BEST GIFTS FOR BEER SNOBS
It's been estimated that the US sells roughly $120 billion worth of beer and malt liquor per year. With this much beer being sold, it's no surprise that so many of us seem to have beer snobs in our friend group.
While these friends may be fun most of the year, the holidays make things a little more difficult. What kind of gift do you get for someone who loves beer and knows seemingly everything about it?
If you buy them beer, they'll know if it's high quality or poor. They may even be able to guess how much you spent on it.
The good news is that we're here to help. We'll give you some ideas for beer-related gifts in the paragraphs below.
1. Beer Glasses
What's the best beer-related gift that isn't beer? The answer may be beer glasses.
Whether you rank among the beer snobs, casual drinkers, or teetotalers of the world, everyone could use more glasses.
The great thing about glasses, and beer glasses especially, is that they come in many different forms. You could get your friend something simple, artisanal, or even a stein. People have even designed glasses that are meant to be refrigerated or stored in the freezer.
2. Bottle Openers
If your friend is the type who drinks their beers the old fashioned way, they'll need a bottle opener. Keep in mind that we're not necessarily talking about the basic bottle openers you can find at any gas station.
People have done some impressive things with bottle openers over the years, and the result has been some awesome gifts. They've made everything from wall-mounted bottle openers to bottle openers shaped like luchadors, to ones shaped like the Millenium Falcon from Star Wars.
3. Beer Gift Baskets
The best gift for beer snobs is almost always going to be beer, whether it's craft beer or supermarket beer. A beer gift basket may be the best present for any beer lover.
Some of these gift baskets include some of the highest-rated beers in the world, which should impress any beer snob. There are also gift baskets dedicated to specific brands of beer, for those who have a favorite brand.
From growlers to flasks, it seems that people have always wanted a way to enjoy beer wherever they go. Growlers first became famous during the 1800s as a way to order beer to go.
Modern safety issues have caused growlers to fall largely out of popular use, though many still collect and even use them. They are perhaps most famous among those who prefer to brew their own beer.
The Best Gifts for Beer Snobs
There are a lot of great gifts for beer snobs out there. We've mentioned just a few of them in the paragraphs above, but that's not even scratching the surface.
There are countless beer-related gifts in the world. We encourage you to do more research on your own if you're interested.
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