Christmas is coming and if you're like me, gift ideas for everyone become a struggle. Whether it is something sentimental for the Grandparents, comical for a friend or super romantic for your partner, Christmas often stumps us finding the perfect gifts.
At JavaHub we have taken this yearly conundrum and put together a handful of gift ideas for your fellow coffee lover this year. 'The Three Wise Blends' the gift of coffee from around the world, 'The Stocking Filler' Our great coffee starter kit and 'The Mistletoe Collection' the premium coffee lovers gift.
Our collections are great for everyone including those new to coffee, exploring great tastes and their favourite brewing method or the connoisseur who knows what they like and where to get it.
Before I head to the shops or go online, I prefer to have an idea of what I'm looking for. So with that in mind, here is our countdown of the Top 10 Coffee Related Christmas Gift Ideas, to beat the queues this year;
Anyone who loves a coffee needs a vessel to drink from. Whether that person enjoys an Americano on the go or to snuggle down with a latte at home, there is no reason the most ideal present wouldn't be a great cup to enjoy it from. We have a great selection priced from as little as £5 including travel mugs from Bodum and Rivers available if your special someone prefers their coffee on the move. Alternatively for the stylish coffee drinker, maybe a gift of Loveramics Tulip Latte Cups or Kinto Mugs is the way forward.. Whatever the choice, we couldn't leave them off the list and so they rank in at number 10.
9: Stove Top
Pezzetti are one of the dominant players in the Stove Top market. Also known as a Moka Pot, this form of coffee brewing has been around for decades. Creating great tasting espresso the traditional way gives different characteristics to your usual coffee brew, with many variations to choose from compatible with induction hobs and catering for larger size. Brilliantly priced from just £13 there is plenty of choice with this stocking filler.
8: The Three Wise Blends
The perfect Christmas gift for any coffee lover surely has to be coffee itself? Our amazing trio combines the taste of Colombian, African and Brazilian coffee for just £20. Available in wholebean, cafetiere or espresso ground, these single origin coffees come together to make even a novice coffee drinker, a wise connoisseur.
7: Chemex and the Ottomatic
The Chemex is a sleek and stylish filter brewer that is a must have in any coffee lovers home. The hourglass shape allows for all round viewing as it brews perfectly pure coffee which can be stored and reheated. Available in a variety of sizes from 3 to 10 cup, this is a great gift for those who enjoy a filtered coffee. For those dedicated home baristas who love a gadget, the easy to use coffee maker Chemex Ottomatic, allows the brewer to control key brewing variables including pre-infusion and contact time of water to coffee with its reasonable price tag of £420.
If you're looking for a gift for an adventurer that provides a rich and smooth cup of coffee without acidity or bitterness. The Aeropress brews one to three delicious cups of espresso style coffee, as well as lightweight and compact enough to be a perfect companion when travelling. Take your coffee on the adventure from £25.
5: The Stocking Filler
Fill their stocking with an incredible coffee starter kit for as little as £35 this Christmas. The halfway treat is a perfect stocking filler sized gift set, a great way to show you care by providing their morning fix, the traditional way. Including one of our 3 wise blends to bring a wonderful aroma from around the world, while using Pezzetti's high quality Moka Pots to craft traditional Italian espresso. Then take your freshly brewed coffee on the move with Bodum's 350ml Vacuum travel mug featuring a high-quality stainless steel body and double wall that keeps coffee and tea hotter for longer.
This Burr grinder is a recent addition that packs a punch in the coffee industry. Ranking top in the consumer reports big grinder review, above the likes of Encore, this is an expert grinder for an entry level price. If you want to help your loved one reach the level of coffee connoisseur at home, start them out with Bodum. It's easy to use functions and accurate grind quality allows for experimentation with different brew methods. Add this to your basket for just £20.
It's getting serious now.. we have entered the top 3! So let's kick it off with the smell of freshly brewed coffee in the morning. The Bodum Programable coffee maker allows you to set the timer for up to 24 hours in advance. When the time is right, brewing will begin automatically into the glass carafe, but there's no need to rush, as the stain-resistant heating plate will keep your coffee warm for up to 30 minutes. You can literally set your alarm and pour the perfect cup each morning. This easy to clean and maintain machine comes in handy at £95 and gives a pleasant experience pouring your coffee, morning, day or night.
2: The Mistletoe Collection
Just missing the top spot, our Mistletoe collection boasts a stylish set of gifts and great value for money at just £75. Treat someone special to this Rose Gold spectacle which features one of our 3 wise blends, premium single origin coffee from around the world. Bodum Eileen (8 cup) Coffee maker, Dripper cage, Tall spoon, Le 'xpress milk frother and a set of 2 Bodum Pavina double walled glasses. This gift provides everything you need to brew everyone's perfect 'cup of Joe' Christmas morning.
Our number one spot is occupied by the brilliant Moccamaster KBG Select. Certified for 10 and 6 cup brewing, thanks to the new select switch, it’s possible to easily switch between a full or half jug. With its hot plate, engineered to keep the coffee hot and ensures an even taste for each cup. Handmade in the Netherlands by Technivorm, quality coffee makers that have been specialising since 1968. Well priced at just £185, this is a machine made in heaven for those who want a perfect filter black any time of day.
So there you have it, our top 10 exciting coffee gifts for friends, family and everyone in between. Explore our exciting range of brewing methods and give them the perfect cup this Christmas.
From all of us at JavaHub
Merry Christmas x