15 Beer Geek Gifts
Cincy Brew Bus will cart you and your friends around to Cincinnati’s best breweries with samples at each brewery stop. You get to spend your time enjoying beers at the brewery while they take care of getting you from place to place safely. It’s a guaranteed good time!
You obviously take pride in your facial hair so why not take care of it with some hand-made hop-scented oil and balm. Then keep your nostrils filled with hops and lube up your lips with the companion chapstick. No facial hair? No problem – you can just buy the chapstick. Best of all, you can pick a specific hop or mix & match them. Hop scents include: Citra, Cascade, Centennial, Columbus, Fuggle, Tettnang, and Saaz.
Class up your man or woman cave with this awesome poster that charts out all the different styles of beer. Not only do you get all the styles but it provides commercial examples and the type of glass it should be served it. You can buy just the poster or opt to have it mounted or framed. It’s educational, it’s functional, it’s art.
The Party Source is one of the country’s largest liquor stores and offers one of the largest selections of beer. They have just launched a new monthly beer club that will provide each member with a custom selected sampling of beers based on the member’s preferences. Every three months you get brewery swag and glass. PLUS you get VIP access to events and you can skip the line for rare beer releases. The more months you buy, the more you save — $90 for three months, $150 for six months and $250 for twelve months. It also gives you an excuse to go to The Party Source each month!
Glass growlers are great but you better plan on drinking that beer right away and forget about dropping them. The Miir is the top of line stainless growler with a threadless seal that ensures your beer stays sealed and no nasty yeast live in the threads to foul your next beer. It is double wall vacuum insulated to keep things cold for up to 24 hours and every purchase supplies clean drinking water for a year to one person.
Sure, beer brewing is hot in Cincinnati now but it still is no where close to where it was before Prohibition. This book provides an in-depth history of the Over-The-Rhine neighborhood, the breweries and saloons that thrived there, and the unique culture that it produced.
15. Draft Magazine
This monthly magazine covers the wide world of craft beer with brewery stories, new releases, beer reviews and much more. It’s always a fun read and is better than the bills you normally get in the mail.
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