Father’s Day Gift Guide for Homebrewers!

Looking for that perfect Father’s Day gift for the Homebrewer or Craft Beer Lover in your life or… for yourself.  Here’s some of our favorite gear!

Need Help?  Got a question or looking for a particular gift for your loved one?  Email me and I’ll do my best to help.

Tapcooler Counter Pressure Bottle FillerTapcooler Counter Pressure Bottle Filler!  This allows you to easily counter-pressure fill bottles from your compatible forward sealing tap.  This has been a hot commodity and has frequently sold out since it’s introduction.  via Adventures in Homebrewingvia Great FermentationsHands on Review

The New IPA: Scientific Guide to Hop Aroma and Flavor A Homebrewing Book!  Pictured: The New IPA: Scientific Guide to Hop Aroma and Flavor – also Best Sellers in Homebrewing, Distilling & Wine Making via AmazonThe BrewSSSiphon Stainless Steel Siphon – This is more expensive than easy-to-break plastic auto-siphons.  Maybe more than some homebrewers would generally spend.  Perfect gift material, in my opinion.  A high quality, long lasting and beautifully designed piece of gear that would be a treat for any homebrew loving recipient.  Check out our Hands on Review to learn more.thermapen_mk4_bl_z_aThermapen Mk4 by ThermoWorks – Hands on Review – Recommended For: All homebrewers, bbq-ers and home chefs – This latest iteration in beloved Thermapen series includes auto rotating display, backlight, uses (easy to find) AAA batteries and… waterproof.  Add that to extremely quick response times and amazing accuracy and any homebrewer, bbq-er or home chef would love to have one of these.  While you’re at it, hit us up for a coupon code and save some money.Duotight Regulator with GaugeDuoTight Inline Regulators!via William’s Brewing | via MoreBeer – This cheap and recently released (v2) little upgrade ads a big ole bunch of capability to your kegerator and more.  Review of v1Use for portable serving – features v1DuoTight BlowTie Spunding Valve With GaugeBlowTie Spunding v2! – via William’s Brewing | via MoreBeer – The original BlowTie was awesome.  See my Hands on Review of v1 here – Hands on Review: Kegland BlowTie Diaphragm Spunding Valve.  This is the v2 assembly.  The big difference between v1 and v2 is the v2 BlowTie has an integrated gauge.  That’s a huge improvement.Stanley Classic Vacuum Insulated GrowlerGrowlers – Recommended features: Stainless Steel Construction and Vacuum Insulation.  Consider the Stanley Classic Growler [See: Hands On Review – Stanley Classic Vacuum Insulated Growler], also available as a gift pack with stacking pints.  Search Amazon for “stainless steel insulated growler” for more ideas.
Duotight Push-In Fittings & EVABarrier Double Wall Draft Tubing
DuoTight Fittings and EVABarrier Tubing!  In my opinion, this great system is a game changer for kegerator owners.

Intertap Forward Stainless Steel Forward Sealing Faucets – Intertaps are awesome!  Check out my Hands on Review of these great faucets.  My review has loads of sources for Intertaps. Brooklyn BrewShop Beer Making Kits – Recommended For: Someone who has expressed a general interest in trying to brew beer.  If they have considered giving homebrewing a try whilst walking around Bed, Bath and Beyond, give this kit a try.  If you choose a beer making kit with ingredients + equipment, the recipient will get nearly everything they need to start brewing small all grain beer batches at a (generally) very reasonable price.  A variety of options are available.Deluxe Homebrew Starter KitA Starter Kit!  Pictured: Deluxe Homebrew Starter Kit from MoreBeer – Recommended For: Someone you know wants to start brewing.  They have brewed with a friend or are otherwise sold on it.  This kit is one of the most complete on the market.  It gets you nearly everything you need to start homebrewing including a kettle and ingredients.  Just save up some pry off bottles and you’re off and homebrewing.  Check out MoreBeer’s complete lineup of Home Brewery Starter Kits11107BrewBucket Stainless Steel Fermenter – Recommended For: A committed homebrewer that’s looking to move beyond buckets to a stainless conical style fermenter at a reasonable price.  These are awesome fermenters!  Check out our Hands on ReviewSpeidel Plastic Fermenter - 60L (15.9 gal)Speidel Fermenters – Recommended For: All homebrewers.  Ranging from 3.2 gallons all the way up to 132 gallons, these quality fermenters are packed with features and reasonably priced.  See: Hands On Review – Speidel FermenterspbwFor the Practical Homebrewer!  For the practical gift recipient!  PBW and/or Star San – Recommended For: The person who wants socks for a gift.  If your gift recipient is no nonsense and practical, this one’s for you.  First… check to see if they use PBW Star San in the first place.  If you notice a container lying around and they are a socks-for-a-gift person… bam.  For PBW, get a least the 4 lb size or the 8 lb size if your budget allows.  Avoid the 1 lb size.  Generally speaking, that size isn’t a good value.  Related: Compare Prices: Five Star PBW Homebrew Cleanser + Tips & Buying Guidance!Craftsman Bottle Cap Wrench Bottle Opener, 9-44500Craftsman Wrench Bottle Opener – Recommended For: Any person.  This is tool quality bottle opener with a lifetime warranty.
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24″ Stainless Whisk – Recommended For: Any homebrewer that is making at least 5 gallon batches of beer.  See: Hands On – 24″ Stainless Steel Whisk – Extract, All Grain and Whirlpooling

If the homebrewer in your life doesn’t walk around with one of these on brew day (and they make at least 5 gallons of beer at a time) I think they should.  This upgrade has made a lot of difference for me.  Check out my Hands on ReviewPersonalized Tap Handles, Labels, Coasters or Signs from GrogTag – Recommended For: Any homebrewer or craft beer lover.  Homebrewer’s should like personalized labels, coasters and signs.  Craft beer lovers would enjoy personalized metal signs and customized coasters.  Save some cash… Hit up our coupon page to grab a current discount code for GrogTag.
Lallemand New England East Coast American Ale Yeast 11 GramYeast!  Lallemand New England East Coast American Ale Yeast – This is the much anticipated dry version of the Conan strain.  Label Peelers ships this for free to addresses in the contiguous US regardless of order size.  A great stocking stuffer!  Store in your refrigerator until you give this gift.  Also: Yeast at William’s BrewingHops!  What homebrewer doesn’t want hops?  Hops @ Adventures in Homebrewing, MoreBeerWilliam’s Brewing – MoreBeer’s Hop Market is a good place to start when you’re hop shopping.  When it’s open, it features rotating deep discounts on hops.Brew Day Box!  “The Gift Basket of Homebrewing” – A complete Brew Day Box – Recommended For: All home brewers.  For those of you that want to put a little more work into a gift.  Consider putting together a complete assortment of tools to make your gift-givers brew day a little smoother.cln_img_0274Stuff to Build a Spunding Valve – Recommended For: The DIY-er that kegs or ferments in kegs.  Our Spunding Valve Build Post is one of our most popular posts of all times.  When completed, this device is extremely versatile and helps with a number of tasks.  You may earn some serious street cred when you give your handy homebrewer a box full of fittings.mark ii keg and carboy washerMark II Keg and Carboy Washer – Recommended For: Any homebrewer that wants to save time and frustration.  This is one of my favorite pieces of homebrewing gear.  I highly recommend it.   Check out my Hands on Review. Cereal Killer Grain Mill – Recommended For: The all grain homebrewer that’s not yet milling their own grain.  We regularly hear good things about this mill from it’s users.  Why you ask?  See: Should You Buy a Homebrew Grain Mill? and Hands on Review – Cereal Killer Grain MillInkbird WiFi ITC-308 Digital Temperature Controller Outlet Thermostat, Dual Screen Readouts,1100w, w/Sensor, Home Brewing & Fermentation,Breeding& Incubation,Greenhouse,KombuchaInkbird WiFi Temp ControllerThis is a Wi-Fi version of Inkbird’s very popular ITC-308.  Dual Stage Digital Temperature Controller – Recommended For: Those who are putting together a temperature controlled fermentation chamber OR a kegerator.  See: Hands On Review – Inkbird ITC-308 Dual Stage Temperature Controller – includes sections on both the original ITC-308 and the new Wi-Fi version.Pliny the Elder Recipe Kits via MoreBeerPliny the Elder Recipe Kit! Brew one of the most popular beers in America using a recipe from the creator.  Available in extract and all grain versions.  Extract is a safe bet, check with your intended recipient before picking up the more advanced all grain version.  Related: MoreBeer’s Most popular extract kits and MoreBeer’s Most popular all grain kitsAIH New 5 Gallon Corny Keg Ball LockKegs, kegs and more kegs!  Pictured: Brand New 5 Gallon Ball Lock from Adventures in Homebrew + Check out our Recent Keg Finds – Recommended For: Kegging homebrewers that are short on kegs.  Pay special attention to whether they are looking for “ball lock” or “pin lock” style kegs.  Many homebrewers use one type or the other.Beer Dry Hopper Filter,Stainless Steel Hop Strainer Micron Mesh Beer Filter Cartridge (2.8 x 11 inch)Stainless Steel Dry Hopper Filter – Recommended For: Kegging homebrewers.  These allow you to add hops directly to kegged beer.Cannular Bench Top Can Seamer CAN100Cannular Bench Top Can Seamer!  Recommended For: Homebrewers that want to take their packaging to the next level.  Never before has a small batch homebrew scale canner been so accessible or affordable.  If the homebrewer in your life has has been dreaming of canning their homebrew, gift giving time is a great time to splurge on this setup.  Check out our Hands on Review!Gift Certificates and Cards – Recommended For: A homebrewer, prospective homebrewer or craft beer lover.

Homebrew Gift Cards + Some Electronically Delivered Options

In some cases, both physical and electronic gift cards are available.  Make sure to choose electronic versions if you’re in a hurry.

Last Minute Homebrew and Beer Related Father’s Day Gifts

Electronically Delivered Homebrew Gift Certificates

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Electronically Delivered Items

Small Gifts for Homebrewers and Beer Lovers!

Other Gift Guides

We think our guide is awesome – maybe the best out there?? :), but some there are some others.  Take a gander and see if you find anything you like…

More: Our Last Fifty Finds!


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