Coffee is an amazing drink that has been around for centuries. It provides people with a boost of energy, and it tastes great too!

If you are looking for gifts to give to coffee lovers who are new to the world of java, then this article is perfect for you.

I have compiled a list of 19 gifts that will provide them with everything they need to enjoy their morning cup or afternoon pick-me-up even more!

How do you pick the right gift for a coffee beginner?

When you are shopping for gifts for coffee beginners, it is important to think about their tastes.

Is your loved one someone who prefers different flavors? If so, make sure to buy them some flavored syrup!

Do they prefer lattes over brewed coffee? Get them a latte art set to make their drink even more special.

Think about what they already like and give gifts based on that!

But don’t worry if you don’t have any inspiration; let’s go over the list of 19 amazing gifts for coffee beginners now!

The 19 best gifts for coffee beginners

With each gift, I will also include a brief description of what it is and why I think you should buy it.

And don’t worry, these are all gifts that fit the gifting season budget! (No espresso machines here, haha)

So let’s get started:

1. A coffee subscription box

These subscription boxes are filled with incredible flavors from different places. Plus, you can fill them with gifts that every coffee beginner will enjoy, like mugs and other useful items too!

There is a subscription box for everybody; you can choose the one that fits your loved ones best when you purchase it online.

I think this gift is perfect because it’s easy to order, plus most boxes come with free shipping too, which saves money in the long run.

2. A spicy coffee candle

This candle smells great while burning, and I love this gift for anyone who spends their days at work in an office setting.

It’s small enough to fit on any desk without being too obtrusive, plus people will definitely notice how nice it smells after a few hours have passed.

Scented Soy Candle Infused with Kona Coffee
  • Made in the USA: All of our candles are made in small batches to ensure that every candle is perfect. We hand pour each and every candle with 100% soy wax infused with premium fragrance oils, free from any harmful chemicals or additives.

3. A coffee cookbook

This cookbook is filled with recipes based on different types of coffee drinks and how to make them at home!

I think that any coffee beginner would love having their very own cookbook for all things related to java.

Plus, they will have access to countless delicious drink ideas too!

The Coffee Book
  • The essential coffee brewing equipment to help you extract and brew all kinds of coffee with confidence.
  • Over 100 recipes to suit every taste including dairy-free alternatives to milk

4. A cold brew maker

If your loved one prefers cold beverages over hot ones, this coffee maker is perfect! It makes it easy to make cold brew coffee, which is great if they are always on the go.

Even though this gift may seem like a small thing, at first sight, you will soon realize how useful it really is! It’s the perfect gift for a perfect summer!

I own this cold brew coffee maker as well, and if you’d like to read my thoughts on it, you can find more information here.

Hario Cold Brew Pot
  • Japanese Design: A simple, elegant, practical solution to an everyday countertop essential. Glass pot designed and made in Japan. Available in 3 sizes

5. A mug warmer

This simple gift costs less than $30, but it can make a world of difference to your loved one!

The mug warmer is placed under the cup and then plugged into an outlet. It will stay warm for hours so that their coffee stays hot longer. No more cold drinks after only half an hour later!

I think this gift really shows how much you care about someone because they are worth spending money on gifts like these which have real benefits in everyday life too.

Plus, it’s small enough to fit inside any kitchen cabinet or drawer without being obtrusive either, so even if space is limited, there should be room somewhere around the house!

Coffee Mug Warmer
  • 3-Temperature Settings: Our electric mug warmer can slow down the cooling speed of hot beverage; You can choose the temperature by touching the “Tempering Button” keeps the liquid temperature to 104℉/40℃ or 131℉/55℃ or 149℉/65℃.

6. A coffee guide

This gift is perfect for anyone who loves coffee but wants to learn more about different types of beans and flavors too!

The book includes a breakdown of the different varieties of coffee beans and their origins, which is perfect for a coffee beginner!

World Atlas Of Coffee
  • The World Atlas of Coffee takes readers on a global tour of coffee-growing countries, presenting the bean in full-color photographs and concise, informative text. It covers where coffee is grown, the people who grow it and the cultures in which it is a way of life. It also covers the world of consumption -- processing, grades, the consumer and the modern culture of coffee.

7. A funny coffee mug

This gift is perfect if your loved one needs a new coffee mug and they love animals too!

This cute little guy will keep their drink warm for hours, making it perfect when they want to curl up with a good book or watch some TV after work each day.

It’s a cute way to start the day, making it the perfect gift for anyone that loves sloths or animals in general.

Funny Sloth Coffee Mug
  • Long-Lasting, Reusable Quality – Whether you use it as a large coffee mug at work or tabletop novelty candy bowl, you can use it year after year with gentle hand washing between uses.

8. An automatic coffee maker

This gift is perfect if your loved one drinks coffee almost every day and they want a new machine that can keep up with their busy schedule too.

This automatic drip maker will make up to 14 cups in just a few minutes, which means there won’t be any waiting around when you need caffeine now; plus, it looks great on any countertop or office desk too.

You can also program the coffee maker in advance (up to 24 hours), meaning your loved one can wake up with a freshly brewed cup of joe ready to go!

Automatic Coffee Maker
  • Brew strength control allows you to select regular or bold coffee flavor
  • Adjustable keep warm temperature control

9. A coffee grinder

This gift is perfect for the coffee lover in your life who wants to grind their own beans at home too.

This grinder will help them grind up whole coffee beans that they can use with any type of brewer, with each coffee brewer having a different flavor.

I love this coffee grinder and have been using it for almost two years now. It’s held up really well, which is why it’s the perfect gift for coffee lovers wanting to make coffee for a long time to come.

Hario Manual Coffee Grinder
  • The Mini-Slim Plus: A great grinder for both beginners and pros! Its slim, compact design makes for a great grinder for home and travel. Ceramic mill is easily adjusted for right grind coarseness providing a consistent grind for perfect fresh coffee

10. A pour over coffee maker

This gift is perfect if your loved one wants a great cup of coffee fast when they don’t want to use their automatic drip machine at home or just need something quick during the morning rush too!

These single-serve pour over brewers are fun and simple for anyone who loves making fresh java with no hassle; plus, it has this amazing café-like style that looks awesome!

Chemex Glass Coffeemaker
  • Chemex - simple, easy to use with timeless, elegant design
  • Use Chemex bonded filters FP-1, FC-100, FS-100, FSU-100

11. A stylish coffee mug set

This gift is perfect if your loved one loves drinking their coffee from a unique mug too.

These ceramic mugs come in all different colors so that you can find the right style for anyone on your list this year!

The coffee mugs have a cork bottom, meaning they won’t have to find a coaster before setting down their mug. It also has a plash-proof lid, making it the perfect mug for traveling from and to the office!

Coffee Mug Set
  • 15 oz Coffee Mug Set: 2 Pcs reusable 15 ounces large coffee mug set perfect for coffee, tea, water, and so on in diversification use; it's a great gift for parents, couples, friends, lovers, anniversary, wedding

12. A coffee tumbler holder

This gift is perfect if your loved one loves their coffee on the go too.

This cup holder will help them drink without spilling or worrying about dropping their drink because it’s attached to a stainless steel carabiner that they can clip onto just about anything!

It’s also perfect for on-the-go traveling, especially when hiking, so they can enjoy a cup of coffee when doing so.

Tumbler Carrier Holder Pouch
  • The suitcase is lightweight and easy to clean. The protective case can be easily fixed to a backpack, suitable for adjustable, retractable shoulder straps of all ages.
  • Washable and durable design. It is perfect for outdoor activities, such as walking, biking, hiking, picnic, camping, boating and international travels.

13. A notebook to write down coffee ideas

This gift is perfect for the creative person in your life who loves their daily cup of joe and wants to add a little fun into it too!

This notebook will help them write down all of their favorite recipes that they can try out with fresh beans at home or even while they’re on vacation, so there’s no limit to what tastes you’ll be able to enjoy when creating something new.

It comes in this amazing coffee-like color, making it the perfect gift, in my opinion!

Travel Journal Notebook
  • Excellent quality PU leather looks antique and rustic, soft, smooth, but no smells. The classic design style of this notebook never goes out of fashion, which makes it used for a long time.

14. An on-the-go coffee sleeve

This gift is perfect for the person in your life who loves their coffee but needs to stay safe while they sip.

This sleeve will help them drink without worrying about burning themselves with hot java; plus, it comes with a removable strap to make it easy to travel with.

It comes in all different colors, so you can pick a great color that that is perfect for your loved ones.

Portable Cup Carrier
  • Coffee sleeve with removable sleeve straps that can be a travel coffee carrier or reusable sleeves for cups. A perfect accessory for your favorite coffee carry cup.

15. A coffee tasting set

This gift is perfect for the person in your life who loves drinking a variety of coffee beans. This tasting set will help them taste all different types and learn how to describe what they like too!

I recommend sticking with whole beans if the person you’re giving the coffee beans to already has a coffee grinder at home. Otherwise, you can also order the ground version, so they can start brewing coffee right away!

Specialty Coffee Gift Basket
  • Experience a wide variety of single origin coffees and artfully-crafted blends. Every Bean Box gift basket includes nearly a half pound of freshly-roasted whole bean coffee, tasting notes, roaster profiles, brewing tips, and an artisan treat.

16. A coffee cocktail recipe book

This gift is perfect for the person in your life who loves coffee and cocktails too.

This book will help them create new drinks that they can share with friends or just drink by themselves when relaxing at home after a long day too!

The Art & Craft of Coffee Cocktails
  • More than 80 coffee recipes. Covering all styles of cocktails from stirred and shaken through to blended and blazed. Learn how to perfect simple classics such as Espresso Martini and Irish coffee.

17. A coffee roaster

This gift is perfect for the person in your life who loves getting creative with their coffee. This roaster will help them roast fresh beans at home so they can try new tastes too!

They can control a lot of elements with this coffee roaster, so they can roast light, medium, and dark. It’s the perfect gift for people who love to try new things at home!

Coffee Roaster
  • Roast 4oz/ 120 Grams
  • 9 Levels of Heat and Fan Settings

18. A French press

This is a perfect gift for the coffee beginner who loves a robust cup of coffee. Does the person that you’re gifting love to drink their coffee without any add-ins?

Then this French press is the perfect gift along with a coffee grinder; you’ll set them up with a gift that they will use with love for a long time to come.

Bialetti French Press
  • Produces 8 cups of rich, authentic coffee
  • Made of high quality 18/10 stainless steel and heat-resistant borosilicate glass

19. An AeroPress

The AeroPress is the perfect gift for people who are just starting out with coffee-making and love a versatile coffee maker.

With an AeroPress, they can make espresso-like coffee and a regular big cup of coffee. It’s a great gift, as it comes with everything they need to get started.

Get them a bag of ground coffee beans (or whole beans + a coffee grinder), and they’ll be making delicious coffee in no time!

AeroPress Coffee and Espresso Maker
  • Popular with coffee enthusiasts worldwide, the patented AeroPress is a new kind of coffee press that uses a rapid, total immersion brewing process to make smooth, delicious, full flavored coffee without bitterness and with low acidity.


I hope you enjoyed this article on gifts for coffee beginners!

If you’re still second-guessing, then I suggest checking out a coffee subscription.

This gift is perfect because it’s a great way to help someone get into the world of coffee without having to spend too much money at once all at once or risk picking something they won’t enjoy as well.

This subscription will send fresh beans every month until your loved one decides they’ve had enough or want to try something new too.

The best gifts are original gifts that show how much thought went into picking out just the right item.

Good luck with finding the right gift!

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