ISSUE 41  |  Oktoberfest

5 Favorites: Gifts for the Brew Enthusiast

October 09, 2012 3:30 PM

BY Alexa Hotz

For the beer lover in your life: five essentials for the last-minute Oktoberfest celebration.

Above: Beer Lover Floursack Tea Towels are made by Philadelphia-based architect Sara Selepouchin, whose has translated her mechanical drawing skills into screen-print sketches. The towels are $24 for a set of two from her shop on Etsy and are also available at Uncommon Goods.

Above: Schoolhouse Electric's Wall Mount Bottle Opener is made from solid brass; $8.

Above: Crate & Barrel's beer glasses range from Blonde Beer Glasses ($2.95 each) to Larger Beer Glasses ($29.95 for a set of two) to Stemmed Pilsner Glasses ($29.95 for a set of two).

Above: The Beer Cup by Nousaku is made from a metal casting of pure tin. Nousaku products have been made for more than four hundred years, starting with their use at Buddhist alter circles. The beer cup is handmade in Japan and is available for $90 AUD from Mr. Kitly in Australia.

Above: The laser-cut steel Knucklehead Bottle Opener gives you "leverage over your beverage," according to Quartertwenty designer Matthew Bietz; $28 at his Etsy shop.