Finding a gift for that beloved beer or or spirit lover in your life shouldn't leave you with a hangover the next morning. We went on a search for products that can aid in the thirst of any great friend or family member. Check out these creative products, that when filled with their favorite brew or spirit, will shoot you to the top of the friend list.
For the Beer Lover:
Beer stays crisper and more fresh when housed in clay. Saving stale beer from going down the drain, the Portland Growler Company, keeps beer fresh with these stealth stoneware growlers. They are made to order in Oregon, a city of brewers, by Mudshark Studios. The lids can also be customized with a logo. They are available in a handful of colors (grey, white, black and blue). Our favorite is the sprocket growler, which is the go to gift for anyone who loves biking and beer combined. This gift goes beyond a frat party environment and is geared towards more sophisticated fun.
For the sportiest of friends, check out these sturdy growlers that are pack ready for the trails or whatever adventure lies ahead. Made with with a double walled insulation, beer will stay chilled and carbonated for up 24 hours. The HydroFlask can can double to keep warmer items like soup and coffee cold for up to 12 hours. And since it made with a wide mouth, ou don't have to worry about making a mess. Both are BPA-free
These icicle-like creations keep beer and wine cold from the inside out. The stainless steel Chillsner is filled with a a non-toxic thermal gel that can be cooled down to freezing temperatures. After freezing, the rod can be dropped in a beer or glass of wine. Four flow vents near the top let you drink your beer like normal. Wouldn't you do anything to keep a friend from drinking a lukewarm mouthful of beer? And it's looks classier than a coozy.
Wine Pearls ($29.95)
Save your friend from a watered down drink. Originally created with wine in mind, these pearls can be used to chill out any beverage. Warm beer, warm wine, warm cocktail will be no longer. They are easy to wash up, then freeze up for the next time someone needs a little oomph added to their drink.
Soapstone Shot Glasses (19.95)
You know that feeling of drinking a cold beer from a frozen glass? Well, these sleek looking glasses are designed to do the same for liquor. The glasses are made of soapstone which keep the spirits refreshing and cool. They can either head to the freezer before topped with a shot, or even in the microwave for warm sake. With that, it can almost count as two gifts in one.
Stainless Stell Shotglass Sphere ($49.95 )
Working under the same concept as the soapstone shot glass, these keep spirits chilled but in a fancier form and for more than double the price. For a fancier gift or a friend with more expensive taste, these sleek looking glasses may do the trick.
Vodka Shooter Set with Ash Wood Caddy ($49.95 )
This rustic shooter trey makes a statement and is an excellent choice for someone who loves to host parties. The rustic carrier carries four soapstone shotglasses that add character to any night.