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 deliver new and exciting brews right to the door, no road trip required.
Some breweries offer seasonal brews such as pumpkin-inspired beer around Halloween or traditional strong Christmas ales. Many also support local charities and communities.
Beer Drop is your best option if you’re searching for a subscription service that tailors your beer deliveries to your preferences. Their team of beer specialists tracks your buying habits to deliver only beers that you want. Each shipment includes a mysterious beer to introduce new styles and flavors.
Beer Drop offers different subscriptions that can be tailored to your budget and tastes. The basic plan is the cheapest and includes five beers from various breweries, two cans of each type. 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. They also offer a flexible subscription model, which allows you to cancel anytime without any fees or charges. 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 beer subscriptions available, but the best ones let you choose which brews to receive. 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 a great way to expand your ale-drinking skills, and each can also features art from a local artist. Plus, they give back to the community by donating to a non-profit each month.
The City Brew Tours Beer Club is another great option for 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
If you’re a connoisseur or collector of limited-release rare beer, these clubs are perfect for you. You will be able refine your palate while learning about styles you do not enjoy. You can also save time and money by not having to search for these bottles yourself.
You will receive two 750ml beer bottles (similar in size to wine bottles) from two different breweries each month. The beers are chosen by a team that includes beer experts, and include brewery exclusives you won’t find anywhere.
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. This club’s company has excellent customer service. They also receive a lot of positive feedback. 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
For beer lovers, these clubs provide a fun and convenient way to sample new beers without having to go to a brewery or even leave your home. These clubs also 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 offer a flexible membership that is free of commitment. You can choose to receive shipments monthly, bi-monthly or quarterly. 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. Although they can be pricey, it is worth it if want to try out more styles of beer.