Why Beer Subscriptions Are a Great Gift Idea
If you’re a beer lover, or you want to give a gift that is unique and exciting, consider a beer subscription. These boxes deliver exciting and new brews to your door. No need to drive anywhere.
Some breweries offer seasonal brews such as pumpkin-inspired beer around Halloween or traditional 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 specialists tracks your buying habits to deliver only beers that 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 prefer a bit more flexibility, try their 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 earn rewards on your purchases by referring a friend, following Beer Drop socially, or reviewing the products.
Beer Club of the Month
There are many different beer subscriptions, but you can choose the ones you want. Some beer subscriptions are aimed at specific types of beer, while others are more general and are a great way to discover new brews.
The Duration Beer Club for example sends out 12 cans per month of its core beers or collaborations. 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, they give back to the community by donating to a non-profit each month.
City Brew Tours Beer Club offers another great option to beer lovers. They take you on a virtual road trip by highlighting cities’ brew options and offering virtual tastings of the selections. If you do not want to commit for a long time, there are other beer subscriptions which allow you to cancel or change your order.
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’ll get two 750 ml bottles of beer (similar to wine bottles) each month from two different breweries. The beers are selected by a team of beer experts and often include brewery exclusives that you can’t find anywhere else.
Unlike other subscriptions you can customize the membership by choosing a number of bottles each month or selecting a particular brew. You can cancel or pause the subscription at any time. The company behind this club has stellar customer service, and they get a lot of positive feedback from their subscribers. They also keep their prices 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 support local charities and businesses. 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 offer a flexible membership that is free of commitment. You can choose to receive shipments monthly, bi-monthly or quarterly. Most make it easy to cancel or pause your delivery, and most ship free within the US.
The best beer subscribtions let you try a wide variety of styles. From traditional ales to hoppy beers and sour beers to lagers, dark beers and lagers. Also included are tasting notes, brewery details, and food pairing suggestions. Although they can be pricey, it is worth it if want to try out more styles of beer.