Yes, the Holidays Are Actually Almost Here Again!
We all know that person, the coffee guru, whose existence depends upon the ingestion and celebration of coffee. Perhaps you are that person. Regardless, it’s likely that you’re not the only one who recognizes this person as a coffee aficionado. And that means around the holidays, the coffee guru could wind up receiving bag after bag of beans from many well-intentioned friends.
While coffee beans and gift cards are ever-welcome gifts for coffee lovers, try thinking outside the box this year. What clever gifts could you give the true coffee lovers in your life? Explore our coffee lovers gift guide below for inspiration this holiday season and get started early!
Coffee Lovers and the Art of Craft
If the coffee lover in your life is committed to the art of the craft, it’s likely they own a Chemex or a pour over system. Delight that person with a Wood-Handled Pouring Kettle this holiday season. We love Blue Bottle’s minimal and chic kettle designed and built in Japan, and you can buy it here.
For lovers of pressed coffee, look no further than PUSH. This modern, Nordic designed coffee maker is easy on the eyes and soft to the touch, with its stone body and beautifully crafted beech wood knob. Mette Duedahl, the PUSH designer, loves this product, as “The friendly shape goes hand in hand with the warm and cozy atmosphere that a good cup of coffee provides.” But don’t take our word for it, check out PUSH for yourself.
If your coffee lover prefers pour over to press coffee, it is hard to go wrong with this illustrious Chemex classic. Originally designed by a chemist, this product features simple engineering to produce pure drip coffee with reduced bitterness. We love the eight-cup polished and minimal coffee maker from Crate and Barrel, check it out here.
Coffee Mugs Make for Great Gifts Too!
For those who may be low on space but unwilling to sacrifice essential coffee brewing tools, gift a minibru Coffee Press Mug. This classic clear mug doubles as French press, every coffee lover’s dream. Even better, it’s dishwasher safe. For $13, we think this is a steal: minibru Coffee Press Mug.
For the coffee lover who can’t decide between whiskey and coffee, search no further. Pottery Barn has released the perfect gift: a mug with a flask! Add a spirited touch to your holiday coffee with this minimal mug; whiskey not included.
Coffee Gifts That Keep on Giving
A coffee subscription: the gift that keeps on giving! Delight the coffee lover in your life by gifting coffee subscriptions. Mustache Coffee Club offers an ideal choice, as you can choose how long you want to continue sending beans to the recipient. And, this subscription is easy to customize, as you can select different amounts of coffee to be delivered (depending on how often your coffee lover enjoys a cup of brew). Check out all the details here.
And finally, the ultimate gift for any coffee lover: a coffee travel kit. Blue Bottle teamed up with Timbuktu to create a package with “everything you need to brew – just add water.” With a bag built for travel and expertly concocted brew, this gift is as aesthetically pleasing as it is practical.
If your coffee lover springs for short trips and day hikes, surprise them with the Weekender Travel Kit, but if they mean business with their coffee on the go, you might want to splurge on the coveted Sabbatical Travel Kit. It’s worth it!
Happy Holidays to you and yours from the Exotic Bean. And if the coffee guru in your life would love to try some unique and special coffee from around the globe, get in touch with us this holiday season for excellent coffee beans sourced from Vietnam, Thailand and Mexico!