If you have a beer nerd in your life, there is one and only one simple thing you must know about them: They just really love beer! Whether it’s a serious home-brewing buddy or a suds-loving significant other in your life, we all know how tough it can be to find that perfect gift that’ll quench their thirst. To save you time on browsing (so you can do more drinking, of course), we’ve put together a list of authentic and practical beer gifts sure to make the beer-lover in your life very hoppy.
GrowlerWerks uKeg Pressurized Growler
This innovative, stainless steel pressurized growler keeps a gallon of your favorite craft beer fresh and carbonated for weeks. If you have a serious craft beer lover in your life, this is one of the most practical gifts you can get for them.
National Geographic Atlas of Beer
A must-have item for any serious beer nerd, National Geographic’s Atlas of Beer is a treasure trove of information about the history and geographic origins of every style of beer on the planet. Plus, it has colorful illustrations and a vintage-style cover that makes it a cool collectible item.
Brooklyn Brew Shop Everyday IPA Beer Making Kit
A very apartment-friendly option for home-brewing, Brooklyn Brew Shop’s kits are designed for beginner brewers working in small spaces. Each customized kit includes enough specialty ingredients for your first batch, including high-quality grain, hops, and yeast. It takes about a month to produce your first gallon of homespun suds.
The Beer Bible
The ultimate piece of literature for any serious beer drinker, The Beer Bible is a comprehensive guide to the world’s ales and beers, organized by the four major families — ales, lagers, wheat beers, and sour or wild ales — just like any proper bar menu should be!
Otterbox Elevation Growler
Gifting for an avid camper or your hunnie who loves to hike? Get them a beer accessory they’ll use over and over again with this durable 64-ounce stainless steel growler from Otterbox that’ll keep brews or any other liquid chilled for the long haul.