the great Homer Simpson once said, “Homer no function beer well without.” And it’s only getting more popular: craft beer keeps expanding across the country, and Canada can boast an impressive number of new and innovative beer options.
Whether there’s someone on your holiday
gift list who’s a longtime connoisseur or new to the beer game, here are 15 gifts for beer lovers that we promise they’ll be thrilled to receive. Note: If you’re on a mobile device, click on the images see more info about the gifts and where to get them. All product choices are made independently by our editors. HuffPost Canada may receive a share from purchases made via links on this page. Beer tasting set
The set includes six different glasses to maximize the tasting of wheat beers, porters, pilsners and more, along with cork-backed coasters and pairing suggestions. Get it
at Bed Bath & Beyond Canada
More Canvas beer caddy
The most efficient and most stylish way to transport beer. Plus: it comes with a bottle opener, because as the description says, opening a beer with a rock isn't cool. Get it
at Uncommon Goods
More Canada Craft Club subscription
Unfortunately, because of provincial rules about alcohol imports, this isn't available in Quebec, Newfoundland, or New Brunswick. But if you live elsewhere in the country, you can give someone the gift of receiving new and rare craft beers by mail every month. Pretty good, right? Get it at
Canada Craft Club
for between $50 and $180 a month, depending which package you choose, for one month or for up to 12.
More Brewery poster
Craft breweries often invest in local artists to make their label art, and oftentimes they'll sell posters or other merch. Get this poster
at Toronto's Bellwoods Brewery
for $35, or check out your local brewery to see what they have on offer.
More Story continues Beer chilling coasters
If you store these granite coasters in your freezer, you can pop them out whenever you're having a cold one, and boom: beer that stays colder longer. Get them
at Uncommon Goods
More Shower beer holder Mini beer pong set
If the beer lover in your life is a kid at heart, they'll appreciate this. Get it
at Uncommon Goods
More Ceramic growler
Yes, ceramic growlers are on the pricy side. But they're a worthy investment, and way better for the actual beer than the cheaper glass options. Get it
More "Michael Jackson's Beer Companion"
Michael Jackson (no, not that one) is a superstar in the beer world. Yes, this cover may look a little dated, but it's also one of the all-time classics: every serious beer aficionado needs it. Get it
More Budweiser T-shirt
This works as a sincere gift for the beer lover who sometimes loves to keep it simple, or as an ironic gift for the craft beer connoisseur who would never deign to touch a Bud Light. Either way, get it
at Urban Outfitters
More Personalized bottle opener
Get their name or a special message carved onto the wood paneling, and make a useful object extra special. Get it
at Home Wet Ba
r for $21.
More Beer pin
Who wouldn't want the cutest anthropomorphized beer we've ever seen?! Get it
More Yeti stainless steel colster
This insulated stainless steel cooler will keep any beverage cold — but as we all know, that's particularly important for beer. Get it
More Beer tasting journal
The serious beer fan will enjoy the opportunity to note the beer's price, origin, flavour profile, general stats, and more. Get it
More Beer blanket
Because beer and camping are an unbeatable combination, a blanket that will keep beer cold is a good idea. Get it
at REI Co-op
More "Wish you were beer" sticker
When all else fails, a sticker with a relatable sentiment can be your best bet. Get it
at Society 6
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