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Father’s Day is just a few short weeks away, which means now is the time to find the perfect gift to ensure it arrives on time. For the coffee enthusiast, this roundup includes tools to elevate dad’s at-home brewing game, ready-to-drink lattes for a burst of caffeine with no work required, and coffee-flavored chocolates and liqueur.
Stumptown Coffee Roasters Passport TrioCREDIT: STUMPTOWN COFFEE ROASTERS
Stumptown Coffee Roasters Passport Trio
Send dad’s taste buds on a (virtual) trip around the world with this whole bean gift box from the Portland, Oregon-based coffee roaster. The Passport Trio ($38) from Stumptown Coffee Roasters includes three 1/2-pound bags (including Costa Rica Montes De Oro, Indonesia Bies Penantan and Ethiopia Mordecofe) presented in a gift box. Plus, they’re offering free standard shipping on US orders.
Buttermilk Kitchen Biscuits & Coffee KitCREDIT: BUTTERMILK KITCHEN
Buttermilk Kitchen Biscuits & Coffee Kit
Treat dad to fresh-baked biscuits, homemade jellies and locally roasted coffee via this bake-it-yourself kit from an Atlanta, Georgia-based breakfast and lunch restaurant. The Biscuits & Coffee Kit ($43) includes a package of OG Buttermilk biscuit dry mix (just add buttermilk and butter), an 8-ounce jar of blueberry basil jam, an 8-ounce jar of pepper jelly and a 12-ounce bag of whole bean Buttermilk Blend coffee. The coffee comes from Zero Mile Roasters, an Atlanta-based company that air-roasts sustainable green coffee beans to order.
Mr Black Cold Brew Coffee LiqueurCREDIT: MR BLACK
Mr Black Cold Brew Coffee Liqueur
This bittersweet blend of cold brewed arabica coffee and Australian wheat vodka is packed with coffee flavor, boasting half the sugar and 10 times the amount of coffee compared to traditional liqueurs. Mr Black Cold Brew Coffee Liqueur ($40) is made in 300 bottle batches with specialty grade coffee that’s hand-picked and ethically cultivated. Tasting notes include fresh coffee, caramel and cacao. It can be enjoyed on its own, in a cocktail or poured over ice cream.
BALMUDA The KettleCREDIT: BALMUDA
BALMUDA The Kettle
This gorgeous kettle by a Japanese technology brand that recently launched in the US is the perfect tool for pour-overs, drip coffee and tea. The Kettle ($179) holds enough water for three standard cups of coffee (or two large mugs) and boasts an ergonomic, elegant design that pours smoothly and with precision. It’s available in black and white and sold on the company website and Amazon.
La Colombe Draft LattesCREDIT: LA COLOMBE COFFEE ROASTERS
La Colombe Draft Latte Subscription
Ensure your dad’s fridge is consistently stocked with cans of cold brew coffee featuring a layer of frothy, silky foam via a draft latte gift subscription ($108 for a 3-month subscription of 12 packs) from Philadelphia’s La Colombe. Prepaid 3, 6 and 12-month gift subscriptions are available for a number of products including draft lattes in various flavors (including classic, triple shot, vanilla and caramel), single-origin cold brew and whole coffee beans.
KINTO SCS-S04 Brewer Stand SetCREDIT: KINTO
KINTO SCS-S04 Brewer Stand Set
While their physical outpost at ROW DTLA is currently closed, you can still pick up KINTO’s aesthetic, yet functional, coffeeware on their website. The brewer stand set ($150) has sleek chemistry lab vibes and comes with a stainless steel stand, 20 cotton paper filters, a porcelain brewer and a server and holder (both made with heat-resistant glass). Simply adjust the height of the stand to fit dad’s favorite mug or server for the perfect pour-over coffee.
MistoBox SubscriptionCREDIT: MISTOBOX
For a gift that keeps on giving, consider setting dad up with a gift subscription to MistoBox ($20 per box with a minimum of two months). The company currently offers 605 coffees from 52 award-winning roasters and sends a 12-ounce bag of freshly roasted coffee each month based on the subscriber’s coffee preferences. Subscribers also have the option of using the brand’s Brew Queue to choose which coffees they receive.
Breville Bambino PlusCREDIT: BREVILLE
Breville Bambino Plus
Bring the coffeehouse experience home with the Bambino Plus ($500) which Wirecutter named the best espresso machine “for new and moderately skilled enthusiasts alike.” Key features include an automatic steam wand that delivers barista quality microfoam (a must for latte art), a 3-second heat up time and a digital temperature control which ensures optimal espresso extraction.
Compartés Donuts & Coffee Milk Chocolate BarCREDIT: COMPARTÉS CHOCOLATIER
Compartés Donuts & Coffee Milk Chocolate Bar
Whimsical chocolate bars from Los Angeles-based Compartés Chocolatier make a great standalone or complementary gift, and for coffee loving dads there are two coffee-infused bars. The Donuts & Coffee Milk Chocolate Bar ($9.95) is their best-selling milk chocolate bar and features donut bits from LA donut shops plus coffee grounds from LA coffee spots. The Coffee Crunch Extra Dark Chocolate Bar ($9.95) is a 75% dark chocolate bar with crunchy coffee bits.