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 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 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 offers a range of different subscriptions to fit 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 dedicated to supporting independent breweries and promoting beer education. 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 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.
For example, the Duration Beer Club sends 12 cans a month of their core beers and collaborations. It’s a great way to expand your ale-drinking skills, and each can also features art from a local artist. Plus, each month they donate to non-profits.
City Brew Tours Beer Club offers another great option to beer lovers. They take you on an imaginary road trip, highlighting the brew options of cities and offering virtual samplings. If you don’t want to commit to a long term commitment, there are plenty of other beer subscriptions that make it easy to cancel or modify your order.
Rare Beer Club
These clubs are great for collectors or connoisseurs of limited-release, rare beer. You can refine your palate, learn about different styles and avoid those you don’t like. Plus, you can save yourself the time and expense of searching for these bottles on your own.
Each month, you’ll receive two 750ml bottles (similar to wine bottles), each from a different brewery. The beers selected by the team of beer experts often include brewery-exclusives that you cannot 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 also cancel your subscription or pause it whenever you like. 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 donate a portion of the proceeds to local charities.
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. One club in NYC sells beer with mango-lassi flavors to benefit SapnaNYC, a non-profit that helps South Asian women who are low-income.
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.