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Beer Traveler

Gifts for a Beer Traveler

Have a freind who is always trying to find the local beer when they travel? Whether they know it or not they are a beer traveler. Beer travelers enjoy the journey as well as the destination so be sure to get them gear that helps them find new places and share their experiences with others.

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


Yeti Roadie Cooler Small but mighty, the YETI Roadie is the best personal cooler you’ll ever find to protect your beloved beers. The small Roadie cooler is the ideal size to BYOB and nearly indestructable.

Yeti Roadie Cooler


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


Journey Jug Growler Every jug has a journey and this jug lets you track and share it. Each growler has a unique ID number so you can check in to fills and post pictures. Over time the jug's story grows on it's unique Dashboard page.

Jounrey Jug Growler


Puzzle Pax 6-Pack Carrier A reusable wooden six pack carrier. Easily assembled like a puzzle. No nails or messy glue needed. Produced in Pittsburgh, PA

Puzzle Pax 6-Pack Carrier


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:

Hydro Flask Insulated Stainless Steel Growler


Beer Backpack + Growler This rugged bag holds a growler, laptop, and gear securely to your back so whether you are hiking, biking, boarding, gaming, working, or touring your beer will be insulated, secure, and ready to drink.

Beer Backpack + Growler


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

Port A Pint


BreweryMap Smart Phone App BreweryMap is the best way to discover new breweries around you. recently called BreweryMap a "great beer trip planner," and with features like Road Trip, we can see why.

BreweryMap Smart Phone App


State Brewery Guides Does your recipient have travel plans in the near future? Get them a brewery guidebook for the state they are visiting so they will be prepared.

State Brewery Guides


Home Brewer

Gifts for a Home Brewer

Home brewers are tinkerers 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.

American Oak Barrel with Black Hoops Beautifully hand crafted, these wooden barrels hold approximately two liters allowing your home brewers to experiment with barrel aging on a managable size.

American Oak Mini Barrel


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


GrowlTap: Growler Draft System Whether you want to save the last half of your first growler of the night or your third, the GrowlTap ensures that your beer will be ready for you to enjoy the next day or the next month.

GrowlTap: Growler Draft System


Brew or Die Work Shirt The creativity, science, and hardwork that goes into brewing is amazing. Whether you are a professional brewer, brewing assistant, homebrewer or hardcore beer drinker this Official Dickies button down work shirt is for you!

Brew or Die Work Shirt


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


$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. You will be amazed what a difference these glasses make in the drinking experience. The Roaming Pint certified.

Spiegelau Craft Beer Connoiseaur Glass Set


The Craft Beer Revolution: Steve Hindy Steve Hindy, co-founder of Brooklyn Brewery, tells the inside story of how a band of homebrewers and microbrewers came together to become one of America’s great entrepreneurial triumphs

The Craft Beer Revolution


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

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

Moleskine Passion Journal Beer


The Complete Beer Course: Boot Camp for Beer Geeks: From Novice to Expert in Twelve Tasting Classes Bernstein has written a book that will take the reader from 'beer novice' to 'intrepid and informed explorer' in no time flat.

The Complete Beer Course


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 (image via:

Brooklyn Beer Making Kits (1-Gallon)


Beerology: Everything You Need to Know to Enjoy Beer...Even More If you’ve ever experienced the pleasure of a pint, Beerology is the ultimate guide to exploring, understanding and enjoying the world of beer.

Beerology: Everything You Need to Enjoy Beer


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


All About Beer magazine Voted the "Best Beer Publication" 7 years in a row. Featuring the history and variety of beer. Including methods & traditions of beer making, and the political & social environment that affects the pursuit of beer pleasure.

All About Beer magazine

$20 a year

Beer Styles Poster Learn the styles of your new found interest in an easy to follow family tree of beers.

Beer Styles Poster


Beer Geek

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


The Magnificent Multitude of Beer Wood Engraving This beer taxonomy is laser-engraved into sustainably harvested walnut ply and meticulously maps brewed goodness, breaking down ales and lagers into 100 delicious styles from hoppy IPAs to fruity lambics.

The Magnificent Multitude of Beer Wood Engraving


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

$15 (3-pack)

Drink Beer From Here Shirts A series of shirts for the beer geek who is proud of his local beer scene. Available in all 50 states.

Drink Beer Form Here shirts


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


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.

Oh Beautiful Beer: Designer Series shirts Oh Beautiful Beer chronicles the amazing design and illustration in the craft beer industry. This series of shirts celebrates craft beer through the eyes of those that design for the industry.

Oh Beautiful Beer: Designer Series shirts


His and Her Beer Notes 8.5 x 11 prints featuring illustrations from the blog His and Hers Beer Notes.

His and Her Beer Notes


Beertone Color Reference The Pantone 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


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 includes individual beers as notable examples of each style as well as glassware recommendations.

The Magnificent Multitude of Beer


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

Single Hops posters


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)


Hop Pants Leggings We're always doing something different and special for craftbeer fans. Well how about "hop" pants for the ladies? Our hop pants are made from a ultra-stretch, poly-spandex fabric that won’t lose shape even. The vivid print will not fade after washing.

Hop Pants


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


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


Fermented Reality Hip Hop shirt This would make a great craft beer type gift for the hop head in your life. If you or your significant other drinks IPA’s, then this (hop) bud’s for you.

Hip Hop Shirt


Stocking Stuffer

Craft Beer Foodies

Beer and food are such a natural paring that it should come as no surpise that foodies are becoming craft beer fans and craft beer fans are looking for ways to enhance their drinking experiences. These gifts help combine the two passions of drinking and eating.

Krusteaz Artisan Mix, Beer Bread Kick back, relax, and enjoy a slice of Beer Bread. Add your own favorite beer or carbonated beverage to create a rich, delicious loaf of bread that complements breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert!

Artisan Beer Bread Mix

$32 (Pack of 12)

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


Spreadable Beer An ingenious collaboration between an Italian chocolate maker and an Italian beer brewer has resulted in this life-changing jar of Spreadable Beer. The perfect boozy accompaniment for cheeses and hors d'oeuvres.

Spreadable Beer


Pacific Sea Salt with Hops Hoppy Cooking's exclusive signature blend of hops infused Pacific coarse sea salt creates a subtle vibrance on the palette with a complex balance of citrus & floral notes.

Pacific Sea Salt with Hops


The American Craft Beer Cookbook: 155 Recipes from Your Favorite Brewpubs and Breweries Award-winning beer journalist John Holl captures the best of the brewery and brewpub menus in his latest book. 55 recipes cover breakfast to dessert, with vegetarian and gluten free options along with soups, seafood and more.

American Craft Beer Cookbook


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


Beer Cap Collector Shadow Box Enables you to commemorate all of the awesome beers you've tried, it makes your home bar look cool, it prevents bottle caps from filling up our landfills, and is a great conversation piece.

Beer Cap Collector Shadow Box


Good Beer Hunting's Beer Peen Hammer Nearly a year of development went in to this beauty, and we're proud to finally be holding this solid bronze bottle opener in our hands. Introducing the Beer Peen Hammer.

Good Beer Hunting's Beer Peen Hammer


A Brewer's Tale: A History of the World According to Beer a beer-filled journey into the past: the story of brewers gone by and one brave writer’s quest to bring them—and their ancient, forgotten beers—back to life, one taste at a time.

The Brewer's Tale: A History of the World According to Beer


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


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


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


The Free Beer Movement Shirt Beer + Soccer + USA = An awesome shirt!

The Free Beer Movement shirt


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


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

Beer Soap


Draft Beer Jelly Belly The effervescent and crisp flavor is packed in a golden jelly bean with an iridescent finish. While Draft Beer packs a flavor punch, it is alcohol free.

Draft Beer Jelly Bellys


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


Craft Loyal Bottle Opener The Craft Loyal Beer Bottle Opener is made of heavy 14 gauge stainless steel and displays our slogan proudly. Its slim credit card size is perfect for your wallet or leaning against your favorite craft beer for a great beer pic.

Craft Loyal Bottle Opener


Mash Tun Society membership The Mash Tun Society is a craft beer and artisan food club that presents programming throughout the year in the city of Chicago.

Mash Tun Society membership


Goodnight Brew: A Parody for Beer People This humorous parody of a children's literature classic is a "pitcher book" for grown-ups. It's a besotted bedtime story for beer lovers everywhere!

Goodnight Brew: A Parody for Beer People


Holiday Beer Sweater Printed on high quality American Apparel fine jersey short-sleeve t-shirts for a soft feel and a modern fit.

Holiday Beer Sweater


Beer Wrapping paper Wrap your beer themed present in beer themed wrapping paper for your beer themed recipient.

Beer Wrapping paper


Craft Beer Gift Tags The perfect complement for any gift to beer or craft brew enthusiast. An especially nice way to present a six pack of your favorite beer as a gift, or even better, as a finishing touch to your own home brew.

Craft Beer Gift Tags (Set fo 10)


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


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


Beer Austism Hope Foundation The Beer Autism Hope Cause is a registered 501(c)(3) charity founded in honor of Lance Rice dedicated to promoting the beauty of autism, assisting the autism community and providing support for children and adults with disabilities to pursue their dreams in education, career, art and life.

Beer Austism Hope Foundation


Fiz: The Brewery Management Game From humble garage beginnings, grow your brewery into a world-renowned symbol of excellence by crafting the best beer in the land.

Fiz: The Brewery Management Game (Smart Phones)


Knitted Koozies These hand made crocheted koozies can be customized with initials and graphics with $2 from each purchase going to a featured non-profit.

Knitted Koozies


Brew Masters Season 1 DVD Sam Calagione, craft beer maestro, and his team at Dogfish Head Brewery travel the world and their own backyard searching for exotic ingredients and discovering ancient techniques to produce beers of astounding originality.

Brew Masters Season 1 DVDs


Custom Printed Growler & Glasses set Personalized Brewery Growler Set in BLACK is perfect for your craft beer drinker or hops connoisseur.

Custom Printed Growler & Glass set


IPA Socks When you like hops so much you have to wear them on your feet.

IPA Socks


Barley Hops Yeast And Water According to the Reinheitsgebot or German Purity Law, the only ingredients legally allowed in true beer are malted barley, hops, water and yeast.

Beer Ingredients Shirt


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)

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