The Best Gifts for Coffee Lovers
If your daily mantra is "but first ... coffee," these coffeemakers, accessories, mugs and more will help you be your own barista and start each day on a caffeinated kick. Plus, they make great gifts, too.
Is a piping-hot cup of joe the only way to get you through the morning? Us, too. Kick-start your daily routine with these home coffee-brewing products that will take your caffeine game to the next level. From programmable coffeemakers for a simple cuppa to full-fledged shop-style espresso machines, these essentials will help you brew barista-quality coffee from the comfort of your kitchen. Plus, they're perfect for holiday gifts, too.
Maybe you're a coffee lover, but you're not into anything fancy. This 12-cup programmable coffeemaker is a great choice for those who want to upgrade their coffee game at home without spending a fortune. Set the timer on this baby, and you'll wake up to the smell of coffee every morning like an alarm.
Here's a budget-friendly espresso maker that works right on your stovetop. You'll actually find this espresso pot in the vast majority of Italian homes, which is a stamp of approval we can get behind. As water in the lower chamber boils, the pressure forces water through coffee grounds, resulting in a delicious home-brewed cup of espresso.
This Aeropress is a favorite among campers and outdoor lovers. The portable brewer will brew a delicious cup of coffee or espresso right over your mug. The total immersion brewing system means there's less grit than with a French press, and it's super-fast, too.
Welcome to the big leagues. If you're truly ready to start making your own barista-worthy lattes and espressos at home, pull out the big guns like Breville's Barista Pro Espresso Machine. This all-in-one machine has an integrated grinder, cup warmer and frother, so you'll have absolutely everything you need to make a kick-ass cappuccino for yourself every morning — while still in your pajamas.
Anyone ready to get serious about setting up their home coffee-brewing station definitely needs a high-quality grinder. Adjustable to 40 different steps, this grinder has a powerful, high-torque motor that allows you to get the perfect coarse or fine grind, depending on the type of coffee or espresso you'll be making.
WARNING: Once you've tried deliciously frothed milk on your coffee, there's no going back. Perfectly frothed milk is one of the keys to creating your own barista-quality lattes and cappuccinos at home, and you don't even need a fancy espresso machine. This handy, budget-friendly gadget will froth your milk of choice in seconds.
Take your latte art to the next level with this set of stencils, including a leaf, heart, star, snowflake and more. They're great for decorating coffee drinks (and baked goods!) with sprinkled cinnamon, powdered sugar, chocolate and other powdered ingredients to create artistic, professional-looking coffee designs in a snap.
Keep the cream and sugar within reach with this sleek sugar and creamer set. This serveware set is constructed from durable, high-quality ceramic to provide a stylish countertop look while conveniently keeping sugars, creamers and milk on hand for at-home coffee.
Keep coffee beans perfectly fresh with this clever canister. An airtight silicone seal keeps out odors, moisture and other impurities that might affect the flavor of coffee. The black stainless-steel canister also protects prized beans from light, while looking subtly chic on your open shelves or countertops.
Are you just using a regular spoon or measuring cup for your coffee grounds every morning? It's time to treat yourself to your very own coffee scoop. This solid stainless-steel spoon is sturdy enough to last you through all your future caffeine buzzes while ensuring you get the perfect amount of coffee grounds for each and every cup.
This best-selling straw from Final might be the only straw you'll need. FinalStraw features a silicone interior with a stainless steel exterior that pulls apart to fold down and fit into this tiny keychain carrying case. We like that you get the sturdiness of a stainless steel straw, meaning it's great for poking through lids, but you also get the soft mouthpiece from the silicone tip.
We're obsessed with this smart mug that keeps your coffee (or tea) heated exactly at your preferred temperature, which you can control from an app. No more reheating your morning coffee in the microwave! The mug will stay charged for a little over an hour off of the charging dock.
Contigos are truly the best travel mugs out there. Not only are they leak- and spill-proof, but they also have vacuum insulation that keeps drinks hot for up to five hours.
Here's the ultimate gadget for hardcore coffee lovers: a JavaHook! This pack of three plastic hooks easily slides into the to-go sleeve on your coffee cup, allowing you to easily secure it to a shopping cart, stroller or even on your car door handle. Wherever you go, your coffee can now hang out with you.
Can't get enough coffee in your life? That's where this shower-time scrub comes in. Haven's Palermo Coffee Body Scrub encourages circulation and polishes away dead skin cells using raw sugar and organic, fair-trade coffee. Research shows that with regular application, caffeine has been found to promote collagen production and improve skin's appearance.
Author Jessica Easto's book, Craft Coffee: A Manual: Brewing a Better Cup at Home, is the ultimate handbook for everyday coffee lovers who are interested in brewing better coffee at home. Unlike other coffee books, this one focuses exclusively on coffee and explores multiple pour-over, immersion and cold-brew techniques on a variety of devices.
If you like to mix up your coffee beans and always stay on top of new coffee roasts, why not sign up for a monthly subscription? This box features four unique roasts each month curated by the folks at Bean Box. They choose from the most renowned roasters from all over the world, so you're sure to get a delicious variety each and every month.
Brooklyn-based design company Pop Chart crafted a meticulous taxonomy of the rich and varied ways to prepare a cup of coffee, including the ingredients, methods and names of dozens of different coffee drinks. This one's perfect for the barista in your life.
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