Have no clue what to get your coffee-obsessed friends? Fear not, here are 22 coffee lover gift ideas any aficionado would dream of having in their home.
- There’s probably at least one person on your Christmas list this year who…let’s just say has strong coffee opinions.
- Instead of sending a gift card, there are tons of stylish and functional coffee accessories that craft coffee lovers would most appreciate.
- From eco-friendly drinking mugs to coffee subscriptions and milk frothers, here are 22 coffee lover gift ideas.
You may feel totally lost when it comes to buying a gift for that friend who’s obsessed with craft coffee. Lucky for you, coffee connoisseurs are actually easier to shop for than you might imagine. Due to the third wave coffee movement, there are tons of trendy and equally useful coffee lover gift ideas available.
To help you find that perfect present, here’s my carefully curated list of coffee products. These coffee lover gift ideas are divided into the following categories: eco-friendly coffee gifts, splurge-worthy coffee gifts, coffee-making tools & accessories, and coffee gifts under $35.
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Eco-Friendly Coffee Gifts
Soak it Up Swedish Dishcloths
For anyone who drinks coffee, you’re sure to spill a few grounds or even a dash of coffee on occasion. To make the clean up quick (& more adorable!), Soak it Up Swedish Dishcloths are perfect for all of your spills. One single cloth is equivalent to 1,500 paper towels! The best part of all is that these cloths are 100% biodegradable. And after you’re done wiping up your mess, just stick them in the dishwasher or washing machine to use them again and again.
OXO Reusable Straws with Cleaning Brush (5-piece set)
Iced coffee drinkers will adore these reusable straws from OXO. This 5-piece set includes 4 straws of differing heights and a long bristled brush to thoroughly clean out any gunk from the inside of the straws.
Cheesecloth Bags for Cold Brew
Not only is using a nut milk bag or cheesecloth a cheaper way to make cold brew, but it also makes the brewing process a lot easier. Think of this reusable cloth as a giant tea bag. Simply fill it with coffee grounds, tie it shut, and dunk the bag into a pitcher of filtered water. After it has brewed for the appropriate amount of time (see my cold brew article), pull the entire bag out and voila — you just made an easy, mess-free batch of cold brew!
Emerging Green Wood Coffee Mugs (Set of 2)
Disclosure: We received samples from Emerging Green in order to share our opinion about their products, but this isn’t a sponsored post.
If you know someone who is all about zero waste living, these 100% bamboo mugs from Emerging Green are an excellent eco-friendly option. The manufacturing process for this sustainable material does not create unnecessary or toxic by-products and each mug is accented with a natural finish. In addition, unlike porcelain or ceramic mugs, these mugs are incredibly durable and will not easily crack or break.
Track Your Daily Coffee Routine With The Coffee Journal
The Coffee Journal helps you to capture the most important details of your daily brewing routine in one organized location.
In recording your regular brewing process, you can refine your cup of java & enjoy more consistent, quality coffee at home.
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Barista Warrior Reusable Pour Over Filter (Gold)
It’s great because it accommodates a number of different pour over instruments including Chemex, the Hario V60, and most other coffee drippers.
Splurge-Worthy Coffee Gifts
Ember Mug² (10-ounce)
The Ember Mug² has transcended coffee lovers’ wildest dreams in being able to keep coffee warm for up to an hour and a half. Users can set their preferred drinking temperature right from their smartphone using the Ember App from 120°F – 145°F.
Balmuda the Kettle
Craft coffee requires a close attention to detail and the appropriate tools. One necessary instrument is a gooseneck kettle. This kind of kettle helps to control the flow rate and direction of your water, all of which contribute to a flavorful cup of coffee. Balmuda the Kettle offers a lovely precision pour, a stunning sleek design, and a heating speed that none can compare (2 minutes or less!).
Breville the Barista Express
Breville the Barista Express offers a café-like experience right in your home. Featuring a dose control grinder, digital temperature control, and a micro foam steam wand, this espresso machine provides the ultimate customization. It also is one of the top-reviewed espresso machines on the market at the moment.
Flair Espresso Maker
For a total manual espresso-making experience, the Flair Espresso Maker masterfully handcrafts espresso shots. It’s an art not only in design, but also in the experience.
True coffee connoisseurs will appreciate this unique and beautiful manner of making espresso. The best part of all is it’s totally portable, perfect for taking on vacation.
Coffee-Making Tools & Accessories
Classic Chemex (6-Cup)
When it comes to pour over coffee, Chemex is one of the most popular options out there. Invented by Peter Schlumbohm, the 6-Cup Classic Chemex is made of Borosilicate glass and boasts of an elegant, hourglass-shaped filter coffee brewer. It makes a flawless, clean-tasting cup of coffee.
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Baratza Encore Conical Burr Coffee Grinder
If you’re passionate about making quality specialty coffee at home, you’re definitely going to need a burr coffee grinder. One of the most-beloved is the Baratza Encore Conical Burr Coffee Grinder. Boasting of 40 different grind settings, there’s no doubt you’ll find the perfect grind size for your favorite brewing method.
Hario V60 Drip Coffee Scale and Timer
Measurements are key in producing a good batch of pour over coffee, making it essential to have a precision scale (ideally with a timer too). The Hario V60 Drip Coffee Scale and Timer will allow you to get the coffee to water ratio exact as well as allow you to time your brew for total control over the brewing process.
AeroPress Coffee Maker
The AeroPress Coffee Maker is not only inexpensive, but it makes high-quality specialty coffee and espresso (and beyond if you want to get experimental!). This coffee-making instrument travels well and can make up to three cups of coffee at a time.
Nestle Nespresso Aeroccino3 Milk Frother
To become a true at-home barista, try your hand at milk frothing with the Nespresso Aeroccino3 Milk Frother. In under a minute, you’ll have some of the smoothest, frothiest milk around — ideal for lattes, cappuccinos, and macchiatos.
Bialetti Moka Express, 3-Cup (Aluminum Silver)
This European coffee maker is a wonderful companion to the milk frother mentioned above. With the Bialetti Moka Express, you can either make a velvety, strong cup of coffee or an espresso shot using this stylish stovetop gadget.
Coffee Gifts Under $35
The Coffee Journal: A Daily Brewing & Tasting Log
In recording variables such as coffee dose, water weight and temperature, brew time, and other pertinent coffee facts, brewers can improve their coffee routine by logging what works and what does not. This journal includes 42 pages of daily coffee logs to help coffee lovers refine their home brews. For more details on the Coffee Journal, click here.
Coffee Gator Stainless Steel Container
To extend the shelf life of your coffee beans, store them in an airtight, opaque container away from heat, light, moisture, and odors. Coffee Gator’s Stainless Steel Container is an excellent product that is specifically designed to protect your beans in the right environment.
Great Useful Stuff’s Coffee & Tea Station Organizer
To create a coffee bar or coffee station, organization is key. This Coffee & Tea Station Organizer from Great Useful Stuff is the perfect coffee cart/coffee bar companion. With 7 compartments for cups, stirrers, and other coffee & tea accessories, this will make your morning coffee preparations a whole lot easier.
Who doesn’t love the smell of a fresh never-been-opened book? And if it’s a book about coffee, your coffee-loving friends will love you all the more. Jessica Easto’s Craft Coffee: A Manual and James Hoffmann’s The World Atlas of Coffee are two musts for any coffee fanatic.
High-Quality Coffee Beans
Though it can be quite daunting to buy coffee beans for a coffee connoisseur, you can’t go wrong with a selection from Ciel’s Café Prive Select. The complexity of the Ethiopian Wush Wush Heirloom offers a one of a kind tasting experience that will not disappoint.
Klean Kanteen’s Insualted TKWide Stainless Steel Travel Mug (20-ounce)
For outdoors types, Klean Kanteen’s Stainless Steel Travel Mug will keep coffee hot for up to 17 hours and iced coffee cold for up to 58 hours. As if that’s not enough, its large 20-ounce capacity will keep you caffeinated for hours. Plus, there’s a leakproof cap and a carry loop to make this the hiker’s ideal travel companion.
Give the gift that keeps on giving by signing your friends up for a coffee subscription. For as low as $11, you can get a freshly roasted bag of whole beans sent straight to their home. A few excellent options are Blue Bottle’s Coffee Subscription, Craft Coffee, and Trade.
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