If you love beer and hate leaving the house to get beer, a beer subscription box is a no-brainer. All the beer you could ever want, delivered directly to your door? This is the stuff that introvert dreams are made of. The beer box craze isn’t solely for those who get a rash from socializing, however.
Designed to bring new and rare brews to beer buffs everywhere, there’s a case to meet the palates of just about anyone. Looking for a monthly crate from the best US microbreweries? An app-based craft beer discovery and delivery service? Fresh beer on tap whenever you want it from your kitchen counter? We’re living in the future, friend. You can have one, or all, of those.
Beer-themed accessories, glassware, clothing, and food items are all ready to show up at your door, too. Win the reputation of best gift giver with a one-time delivery of beer gear for your office Secret Santa exchange, or order your own, so you never have to worry about running out of lager scented candles again. If you aren’t getting all of your hoppy needs fulfilled by the good people at the USPS yet, here are the 8 best beer subscription boxes at your service.
Craft Beer Club
Sample from among the best American microbreweries delivered to your door with the Craft Beer Club. Each $42 shipment contains 12 beers along with a newsletter showcasing the box’s two featured breweries, and their tasting notes. Subscribers receive three 12 oz. bottles of the four different styles (two from each brewery) with each delivery, with cans featured three times per year. Choose from one-time delivery or monthly, bi-monthly, and quarterly subscription and gift options with free shipping to the lower 48. – Sign Up
Hopsy Beer Club
For a fresh beer on tap, you can get dressed and head to your favorite watering hole, or you can stay on the sofa as nature intended and join The Hopsy Beer Club. Hopsy operates differently than most beer subscriptions, delivering mini-kegs personalized to your preferences. You’ll need the SUB home draft appliance to tap each mini-keg, so your initial cost will include the countertop draft system. To try the system without the minimum three-month commitment or to send Hopsy as a gift, starter packs are also available. – Sign Up
Microbrewed Beer Of The Month Club
21 years ago, Kris Calef founded the Microbrewed Beer of the Month Club, and he’s been drinking lousy beer ever since. Luckily for the rest of us, he’s drinking it so we can avoid it. With a rigid craft beer selection process paneled by brewmasters and beer judges, only the best beers from over 10,000 breweries across the globe make it to subscribers. Five club packages are available for personal or gift subscriptions that last between 2-12 months, starting at $27.95 plus shipping. – Sign Up
Looking for variety? Check out the 13 subscription boxes from the folks at Brew Ships. Let BrewShips’ in-house beer experts hand-pick a 12 pack featuring four cans or bottles from three different breweries and ship it to you anywhere in the United States. If you’re in Raleigh, NC, try the two crowler option to receive two 32 oz Crowlers from the brewery of the month available exclusively to locals for pick up. And for businesses, weekly or monthly beer, wine, or beer and wine boxes can be delivered straight to the office. – Sign Up
The Belgibeer subscription box delivers 4-12 bottles of a different hand-selected Belgian craft beer each month. Subscribers also receive a glass from the brewery of the month, a magazine, a surprise gift from the brewery, and access to exclusive discounts. Monthly subscriptions as well as one-time and gift options are all available — including a four bottle starter box, an 8 bottle box, and a 12 bottle subscription box. Shipping is not included in the price and varies by country. – Sign Up
Tavour is an app-based beer subscription that gives users access to two new craft beers that aren’t available in the subscriber’s area each day. Thorough notes for each beer accompany each selection, allowing you the option to either try or pass on each. When you claim a beer, Tavour will assign a ship date, and you can continue to add new beers until the day before shipment. Price varies with each delivery depending on the beers you select and the quantity of each. – Sign Up
Craft Beer Coopery
Currently only available to Aussies, the folks at Craft Beer Coopery are making it easier to interact with other humans, one beer at a time. Shipped on the 15th of each month, subscribers receive nine hand-selected craft beers (two each of four different beers, plus one surprise beer) with tasting notes and a delicious beer snack. Month to month single box subscriptions can be canceled at any time and start at AU$49.95. Businesses and absolute legends can choose from 4-10 boxes per month for AU$195 – AU$550. – Sign Up
First Sip Brew Box
Why stop at beer when you can have beer gear? The First Sip Brew Box has got you covered. This box offered, monthly or as a one-time delivery, has three subscription levels and features swag from a different brewery each month. Second and third tier subscribers receive additional craft beer products, gear, and desserts in their boxes. Subscriptions range between $25-$60, with past shipments including items such as t-shirts, hats, and beer-flavored or infused soaps, jams, and candies. – Sign Up