For caffeine addicts only
If someone you know just can't go without a morning cup of joe (or three), then this is your place for coffee gift ideas. We've rounded up fun mugs, quality beans, pretty pour-over coffee makers, and every other tool a coffee aficionado could possibly want to unwrap this holiday season. But this list isn't just high-end kitchen equipment. We've found some affordable gifts for coffee lovers such as shirts, funny mugs, travel thermoses, candles, and even a coffee-flavored granola bar. So whether you're looking for a stocking stuffer or a big-ticket item, we've got you covered. Now get brewing!
Brew: Better Coffee at Home Book
Gift this coffee table book to your java-loving friend who can’t start the day without a trip to their local Starbucks. Thanks to beautiful step-by-step instructions, they’ll be making their own café-quality drinks at home in no time.
Coffee Tea Towel
This 100% cotton flour sack tea towel is super-lightweight with a whimsical design by Brooklyn-based illustrator Claudia Pearson. Stock up on more designs—in themes like cocktail, tea, and wine and cheese—for everyone on your list.
Threshold Monogram Belly Mug
They’ll love cozying up in front of the fireplace with this sturdy 16 oz. stoneware mug from Target’s Threshold collection, which can be personalized with their first initial.
Photo: Art Naturals
Art Naturals Arabica Coffee Scrub
It’s not just for drinking! Believe it or not, coffee is a surprisingly effective ingredient in many beauty products. One of our faves: this body scrub from Art Naturals, which gently sloughs away dead skin cells with the help of ingredients like coffee grounds, Shea butter, and sweet almond oils. (Plus, it will wake you up with its energizing scent!)
Sugarfina Dark Chocolate Coffee Toffee
This is the ultimate sweet stocking stuffer: Sugarfina’s premium toffee is blended with ground French-roast coffee for a buzzy kick, then coated with dark chocolate.
Minted Crema Limited Edition Art
(starts at $21; minted.com)
They can proudly display their love for lattes with this gorgeous limited edition print by Arezo Design Studio, a Minted.com Design Challenge Winner. Prices start at $21 for an unframed 7”x5” print, or spend more to customize it with a wooden frame in shades like Whitewashed French Farmhouse or Distressed Charcoal Stain.
Anthropologie Crescendo Dot Coffee Spoons
($20 for a four-piece set; anthropologie.com)
They’ll stir their cappuccinos in style with these sweet black-and-white polka dot coffee spoons. Feeling generous? Anthropologie also sells matching forks and knives!
Grady's Cold Brew kit
There's really no "cold brew season"; true fans drink it year-round. So get this Grady's Cold Brew DIY kit for serious cold brew junkies, which will let them make their own version at home. The can comes with four "bean bags," so literally bags filled with their signature blend of ground beans, chicory and spices, that you pop in water and let soak over night. Each can yields a total of 10 glasses. Yum!
Stelton Theo slow brew coffee maker
If you or your java-loving friend is obsessed with pour-over coffee, then you guys pretty much need this Stelton slow brew coffee maker. The maker's award winning black stoneware and shiny glaze design makes it almost a work of art. Plus the filter funnel only has three holes at the bottom, so the run-through time is reducedmeaning your slow brew coffee just got slowerfor even better flavor. Also, a silicone grip up top protects your fingers from a
But First, Coffee tank
Priorities, shmiorities. With this "But First, Coffee" shirt you can let your friends, husband, roommates—heck, even coworkers know that you need a big ole mug of coffee before you can function and/or interact. Wear it to work out, shop, or even to bed—someone may even be nice enough to make or buy you a cup when they see it.
Illy Alessi Pulcina Moka Pot
Two Italian brands, Alessi and illy, fused their technology and style to create this hip, modern Illy Alessi Pulcina Moka Pot. With it, coffee lovers can make rich, bold brews (and while you may be thinking syrups and sticky-sweet stuff, the Moka pot is actually named after the town of Mocha, Yemen, an important city in coffee's history).
Sea Island Coffee Carmen Estate Panama Geisha
You've got to really love coffee to be willing to fork over this much for a bag of beans, but for those in the know, Geisha coffee is worth it. Geisha gained much of its popularity in Panama, but the beans were first discovered in Ethiopia back in the 1930s, in the town of Gesha. In this brew, look out for fruity and floral notes, along with hints of chocolate and caramel. A bonus: The estate pays close attention to sustainability and ethical treatment of their workers.
S'well gold bottle
Feel all kinds of festive with this 17-ounce S'well gold bottle that you can fill with hot or cold beverages, whether that's some cold brew or your freshly made latte. Thanks to its double-walled insulation, the bottle will keep cold drinks chilly for 24 hours, while hot drinks stay toasty for 12 hours.
Chameleon Cold-Brew Concentrate
You know some mornings you wake up and need coffee right that second? With Chameleon Cold Brew you (or your friend) can keep a large jug in the fridge at all times. All you have to do is pour a little of the concentrate along with some cold water into your glass, then enjoy the deliciousness. Plus, it's 100 percent organic, fair trade, and certified Arabica coffee, so you know you're getting the good stuff.
Breville Smart Grinder
If you went to all the trouble to get a tricked-out espresso machine, you might as well buy a primo grinder to matchwhich will guarantee you've got the best latte, cappuccino or macchiato this side of Starbucks. The machine uses a conical burr to make sure the grinds turn out uniform (so you aren't getting a jumble of course plus fine grinds, which can affect the flavor).
TOMS and Chemex coffee maker
Coffee already makes you all warm and fuzzy inside, and now you'll feel it even more with the new TOMS and Chemex pour-over coffee maker. With each purchase of the 40-oz coffee maker both TOMS and CHEMEX will give one week of safe water to a person in need. And you thought there was no way coffee could get better.
Go Away Funny Glass Coffee Mug
Have someone on your list who isn't exactly a morning person? This 13-ounce glass mug was made for them. Bonus: it's microwave- and dishwasher-safe.
Keurig 2.0 K200 Coffee Maker Brewing System
Keurig's latest brewing system was designed with a smaller footprint in mind, so it will fit easily on your gift recipient's kitchen countertop. The machine comes in seven fun hues, including Pantone-approved Orange Zest, Sandy Pearl, Violet, and Turquoise (pictured), as well as classic Keurig shades like Black, White, and Strawberry.
Coffee of the month club
Coffee Every Month ($60 for 3 months, $55 for 6 months, or $50 for a year; mouth.com)
Each month, your gift recipient will receive a selection of two to three full-sized bags of whole-bean coffee curated by the foodie experts at Mouth.com. The monthly shipments hail from regions around the globe and include information about the farms and roasters.
KIND Healthy Grains Dark Chocolate Mocha Granola Bar, 6.2 oz.
($30 for five packs of three bars; amazon.com)
The bars in KIND's Made with Coffee line contain roasted coffee and good-for-you grains like millet and quinoa. Both flavorsDark Chocolate Mocha (pictured here) and Caramel Macchiatoare ideal companions for your gift recipient's morning cup of Joe.
eBoTrade-Tech Monday Mug
This is the perfect cure for manic Mondays. When your gift recipient pours hot coffee into this "magic" mug, the heat will change the design from a frown to a happy face. It will be impossible for them not to crack a smile.
Francis Francis for Illy Y5 Milk Espresso and Coffee Machine
Espresso lovers will swoon over this gorgeous brewing system, which has a chrome finish and a slim, compact shape. In addition to espresso and coffee, the illy Y5 also makes latte macchiatos, cappuccinos and steamed milkso no more daily Starbucks runs.
Coffee Chart Mug
What is the difference between a French press and a Chemex, anyway? How about a latte and a Cortado? This double-size coffee mug- turned- cheat-sheet maps out all the ways to brew coffee, and the various drinks the methods make.
The World Atlas of Coffee: From Beans to Brewing – Coffees Explored, Explained and Enjoyed by James Hoffmann
Gift a coffee table book...about coffee! This hardcover book boasts gorgeous photography and a fascinating behind-the-scenes look into the world's biggest coffee-producing regions.
Woodwick Candle Café Sweets Trilogy
This candle has three different layers of coffee-inspired scents (Vanilla Bean, Caramel, and Biscotti), so the fragrance changes as it melts down. Plus, we love that Woodwick candles make a cozy, crackling noise as they burn.
Saipua Coffee Mint Soap
Consider this hand-cut soap for a hostess gift or stocking stuffer. Made in New York's Hudson Valley, it contains fragrant mint and roasted coffee. (The adorable packaging doesn't hurt, either!)
(many are free; paperlesspost.com)
If your gift recipient lives far away, consider sending them a thoughtful e-card. Paperless Post has a wide variety of beautiful designs, many of which are perfect for a coffee lover. Bonus: all can be customized with different fonts or text to help you craft a truly unique greeting.
MiniPresso GR Espresso Maker
Here's something for the espresso addict on your list. This hand-operated espresso maker may be smaller than the average travel mug, but it can brew a delicious cup of espresso (all they'll need is ground coffee and hot water). It's the perfect size to travel with or keep at work.
Sagaform Red Vacuum Jug
Sagaform Red Vacuum Jug ($45; iverson.com)
When your friends come over for brunch, you can't possibly caffeinate all of them with just one small pot of coffee. That's why it's smart to have a vacuum jug on hand that can store hot coffeeand keep it that way, thus guaranteeing it's yummywhile you brew more for backup.