We all know someone who’s a coffee lover. To them, coffee isn’t merely a vessel for caffeine–it’s a lifestyle. They talk about roast methods, acidity, and flavor profiles when sipping a cup of joe, and they’re always looking for new coffee shops to try. If you’ve got someone like this in your life, this list of gift ideas is perfect for you. Whether you need a few stocking stuffers, a big anniversary or wedding gift, or a birthday gift, you’ll find the perfect one in this list.
Top 20 Gift Ideas for Coffee Lovers
Check out these gift ideas for the coffee lover in your life.
1. Burr Grinder
A coffee grinder is an important tool in the coffee-making process, as it directly impacts the freshness, flavor, consistency, and quality of your coffee. Investing in a good-quality coffee grinder is a worthwhile step for anyone who appreciates a delicious cup of coffee. A burr grinder is considered the preferred choice for grinding coffee beans by many coffee enthusiasts and professionals because it helps produce a consistent grind, generates less heat, lasts longer, and provides precise control over grind size.
Our Tip Pick: Baratza Encore Grinder ($149.95)
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For folks who are serious about making the best home-brewed coffee across multiple coffee-making systems, the Encore Grinder from Baratza can’t be beaten.
2. Digital Scale
While a digital scale is not an absolute necessity for making coffee, it can be a valuable tool for achieving consistent and precise results. It's particularly useful for those who take their coffee seriously and want to explore different brewing methods and flavor profiles.
Our Top Pick: Hario V60 Drip Coffee Pour Over Scale ($46.95)
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Hario is a reputable brand that makes great quality coffee equipment. We love this scale because it’s accurate, sleek, and comes in several different colors to suit any kitchen.
3. Water Filter Pitcher
Next to the beans, water is one of the most important ingredients when making coffee. Water quality can impact the flavor and strength of coffee significantly, which is why filtered coffee is highly recommended by baristas and coffee connoisseurs. Give the gift of great-tasting coffee with a water filter pitcher!
Our Top Pick: Ehm Ultra Premium Alkaline Water Filter Pitcher ($40.40)
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This alkaline water filter pitcher from Ehm can help unlock a next-level brew for the coffee lover in your life. Alkaline water helps boost flavor and neutralize bitterness in coffee, allowing you to brew a smooth, flavorful cup.
4. Gooseneck Kettle
Gooseneck kettles are a must-have tool for those who enjoy pour-over coffee. These elegant kettles offer a slow, precise pour that helps “bloom” coffee grounds for a flavorful, full-bodied cup.
Our Top Pick: Fellow Stagg EKG Electric Kettle ($195)
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The Stagg kettle from Fellow is one of the best electric gooseneck kettles around, with multiple customization options to choose from. Beginner coffee enthusiasts and world-champion baristas alike are obsessed with this gorgeous kettle.
5. Pour Over Coffee System
A pour-over coffee system can make a great gift for coffee lovers. Coffee purists swear by the pour-over brewing method. Pour-over coffee is a simple yet precise process that allows for a great deal of control over the brewing variables, such as water temperature, coffee grind size, and brewing time.
Our Top Pick: Six Cup Classic Chemex® ($51.50)
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Nothing says “pour over” quite like Chemex. Their classic six-cup pour-over brewing system is a crowd-pleaser and is at the top of most coffee lovers’ lists.
6. French Press Coffee Maker
The French press is another low-tech coffee brewing method that coffee enthusiasts love. French press coffee is rich, bold, and flavorful. Folks who love a strong cup of coffee usually enjoy French press coffee.
Our Top Pick: Bodum Chambord French Press Coffee Maker ($29.49)
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Bodum has been making affordable, high-quality coffee equipment for decades, and their French press coffee maker is no exception. This is a great gift for someone looking to get into the French press coffee scene.
7. AeroPress Coffee Kit
AeroPress is a patented single-cup brewing method that’s been around since the early 2000s. The AeroPress has gained a dedicated following among coffee enthusiasts due to its simplicity, portability, and ability to produce a clean and flavorful cup of coffee. You can also use the AeroPress to brew super-concentrated coffee similar to espresso to make lattes at home.
Our Top Pick: AeroPress Coffee Maker ($39.95)
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8. Moka Pot
Moka pots, also known as stovetop espresso makers, have been a staple in Italian coffee culture for many years. They offer a unique and classic coffee experience that's different from other brewing methods, making them an attractive choice for coffee enthusiasts who appreciate the tradition and heritage of coffee.
Our Top Pick: Miir Moka Pot ($59.95)
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A modern take on the classic Moka pot design, the Miir Moka Pot is a must for espresso lovers. This Moka pot is made of non-corrosive stainless steel and post-consumer components for great heat conductivity and has a large enough capacity for proper coffee-to-water ratios.
9. Cold Brew System
Cold brew offers a different coffee experience compared to hot brewed coffee. It's smoother, less acidic, and has a naturally sweet flavor profile. This uniqueness can be a delightful change for coffee enthusiasts who want to explore different coffee preparations at home.
Our Top Pick: Hario Cold Brew Coffee Wine Bottle ($30.50)
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This elegant cold brew coffee system is extremely easy to use and serve once the coffee is ready. Just add coffee grounds into the strainer, fill with water, place in the fridge and wait. In 8 hours, you can enjoy delicious cold brew coffee.
10. Espresso Machine
Having an espresso machine at home is a dream come true for coffee enthusiasts, and they make excellent gifts for special occasions. If you want to wow your coffee enthusiast and get to the top of their list of favorite people, an espresso machine is the perfect gift.
Our Top Pick: Breville Barista Pro ($679.96)
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The Breville Barista Pro can help turn anyone’s kitchen into a cafe. This is a popular entry-level home espresso machine that includes a built-in grinder and steam wand, the all-in-one package for home baristas.
11. Espresso Cups
A set of espresso cups completes any home barista setup, elevating the experience and transporting you to your favorite cafe. This is a great gift for someone who might already own an espresso machine.
Our Top Pick: Set of 4 Espresso Cups from Mora Ceramics ($29.99)
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These espresso cups from Mora Ceramics are simple and stylish, capable of matching any kitchen aesthetic.
12. Handmade Mug
Coffee tastes better in a gorgeous handmade mug. Handmade mugs are one-of-a-kind pieces of art. They often feature distinctive shapes, colors, and textures that can't be replicated in mass-produced items. Giving a handmade mug as a gift shows that you've put thought and effort into selecting something unique and personal.
Our Top Pick: Hollowed Earth Pottery Mug ($30)
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These gorgeous mugs are handmade in Greenville, SC, by a husband and wife team who help spread their love of ceramics by offering pottery classes year-round.
13. Temperature Control Mug
Temperature control mugs are perfect for coffee lovers who tend to set and forget their coffee, only to remember it once it’s cooled down. These mugs can usually be controlled via an app on a smartphone, great for coffee enthusiasts who are also tech junkies.
Our Top Pick: Ember Mug ($150)
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The Ember mug can’t be beaten. This mug is designed to keep coffee at the desired drinking temperature for an extended period of time. The Ember mug is also available in several different colors.
14. Travel Mug
As much as we’d all like to sit on the couch and drink coffee slowly from our favorite mug, our busy schedules dictate otherwise. That’s why travel mugs are so crucial, especially for the coffee lover. The perfect travel mug helps keep your coffee hot (or cold if you’re into that), doesn’t leak, and fits in a car cupholder.
Our Top Pick: Methodical Miir 360 Traveler ($31.95)
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Our 12oz Miir Traveler is the perfect gift for coffee lovers. It’s a double-wall vacuum-insulated mug with gorgeous artwork by Annie Koelle, available in blue and white. This travel mug ensures your hot beverages stay piping hot and your cold drinks stay refreshingly frosty. We love Miir's innovative 360-degree lid – just a simple press at the center unseals it, allowing you to sip from any angle, and another press seals it right back up.
15. Milk Frother
Espresso machines can be pricey, especially when they’re outfitted with steam wands. Milk frothers are a great, inexpensive way to create delicious steamed milk for espresso beverages at home. They make great gifts for coffee lovers who prefer to drink lattes, cappuccinos, and macchiatos.
Our Top Pick: Bodum Milk Frother ($31.99)
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This milk frother by Bodum is the perfect gadget for any coffee lover, capable of making delicious steamed milk with barista-quality microfoam.
16. Vacuum Canister
Vacuum canisters help preserve the freshness of coffee beans, making these a must-have for any coffee lover. When coffee beans are exposed to air, they quickly lose their flavor and aroma. Vacuum canisters remove the air from the container, preventing oxidation and helping the beans retain their freshness.
Our Top Pick: Miir Coffee Canister ($34.95)
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Miir knows their coffee. This coffee canister features an interior accordion-style seal that compresses to keep oxygen out and flavor locked in. It can fit up to 12 ounces of beans, either whole or ground, and is perfect at home or on the go.
17. Coffee-Scented Candle
From the beans themselves to a freshly brewed cup, there’s something so enticing about the smell of coffee. Coffee-scented candles bring that cozy, coffee shop vibe to any home.
Our Top Pick: Methodical Candle by Brick + Mortar ($28.00)
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With scents of sandalwood, tobacco, amber, and ginger, you can bring that friendly and fine Methodical feeling into your own space. This candle is handmade in Atlanta out of pure soy wax and has a burn time of 50+ hours.
18. Favorite Coffee Shop Merch
Every coffee lover has a favorite coffee shop. Help them represent their favorite cafe with wearable merch!
Our Top Pick: Methodical Coffee Unisex T-Shirt ($20.00)
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Represent Methodical with a t-shirt! This shirt is super soft and comfortable, guaranteed to fit into a daily wardrobe rotation. Available in both black and gray!
19. Coffee-Flavored Sweets
For coffee fanatics, there’s no such thing as too much coffee. Coffee ice cream, chocolate-covered espresso beans, coffee cake, coffee liqueur… the list goes on regarding delicious coffee-flavored treats. Indulge their obsession by purchasing them coffee-flavored confections.
Our Top Pick: Methodical Coffee + Lumineux Chocolate Collaboration Tablet ($10.00)
Coffee and chocolate were made for each other. Nothing shows that off better than this chocolate bar by Lumineux (in collaboration with us!). This chocolate bar is smooth and dark, with just a hint of creaminess. It’s a chocolate and coffee lover’s dream come true.
20. Coffee Bean Subscription Box
Coffee subscription boxes are the ultimate coffee lover’s gift, delivering fresh coffee beans to their door on a regular basis. They often allow coffee lovers to try new varieties and broaden their coffee experiences. Some subscriptions allow you to receive roasts from a variety of coffee brands, while others circulate roasts from one specific brand. There’s something out there for every coffee lover.
Our Top Pick: Methodical Subscription Box
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Give the gift of Methodical Coffee with one of our coffee subscriptions! Choose from their favorite roasts or select Roaster’s Choice for a fresh new bag every time. It’s the gift that keeps on giving.
Coffee lovers aren’t hard to please. There’s plenty to choose from when it comes to gifts, from brewing equipment to coffee-flavored goodies. No matter the occasion, these gifts are sure to please any coffee aficionado in your life.
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