The holidays are just around the corner and it’s time to think about the perfect gift for the craft beer lover in your life. We’ve highlighted some of our favorites.
Beer Opening Glass
A product to solve those awkward occasions when a beer opener isn’t handy and you decided you were too old to carry a church key on your key chain. The Asobu Pint Glass Beer Mug with Beer Opener Base is a 16 oz. glass with a stainless steel base. The glass can be used for both domestic and imported bottles and is dishwasher safe and 100% BPA free. www.amazon.com
Colorado Brewery Bus Tour
Have some beer and don’t worry about a designated driver when you jump on the Colorado Brewery Bus. The bus will take you around Boulder-Longmont or Fort Collins, hitting such favorites as New Belgium, Odell’s, Avery and Oskar Blues. www.cobrewerybus.com
Beer-loving foodies rejoice because here comes your dream come true. The American Craft Beer Cookbook: 155 Recipes from Your Favorite Brewpubs and Breweries offers an eclectic take on combining the culinary arts with those of brewing. Included are recipes that use a variety of beers and others that can get you just the right pairing for your IPA or Hefeweizen. www.barnesandnoble.com
6-Bottle Bike Bag
If you fully embrace the Colorado lifestyle, you hit the outdoors hard and want a good brew afterwards. So a biking enthusiast may enjoy this handy set of beer-holding saddlebags. They are waterproof and can hold a full six pack of beer.
Jerrod Cotosman is a Denver-area accountant, author and beer drinker who spends an unwholesome amount of time watching televised sports.