Best beer gifts
We've chosen a selection of the best beer gifts, for everyone from the novice beer enthusiast to the avowed beer expert
The ultimate beer gift guides for beer lovers whether you are looking for craft beer gifts or beer accessories in time for Christmas. Our list includes a book on brewery, beer subscriptions and independent craft beer boxes, lagers and more. Non-drinkers need not be left out with our list of the best non-alcoholic beer to try. For cocktail lovers, we also have our best beer cocktails.
For a more lavish gift, give a beer-themed adventure from our list of the best craft beer trips around the world or stay local and have a meal out in one of the UK’s best places for beer and food pairings. For more craft beer recommendations, we have our the best winter beers to try as well as summer beers.
Best beer gifts for beer lovers
'Cheese, planes and beers' gift box
- Available from olive shop (£49.99)
This hamper has a little bit of everything to be sure to impress the lucky recipient. With a quirky aeroplane theme, this combines three different wax-sealed cheeses, apple and cider chutney and a selection of different beers (from a pale ale to complex bitter) for the ultimate beer night in.
olive shop (£49.99)
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Pale Ale/ IPA craft beer gift hamper
Championing British craft beer and promoting independent, local breweries one beer box at a time, Qwerty’s illustrated gift hamper selection box comes with five handpicked craft beers from independent breweries all over the southwest of England. It makes a great gift with a half-pint glass and salt-crusted peanuts from a Somerset based family business enclosed. A unique aspect is the personal score card for you to rate the beers – either forward it to their social media account so your preferences are considered in your next box or get your family and friends involved to see which beer reigns.
For a gift that keeps on giving, give a monthly beer subscription. Whether you want new IPAs every month or a selection from London craft breweries, choose from our selection of the best beer subscriptions and clubs.
Beavertown glassware set of 4
- Available from Beavertown (£18)
Beavertown’s bold and cheerful motifs would make an excellent glass set for the beer and illustration enthusiast. Fresh and whacky, these glasses are the perfect pint size and colour for Beavertown beers and pale lagers.
Personalised Small Beer Gift pack
Low on alcohol content, but high on flavour, these 'small' beers pack a punch - and all at less than 2.8% ABV. From the fruity and citrus finish of their pale ale to the coffee and dark chocolate notes of the dark lager, there is an excellent selection that is also vegan and low calorie.
Brew from scratch by James Morton
Curious about craft beer and how to make it? James Morton's step-by-step guide (From Scratch: Brew, Slow Down, Make Beer) teaches you how to make good beer at home with customisable recipes and essential sections outlining what you need, how to bottle and how to store. With a glossary of key ingredient types and troubleshooting tips, this is the book for beer drinkers who wants to take their first steps into brewing or those who want their brewing knowledge to grow.
Personalised Ace of Spades Metal Bottle Opener
Turn the Mad Hatter’s tea party into a beer party with this personalised ace of spaces bottle openers. Engraved from solid stainless steel and in a thin card shape, this bottle opener can be personalised subtly with chosen initials.
Beer Cap Coaster Beer Gift
- Available from Etsy (£5.60)
Handmade, this beer cap coaster comes in oak and walnut and is ready to be filled with craft beer caps to make a tiled multi-coloured coaster.
Beer flight board
- Available from Etsy (£57.11)
Super customisable, this beer flight board available in amber, blonde and espresso would make a thoughtful and practical gift for any beer lover. Take socialising with a glass of beer to another level with this flight that fits up to four glasses and has room for handfuls of snacks.