Why Beer Subscriptions Are a Great Gift Idea
Consider a subscription to beer if you love beer or want to give someone a unique and exciting gift. These boxes bring new and exciting brews straight to your door.
Some offer seasonal brews like pumpkin-inspired beers for Halloween and strong Christmas ales. Many also support local communities and charities.
Beer Drop is a great option if you want a beer subscription that will customize your deliveries according to your tastes. Their team of beer experts tracks your buying trends to deliver only the beers you want. Plus, each shipment includes a mystery beer to introduce you to styles and flavors you might not have tried before.
Beer Drop has a variety of subscriptions to suit your tastes and budget. The basic subscription plan, which is the most affordable, comes with five different beers (two cans each of each style) from different breweries. If you want a little more flexibility, choose the Beer Drop Plus category.
The Beer Drop team is committed to supporting independent breweries, and promoting beer knowledge. The subscription model is flexible and allows you to cancel at any time without incurring any fees. You can also earn rewards for your purchases by referring friends, following Beer Drop on social media, or reviewing products.
Beer Club of the Month
There are many different beer subscriptions, but you can choose the ones you want. Some subscriptions focus on specific beer types while others are general. They can be a great way for you to discover new brews.
The Duration Beer Club, for example, sends 12 cans of its core beers each month. It’s also a great way for you to learn more about ale drinking. Each can is decorated with artwork from a local artists. Plus, each month they donate to non-profits.
City Brew Tours Beer Club can be a great option for beer enthusiasts. They take you on a virtual road trip by highlighting cities’ brew options and offering virtual tastings of the selections. There are many beer subscriptions where you can cancel or modify your order without committing to a long-term commitment.
Rare Beer Club
These clubs are great for collectors or connoisseurs of limited-release, rare beer. You will be able refine your palate while learning about styles you do not enjoy. Plus, you can save yourself the time and expense of searching for these bottles on your own.
You will receive two 750ml beer bottles (similar in size to wine bottles) from two different breweries each month. The beers are selected by a team of beer experts and often include brewery exclusives that you can’t find anywhere else.
You can customize your membership unlike other subscriptions by selecting the number of bottles you want or a specific beer each month. You can also cancel or pause your subscription whenever you want. The company behind this club has stellar customer service, and they get a lot of positive feedback from their subscribers. They’re also very good at keeping the prices of their boxes low. They even give a portion of their proceeds to local charities (e.g., SapnaNYC, which helps low-income South Asian immigrant women).
Craft Beer Club
These clubs are a great way for beer lovers to try new beers and have fun without having to visit a brewery. They also help support local businesses and charities. For example, one club in NYC sells a mango-lassi flavored beer that benefits the non-profit SapnaNYC that helps low-income South Asian women.
A few of these beer subscriptions offer additional gifts like a year subscription to a craft-centric magazine, a heavy-duty bottle opener, and custom koozies. They also offer a flexible, no-commitment membership with monthly, bi-monthly, quarterly, or annual shipments. Most allow you to cancel or pause delivery and most ship for free within the US.
The best beer subscriptions allow you to sample a variety of styles from traditional ales, to hoppy and sour beers, to lagers and darker beers. Also included are tasting notes, brewery details, and food pairing suggestions. These can be expensive but are worth it to discover more styles of ale.