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Raise a Glass to These Gifts for Beer Lovers

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Cheers!

Beer snobs — sorry, beer enthusiasts — can be tough to shop for. (They know everything about beer, after all, such as how to pair it with food.) It doesn’t have to be this way, though. Our gift guide for beer lovers has got you covered, with gift suggestions for every taste and budget.

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Personalized Pet Pint Glass
Etsy

Personalized Pet Pint Glass

$34 and up from Etsy
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Beer. Dogs. What else does one need in life? Give that beer-drinking, dog-owning friend one or more of these customized pint glasses emblazoned with an image of their pup. (Or any other pet, for that matter.) 

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West Coast Brewery Chocolate Truffle Collection
Moonstruck Chocolate Co.

West Coast Brewery Chocolate Truffle Collection

$20 from Moonstruck Chocolate Co.
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When the moon hits your eye like a big … chocolate truffle? This Portland, Oregon, chocolatier has been turning out sweet treats with locally sourced ingredients (including beer from regional brewers) since 1993. This nine-piece truffle collection features bottle-cap-shaped chocolates flavored with three beers: Breakside Brewery’s True Gold Golden Ale, Pike Brewing’s Monk’s Uncle Tripel Ale, and Sierra Nevada’s Hazy Little Thing IPA.

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The Brewmaster's Table: Discovering the Pleasures of Real Beer with Real Food
Amazon

The Brewmaster's Table: Discovering the Pleasures of Real Beer with Real Food

$13 and up from Amazon
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The Brooklyn Brewery more or less jump-started New York City’s craft beer industry, and gave a healthy boost to the local food scene, too. In this book, brewery founder Garrett Oliver discusses how beer in all its wonderful varieties can pair with food, enhance flavor, and turn an ordinary meal into a culinary experience.

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GrowlerWerks uKeg Carbonated Growler
Amazon

GrowlerWerks uKeg Carbonated Growler

$159 from Home Depot 
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Nothing makes a beer lover happier than a growler of fresh beer from their favorite brewer. And nothing is more tragic than that beer going stale because you couldn’t finish it in time. Never again. This stainless-steel, vacuum-sealed growler will keep beer fizzy and fresh for more than a week, owners say, though there is a bit of a learning curve involved. Available in 64- or 128-ounce sizes and in stainless, copper, and black chrome finishes.

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Guzzler Drinking Helmet
Amazon
Beer Soap Gift Set
Etsy

Beer Soap Gift Set

$47 from Etsy
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Know some who loves scented gifts? Then give 'em one of these gift boxes from Home Brewed Soaps. Each kit contains cedar-scented aftershave, cedar-and-ale shaving soap, New England IPA beer soap, and cologne oil. Bonus: The packaging can be customized with a greeting.

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Wood Beer Cap Map
Beer Cap Maps

Wood Beer Cap Map

$75 from Beer Cap Maps
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Give that beer lover in your life a way to put their passion on display. This wooden map is 3 feet long, with room for 177 bottle caps from their favorite beers and breweries.

Hops Molecule Poster
Etsy

Hops Molecule Poster

$15 and up from Etsy
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This one's for that beer snob who also happens to be a science geek: a 10-by-8-inch canvas print of the molecular model for humelome, an alpha acid that helps give hops its bite. Available matted or unmatted.

Cold Beer Coats
Uncommon Goods

Cold Beer Coats

$13 from Uncommon Goods
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Keep your beer looking cool as it stays ice cold in one of these puffer coat koozies. The bicolor can holders are available in navy and yellow or plum and teal.

A Craft Beer Subscription
Beer Drop

A Craft Beer Subscription

$55 and up from Beer Drop
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Subscription services are the gift that keeps on giving, month after month. In this case, it’s 10 cans of beer from five craft brewers — they have some 60 partner breweries in all — delivered to their door every four weeks. Brews from the gamut from hoppy, hazy IPAs to fruity and sour beers, plus special releases and personal recommendations.

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Far-Out Bar Art
Etsy

Far-Out Bar Art

$50 and up from Etsy
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Believe it or not, Anheuser-Busch is experimenting in space with the aim of brewing beer on other planets. We're not sure if that will be a reality anytime soon, but who knows? In the meantime, we can dream. This print is available in a range of sizes and could be the perfect accent for that space-themed home bar of yours. (You do have a space-themed bar, right?)

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State Pint Glasses
Etsy
Drinking with Men: A Memoir
Amazon

Drinking with Men: A Memoir

$6 and up from Amazon
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This 2013 best-selling memoir by former bartender and noted food-and-drink writer Rosie Schaap is about more than just imbibing at bars. It’s about the quest for finding that perfect place where everybody knows your name. If you’ve ever spent a lazy hour drinking at a neighborhood bar in New York City, or know someone who dreams of doing so, this is a must read.

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Beer Socks
Uncommon Goods
Westmark Germany Hermetus Steel 3-in-1 Resealer Beer Bottle Opener
Amazon

Westmark Germany Hermetus Steel 3-in-1 Resealer Beer Bottle Opener

$23 from Amazon
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Because there are bottle openers … and then there are bottle openers that can also reseal a cap and then open a twist-off topper. Amazon buyers are nearly unanimous in their praise of this German-made gadget, giving it an average score of 4.8 out of 5 stars for being durable, easy to use, and handy (of course).

A Magazine Subscription
Amazon

A Beer Magazine Subscription

$30 and up from Amazon
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Sure, there are tons of websites devoted to craft beer and home brewing. But sometimes, you just want to hold a magazine in your hand while you sip some suds and read about what you’re drinking. Brew Your Own, Craft Beer and Brewing, and Zymurgy magazines are three titles aimed at microbrew and home brewing enthusiasts.

Mr. Beer Homebrewing Kit
Amazon

Mr. Beer Premium Homebrewing Kit

$47 from Amazon
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This kit is the perfect gift for a beer lover who wants to try brewing at home. It comes with everything they will need , and reviewers say it's easy and fun to use. Assemble ingredients in less than an hour, then ferment; beer will be ready in three to four weeks.

Personalized Beer Bottle Carrier
Personalization Mall

Personalized Beer Bottle Carrier

$7 from Personalization Mall
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You don’t need a special occasion to surprise that beer-loving pal of yours with this gift. But if you’re a stickler, you’ll find custom beer carriers available with birthday and holiday themes, as well as personalized labels for beer bottles, coasters, pint glasses, and more.

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Bottle Opener And Cap Cufflinks
Macy’s

Bottle Opener And Cap Cufflinks

$42 from Macy’s
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Why wear your heart on your sleeve when you can wear your love of good beer on your sleeve instead? This set of silver-toned brass cufflinks by designer Rhona Sutton are the perfect accessory for any dapper dresser.

State Beer Cap Map Christmas Ornament
Etsy

State Beer Cap Map Christmas Ornament

$15 from Etsy
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Every lover of beer has a favorite brewery, be it across town or across the country. This wooden ornament will give a bottle cap from a beloved brew or brewer a place of pride on the tree this year and every year.

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Prospect All-Purpose Tasting Set
Crate and Barrel
Soberdough Bread Mixes
Soberdough

Soberdough Bread Mixes

$28 from Soberdough
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Beer isn’t just for drinking; you can bake with it, too. Nashville-based Soberdough offers 18 different varieties of beer bread mix, ranging from plain to sweet to savory (yes, pumpkin spice is one of the offerings). Send your favorite lover of carbs a three-pack, or choose items a la carte. Gift box available.

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Silicone Rubber Bottle Cap
Amazon

Silicone Rubber Bottle Cap

$11 from Amazon
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Sometimes, you just don’t want to finish the whole bottle. That’s where these dishwasher-safe silicone bottle tops come in handy. They don’t form a super-tight seal, owners say, but they will keep a half-empty bottle of beer fresh enough to finish the next day. Available in a set of six.

Tuscany Craft Beer Assorted Glassware Set
Macy’s

Tuscany Craft Beer Assorted Glassware Set

$72 from Macy’s
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This set of four crystal Lenox beer glasses is the perfect gift for a beer drinker who loves all kinds of brews and insists on using the proper glass for each. The set includes a 20-ounce Nordic pint glass for stouts and porters; an 18-ounce tulip-style glass for ciders, lagers, and ales; an 18-ounce India pale ale glass; and a 22-ounce wheat beer glass.

A Cool T-Shirt
Amazon

A Cool T-Shirt

$18 and up from Amazon
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This cotton tee is the perfect stocking stuffer for any beer lover. Available in men’s and women’s styles in sizes from small to 2XL and in one of three colors. The retailer 10oz Apparel has other beer-themed clothing available, including hats, hoodies, and T-shirts.

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Yeti Hopper Flip Portable Cooler
Amazon

Yeti Hopper Flip Portable Cooler

$250 from Amazon
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Beer, sandwiches, ice cream, fresh-caught fish … enthusiastic owners say this Yeti cooler will keep just about anything ice-cold for a day or longer. It’s not cheap (Yeti products never are), but most buyers say the premium is well worth it. The waterproof cooler holds up to 12 cans plus 15 pounds of ice, and it’s available in more than a dozen color options.

Hopsulator Bott'l
Brumate

Hopsulator Bott'l

$20 from Brumate
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If there’s anything worse than a warm bottle of beer, we don’t know what it is. The stainless-steel Hopsulator fits any standard 12-ounce bottle of American beer, keeping it cool and condensation-free, and is available in nearly two dozen color options ranging from plain stainless steel to camouflage.

Yeti Rambler Colster
Amazon
Magnetic Beer Bottle Hanger for Sixpack
Amazon

Magnetic Bottle Holders

$11 from Amazon
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Free up room in the fridge for food (or more beer) with these magnetic strips. Attach them to the top of your refrigerator's interior; each will hold three bottles of your favorite brew