By Michael Morgan
Whether someone in your life has just had a birthday, a baby, an anniversary or just moved into a new apartment, a box of beer is the perfect gift for any occasion. But a bottle of beer is like a pair of jeans: highly personal. So which beer is the right beer?
CraftShack’s expansive variety of options can make it difficult to hone in on the perfect brew for that special person in your life, but we’re here to make it a little easier. Below are some of our most popular suds and the people who love to drink them.
For the Music Lover:
If you’re shopping for a music lover, head to our Beer & Music Collaboration Page to see how some of the coolest breweries in the country have teamed up with your favorite bands to produce limited runs of uniquely crafted beers. From classic metal to sun-drenched ska, there’s a beer out there for whatever tunes get you grooving.
Belching Beaver x Deftones Phantom Bride IPA
For the Game of Thrones Lover:
Is your friend routinely glued to his or her couch for impromptu Game of Thrones marathons? Well what better way to kick back and watch some carnage than to pop open one of Ommegang Brewery’s medieval homages to the popular series?
For those seriously heavy episodes (like when a favorite character gets eviscerated out of nowhere), maybe something a little stronger is in order. World class distilleries like America’s Johnnie Walker and Scotland’s Dalwhinnie have created limited runs of Thrones-inspired sweet, sweet whiskey that’ll be sure to dull the pain.
Ommegang Game Of Thrones Royal Reserve Collection Gift Pack
For the Front Runner:
Does your gift recipient live in Miami but love the Patriots? Maybe he gets a new jersey every time LeBron James switches teams? If so, there’s a good chance that he’s a front runner.
If that’s the case, how about perusing our Award Winners Collection Page? With such universally acclaimed brews as Ballast Point Sculpin and Stone IPA to choose from, you’re sure to find the perfect beer for the man / woman who always picks a winner.
Second Chance Tabula Rasa Toasted Porter
For the California Dreamers:
Ever since the Beach Boys hit the airwaves, there’s been a little bit of the California bug in every American. Some of us have be bitten more than others…
If your gift recipient owns a surfboard but doesn’t surf, wears skate shoes but doesn’t skate or keeps Sublime on repeat, head to our San Diego Collection Page. Since San Diego is all but confirmed as the Mecca of American brewing, your options will be as varied as the crazy cats who call SoCal home.
Pizza Port Swami's IPA
For the Annoyingly Picky Person:
Some people just can’t be pleased no matter how hard you try. Unfortunately, you’re probably not this person’s 80-year-old grandmother, so giving them cash is out of the question.
But don’t fret because we have the next best thing: the cash equivalent of delicious, hand-crafted beer. Get your person one of our famous Gift Cards and let them scrutinize our extensive array of premium craft beers until find their favorite. With options from $35 to $300, we’ve got you covered no matter what your budget.
By Michael Morgan