Whether you’re working on your Christmas shopping list or buying for a birthday, finding the perfect gift can be a daunting task. Fortunately, there are lots of great options available for the coffee lovers in your life. We’ve put together this list of 32 great gifts so you can find one that your coffee lover is sure to treasure.
To make it easier to find the best gifts for coffee lovers, we’ve divided the gift options into coffee clubs, makers, mugs, books, tools, and other accessories. Within each category, we’ve listed budget and gourmet options, so no matter how much you’re looking to spend, this list can help you pick out a great gift.
Any coffee lover is sure to love the convenience of beans that show up at their door. Coffee clubs send small selections of interesting beans from all over the world. Here are some great coffee clubs.
With Blue Bottle’s gift subscription program, you can choose the amount, type, and frequency of coffee sent. This well-respected California coffee brand has a serious following, so your gift recipient is sure to enjoy their fresh-roasted beans.
Help your coffee lover find his new favorite bean variety with Driftaway’s coffee club. They’ll send a tasting kit with four different coffees and let your gift recipient choose a favorite. Driftaway will take it from there, sending only coffees that match the taste profile.
If you’d like to spoil a coffee lover, try giving them a sampler of famed Blue Mountain Coffee. These specialty Jamaican beans are considered by many to be the best coffee in the world.
Any foodie will enjoy Bean Box’s deluxe option, which offers eight gourmet, freshly roasted coffees expertly paired with eight artisanal chocolates.
What better gift could you give your coffee lover than a new coffee maker?
Budget Coffee Makers:
This beautiful gold-toned French press comes with a milk frother and four pretty cups. Plus, it ships in a gift box, so you won’t have to spend time gift wrapping!
The frequent traveler in your life will love this lightweight, highly portable pour-over. Easy to wash, attractive, and very useful, you can hardly go wrong.
Has your coffee lover been wanting to upgrade to a more attractive coffee brewer? Give the gift of clear, smooth coffee in a well-designed carafe that doubles as a display piece.
Gourmet Coffee Makers:
Help your coffee lover learn how to make delicious cold brew at home with this fun kit, which includes a ceramic burr grinder, whole coffee beans, and a recipe book.
A display-quality coffee brewer that actually works! Your gift recipient will love impressing his or her guests with this beautiful, functional coffee maker.
Are you looking to go bigger with your gift? Why not give a great espresso machine like the Breville BES870XL, a semi-automatic model that overflows with great features?
Budget Coffee Mugs:
Best for an adventurous, fun-loving person, these attractive vacuum-insulated mugs come in a range of colors. They’re durable and have good lids, perfect for a commute, a cozy morning at home, or a camping trip.
Let out your coffee lover’s inner child with this cute building block novelty mug. For extra fun, you could include some spare building block toys in the gift package.
Are you shopping for a coffee addict? Have fun with this goofy ceramic mug from BigMouth Inc. that’s designed to look like a prescription pill bottle.
Does your coffee lover like incredibly strong coffee? This ceramic mug from Death Wish Coffee Company could be a great gift, especially if you pair it with a bag or two of their coffee beans, which they claim are the world’s strongest.
Gourmet Coffee Mugs:
Treat a tech-loving coffee drinker to an Ember mug that will maintain a temperature down to the degree. They’ll be able to adjust the settings through a smartphone app and charge the mug on a handy charging saucer.
Does your coffee-lover also enjoy reading? Whether you’re looking for a beautiful coffee table book or some serious reading, here are some of your best options.
Budget Coffee Books:
This fun, easy-to-read reference book covers the history of coffee, as well as brewing and roasting essentials. It has everything your coffee lover needs to know about his or her favorite drink.
Does your coffee lover dream of opening a coffee shop? This handy guide covers all of the basics of how to turn a profit in the coffee industry.
This isn’t a dry encyclopedia. Anyone who loves the adventurous side of history will enjoy this book, which details coffee’s dramatic past.
Gourmet Coffee Books:
Written by Nespresso’s Coffee Science Manager, this book could be a great pick for a Nespresso fan or a lover of science. Beautiful and coffee-table-ready, this book covers coffee’s origins and the modern state of the industry.
If you’re looking for a useful gift, you can hardly go wrong with a coffee brewing tool.
Gooseneck kettles are the gold standard for brewing with pour-overs, so treat your friend or family member to a fun, stylish, and very practical new kettle.
The JavaPresse Manual Burr Grinder is lightweight and affordable but boasts high-quality ceramic burrs and a good range of grind settings. Your gift recipient will love this grinder’s consistency. Read our full review here.
Any true lover of coffee knows that oxygen is the enemy of fresh-tasting coffee, so help your coffee lovers keep their beans fresh with an attractive ground and beans container. This model, from Coffee Gator, has a convenient one-way valve to let carbon dioxide out without letting oxygen in.
Give the gift of precision with this portable, battery-operated stainless steel scale. Your coffee lover will be able to measure a precise amount of coffee beans and water for exact coffee brewing.
For a higher-end option, you may want to buy the Fellow Stagg gooseneck kettle. With a built-in thermometer and a precision pour spout, this kettle comes in attractive copper, black, and silver colors that will look great in any coffee lover’s kitchen.
If your coffee lover can’t get enough of that coffee aroma, you may want to give them a coffee-scented candle. This candle will waft the delicious smell of freshly roasted beans for 60 hours and comes with a wooden lid and a decorative box.
Another great option for the aroma lover in your life is the espresso bean candle from Lulu Candles. This little candle is conveniently-sized but gives off a powerful coffee smell and comes in a charming jar.
There’s nothing quite like a chilled cold brew or iced coffee on a hot, summery day. Help your coffee lover cool his drink without ruining the flavor with this handy ice tray. He can freeze coffee into coffee bean-shaped ice cubes and use it to keep any coffee drink cold.
Help your coffee lover decorate their home or office and learn about coffee at the same time with this useful coffee chart. Attractive and fun to look at this, this graphic shows all of the major brewing methods and types of coffee drinks.
Ditch plastic straws and protect your coffee lover’s teeth at the same time with these bamboo straws. Bamboo is environmentally friendly and doesn’t conduct heat, so it’s great for drinking hot or cold coffee.
Equip your coffee lover for a coffee-themed picnic with this charming set, which includes a coffee service for two complete with a vacuum flask and stainless steel mugs. Best of all, the whole thing packs into a convenient backpack.
There are so many fun and useful coffee gifts on the market. We hope this guide to our 32 favorite options helps you pick a wonderful gift for the coffee lover in your life. Whether you end up choosing a fun mug, a high-quality espresso machine, or a great coffee table book, your coffee lover is sure to enjoy the gift-giving season.
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Table of Contents
- Coffee Clubs
- Coffee Makers
- Coffee Mugs
- Coffee Books
- Budget Coffee Books:
- 17. World Atlas of Coffee: From Beans to Brewing — Coffees Explored, Explained and Enjoyed
- 18. The Daily Grind: How to Open and Run a Coffee Shop That Makes Money
- 19. The Devil’s Cup: A History of the World According to Coffee
- Gourmet Coffee Books:
- 20. The Craft and Science of Coffee
- Coffee tools
- Coffee Accessories