Shopping this Christmas for your beer nerd mates can be a little daunting. We’re making it easy for you with this foolproof gift guide. You’re welcome.
So, you’ve got to buy your beer nerd mate a Christmas present and you’ve got no idea where to even begin. Well, you’ve come to the right place, my friend. We’ve put together this guide to help you buy a gift that’ll impress any beer nerd out there.
You'll be able to find these beers at any good craft bottle shop. If you’re still a little lost, any good bottle shop will have someone who’ll be keen help you find what you’re looking for. Just hand them this list and you can’t go wrong.
This guide doesn’t include any festive beers. So technically you can use it all year round. Print it out, and pop it on the fridge for next time.
A gift guide for beer nerds
Price point: approx. $60 for the lot
Boon Mariage Parfait Kriek
Rodenbach Grand Cru
Anderson Valley Briney Melon Gose
Tool Sur Citra
Boatrocker Miss Pinky
Clean (ale and lager) 6-pack
Price point: approx. $30 for the lot
Deschutes Fresh Squeezed
Hop Nation The Buzz
CoConspirators The Matriarch
Bridge Road Pale Ale
Budvar Budejovicky Pilsner
Saison Dupont Brasserie Dupont
Special wild ales
Price point: $25-50 per bottle. These are special brews that you cellar and pull out on special occasions. One of these will certainly impress.
Wildflower St Henry 2018
Rodenbach Vintage 2012
3 Fonteinen Cuvee Armand & Gaston
Dollar Bill Grand Cru MG 2017
Tool Sur Citra
New Belgium Le Terroir 2017