neatly into one category, but we all share a love of craft beer. Here are some more ideas that don't fit neatly into one category.

Upcycled Beer Box Notebooks Love beer and love being organized? These notebooks are handmade from used six packs and are available in regional sets of three.

Upcycled Beer Box Notebooks

$12

Craft Beer Trading Cards Craft Beer Cards© are quality trading cards, featuring some of the craft beer industry's favorite brewers. Each pack comes with a random assortment of 5 trading cards, printed on heavy stock.

Craft Beer Trading Cards

$5 pack

99 Bottles of Beer Journal Set Each book is colored to represent a different brew, with a brief history of each style of beer on the back cover. Inside is Finch Opaque Smooth 50# text paper, with a “Hefeweizen” yellow-orange graph grid.

Field Notes: Drink Local Ales/Lagers

$12 (3-pack)

Coaster/ Bottle Opener set A water-ring on a dining room table can be a terrible sight -- almost as bad as a table without beer. With built-in bottle openers, our maple coaster set fixes both those problems.

Coaster/ Bottle Opener set

$30 (set of 4)

Beer and Food Pairing Calendar Each month features an illustrated variety of beer and an ideal food mate...Pale Ale and Tomato Soup, Hefeweizen and Bacon/Eggs, IPA and Quesadillas, Lager and Hot Dog, etc.

Beer and Food Pairing Calendar

$24

Beer Socks Let your legs do the talking with these fun "Beer" knee socks. Made out of a cotton blend, these tube socks feature bright vivid colors and cushioned soles.

Beer Socks

$10

Beertography shirt Do you love the #beertography hashtag? Now you can show it! These are screen printed on Next Level Apparel super-soft t-shirts. They're similar to American Apparel.

Beertography shirt

$15

Brew Dogs of Colorado The Brew Dogs of Colorado is a photographic tribute to the special relationship between Colorado's craft brewers and their dogs featuring the stories of over 70 dogs and their breweries.

Brew Dogs of Colorado

$20

Brew Bones Dog Treats Made from commercially brewed beer grain, Brew Bones are a safe, fun way to share the taste and tradition of beer with your four-footed friend.

Brew Bones Dog Treats

$10-$12

Free Beer Movement scarf If they love craft as much as they love soccer they should own this scarf and support the Free Beer Movement.

Free Beer Movement scarf

$25

Pints Up FBM shirt Soccer + Beer + Adidas = An awesome shirt!

Adidas Pints Up FBM shirt

$22

Beer Jewelry on Etsy bin52 is a collection of accessories made by a homebrewer for homebrewers and craft beer lovers. all pieces are made with real grains & hops and a lot of love.

Beer Based Jewelry

$5-$16

Beer Soap Beer soap makes a great gift for your favorite beer drinker, homebrewer, or yourself!

Beer Soap

$10

Port A Pint Folding Beer Glass From pocket to pint in seconds.

Port A Pint

$10

Drink Local shirt Local breweries are fast taking over market share from the giants, something that we fully support. Not only for the rise of the independent creator, but because quality is, too, at the forefront.

Drink Local shirt

$24

Craft Beerds Craft Beerds is a collection of beautifully-photographed bottles and label art that feature moustaches, sideburns, and beards.

Craft Beerds

$16

Hop Bomber shirt For the beer geek that loves a big hoppy beer, this cool tee features a squadron of WWII bombers dropping a load of hops on your tastebuds.

Hop Bomber shirt

$20

4-pack Holiday Cards w/ envelopes Let's face it, us beer geeks know the real reason for the season. Whether it's a roasty porter or a spicy christmas ale, we always add a little something extra to the festivities.

Holiday Cards

78

Christmas Beer: The Cheeriest, Tastiest, and Most Unusual Holiday Brews Don Russell taps into holiday cheer with a look at the world’s best—unusual, exotic, rich, one-of-a-kind brews—detailing the styles and flavors that will leave beer lovers in a froth.

Christmas Beer

$7

Beer Bottle Wrapping paper

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