Gift-giving can be the worst. Finding a gift for the hardworking, rugged guys in your life—friend, husband, dad, brother—can be a guessing game. This time around, we’ve got you covered. We’ve put together a list of our favorite gifts of 2016, all in one place to make your gift hunt a breeze.
For a day on the jobsite, nothing works and wears better than a Carhartt. Period. The Work Wear Pocket T-Shirt’s cotton fiber design makes these shirts as comfortable as they are durable. It’s tagless neck, side-seamed construction, and chest pocket combo make this shirt an easy wear and great gift choice.
Two words my friends: Date night. These boxers from Duluth Trading are the no-sweat, no-stink, no-pinch answer to your whitie tighty problem, offering all of the comfort and support the boys deserve. They’re so comfortable; you just might forget you’re wearing them.
Channel your inner grill master with these barbecue gloves from Love this Kitchen. This glove is a must-have for the serious barbecue connoisseur who likes to manhandle their meat. The mitt’s silicone design is heat-resistant and includes grip cylinders on the palm to eliminate slipping and to add some extra insulation. The gloves go above and beyond, with 3” of more coverage than the average mitt to protect your forearms. If you don’t think it could get any better, get this: these puppies are dishwasher safe. I know, blew our minds too.
Get your caffeine fix with a subscription to the Black Rifle Coffee Club. For $25.00 month, you can have 2 boxes of Black Rifle’s Just Black—a smooth, dark roast coffee that doesn’t give a shit about the frills, foam, and froth of today’s hipster coffee brands—delivered right to your door . You can choose between whole bean, ground coffee or their signature coffee pods, called Coffee Rounds.
YETI doesn’t give a crap what you’re drinking, but they sure as heck keep it hot or cold for you. The YETI Rambler Tumblers stainless steel, double-wall vacuum insulation, and no sweat design will hold in the heat or trap the chill so your first sip is as enjoyable as your last. You get to choose between the 20oz or the 30oz—we promise they’re both badass.
No adventure should be without something to drink, and with this 40oz Thermal Bottle from AVEX you have no excuse to cut your shenanigans short. With a 360 degree pouring spout that seals air tight, you can pour coffee from any angle and throw it back in your bag once you’ve got your beverage in hand. The thermos’ stainless steel design and double-walled insulation will keep you drink hot up to 24 hours and cold up to 50 hours. You can even use the lid as a cup.
Be ready for a good time, anytime with this set from STANLEY. The compact 8oz flask is made of stainless steel and has an integrated lanyard so you never have to worry about loosing your lid. To keep it all together, the set of four, 2oz shot glasses come with their own stainless steel carrying case.
Durability and safety go toe to toe with these work boots from CAT. These full grain leather boots have a steel toe and slip resistant sole that offers electric hazard protection. There’s no need to trade in comfort for functionality here.
Sometimes you can’t carry your toolbox with you. That’s why we featured the next best thing. The Multi-Plier from Gerber includes all of the essentials: pliers, wire cutter, serrated knife, cross point screwdriver, three flat blade screwdrivers (small, medium, large), can opener, bottle opener, file, saw, and a pair of scissors. No matter where you are—the jobsite, out of the town, the backwoods—you’ll be ready for anything.
Every hardworking guy deserves a good, fresh cuppa Joe. Designed to work in the world’s harshest environments, the COFFEEBOXX™ brews coffee in under 90 seconds at the touch of a button. With an impact-resistant shell, a crush-proof core that can withstand a ¼ ton load, water-resistant and dust-resistant protection, rust-resistant hardware and construction, and a watertight system design that makes it spill proof, it’s safe to say that this single-cup brewer can go anywhere you dare to venture.