The 20 best coffee gifts to buy in 2022

Whether you prefer your coffee dark and roasty, rich and creamy, or floral and herbal, there’s the perfect coffee maker, gadget or tool to please any palate. So give the coffee lover in your life a coffee gift that keeps on giving, whether it’s a coffee subscription box, a tried-and-true milk frother, or even an expert-approved espresso machine.

In this roundup, we’ve included a curated selection of coffee gifts, gadgets, editor’s favorite mugs, and coffee subscriptions that are guaranteed to impress the coffee lover in your life. From Oxo to Le Creuset, Blue Bottle to Fellow and De’Longhi to Nespresso, these are the best gifts for coffee lovers.


Our top picks

uKeg Nitro Cold Brew Coffee Maker

By Amazon

Also available at Growler Werks.

If you want to impress someone, the uKeg Nitro Cold Brew Coffee Maker is a great gift for caffeine lovers who love nitrogen-infused cold brew, says coffee expert Osama Shabayik. This machine allows users to expertly brew a batch of cold brew at home, then insert a nitrogen cartridge to recreate the perfectly frothy texture you know and love.

Ember Smart cup 2

By Amazon

Also available Best Buy: and Target.

If you know someone who takes so long to finish a cup of coffee that the last sip is lukewarm or even cold, then you will change their life thanks to the technological Ember Smart Mug 2. warm, allowing you to set and maintain your preferred temperature via your smartphone. The charging stand provides an hour and a half of battery life, and the cup is hand-washable (and can be submerged up to a meter deep).

Cuisinart Perfectemp Coffee Maker

By Amazon

Also available at Williams Sonoma.

Innovative gadgets and conveniences aside, sometimes the best gift is also the simplest. After all, when was the last time a friend or family member replaced their decades-old coffee maker? If you think they need a change, consider giving them a Cuisinart Perfectemp coffee maker. It effortlessly brews coffee without compromising its speed. Capable of brewing up to 14 cups, this machine gives users control over the strength of the brew, allowing them to choose between regular and bold flavors. It also has an adjustable temperature feature, so every cup is just the way you like it.

De’Longhi espresso maker

By Amazon

Also available at Williams Sonoma.

The De’Longhi Espresso Maker can turn any kitchen into a full coffee bar. Our editors’ favorite, this machine can brew espresso pods and ground beans. The rapid cappuccino system keeps the temperature regulated and can quickly brew several cups in quick succession.

Fellow Carter Everywhere Travel Mug

By Amazon

Also available at Nordstrom and companion.

Treat the person who is always on the go to the Fellow Carter Everywhere Travel Bog. Designed with coffee drinkers in mind, the Fellow makes every aspect of making, carrying and drinking coffee enjoyable, even when you’re sitting in wall-to-wall traffic. The drinking experience is similar to drinking out of a regular coffee cup. The cap is screw on and there is no plastic cutout for your mouth. And get this. You can even pour the cup directly into the wide mouth of the cup.

Chemex Pour-Over Glass Coffeemaker

By Amazon

Also available at Williams Sonoma.

Update your coffee arrangement with this pour-over-glass coffee maker. Designed to ‘make the perfect cup of coffee’, this elegantly designed device is made from high-quality, non-porous glass to resist odors and keep your coffee as clean as possible. The innovative pour-over design allows coffee to be covered and stored in the refrigerator for reheating without losing flavor.

Oxo Cold Brew Coffee Maker

By Amazon

Also available at Williams Sonoma and Home Depot.

For a friend who orders at least one iced coffee per day, the Oxo Cold Brew Coffee Maker, rated by our test experts as the best cold brew coffee maker on the market, is a gift worth giving. Featuring a rain spout for smooth, consistent brewing, a carafe top that doubles as a measuring cup, and a sleek, tabletop design, this affordable device can turn anyone into a skilled barista in no time.

Le Creuset coffee mug

By Amazon

Also available The Crucible: and Williams Sonoma.

The best-selling Le Creuset mug is perfect for coffee-obsessed friends or family who have recently moved or are renovating their dinnerware. With a 14-ounce capacity, chip-, scratch-, and stain-resistant material and an easy-to-clean glossy finish, this mug is best as a set, so we suggest buying several in the same color or different. shades.

OXO Brew Conical Burr Grinder

By Amazon

Also available at Williams Sonoma and Target.

Help someone in your life improve their coffee making skills with the OXO Brew Conical Burr Coffee Grinder. This coffee grinder offers unmatched power and precision at a modest price, making it a top-rated choice by our testing experts. It features a user-friendly interface, such as a one-touch timer that remembers the last setting you used and a UV-blocking runner that detaches from the grinder for easy cleaning.

Espro French Press

By Amazon

For a friend who hasn’t tried French press coffee, treat them to an Espro. This device promises to transform your daily coffee routine into a memorable brewing experience. While that may sound like a tall order, this French press comes close. It makes coffee brewing seamless. mix coffee and hot water, wait four minutes, then press. A patented double microfilter keeps your mug free of mud and sludge, while double-sided insulated stainless steel keeps brews hot for hours.

AeroPress original coffee maker

By Amazon

Also available at Walmart and REI.

Ready to brew one of the best cups of coffee in under a minute? That’s what you get with the Silicon Valley-designed AeroPress. From espresso to American style, this fast and seamless coffee maker makes brewing java a breeze. “By far the best bang for your buck when it comes to home brewing,” says coffee veteran Noah Yashinsky, who has worked with Intelligentsia and Blue Bottle. “I’ve used it at home, in hotel rooms, traveling in Europe and camping, using boiling water in a pot over an open fire. At less than 99% of drink gadgets, it’s hard to argue not to buy.”

Selected coffee subscription

Trade provision

Experiment with different brews, methods and flavors by gifting someone a coffee subscription. Since there are hundreds of options, we’ve narrowed your choices down to a few of our favorites, including Trade, Atlas Coffee Club, Oakland Coffee, Bean Box, Copper Cow Coffee, and Nguyen. Each specializes in developing monthly coffee-filled subscription boxes featuring beans from around the world.

Nespresso Essenza Mini

By Amazon

Also available at Williams Sonoma and Target.

Anyone who appreciates a rich shot of espresso needs a Nespresso maker at home. As a gift, the Essenza Mini is an ideal choice; it’s compact, reliable and not as expensive as other Nespresso machines, but it still offers the same great taste and experience you’ve come to expect from the brand.

The Breville Milk Cafe

By Amazon

Also available at Williams Sonoma.

For latte and cappuccino lovers, Breville Milk Cafe is a must. This device makes frothing milk easier than ever. “This tabletop milk steamer intrigued me, and I’m an avid coffee lover with 13 years in the business,” says Yashinsky. “The texture is almost perfect and you can choose between a latte or a cappuccino attachment depending on your preferred level of foam. Not only can you set the exact temperature you want, but there’s also a cold foam setting.”

Blue Bottle Coffee Acaia Pearl Scale

By Blue Bottle Coffee

Also available in Prima.

One of the best gifts for those looking to up their coffee game is a scale, say Miami chefs Alex Meyer and Luciana Jangrandi of Michelin-starred Boia De. Equal parts functional and sleek, the Blue Bottle Coffee Acaia Pearl Scale monitors weight and time when brewing coffee. Additionally, Bluetooth connectivity allows users to sync the timer with their smartphone. “Whether you’re making espresso, pour over, moka pot, AeroPress or French press, a scale will improve your consistency and quality.”

Tom Dixon Brew Stove Top Set

By Tom Dixon

Similar options are also available in Ssense.

If you’re looking to add luxury to the coffee lover who enjoys stylish kitchenware, the Tom Dixon Brew Stove Top Set evokes a luxurious, hotel-like brewing experience. With an Art Deco-inspired, high-gloss copper exterior, this set (which includes an espresso maker and four matching cups) doubles as a work of art, looking stylish on the stove or counter as it brews your favorite java.

Coffee Gator:

By Amazon

Also available at Walmart and Target.

No coffee drinker should ever try stale coffee. But if you grind your beans at the same place you buy them, it’s almost inevitable. That’s where Coffee Gator comes in. This handy canister keeps coffee fresh for weeks, equipped with valves to release carbon dioxide from the exhaust (which can dull the flavor over time). You are about to change a coffee lover’s life right here.

Cometeer Coffee Box

By Cometeer

Coffee lovers may roll their eyes at the thought of instant coffee. But the Cometeer Coffee Box will almost certainly prove them wrong. Using liquid nitrogen to chill the coffee at minus 321 degrees Fahrenheit, these flavor pods, a collaboration between popular coffee roasters including Counter Culture Coffee and Joe Coffee, retain as much flavor as you’d expect from any from the cup. coffee, instant or not? The best part is that it takes all the effort to cook your favorite cup. Add the frozen bag to your glass with 6 to 8 ounces of water (either hot or cold) and stir. The coffee is made without preservatives, but still has an 18-month refrigerated shelf life.

Moss & Stone Electric Coffee Percolator

By Amazon

Also available at Home Depot.

True coffee lovers know that the percolator is one of the first coffee machines ever created. This coffee maker is perfect when you need a cup. Compact and easy to use, Moss & Stone makes a great gift for anyone short on time or kitchen space, or both. Add water, then coffee grounds, then start cooking.

Mr. Coffee Iced Coffee Maker

By Amazon

Also available at Target and Walmart.

Another useful coffee gift for the person who spends too much at coffee shops is the Mr. The Coffee Iced Coffee Maker turns water and coffee grounds into the same great tasting iced coffee you know and love from your coffee shop. And if you’re pressed for time, rest easy knowing that all you have to do is add water to the base of the coffee maker, use the scoop to measure and add your base, add ice to the cup, and press Start. Seriously. It’s so easy, you’ll have no excuse to spend $7 on an iced coffee every day.

Our expertise

Clarissa Buch Zilberman is an acclaimed food writer with nearly a decade of experience. He has written for Food & Wine, Bon Appetit, Travel & Leisure, and more. For this article, he polled more than a dozen baristas and experts, researched popular coffee gifts, and tapped into the advice of our test experts.