17 Gifts for Coffee Lovers That Will Impress Even the Snobbiest Caffeine Connoisseurs
The java drinkers in your life deserve more than a Starbucks gift card (since they probably already have plenty of rewards stars, anyways). Instead, earn some street cred from the most discerning coffee enthusiasts by gifting one of these more personalized items. From a buzz-worthy gadget for the pour-over brewer to a stylish tumbler for the on-the-go sipper, here are 17 gifts for coffee lovers to satisfy every kind of caffeine kick.
1. Smeg 10 Cup Retro Coffee Maker
A 1950s throwback, but with all the modern-day amenities coffee lovers can’t live without: multiple brewing options, automatic start mode, a “keep warm" function and a ten-cup-capacity carafe. Bonus? It doesn’t require paper filters, making it super stylish and eco-friendly.
2. Fellow Stagg Gooseneck Stainless Steel Kettle
The pour-over coffee aficionado will love this sharp-looking kettle for its precise spout and steady water flow thanks to its counterbalanced handle. A built-in thermometer tells you when the water reaches optimal brewing temperature, so they’ll always sip the best at-home cup possible.
3. Ember Ceramic Mug
Does Mom always say her coffee’s too hot and then leave it out only to reheat in the microwave 20 minutes later? Enter this smart mug. Controlled by a smartphone app, it keeps liquids at the exact temperature you set it to until the very last drop. Mom can even save presets for different beverages if she prefers her tea piping hot and her coffee comfortably warm. And let's not forget about the coaster it comes with that acts as a docking station so her new favorite mug will be fully charged every morning.
4. Oxford Pennant Wool Sign
An homage to New York City’s iconic street cart coffee cups: This wool pennant is a fitting piece of decor for the city dweller who sips their cup of joe in a salvaged wingback chair.
5. Kinto Travel Tumbler
Offer your BFF who always brings coffee on her morning commute a more stylish (and mess-free) way to sip. Designed by Japanese "it" brand, Kinto, this smooth-edged bottle comes in a variety of non-traditional shades like “khaki” and “mustard” and features a two-part lid: one to protect liquids from coming out too fast, and the top one to make it leak-proof.
6. Sugarfina COLD BREW BEARS PICK 3 MINI COFFEE CUPS
Of course the mecca of sweets, Sugarfina, has crafted a way to satisfy one’s sugar and caffeine fix all in one deliciously adorable bite. Stuff a trio of original cold brew bears, vanilla latte bears and bourbon cold brew bears in the stocking of anyone who needs a little jolt to get them through a full day of present-opening.
7. Atlas Coffee Club Subscription
Has dad been hinting that he's interested in "experimenting" outside of his beloved Folgers? Help him discover roasts that he wouldn’t be able to find in stores with this monthly subscription service that sends gourmet blends from ethically sourced farms in Costa Rica, Kenya, Ethiopia and beyond.
9. The Ordinary Caffeine Solution 5% + EGCG
Turns out, caffeine works just as well to wake up your skin as it does your mind. This serum-like solution combines caffeine and EGCG, an antioxidant from green tea leaves, to help rid puffy eyes and combat pigmentation issues.
10. Stelton Coffee Grinder
A coffee accessory that doubles as kitchen counter decor. Your recipient will want to keep this Italian-designed brass and matte black grinder out on full display—which means those who grind their coffee every morning won't have to carve out precious cabinet space. Since it's made of stainless steel and coated in Teflon to help prevent sticking, it will last them so long it may just become a family heirloom.
11. Primula Melrose 8-Cup Coffee Press
An Insta-approved French press is perfect for the person on your list who loves to 'Gram their morning spread. And it doesn't just look pretty; it’s heatproof, dishwasher-friendly and makes a pretty good cup of coffee, too.
12. J.Crew Factory Coffee Graphic Tee
For the person who is always ready to discuss the differences between a flat white, cortado and cappuccino, along with 20 other coffee drinks you never even knew existed.
13. Soma Brew Bottle
A multipurpose coffee item is a welcome addition for any caffeine addict who’s short on fridge or counter space. This slim vessel brews pour-over, cold brew or loose-leaf tea and comes with a to-go lid so you can sip from the same bottle.
14. La Colombe Brazilian Cold Brew
Why not get them what they really want: more coffee. A case of 16 bottles from famed Philadelphia roasters La Colombe can be "Primed" straight to your door and topped with a bow if you're a last-minute shopper. The taste hits all the right notes for anyone who likes smooth, medium-to-light brews.
15. Runamok Coffee-Infused Organic Maple Syrup
This maple syrup will wake up a boring old plate of pancakes. The Vermont-based company combined the sweet caramel taste of maple syrup with coffee's chocolate and almond flavor to create this one-of-a-kind sugary goodness. We recommend a drizzle on vanilla ice cream, too.
16. Ceramic Coffee Canister
Three bohemian-inspired, airtight jars means you can store your fair trade, ethically sourced Kona, Sumantran and Bolivian beans without problem.
17. Buytra Barista Coffee Stencils
Turn your sister into a straight-up latte artist with these easy-to-use stencils. In over 60 designs, ranging from a snowflake to flowers, she’ll be able to dress up her cappuccino for every season.