Great gifts for men can be hard to find. While some people just seem to have a knack for finding the perfect gift, other people struggle to pick out a present that expresses how they feel about someone. So what makes a great gift? When you’re shopping for a gift for a man, there are a couple of things to keep in mind. First, think specifically about the man you’re shopping for. What are his specific likes and dislikes? Does he have a favorite sports team, or is there a subject that he’s always reading about? Second, consider the occasion. The type of gift you buy for his birthday is probably different than the big gift you’d get for a major holiday. Finally, think about your relationship to the recipient. The gift you’d get for a male friend is different from the type of present you’d pick out for a man you’ve been dating for a year. You can also ask his friends and family for gift recommendations if you are really stumped.
If you need to buy a gift for a man’s birthday, anniversary, or other fun occasion, our Great Gifts for Men gift guide has got you covered. We’ve rounded up some great gift ideas that span a variety of interests and price points. Start your search for the perfect gift right here. One of these 20 presents is bound to be just perfect for him.
1. GrowlerWerks uKeg 64 Copper Craft Beer Growler
Looking for an awesome gift for a man who loves craft beer? This growler is perfect for passionate beer drinkers, and it’s got lots of features that you won’t find on your average growler. Some growlers lack insulation, but this vacuum insulated 8/18 stainless steel growler keeps your beer frosty all day long. The beer also stays carbonated, thanks to integrated VPR Cap technology. A built-in tap lets your pour beer quickly. The uKeg can also be used to force carbonate your own homebrew or other carbonated elixir. In short, this is a great gift for beer drinkers who like to travel, tailgate, or go camping.
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2. ROTENIER Men’s Sterling Silver Shark Cufflinks
Cufflinks are a classy gift idea, and they are perfect for a birthday or anniversary. Looking for a pair of cufflinks? These cool shark cufflinks are perfect for the guy who wants a subtle, rebellious flair to his normal suit. The sharks are cool, but the actual base of the cufflinks are also shaped like shark’s teeth, which is even cooler. These cufflinks are handmade from sterling silver right here in the USA.
3. Baseball Legends DVD 3 Pack: Yogi Berra/Mickey Mantle/Gil Hodges
Shopping for someone who loves baseball? This DVD set features three of the most famous and beloved men in baseball: Yogi Berra, Mickey Mantle and Gil Hodges. The DVD includes never-before-seen footage and exclusive interviews that will appeal to any fan of the game.
4. Design Toscano 16th Century Italian Replica Globe Bar
For any guy who loves old school cool, there’s this awesome globe bar. The exterior looks like a 16th century globe, while the interior has room for bottles, glassware, or decanters of his favorite tipple. This would look great in his man cave, office, or home bar.
Price: $139 (40 percent off MSRP)
5. Xbox One Halo 5: Guardians Limited Edition 1TB Bundle
If the guy you’re shopping for is in need of a new gaming console, this Halo bundle is an awesome choice. It’s due out just one week before Halo 5: Guardians hits store shelves. The custom console comes with a full game digital download of Halo 5: Guardians, Warzone REQ Bundle, FOTUS-class armor and multiplayer emblem. You’ll also get a a Guardian model by Metal Earth, Halo: The Fall of Reach – Animated Series, and Spartan Locke’s Classified Orders.
The console itself has a 1TB hard drive for game and media storage, and has a cool design inspired by Spartan Locke and UNSC technology. There are even custom Halo sound effects. An Xbox One chat headset, HDMI cable, and an AC power cable are also included. This is a great bundle for a longtime Halo fan, or a newcomer to console games.
6. Blair’s Mini Death Hot Sauce 4-Pack
If you need a small gift for a coworker, or a thoughtful gift for a serious heat freak, then this hot sauce gift pack is a great choice. This four bottle set includes Blair’s Original Death Sauce, Blair’s After Death Sauce, Blair’s Jalapeno Death Sauce, and Blair’s Sudden Death Sauce in mini bottles, plus a couple of keychains. This hot sauce adds a pleasant amount of heat to things like pizza, pasta, jambalaya, chili, eggs, and much more.
7. Mojio Car Monitoring and Tracking Smart System
Looking for a gift for the car guy who already has every automobile toy on the planet? He probably doesn’t own this cool car accessory. The Mojio device plugs into any car’s On-Board Diagnostic port (which is standard in all cars from 1996 onward), and gives him tons of information about the current state of his car. The Mojio tracks the car’s current location (great in case of theft), as well as diagnosing any issues with the car’s inner workings. This is a great gift for men who love their car, as well as a nice gift for younger drivers.
Need a cool gift for a man who loves cycling? The Skylock smart lock is a keyless lock that connects to his smartphone. This smart lock has a built-in accelerometer, which will notify him when someone tries to tamper with the lock or steal the bike. Skylock can detect serious crashes, and notify his friends, so it’s great for guys who tend to ride solo. It’s also eco-friendly, with a built-in solar panel that recharges the battery. Just 12 hours of sunlight will provide enough power to run the Skylock for 6 months.
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9. ‘Napoleon’s Hemorrhoids: And Other Small Events That Changed the World’
Shopping for a man who loves history or trivia? Napoleon’s Hemorrhoids: And Other Small Events That Changed the World is a cool book that’s packed with little-known facts from history. All the anecdotes in this book are about small coincidences that had a major impact on history. Whether he’s passionate about WWII, sports, or old movies, this book will have something to pique his interest.
10. Billy Jealousy Beard Envy Kit
A manly man with a manly beard will definitely appreciate this beard grooming kit. This kit includes a hydrating beard wash with aloe and soy protein, an extra-firm boar bristle brush, and a styling beard control product with jojoba oil. This is a nice gift for a guy who is proud of his beard, or for the guy who needs a little help taking his facial hair from drab to fab.
Price: $23 (8 percent off MSRP)
11. Gerber 30-000433 Remix Tactical Clip Folder (Serrated Edge)
A solid knife is a great gift for men who like hunting, camping, or other outdoor pursuits. This Gerber folding knife that can be opened with one hand. A thumb lift provides stability and safety while cutting, while the serrated edge makes it easy to saw tougher materials.
Price: $25.99 (30 percent off MSRP)
12. Burgers’ Smokehouse Sliced Bacon Sampler
What guys doesn’t love bacon? This bacon sampler includes four different types of bacon. The sampler contains Original Country bacon, made from a sugar cure with hickory smoke. There’s also Old-Fashioned, which has been rubbed with a dry recipe of salt, cane sugar, and spices. Original City flavor, a mild-flavored bacon, and Pepper-Coated bacon round out the pack.
13. TEAC TN-300 Analog Turntable With Built-In Phono Pre-Amplifier & USB Digital Output
Whether he’s a hipster with a new collection of vinyl, or an older guy who has a big collection of records from his youth, a new turntable is a great present for music lovers. One great feature of this turntable is the USB output, which is ideal for transferring music from vinyl records to his Mac or PC.
14. Zombie Outbreak Response Team Short Sleeve T-Shirt in Military Green
Shopping for a man who loves zombie movies and comics? This cool shirt makes a nice birthday gift. For any man who loves survival horror, this is a simple, inexpensive gift that he’ll really appreciate.
Price: $14.99 – $22.99, depending on size selected
15. LexMod Eaze Lounge Chair in Black Leather and Palisander Wood
There comes a point in every man’s life when he needs to ditch his college furniture and purchase more grown-up designs. This great chair from LexMod is a classic modern design, and it’s a great piece of furniture for any living room, game room, or home office.
Price: $756.60 (11 percent off MSRP)
16. Thule Perspektiv Backpack
Need a gift for a man who loves photography or travel? Consider this cool bag from Thule. It’s got comfy straps, and its the perfect size to fit in an airplane’s overhead cargo bin. There’s room for a DSLR camera and extra lenses, and there’s a laptop compartment that holds 15-inch models.
Price: $225.96 (10 percent off MSRP)
17. Diesel Men’s DZ7263 Little Daddy Series Analog Display Analog Quartz Grey Watch
A watch is a great birthday, holiday, or anniversary gift. They’re a particularly nice gift for a milestone birthday, such as turning 30. This gunmetal watch from Diesel has a great look, and it works well with both casual and dress apparel. It’s water-resistant as well, making it ideal for men who live in rainy climates.
Price: $229.97 (29 percent off MSRP)
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18. Kenneth Cole New York Men’s Double Header LE Fashion Sneaker
Who says you can’t wear sneakers with a suit and tie? These fashionable hi-tops from Kenneth Cole New York are perfect for a man who likes to blend casual fashion with office wear. These shoes look great with dark denim or tailored pants.
Price: $121.73 – $160, depending on color and size selected
19. Risk: Game of Thrones Board Game
For the man who is obsessed with Game of Thrones, there’s this cool version of Risk. The Game of Thrones edition of Risk features maps of Westeros and Essos. There are over 600 game pieces, allowing you to play as one of many noble Houses. There are three different game modes to keep things fresh. You can play this game with as few as two players, or as many as seven people.
Price: $67.74 (10 percent off MSRP)
20. NBA Pint Glass Set With Basketball Base
Here’s a great gift for an NBA fan. Multiple teams are available, so you can pick the team that he likes best. Each glass has a metal team logo on the side, and the bottom of the glass looks like a basketball. If he loves to drink beer while watching the game, this gift is a no-brainer.
Price: $40.99 for two glasses
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