Gift It Right
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Gift It Right
Amazon

Gift It Right

It can be tough to come up with fitting and reasonably priced gifts for the men on your list, from significant others to fathers, sons, brothers, and friends. Here are 25 ideas, each costing no more than $25, that deserve a place under the tree or in a Christmas stocking. There are options for foodies, hikers, hipsters, beer lovers, handymen, and more. Ready to spend a little more? Check out 50 Unique Holiday Gift Ideas for Him Under $50.

Note: Prices and availability are subject to change.

Craft Beer and Root Beer
Craft Beer Kings

Craft Beer and Root Beer

Deschutes Brewery Jubelale
Price: $5 per 12 oz. bottle on Craft Beer Kings  
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The craft beer scene has exploded with top-notch brews in every state. Some beers may be too expensive or unusual for an ordinary evening, but they make excellent holiday gifts for the guy who eschews sports bar pours. This Deschutes winter ale, with its warm spiciness and deep garnet color, is perfect for a holiday beer. For someone who prefers something sweeter, Not Your Father's Root Beer from Small Town Brewery is a boozy (5.9%) root beer.

Related: Top 25 U.S. Cities for Craft Beer

Hyper Tough Cordless Drill
Walmart

Cordless Power Tool

Hyper Tough 18-Volt Cordless Drill
Price:
$17 from Walmart
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Help him unplug while working on home projects with cordless tools. Compact and lightweight, this 18-volt cordless drill easily handles any task at hand, but for less. It comes with a charging station and an LED work light.

Related: 10 Surprisingly Simple Home Repairs You Can DIY to Save Big

Billy Jealousy Beard Envy Kit
Amazon

Beard Grooming Kit

Billy Jealousy Beard Envy Kit
Price:
$25 on Amazon
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Putting together the perfect gift for a dude with creative facial hair is actually fairly easy. This Billy Jealousy grooming kit includes beard wash, beard oil, and a bristle brush to keep his face fur neat.

VicTsing Shower Speaker, Wireless Waterproof Speaker
Amazon

Shower Speaker

VicTsing Mini Shower Speaker
Price:
$14 on Amazon
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Everyone sometimes needs a little extra energy in the morning, and music often does the trick. Save him from precariously balancing his smartphone somewhere near the shower by presenting a waterproof Bluetooth speaker. This one from VicTsing attaches to a shower wall with a suction cup and has a hook for hanging on the shower curtain rod. A similarly priced speaker from SoundBot ($15 on Amazon) is also highly rated by scores of users.

Coffee Roaster
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Artisanal Coffee

Tantalizing Turkish Coffee Blend
Price: $14 for 1 pound on Philz Coffee
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High-end coffee shops charge $4 or $5 for a cup of the liquid black gold, but a bag of coffee like Philz Coffee’s Tantalizing Turkish can yield about 40 (8-ounce) cups. Blue Bottle, Stumptown, Four Barrel, and Sightglass are other well-known roasters that sell mail-order coffee for $10 to $18 a bag, or find other ideas in 10 Local Coffee Roasters That Put Starbucks to Shame.

Bluetooth Tracker
Amazon

Bluetooth Tracker

Tile Mate 
Price:
$25 on Amazon
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Some guys just can't keep track of their keys and other essentials, making a lost-item finder a welcome and practical stocking stuffer. Tile Mate Bluetooth trackers have a range of up to 200 feet. Lost phone? Pressing a button on any Tile forces it to ring, even when it's on silent.

Related: The Hottest Tech Gifts This Holiday Season

Rak Magnetic Wristband
Amazon

Magnetic Wristband

RAK Magnetic Wristband 
Price:
$16 on Amazon
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A magnetic wristband is like a third hand during any DIY project. This one has 10 strong magnets that corral things like screws, nails, bolts, and drill bits, making home improvement that much easier.

Coddies Fish Flops
Coddies

Funny Flip-Flops

Coddies Classic Fish Flop
Price: $19 on Coddies
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Want try a new angle for your favorite fisherman? A pair of these colorful flip-flops may leave him reeling, as his feet will have newfound allure. Fish Flops come in mackerel, goldfish, salmon, and tuna, and are made out of a lightweight anti-slip material.

Gerber Multitool
Amazon

Multitool

Gerber Dime Multi-Tool
Price:
$20 on Amazon
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This stainless-steel compact Gerber multitool is the ultimate in convenience for any self-professed handyman. It has 10 tools, including pliers, wire cutters, a knife, a bottle opener, a file, and a screwdriver.

Hot Sauce Sampler
World Market

Hot Sauce Sampler

Twelve Days of Hot Sauce Gift Set 
Price:
$25 at World Market
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Spice things up, literally, with hot sauce. There are hundreds to choose from, including this 12-sauce sampler, which runs from sweet and mild to melt-your-face-off hot. Or introduce him to a lesser-known Tabasco flavor such as garlic or sweet and spicy, available at the producer's very own country store.

Ship of Smoke and Steel (The Wells of Sorcery Trilogy)
Amazon

A Good Book

Ship of Smoke and Steel (The Wells of Sorcery Trilogy) 
Price:
$10 on Amazon
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Ereaders and iPads may make the idea seem quaint, but unwrapping a new hardcover has a comforting feel about it. Top picks with guy appeal released this year include this young-adult pick, the first in a trilogy. For older readers, check out "A Boy and His Dog at the End of the World" ($17 on Amazon) and "The Whisper Man” ($15 on Amazon).

Organic Mushroom Grow Kit
Back to the Roots

Homegrown Mushrooms

Organic Mushroom Grow Kit
Price:
$25 from Back to the Roots
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Here's an idea for the man with a discerning palate and a way with pots and pans: a grow-your-own-mushrooms kit. The first harvest of gourmet, organic mushrooms should take less than two weeks after watering begins, although some buyers report that it can take longer. The kit yields more than a pound of pearl oyster mushrooms.

Crew Socks
Amazon

Crew Socks

Darn Tough Coolmax Micro Crew Cushion Socks
Price: $21 on Amazon
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Socks may seem like an afterthought of a gift, but choosing a quality pair will show you're on your toes. Darn Tough socks are made in the United States and guaranteed for life — a cut above the usual cotton-poly blends.

Cocktail Mixers
Owl's Brew Mixer

Cocktail Mixers

Owl's Brew Cocktail Mixers
Price:
$9 on Owl's Brew
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A full bottle of liquor may be too pricey, but mixers are a cheap alternative. Bring out your guy's inner mixologist with tea-based mixers from Owl's Brew. Bitters are an important ingredient in many drinks. A classic like Peychaud's ($14 on Amazon) belongs in a Sazerac, while Bittermens Xocolatl Mole bitters ($19 on Amazon) lend a touch of chocolate spice to a cocktail. Willing to spend a bit more to complete the gift for the home bartender in your life? Be sure to check out the 20 Best Whiskeys Under $50.

Zippo Black Hand Warmer
Amazon

Hand Warmer

Zippo Hand Warmer
Price: $17 on Amazon
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Know a fellow who always complains that his hands are freezing? A hand warmer will really heat things up. This Zippo comes in several colors. He can fill it with lighter fluid and slip it into a pocket for up to 12 hours of toasty warmth.

Whiskey Stones
Amazon

Home Bar Accessories

Quiseen Grey Beverage Whiskey Chilling Stones
Price: $9 on Amazon
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Round out his home bar with accoutrements like these whiskey stones that chill a drink without watering it down. Dads will appreciate a nice, strong drink after a full day of assembling toys.

Related: 20 Cold Weather Cocktails

Carhartt Watch Hat
Carhartt

Warm Winter Hat

Acrylic Watch Hat
Price:
$15 from Carhartt
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You see these hats everywhere because they’re just that warm and practical. Made of stretchy acrylic rib-knit fabric, they come in more than 20 colors.

Scratch-Off World Map
Amazon

Scratch-Off World Map

Luckies of London Ltd Scratch Travel Map
Price: $20 on Amazon
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Is a man in your life a world traveler, or does he aspire to become one? Help him remember past trips or offer motivation to start packing with a scratch map. For each place visited, he scratches off the country, lotto-ticket style. Depending on the scope of his wanderlust, give a world map or a version that focuses on the United States ($12).

Hiking Gear
Buff

Hiking Gear

BUFF Original Multifunctional Headwear
Price: $20 from Buff USA
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Rather than just buying him more stuff, give the gift of an experience you can enjoy together. Wrap a map of national parks or a guide to local nature-rich spots in a pretty box and plan a hike at the location of his choosing. But also sweeten the deal with a versatile piece of hiking gear. The Buff is a multifunctional tube of moisture-wicking fabric that can be worn more than a dozen different ways. Users say it's indispensable for all types of outdoor activities.

Related: The Best Hikes in Every State to Get Your Heart Pumping

NCAA Collegiate Fleece Blanket
Amazon

Collegiate Fleece Blanket

The Northwest Company NCAA Collegiate School Logo Fleece Blanket
Price: $25 on Amazon
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Help him support his alma mater on chilly game days with a fleece NCAA blanket. At 45 by 60 inches, it's a great size for keeping cozy on the couch or at the stadium.

Photo Ornament
Snapfish

Photo Ornament

Christmas Tree Ornaments and Keepsakes
Price: $15 and up from Snapfish
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Find a photo of the two of you or a special place you've visited together and turn it into a keepsake. A nicely framed photo may be tried-and-true, but the digital age opens up an array of options. Snapfish is also a good source for inexpensive personalized gifts such as playing cards and coffee and travel mugs.

Dumbbell Set
Walmart

Dumbbell Set

Gold's Gym Vinyl Dumbbell Set
Price: $25 from Walmart
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These inexpensive weights are ideal for any fella who wants to jump-start his fitness regime. He can use this dumbbell set to fill out a home gym.

Infrared Laser Thermometer Gun
Amazon

High-Tech Thermometers

Surpeer Infrared Thermometer
Price: $22 on Amazon
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An infrared thermometer provides instant temperature readings in point-and-shoot fashion. With these devices, he'll be able check the grill to see if it's ready for steaks, check the pool to see if it's as warm as the kids say, or check the engine block to see if it's safe to pull that radiator cap.

Mini Maglite Pro
Amazon

Mini Flashlight

Maglite Mini PRO LED Flashlight
Price: $17 on Amazon
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Brighten his life with a handy flashlight. One of the best-known manufacturers, Mag-Lite is based in California and makes its entire product line in America. The 226-lumen Mini Mag-Lite Pro, crafted from diamond-knurled aluminum, is a great stocking stuffer for anyone who needs a reliable flashlight to stash in a kitchen drawer or glove box. It also comes with a belt holster.

Cheddar and Caramel Corn, Garrett
Garrett Popcorn

Unique Bites

Sending a present to a family member who lives far away affords the chance to show off a signature local food. There's Garrett Popcorn from Illinois, for example, cheese straws from Mississippi, and chocolate-covered potato chips from North Dakota. Check local grocery or gourmet stores for tasty and novel ideas from your neck of the woods, and be sure to take a look at our roundup of 35 Beloved Regional Foods That Can Be Shipped to Your Doorstep.

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