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2011 Holiday Gift Guide

 

Finding the perfect gifts for friends and family every year can be a challenge, so we’re here to make your holiday season a little easier. For the imbibers on your list you can shop easy with the help of our holiday gift guide in the Nov/Dec 2011 issue of the magazine, featuring 50 gift ideas suited to budgets of all kinds. But we couldn’t stop there: Below are some extra suggestions, from bite-sized stocking stuffers to wine cellar-filling splurges. Whether you’re shopping for a cocktail geek, coffee enthusiast or beer lover, our holiday gift guides have you covered, because sometimes even Santa needs a little help.

 

over $100

Click on the categories below to find the perfect gift. Pick up your copy of the November/December 2011 issue for 50 more great gift ideas.


Stocking Stuffers

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$25 & Under

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$50 & Under

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$100 & Under

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Over $100

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Vintage Cocktail Books from Rabelais
You’ll spy a1934 edition of Cocktail “Bill” Boothby’s World Drinks and How to Mix Them as well as a 1928 first trade edition of Jerry Thomas’ Bon Vivant’s Companion in the Portland, Maine-based shop of book collector and cocktail enthusiast Don Lundgren.
Cocktail books start at $110, rabelaisbooks.com
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Hario Electric Kettle
Be first in line to score Hario’s soon-to-be-released electric version of its popular Buono kettle. Pre-order at Unicahome.com
$105, unicahome.com

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Handmade Bread & Cheese Board
A collaboration between Portland-based furniture company MADE and glass company ESQUE, this beautiful board is custom-made from maple wood and includes a handblown glass cover for cheese or olives. Other woods and sizes are available; prices vary.
$250, made-studio.com


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Totem Stacking Storage Jar with Scoop
Store spices, cocktail garnishes and loose-leaf teas in this ceramic, stacking storage set from New Zealand design duo Boym Partners.
$200, merchant4.com


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Decanter + Cup
Your favorite Cognacs and single malts deserve nothing but the best and this recycled glass set is a stunner.
$798, branchhome.com


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Climbing Bear Pitcher Glass
Stir your next round of Manhattans in this kitchy pitcher made from pewter and tempered glass.
$240, steelz.com
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Pearwood Coffee Grinder
Brew better cups of coffee with this Italian-engineered hand-cranked coffee grinder.
$270, hivemodern.com

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Tiki Bar Pool Table Light
Turn your basement bar into a tropical oasis of tiki drinks with this Polynesian-themed pool table light.
$300, kegworks.com