2018 Holiday Gift Guide

Finding the perfect gift during the holidays couldn’t be easier with our annual gift guide. With ideas to fit every kind of imbiber and budget, we’ve got coffee, tea, wine, cocktails, spirits and beer covered. Browse the list below and don’t forget to pick up a copy of the November/December 2018 issue for even more great gift options.

Stocking Stuffers

Flask Funnel
The tricky business of filling a flask gets easier with this clever funnel. $10, bespokepost.com

The New Rules of Coffee
Divided into three sections—At Home, At the Cafe, and Around the World—this illustrated guide to enjoying coffee is perfect for those looking to improve their brewing technique and better understand the in-and-outs of coffee production and culture. $10, amazon.com

Beer Lover’s Tea Towel
Made of soft cotton, this towel features an infographic with history, a guide to beer styles, terminology and more. $14, uncommongoods.com

Camber Coffee Big Joy Espresso 
Made to mix with milk, Big Joy is the espresso used at Camber’s flagship location. A great option for café-quality sips at home. $17 for 12 oz., cambercoffee.com

Cocktail Picks from Love & Victory
We’ve partnered with Love & Victory on this special-edition set of four colorful enamel cocktail picks, perfect for styling your favorite cocktails and keeping track of whose cocktail is whose at parties. $24, imbibemagazine.com

$25 and Under

Joy of Mixology Revised 
For the 15th anniversary of one of the modern cocktail movement’s pioneering books, Gary Regan released this gorgeous update, complete with new recipes and revisions of some of the originals. $20, amazon.com

Imbibe Gift Subscription
Give the gift that gives all year long! During the holidays, you can score gift subscriptions to Imbibe for only $18 each (regularly $22)! Plus, when you subscribe, you’ll get a free download of holiday cocktail recipes. Click here for details.

Branch & Twig Barspoon  
Made of a blend of brass and nickel, this barspoon is a great gift for those looking to elevate the style of their home bar. $25, anthropologie.com

Tastemaker Craft Infuser 
Infuse spirits with spices, herbs and other flavors at home with this easy-to-use gadget. $25, prep-tools.com

William Chris Vineyards 2017 Petillant Naturel  
A gang’s-all-here blend of Merlot, Mourvèdre, Malbec, Malvasia Bianca, Grenache and Moscato Giallo combine in this sprightly sipper. $25, williamchriswines.com

$50 and Under

Smith Teamaker Chocolate Peppermint Latte Kit
This festive kit includes a box of peppermint tea and a jar of extra-bitter chocolate sauce from Recchiuti. There’s a recipe card included, so it’s a breeze to make a mug at home. $29, smithtea.com

Handmade Bourbon Balls 
These festive treats get a boozy boost from 10-year Rip Van Winkle bourbon. $32, food52.com

Charlotte Hudson Beer Glasses
Part of Good Beer Hunting’s artist series, these 16-ounce glasses were designed by Chicago artist Charlotte Hudson. $34.95 for a set of four, goodbeerhunting.com

Viski Pacific Bamboo Highball Glasses 
Inspired by tiki culture’s love of all things bamboo, these highballs are made of gold-plated stainless steel. $35, viski.com

Azuñia Tequila Añejo
Perfect for the tequila lovers in your life, this elegant spirit is aged for 18 months in American oak barrels and is ultra smooth and spicy. Sip it solo or mix it in a Damasco cocktail. $39.99, hitimewine.net 

Manual Tea Maker  
Inspired by the Chinese brewing vessel called a gaiwan, this tea brewer is small enough to encourage multiple short infusions, and its double walled design means the water temperature inside stays hot while the outside remains cool enough to hold. $45, manual.is

SaloonBox Curated Cocktail Kits
Give the gift of good drinks with a holiday cocktail kit from SaloonBox. Each monthly shipment includes two recipes, plus the spirits, ingredients and recipe cards you need to build the cocktail at home. $49-54.99 per month, saloonbox.com

Le Creuset Espresso Cup Set 
Sturdy and reliable, these stoneware cups have an enamel glaze that’s easy to wash and resists stains and scratches. Available in six colors. $50, williams-sonoma.com

Pebble Teapot 
This porcelain teapot features some design perks that makes it both beautiful and functional, including a drip-free spout and stainless steel filter. $50, kintostore.com

$100 and Under

Shacksbury Cider Club
Membership to this club features quarterly shipments of Shacksbury’s smallbatch ciders. The option of three- or six-bottle shipments makes the gift perfectly customizable. $55, shacksbury.com

Modern Snifter 
A pour of neat liquor looks downright divine in these angular snifter glasses. Each one holds 10 ounces. $55, terraneglass.com

Southern Floral Cocktail Napkins
Inspired by her grandmother’s love for entertaining, Lettermade Designs created these handmade embroidered linen napkins. $56, ggfieldshop.com

Mass Wine Stopper
Top those open bottles of wine with these polished stainless steel or brass wine stoppers. $60, fsobjects.com

Stagg Jr Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey 
From the Buffalo Trace distillery, this high-proof bourbon promises a lovely balance of spice and sweetness. $65, crownwineandspirits.com

Jeni’s Splendid Holiday 2018 Collection 
This year’s holiday pack from Jeni’s features six delicious flavors, including White Chocolate Peppermint, Boozy Eggnog, Pumpkin 5-Spice, Sweet Potato with Torched Marshmallows, Cognac with Gingerbread and Darkest Chocolate. Available through December 31. $68, jenis.com

Insulated Canvas Cooler Adventure Backpack 
Made for toting bottles of your favorite wine, beer or spirit in style, this canvas and faux leather backpack looks sharp and should stand the test of time. $74, fosterandrye.com

Hedley & Bennett Negroni Apron
Looking for the perfect gift for the Negroni lover in your life? Look no further. We’ve partnered with Hedley & Bennett on this beautiful special-edition apron with a custom-embroidered Negroni on the top pocket. $80, imbibemagazine.com

$100 and Over

Magisso Ceramic Wine Chiller 
Give this chiller a quick dunk in cold water and watch it retain its cold temps for four hours. $100, bespokepost.com

Olympia Provisions Salami of the Month 
Delicious apps are an entertaining essential, and Olympia Provisions is making it easy with their monthly salami delivery service. The first delivery even comes with a stainless steel flask. $165, olympiaprovisions.com

Cora Coffee Brewer 
A bluetooth smart scale comes with each of these beautiful porcelain carafes, meaning you can measure your beans and read measurements accurately on iOS and Android devices via the free Cora App. $250, coracoffeebrewer.com

M. Crow Ceramic Carafe 
This carafe from M. Crow is made from Wallowa County clay and glazed with ashes from the studio’s wood-burning stove. $160, mcrowcompany.com

Original Grain Watch
Made with reclaimed wood from Kentucky bourbon barrels contrasted with brushed stainless steel and a Japanese quartz movement, the watches from Original Grain are one-of-a-kind timepieces. Pictured is the Whiskey Espresso model. $249, originalgrain.com