Consider leaving Santa an ice cold, local craft beer this year instead of milk — chances are, you’ll get more gifts. For all those Santas out there, here are the top 10 holiday gifts for the craft beer lover in your life.
10. Beer candy
Beer-flavored Brew Candy from Swag Brewery is a perfect gift for the beer and candy lover in your life. It comes in a mixed bag of 3 tasty flavors: Honey Ale, Hoppy IPA and Roasty Stout. Check it our right here; it’s also made in the USA.
9. Beer soap
The Beer Soap Co. offers over 130 varieties of handcrafted soaps made with natural oils and butter such as pure olive oil, unrefined cocoa and shea butter, jojoba and sweet almond oil. No animal by products, never animal tested and it’s vegan friendly. Shop right over here.
8. Fridge monkey
A beautiful, perfectly balanced pyramids of beers. The Fridge Monkey is designed to maximize fridge storage space by stacking beer bottles and cans, and wine/spirits bottles vertically, thus preventing them from rolling around. Stack up to 10 bottles or cans, and up to five wine/spirits bottles (or any combo). Get your Monkey right here.
7. Beer savers
There’s nothing worse than drinking someone else’s beer by accident. The world’s first silicone bottle cap charms for beer bottles, designed to help keep beer fresh after opening while at the same time helping you identify your beer from others with multi-colored, durable, stretchy molded beer bottle caps. Shop savers here.
6. Beer layering tool
Pour your own perfect black and tan, the classic and beautiful British invention of layering a dark stout atop a bitter ale lighter in color, now made super-easy using this clever, stainless steel tool. Also try a black and blue (using a Blue Moon Belgium White). Check it out here.
5. Beer Lasso
Beer Lasso needs no explanation. Beer Lassos add an ergonomic rope handle to your beer bottle. Constructed and finished with high-quality nylon line (same used by military, survivalists and hikers for its composition and strength). Beer Lassos provide style, stability and comfort while holding your beer. Lasso it up here.
A bottle cap’s worst nightmare. This little device with the menacing name is a force to be reckoned with. Fit it right over a capped bottle, and with one firm push downwards — no cap escapes. A powerful internal magnet keeps bottle caps from falling. Cleanup is quick and easy. All we can say is bottle caps everywhere: beware. Tread lightly over here to purchase.
3. Bottle cutting
Fun for the whole family. The Kinkajou Bottle Cutter allows you to transform your favorite silkscreened bottles into durable, custom glassware. Designed to cut round bottles from 43 to 102 mm. Kinkajou also provides Bottle Cutter accessories and a featured project gallery for great craft gift ideas. Buy right over here.
2. “Wet” Hopping
Hop Randall is an Organoleptic Hop Transducer Module installed between your keg and tap. Fill the double-chamber filter with fresh whole leaf hops. As the beer washes over the hops, alcohol acts as a solvent and strips the hop oils for an unprecedented–intensity of hop flavor and aroma. Buy it here.
1. Pico Homebrewing System
PicoBrew is the equivalent of a Keurig, but instead of coffee, it brews small batches of premium craft beer with the push of a button. Invented by ex-Microsoft executives, this microwave-sized device was a 2016 CES Innovation Award winner. PicoPaks (brew pods) are available from 50+ craft breweries like Dogfish Head, Rogue Ales and Elysian Brewing. Purchase this piece right over here.