2018 Boozy Gift Guide





First Sip Brew Box – FirstSipBrewBox – Starting at $25/Month

We aim to expand your horizons by bringing top breweries and small businesses that know their hops to your door. Every month, we feature a different brewery and fill your box with beer gear, branded glasses, stickers and other amazing swag to build your collection. You’ll also receive a delicious treat that’s hand-picked to pair with your beer or a lifestyle item that’s crafted with malts and hops! We ship out the artful-ly curated boxes on the 15th to give you the unbeatable surprise of brew swag every month!

Keystone Openers – keystoneopener.com – Starting at $8

An idea that started in 2016, conceived in Pennsylvania and born in North Carolina, the Keystone Opener is an American Designed and American Made product that is ideal for all of your bottle opening needs. Whether you’re from the Keystone State (where we lived for nearly a decade), you’re just into the design, or you’re a collector of bottle openers with a keen-eye for design, we’ve got something to pop your top.

Pittsburgh Brewery Guide – pghbreweryguide.com – $10

Purchase the official guide at any brewery in town and begin your mission to try them all. Each brewery will stamp their designated page upon your visit, just like a passport. Also includes the history of each brewery, amenities, and room for notes.

Puzzle Pax – puzzlepaxusa.com –  Carriers Starting at $25, Openers $20

Puzzle Pax is a craft beer lifestyle goods company based in beautiful Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and owned and operated by Navy veteran, Gio Attisano. At Puzzle Pax, They love beer. But we hate those flimsy cardboard carriers most six packs come in, the ones that tear when they get wet or end up in a pile in the kitchen only to get thrown in the trash at the end of the week. To solve that problem, in 2014, Puzzle Pax put together a team of beer lovers and created a unique, sustainable, and reus-able wooden six pack carrier that fits easily together like a puzzle. The Puzzle Pax is the only one of its kind. It can be assembled without the need for tools, nails, or glue and is shipped flat, making it to easy to store and transport.

Metal Comb – Metalcombworks.com – As shown $39

The Camp Comb 22 is crafted from aerospace grade titanium alloy. The camping icons; (tent, pine tree, campfire, crossed hatchets and Polaris “north star”) cut into the spine provide excellent grip.  Holes at the ends are perfect for a lanyard.  This comb is virtually indestructible with normal use and care. This comb is offered in 4 different variants, with or without a bottle opener feature and with or without dual mode tooth spacing. The wide teeth are perfect for coarse hair, beards, de-tangling and removing pine cones from your hair.  The medium tooth spacing side is great as a general pur-pose comb

Knuckle Opener – EmpireTactical.org – $39

Designed and CNC’d right here in the USA. Crack a cold one, or someone’s face. Just joking, it’s Christmas time and there is no beer in prison.  MURICA!

South Hills Brewing Supply – South Hills Brewing Supply – Kit as shown $140

Give a man a brew and he’ll drink for a day; teach a man to brew and he’ll drink for a lifetime.

Yes, a beer kit really is the gift that keeps on giving. For under $200, you can potentially launch the next great brewermaster’s career! (And, if you’re a beer-lover yourself, it’s like getting a present in return!)

This alcoholic chemistry set comes with all the equipment your loved one will need to start making their own suds, from a complete carboy system and 20-quart stock pot to specialty cleaning supplies. Plus, if you purchase from South Hills Brewing Supply, you’ll get a discount on your first batch of ingredients.

Directions are included with the kit, but the folks at South Hills Brewing Supply can offer support, too. In business since 1994 with two locations—on Noblestown Road in Greentree and on Babcock Boulevard in the North Hills—the company boasts more than 3,000 square feet of beer-making gadgetry and ingredients.

Hopefully, by next Christmas, Santa will be getting a nice stout to go with his cookies instead of milk.

Steel City – shopsteelcity – starting at $30

Started in a garage by a local husband and wife team, Steel City has earned a reputation for home grown quality. Years later the brand is still growing strong, recently partnering with Pittsburgh Brewing Company and other local heritage brands for a line of exceptionally soft, vintage inspired shirts.

City Brew Tours Gift Certificates – citybrewtours.com/Pittsburgh – Start at $50

Dashing through the snow, in a City Brew Tours bus! Over the hills we go, breweries or bust!

Give the gift of a designated driver this holiday season and allow your loved one to be whisked away to four different local breweries! These all-inclusive, five-hour tours include 15 different beers—ranging from 3-to-16-ounce pours—a meal, brewery entrance fees, gratuity and transportation.

Stashers TubeTop 2.0 Modular Insulated Bike Bag –  getstashers.com – starts at $30

TRIPLE insulated, Fits, Cans with coozies on them, Pint Cans, Tall Boys, Bombers, Water-bottles, Bidons and many Wine Bottles. Durable waterproof tarpaulin and zipper, Modular design connects to other TubeTops and bike packing gear. FREE Coozie with every TubeTop order! Choose from 4 different styles when placing your order.

3 Colors: Black, Orange and Realtree® Camo

CraftPittsburgh Yearly Six Issue Subscription – craftpittsburgh.com – $30

Warning. Shameless self-promotion. Want to stay up to date on beer culture in Pittsburgh? Love the feel of an actual magazine instead of just reading online? Well, you’re in luck. Subscribe today for one year and receive six issues of the bi-monthly print magazine delivered right to your door. Whether you live in tahn, or the other side of the country, you can now guarantee not missing a single issue.

Shiti Coolers Brand Bundle – Shiticoolers.com – $22

As the popularity of overpriced cooler brands increased, two brothers realized the meaning of a cooler meant much more than how long it held ice. As avid outdoorsman, all they wanted was to pack a cooler full of cheap beer and cast the pole after a long work day. Realizing the old rusted Coleman Cooler we took on countless family trips was doing the job just fine.

In 2016, they founded SHITI® Coolers with a basic mission: To keep using that same damn Coleman with the rusted lid and squeaky hinges in hope there were more people out there just like them. A simple SHITI sticker was enough to represent the lifestyle in which you’ve been living for years. They don’t care if your cooler can withstand a grizzly bear or holds ice for three weeks. They care about coolers that have been passed down from generations with a story behind them. Coolers that are truly Built For The Broke.

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