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 new and exciting brews right to the door, no road trip required.
Some offer seasonal brews like pumpkin-inspired beers for Halloween and strong Christmas ales. Many support local charities and community groups.
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. Plus, each shipment includes a mystery beer to introduce you to styles and flavors you might not have tried before.
Beer Drop offers different subscriptions that can be tailored to your budget and tastes. The basic subscription plan is the most affordable and comes with five beers from different breweries (two cans of each style). If you prefer a bit more flexibility, try their Beer Drop Plus category.
The Beer Drop Team is dedicated to promoting beer education and supporting independent breweries. 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 a lot of beer subscriptions to choose from, but the best ones allow you to decide which brews you want to get. Some are focused on specific beer types, while others are general and can be a good 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 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.
City Brew Tours Beer Club can be a great option for beer enthusiasts. They take you on an imaginary road trip, highlighting the brew options of cities and offering virtual samplings. 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. You can also save time and money by not having to search for these bottles yourself.
Each month, you’ll receive two 750ml bottles (similar to wine bottles), each from a different brewery. The beers are chosen by a team that includes beer experts, and include brewery exclusives you won’t find anywhere.
You can customize your membership unlike other subscriptions by selecting the number of bottles you want or a specific beer each month. 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. The prices of their boxes are also kept 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. 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.
Some of these beer subscriptions include additional gifts, such as a year’s subscription to a craft magazine, a heavy duty bottle opener, or custom koozies. They also offer a flexible, no-commitment membership with monthly, bi-monthly, quarterly, or annual shipments. Most companies make it easy to pause or cancel your delivery. They also 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. They can be expensive, but they are worth it if you want to explore more styles of beer.