You love your dad. You want to get him something nice for Father’s Day, but you got him a Personalized Steak Branding Iron last year and you’ve run out of ideas. Don’t fret, LA Beer Hop is here to be your Guide to Father’s Day. Here’s our 2016 Gift Guide.
LA Beer Drinkers
- Take him on an LA Beer Hop – you can buy a specific date or a gift certificate – that’s a no brainer.
- Make him “Beer Guide” official with an LA Beer Hop T-Shirt.
- Go to Three Weavers Brewing and pickup the new Unity Beer brewed by Three Weavers in collaboration with the LA Brewers Guild.
- Take him to the LA Beer Week Kickoff Festival on June 18 – Tickets here.
Beer Geek Dads
- Make sure he gets every nuance of flavor and aroma out of his beer with these: Spiegelau Tasting Glasses
- Get him brewing his own beer with this 1 Gallon Beer Kit from Northern Brewer
- Or go the geeky homebrew route and get him this PicoBrew system.
- If he’s into reading and drinking, here are some of our favorite beer books: Tasting Beer, The Complete Beer Course, and The Oxford Companion to Beer
- Is he stuck on Budweiser? Get him this book to help sway him away: Bitter Brew
- Be a boss and get him a Kegerator.
- Be a real boss and get him a walk-in beer cave.
Free(ish) Adorable Gifts
- Get him grandchildren. Or a puppy.
- Take him on a hike and talk to him about his childhood.
- Play cards with him all night.
- Go to a record store with him and try and figure out what his musical taste was like.
- Frame an article from his hometown newspaper.
- Get him a book that you’ve read or will read. Then talk about it.
Gifts That Have Personally Worked
- My dad really likes lights: Security Lights, Flashlights, Headlamps, etc…
- And he flipped out over this portable campfire: Blazing Block
- My wife gave me this brass pen and I wear it every day: Astronaut Pen
- This brass wallet too (it’s not heavy): Machine Era Co Wallet
- If he wears a robe all the time, get him some nice loafers: Leather House Slippers
- Watches always work, I like this one: Timex & Red Wing Collab
- These steakknives are rad: Bandsaw Steak Knives