Choosing a beer of the month club as a gift can be a confusing task. This guide will help you narrow the choices to select a beer club that fits your unique preferences.
Beer clubs start at around $36 per month and go up as high as $90 per month for a higher quality and / or larger quantity of beer. You can typically buy a nice 3 month membership for around $100. Most beer clubs offer coupons during the peak seasons (Christmas and Father’s Day).
Selection and quantity
The most popular beer clubs deliver 12 twelve-ounce bottles of domestic beer (or occasionally cans) every month. Each package includes two different beer selections from two American microbreweries. Types of beer may include lagers, ales, IPA, stout, and other seasonal varieties.
Popular domestic Beer of the Month Clubs include:
- The U.S. Microbrewed Beer Club from
- The Original Craft Beer Club
- Beer Clubs of America
There are also a few Beer Clubs that feature imported microbrewed beer. These clubs also include 12 twelve-ounce bottles every month.
These clubs feature a combination of domestic and imported beers:
- US & International Variety Beer Club
- International Beer Club by Clubs Galore
This club features only imported beers:
- International Beer Club by MonthlyClubs.com
750ml bottles of limited-release, celebratory, artisanal beers
Another option geared to the true beer connoisseur is the Rare Beer Club from MonthlyClubs.com. This club includes 2, 4, or 6 750ml bottles of beer each month. It only includes limited-release, celebratory, artisanal beers that are not typically available in twelve-ounce bottles or the neighborhood liquor store. If you can handle the price tag (starting around $50 per month for 2 bottles), it’s definitely a treat for the discriminating beer lover.
Design Your Own Club
Create a custom membership by combining up to five different monthly clubs into one membership. Choose from Wine, Chocolate, Cheese, Cigars, or Flowers. Visit MonthlyClubs.com for more information on this truly unique offer.
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