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Gift Idea: Local Craft Beer Basket

Give 'em what they really want... beer!
by Drink DC on Dec 16, 2011 in Beer
Gift Idea: Local Craft Beer Basket

Christmas is getting closer by the hour (if you celebrate Hanukkah, you’ve got even less time left), and unique gifts aren’t easy to find. The perfect solution? A craft beer basket, filled with the best from the local brew scene. Follow these steps to easy beer-filled holiday giving fun.

1) Obtain a basket. You can hit up your local arts & craft store, or hope to find one in the increasingly messy aisles of Target, but if you’ve got a few days left, Amazon will ship one to you in plenty of time. Check out the light-colored, oval willow basket or the deeper brown, rectangular basket, to start.

2) Stock it with beer. Here are several local picks to get you started:
 
Oliver Ales Pagan Porter (4.9%), English Porter
Flying Dog Road Dog (6%), American Porter
Chocolate City Cerveza Nacional (6.5%), Vienna Lager
DC Brau The Corruption (6.5%), Pacific Northwest IPA
Lost Rhino Rhinoel (7.5%), Belgian-Style Dubbel


3) Accessorize. Gift baskets are loads more fun when they’re filled with appropriate tchotchkes, nestled between the big items. Head start: 


Got it? Good. You can find our shipping address under Contact Us at the bottom of the page... thanks in advance!

 

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