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Craft Beer Gift Guide

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What is the best gift to get someone who loves craft beer? A sometimes difficult question, but here is your answer. We have put together a list of items anyone interested in craft beer, whether they are an avid homebrewer or just getting into the beverage, would be happy to open on any holiday morning.

Spiegelau Beer Classics 19 Ounce IPA Glass

Set of 2, 4, 6 or 12

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Speigelau created their IPA glasses with a little help from their friends Sam Calagione of Dogfish Head and Ken Grossman of Sierra Nevada, guys that know a thing or two about hops. The unique shape of the vessel, which kind of reminds us of a goblet perched atop a shot glass, is designed to showcase hop froward American style IPA’s by enhancing mouthfeel and preserving the head for longer than your average pour. Not to mention the wide opening that allows for that bitter, fruity aroma to really travel straight from the glass to your nose. The best part about these is that Dogfish Head and Sierra Nevada are donating all their proceeds from sales of this glass to benefit advances in hop farming. So really everyone wins with this one.

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Gift Guide for Homebrewers

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“What is the best gift to get for a homebrewer?”

Well, the answer really depends on a lot of factors. Are they just getting into the craft or do they frequently show up to parties with kegs full of their latest creation? Homebrewing, like lots of other hobbies, can require tons of time, money and equipment and as people get deeper into it the investment only gets larger. However, as we have learned, it is a super rewarding pastime and there is nothing quite like pouring a pint that you spent hours creating. So here are some helpful pieces of homebrewing equipment that we have used in the past, currently use or have our eye on for the future.

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All I Want for Christmas is Brew: Top Holiday Gifts for Craft Beer Enthusiasts

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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…lights are everywhere, Santa is getting ready for his yearly sleigh ride and most importantly, holiday beers are on tap. Well, maybe that’s not the most important fact to you, but if you have a craft beer enthusiast in your life it is likely a highlight of the season for them. At a loss for what to buy the person who would happily spend 6 hours painstakingly brewing a beer and then embark on a road trip for the chance to purchase a breweries rare release? Well, we have just the list to help you out. And if you happen to be that person who has taken a pilgrimage or two for Pliny the Elder, well then pass this on to you favorite holiday gift giver and hopefully you’ll find a treat or two under the tree.

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Written by A+K

December 8th, 2013 at 3:05 pm