On the first day of Christmas, my true love gave to me…
If you’re scratching your head trying to figure out the perfect gift for a coffee-loving friend, relative or work colleague then your dilemma is over. There are loads of coffee related gifts and gadgets out there and it can get pretty overwhelming. To help you out I’ve narrowed it down to 12 awesome gift ideas, one for each day of Christmas.
No matter who they are or what kind of coffee they like, there is a perfect coffee gift out there. This list covers a huge variety of the best coffee-related must haves and also covers a wide range of prices to suit every budget.
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1. Top Choice – Technivorm Moccamaster 59616 KBG 10-Cup Coffee Maker
- Never Burns Your Coffee
- Premium Quality Build
On the first day of Christmas, my true love gave to me…
Well, it’s not a partridge or a pear tree!
The top choice, a gift that will please every coffee lover is the pinnacle of drip machines. It doesn’t get much better than a Moccamaster when it comes to making an easy and delicious cup of coffee and whoever happens to be the lucky receiver of this high-quality gift will be thanking you for years to come.
The Moccamaster is a premium coffee brewer. With its quiet, pump-free action and highly efficient copper heating element, there’s nothing else quite compatible to it on the market.
Once it brews your delicious jug of morning coffee (up to 40 ounces of it) it keeps this warm over a hotplate with two different temperature settings so you can control this to your liking.
It is very user friendly and produces drip coffee of a very high quality every time. The only downside with this gift is it is quite pricey. It’s ideal for the one you love or to show your appreciation to a parent for all that they do for you.
2. Gift For A Coffee Snob – CHEMEX Pour-Over Glass Coffeemaker
- Beautiful Design
- Makes Fantastic Coffee
- Easy To Use
- Beware when ordering – classic vs handblown
We all know someone who likes their coffee with a touch of class. For the type of person who can sort their Arabica coffee beans from robusta beans based on smell alone, a coffee-related gift has got to meet their expectations.
Any coffee aficionado out there will be delighted to own their own Chemex coffee brewer. It’s classy, artistic, and brews a perfect cup of joe. It screams coffee shop vibes and will elevate any home coffee station to the next level. It’s also worth noting that the design of the Chemex has granted it a place at the museum of modern art in New York.
Produced in small batches, by artisan glass blowers there’s nothing more hipster than a Chemex and you can rest assured it’s a unique gift, not mass-produced. Be wary when hitting the buy button, if it’s handblown you’re after make sure it’s not the classic option you’ve selected. You can always follow the link to the Chemex store to make sure you’ve made the correct choice.
There are a variety of size options when it comes to the Chemex so you can choose the best one to suit the lucky receiver of this gift. It makes a perfect gift for coffee snobs and really, any coffee drinker, and sure is a better choice than two turtle doves!
3. Gift For The Aesthetic – Bodum 1928-16US4 Chambord French Press Coffee Maker
- Attractive Design
- Makes a Clean Cup of Coffee
- Well made and durable
- Some people find it a bit small
Day 3, it’s not a French hen but it is a French Press!
It’s simple. It’s classic. It’s beautiful. The French press always gives off relaxed, lazy morning connotations, and what better gift for someone who appreciates the simple beauty in life?
The Bodum is a very attractive French press with its stainless steel frame and plunger. It has curves and straight edges in all the right places and really looks at home in any home or work kitchen.
To make it a bit more personalized, it comes in various color and size options so you can choose one to best suit your loved one. For the more clumsy individual, you can also choose the shatterproof carafe so there’s no risk of them breaking it.
It’s worth choosing a size bigger than you think you need with this press as some people find it a bit smaller than expected.
It’s dishwasher safe so you won’t be accused of giving someone extra work to do.
It’s one of the most popular coffee brewing methods out there and makes an ideal gift for anyone who loves brewing coffee.
4. Gift For The Coffee Scientist – KRUPS Precision Grinder
- Essential for Brewing Perfect Coffee
- 12 Grind Settings
- Very Reliable
- Only for coffee
To brew the perfect cup of coffee, any experienced coffee connoisseur will understand the importance of (not four calling birds!) but a burr grinder. The design of these coffee grinders means they grind up the whole beans to even sized particles. A blade grinder typically produces an uneven grind or just obliterates the coffee to powder. This burr grinder stops you from ruining your coffee by using too fine or too coarse a grind.
This premium grinder by Krups can be set to 12 different grind settings as well as anywhere from 2-12 cup sizes. It can hold up to 8oz of whole coffee and is easy to clean with the brush provided. It’s nowhere near as loud as four calling birds and makes much less of a mess in the kitchen.
The only downside is it can’t double as a spice or herb grinder as it’s designed especially for coffee.
It’s ideal for coffee lovers who enjoy achieving control and precision in every step of the brewing process and can turn great tasting coffee into an experiment for the maximum taste experience.
5. Gift For Someone Always On The Go – Contigo Steel Travel Mug
- Hot or Cold Use
- Lid not dishwasher safe
If you’ve already given that special somebody five golden rings and they’re still trying to get away from you then they may prefer this coffee travel mug. Perfect for enjoying coffee on the way to work or just for keeping it warm throughout the morning.
This mug comes in various size options and colors and even has the option of a soft grip or carry handle. It’s completely customizable to suit whoever you have in mind.
It’s also suitable for them to take it to Starbucks to get them to make a cappuccino or any brew of choice straight into the mug. For the DIY types, you can place a V60 over it to brew coffee directly into the canister or just add hot water and a coffee bag and you’re good to go!
It’s completely leak-proof so can be carried when you’re in a hurry or on a bumpy car ride and it can fit into most cup holders easily. The lid flicks open easily and can be done with one hand so easy to enjoy coffee on the go.
It will keep drinks warm for up to 9 hours or cool for up to 21 hours so is the perfect coffee mug for cold brew coffee.
6. Gift For The Tea AND Coffee Lover – Barista Warrior Stainless Steel Pour Over Coffee & Tea Kettle with Thermometer
- Makes great pour-over coffee
- Built-in Thermometer
- Surgical Grade Stainless Steel
- Not an electric kettle
On the sixth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me, six geese a-laying!
Well, it’s not a-laying but it sure is a gooseneck kettle in number 6!
If you’re not familiar with these kettles, let me explain why they make such a great gift. The unique design of the gooseneck spout allows for a controlled and precise flow of water which can gently soak your ground coffee or tea leaves without washing them away.
This kettle can be used on any stovetop from gas to electric and it even works on induction hobs. It has an integrated thermometer so you can heat the water to the perfect temperature for brewing delicious sweet coffee without burning it.
It’s worth noting that this kettle is designed for stovetop use so does not have a heating element built-in.
It comes in durable stainless steel or a copper option so there’s one to suit any kitchen.
This kettle is sleek, stylish and a practical gift for your loved one who enjoys brewing tea or pour-over coffee.
7. Gift For The Person That Has Everything – Driftaway Coffee – Coffee Subscription
- Great-Tasting Coffe
- Tailored to the individual
- Environmentally Friendly
- Risk of running low before the next bag arrives
For the coffee lover who has everything (but doesn’t have room for seven swans a-swimming) a fresh coffee subscription will keep them caffeinated and satisfied. Driftaway uses single-origin beans from all over the world. The beans are shipped within 6 days of roasting at the coffee roasters in America.
The subscription begins with a coffee sampler tasting kit so all future deliveries will suit each individuals’ taste preferences.
The coffee comes with a story behind it so you can get to know the farmer and the purchase helps support them as well.
Alongside this, all the coffee is supplied in bio-degradable, eco-friendly packaging so is a perfect gift for those who love to make environmentally friendly choices.
The receiver has complete control over their deliveries after the first one and can pause or skip the next one by visiting the Driftaway website.
The coffee is really good quality and this really is one of the best gifts you can send to any coffee enthusiast.
8. Gift For The Latte Artist – HadinEEon Milk Frother
- The Easiest Way to Froth Milk
- Perfect Lattes at the Touch of a Button
- Froths, Doesn’t Steam Milk
On the eighth day of Christmas, you certainly won’t be needing 8 maids a-milking if you have this milk frother to hand. With the simple push of a button, you can create beautiful silky smooth milk without a barista insight.
It can make hot steamed milk for specialty coffee like a latte, cappuccino, or macchiato or cold milk froth for iced drinks.
It’s not limited to just coffee lovers, perfect for chai tea, hot chocolate, matcha lattes, milkshakes, and the list goes on! It’s the perfect countertop accompaniment to an espresso machine or to use alongside a Moka pot.
The interior is made from a non-stick coating so is very easy to clean and the jug can be removed from the base for easy pouring.
With a temperature gauge and auto shut off, it will never overheat and burn the milk as is always a risk with a steamer wand. It’s the perfect gift for foodies and coffee lovers alike.
9. Gift For Those Who Love Coffee At Work – Hario V60 Ceramic Coffee Dripper
- Customizable Design
- Makes Great Coffee
- Needs special paper filters
If you gift this Hario V60 to a coffee-loving work colleague you will end up with 9 ladies dancing for joy at the great coffee it makes. It’s easy to use and portable so can make great coffee anywhere.
It comes in a variety of colors and can be made out of glass, metal, or can be ceramic to suit any individual.
It’s a really budget-friendly option and can be given as a gift on its own to a work colleague or teamed up as a gift set with some paper filters and a smart mug or a coffee jug.
It can brew up to 3 cups at once into a jug, tumbler, or straight into your favorite mug. It comes with its own coffee scoop to accurately measure out the ground coffee and it goes really well with the gooseneck kettle to get the perfect pour-over kit.
10. Gift For The No-Nonsense Coffee Brewer – AeroPress Coffee and Espresso Maker
- Makes Delicious Clean Coffee
- Great For On The Go Coffee Brewing
- Can’t brew large volumes
This Aeropress brews such good coffee, it will easily get 10 or more Lords a-leaping over each other to get their hands on one.
The Aeropress is a rapid and user-friendly method of brewing coffee. It is a total immersion brewing process to extract all that wonderful flavor and the fast brew time means no bitterness alongside it.
It passes the coffee through a filter to give a smooth, clean cup of coffee and this model makes 1-3 cups in one go. It’s also capable of producing an espresso-like brew for making lattes and other specialty coffees.
It’s BPA free and comes in low waste packaging so suited for the more eco-aware individual. It’s great for coffee on the go and comes with a tote bag so it can travel anywhere with ease.
This is a budget-friendly gift and one every coffee lover with thank you for. It brews a delicious, clean cup of joe and there’s nothing more satisfying than this on a winter’s morning!
11. Gift For The Student – Keurig K-Classic Coffee Maker
- Fast, Effortless Coffee
- Attractive Design
- Over 400 Pod Types Available
- Not Eco Friendly
If you know someone who loves coffee, who lives alone or lives in student halls then they won’t appreciate 11 pipers piping but they will be grateful for this single-serve coffee maker by Keurig.
Also suitable if there’s only one coffee lover in the household this single-serve coffee maker takes all the hard work out of brewing coffee. Simply add water (it holds enough for 6 cups before you need to refill) add a coffee pod, select the size of brew and press the button. It’s that simple!
It has a removable drip tray so you can fit a travel mug under the spout and the machine automatically turns off after 2 hours to save energy.
This little machine is straightforward to use and comes in different color options to make it customizable. It has a descaling function as well to make this process very easy.
With over 400 compatible types of pods out there from 75 different brands, you don’t have to worry about them not liking the coffee.
This is an attractive little appliance and the perfect gift for those who love drinking great coffee instantly.
12. Gift For Those Who Love The Smell Of Coffee – Wax and Oils Soy Wax Aromatherapy Scented Candles
- Handmade In The USA
- Beautiful Coffee Fragrance
- Not Good If You Hate The Smell Of Coffee
And a drum-roll please (thanks to the 12 drummers drumming) for this classic gift. A good old candle is a winner all round with mums and aunties alike. This soy candle is an eco-friendly, handmade gift using soy wax and cotton core wicks.
It’s free from pesticides, herbicides, and GMOs, and the gift box it comes in is 100% recyclable.
It emits a lovely gentle scent of fresh ground coffee beans that’s not overpowering or strong enough to give you a headache. It’s perfect to give you that coffee induced buzz without the caffeine.
This gift is ideal for anyone who loves spending their free time in coffee shops as it brings that fantastic scent right into your home.
Perfect as a gift for a coffee fan, the only thing to watch out for is don’t buy this for anyone who lives with someone who hates the smell of coffee (yes, they do exist!) otherwise you’ll not be very popular.
Well, Christmas gifting has certainly come a long way since that song was written. It can be a tricky time trying to find the perfect gift for all your loved ones but rest assured, if any of them are coffee lovers then there’s a perfect gift out there.
Best of luck with all your Christmas shopping and I wish you a Merry Christmas filled with the lovely sweet scent of fresh-brewed java.