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If you’re beginning the search for personalized gifts for the holidays, look no further than the oh-so-trendy food subscription box craze. For the artisan-loving, craft-beer-glugging, “I-wish-this-IPA-was-hoppier” friend in your life, you can’t go wrong by sending them a subscription to one of these top beer enthusiast clubs. Every month, they will receive all the craft brews, unique ingredients, and beer-themed accessories they could desire.

Craft Beer Club

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Craft Beer Club

Craft Beer Club is arguably the most popular beer subscription box out there—and for good reason. This no-frills club sends out monthly shipments of the most exceptional craft brews in the country, all of which are produced with traditional ingredients and techniques. Many of the brands have limited distribution, meaning a subscription to CBC might be your only shot to taste those specialty brews.

The U.S. Microbrewed Beer Club

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Beer of the Month Club

This club dates back all the way to 1994, and features only the highest quality, award-winning, and rarest brews from around the country. Each month, their team of experts tastes over 500 brews in consideration for that month’s shipment, and only 20% of the beers make the cut. This is perfect for the true beer snob in your life.

The Rare Beer Club

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Beer of the Month Club

The Rare Beer Club is the most unique of them all, featuring only two 750ml bottles of beer a month. But don’t be discouraged by the limited choices, because the quality is stellar. You’ll only receive beers crafted using cutting edge techniques, like aging through blending or in bourbon and cedar barrels. Plus, you’ll get super rare brews from around the world, including from up-and-coming brewers in Brazil, Japan, and Scandinavia.

First Sip Brew Box

Each box features brews and merchandise from one amazing craft brewery per month, providing everything from beers to T-shirts to hot sauce to soap. This is a great way to immerse yourself in the creative world of craft brewing and appreciate one brand at a time.

Hopsy Beer Club

Nothing beats cold, FRESH craft beer delivered straight to your door.

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This San Fransisco based company is currently only available to residents of California, Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, and Washington, but they plan to expand to more states soon. Otherwise, they’re all about flexibility: they’ll deliver craft beers to your doorstep on a monthly or biweekly basis, in your choice of 32 ounce growlers or mini-kegs compatible with The SUB home draft machine, and you can see what’s scheduled to arrive ahead of time, so you can substitute other beers from the list if they’re more to your liking.

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