It’s that time of year again. The holidays are closing in on us and it’s time to think about what to get your brother, dad, cousin, or that special man in your life. We’ve compiled a list to make the daunting task of finding the perfect present that much easier for you. Here you will find something for every guy. From the outdoor adventurer, to the style guru, to the couch bum on his X-Box all day.
Gifts Under $50:
Anker 2nd Gen Astro External Battery
The perfect stocking stuffer for the person who has it all. The portable accessory company has a long line of external batteries that can charge anything as long as that device uses a USB charging cord. For example, the E5 16,000mAh LG battery can charge an iPhone 5s over 7 times. Designed with a rugged shell to absorb minor drops, an LED flashlight, and the PowerIQ device-detection technology to deliver its fastest possible charge at 3 amps. Save 50 dollars by ordering on Amazon for 40 dollars.
Made from one piece of leather and folded twice, the Pinnacles Wallet has a quick draw slot for your most used cards, and another for cash and the lesser used cards. Coming in three color ways you can cop it here ($40). Want more wallets to choose from? Check out or buyers guide.
The Dangerous Book for Boys
Although the title contains the word “boys” that does not mean this book’s audience is limited to children. The Dangerous Book for Boys is meant to go on your coffee table. The lessons are written to remind or even reteach the reader of what they were exposed to in their childhood. From making the perfect airplane, fishing, American history, and many more this book has it all. In this electronic age that we live in the writer of this book did a great job capturing parts of the All-American childhood. Buy yours on Amazon for under 8 dollars.
Joby Gorillapod Magnetic
Have you or a loved one ever been left out of a priceless photo because someone had to stand behind the camera? Even if you or your loved one hasn’t experienced this dilemma, why risk the chance of it happening in the future? The gorillapod magnetic by Joby is the redesign of their original bendable tripod. Now with the ability to attach the gorillapod to any magnetic surface, this product is a great gift for any camera user. Lock in your camera, adjust the legs, set the timer, and say cheese… it is that easy. Additional mounts are available for smartphones and GoPros. Lock in your order today at Joby’s website.
Victorinox Classic SD
Seven tools came together and thus a legend was born. The Victorinox Swiss Army Classic SD is one of the most iconic pocket knives of all time. This multitool is just the right size, it is small enough to fit into a pocket or purse, but with its built in keyring it can be attached to a key fob. Since the creation of this device many different colors and patterns have been released. Starting at 20 dollars, the Victorinox Classic is a perfect gift for under 50 dollars. Order yours today at their website.
Beer Making Kit by Brooklyn Brew Shop
Who doesn’t like beer? Choose from a variety of different types to brew yourself, Brooklyn Brew Shop makes it easy to create your own beer with all ingredients, parts and instruction included in the kit. Every beer advocate will get behind this kit as the results you get are just as good as the breweries. Find out more on how to make your own small batch beer at the Brooklyn Brew Shop for only $40.
Everyone likes a good pair of socks, and nobody makes them quiet like the guys over at Stance. Check out their huge collection that’s sure to hit the spot for any guy with style and comfort in mind. Check out more at their website.
This is for the guy who’s still a kid at heart, who’s kidding? This is for every guy. Turn pheasants into flies and shotgun shells into salt and get rid of the pesky insects the fun way. This pump and shoot salt gun can be found at their website for $45.
LifeStraw Go Water Bottle
It’s always hard to find clean water or at least a hassle to clean it out in the wilderness. Not anymore. LifeStraw® Go ($35) incorporates the award-winning LifeStraw® technology into a durable water bottle. Simply scoop water from a river or pond, screw the lid on, and sip clean water. It is good for up to 1,000 liters of water, and it removes 99.9999% of bacteria and nearly all waterborne parasites.
Chemex Coffee Maker
The Scientist who created the chemex had one thing in mind, to create the cleanest and best cup of coffee out there, and by all means this pour over coffee maker has done exactly that. Owning a Chemex for about six 6 month now, I can 100% say that this was one of the best gifts I have ever received because I use it close to everyday. With a little patience and close attention, this beautiful coffee maker is a great addition (or start) for your coffee arsenal.
Bourbon County Brand Stout
If you know craft beer, then you know Goose Island Brewing Company, and this year may be there best year with the Bourbon County release. This Stout is an extremely hot item for any beer lover and Goose island releases it on Black Friday. With a BeerAdvocate rating of 100 (unheard of), this beer is sure to put a smile on the beer lovers face. With notes of chocolate, vanilla, caramel, charred oak, and of course a little bit of bourbon, you will fall in love with this beer.