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    Updated on Jan 2, 2019. Posted on Dec 10, 2018

    24 Food And Booze Subscription Boxes That Make Awesome Gifts

    Jerky subscriptions, vegan snacks, wine of the month clubs, booze-infused cookie subscriptions, and tons of other yummy goodies that'll give Santa a run for his money.

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    1. Jerky Snob is perfect for jerky lovers who want only the best of the best artisan jerky out there — yum.

    Cratejoy

    What you get: Choose from two bags, half a pound, or a pound of artisan jerky each month

    Promising review: "Alright, so my husband and I love jerky but, the real stuff. We didn't want processed, nasty gas station jerky, we wanted the 'craft' of jerky. We found it with Jerky Snob! The fact that they choose jerky from companies all over the country and send various flavor profiles is awesome. It makes you feel like you're giving back to your fellow jerky lovers, and there's a taste for everyone. Plus, it's not processed crap! Hooray for jerky!" —Gabriella

    Get it from Cratejoy for $15+ a month (three sizes).

    2. Bon Appetit Box comes with snacks made in France to hold them over until they make it back across the pond again.

    Bon Appetit Box

    What you get: Four or more delicious items made in France, like buttery flaky palmiers cookies and juicy green olive tapenade from Provence

    Get it from Bon Appetit Box for $35 a month.

    3. Loaded-Cookies lets them indulge in giant, boozy cookies every month. Doesn't get much better than that!

    Cratejoy

    What you get: Gourmet cookies infused with alcohol, with a new cookie of the month each month! Choose from mini sized cookies, coffee and infused cookies, or the original huge infused cookies.

    Get it from Cratejoy for $18+ a month (three varieties).

    4. Graze offers healthy, delish snacks to the luckiest gift recipient of all time IMO. They can even pick their favorites after the first month!

    Graze

    What you get: A box of eight snack varieties to start, and after you receive your first box you can give feedback and start stocking up on your favorite snacks!

    Promising review: "The snacks are tasty and I love that I don't have to think about portion control. Perfect for my lunches at work." —Jessica R

    Get it from Graze for $13.99 (your first box will be half-off at $6.99, and all other boxes are $13.99 after).

    5. Coffee and a Classic is a subscription box filled with book-themed beverages, snacks, and more for your favorite bookworm!

    Cratejoy

    What you get: a classic book, beverage, and other snacks and treats to relive (or experience for the first time) some of the greatest novels of all time! You can choose coffee, tea, or hot chocolate as your beverage, and your reading genre.

    Promising review: "I started this subscription months ago as a congratulations gift to my lovely daughter-in-law. It was such a hit that I have renewed the subscription twice now! Even I get excited and can't wait for her to send a picture of her items every month. Worth every penny." —donna

    Get it from Cratejoy for $28.99 a month.

    6. Winc brings at least four bottles of wine to their door so Xmas just keeps coming all year long.

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    What you get: At least four bottles of wine delivered to your door each month. You'll take a 10-minute quiz about your tastes, and then pick your red-to-white ratio. The wines are $13–$15 each, and if you order at least four, shipping is free.

    Read our full review of Winc.

    Get it from Winc starting at $13 per wine bottle.

    7. Hot Sauce of The Month Club will take their taste buds on a delish, spicy journey.

    Cratejoy

    What you get: A curation of the best hot sauces, including many sauces that have won awards at the major hot sauce festivals. Choose from one or three bottles a month, and choose from mild, classic, or extra hot heat level.

    Promising review: "I purchased this subscription as a Christmas gift for my boyfriend and it was a huge success! He has loved every sauce he’s gotten so far and looks forward to his monthly delivery." —Nancy

    Get it from Cratejoy for $13.99+ a month.

    8. Butcher Box curates and sources high-quality beef, chicken, or pork straight to their door so they don't have to squeeze in a drive to the *good* butcher shop a few towns over.

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    What you get: 8–11 lbs. of meat (enough for 20–28 meals); all your choice of 100% grass-fed beef, free-range organic chicken, and heritage-breed pork

    Get it from Butcher Box for $129 a month.

    9. American Cocktail Club shall bring the cocktail-making wizard lots of joy, with everything they need to get mixing!

    Cratejoy

    What you get: Choose from either everything but the booze box, or the everything box. Each box has four servings of the monthly cocktail curated by a mixologist, and are low in sugar (with all-natural juice blends).

    Promising review: "I love this box! It comes with everything I need to make the drinks (including alcohol so I can try new types without being worried I'll have to eventually finish it). These boxes also make great gifts — I just gave my most recent one to my dad for Father's Day because I forgot to get him a gift, and it happened to come in the mail. He was ecstatic! The alcohol included definitely makes this box worth it." —Maura

    Get it from Cratejoy for $34.99+ a month.

    10. Bokksu delivers artisan snacks and teas from all over Japan, with tasting guides and goodies world-travelers will swoon over.

    Cratejoy

    What you get: 10–14 delicious Japanese snacks and a tea pairing, or 20–25 snacks depending on the size you choose! Each box is curated around a fun cultural theme, and comes with a tasting guide. You'll get everything from Hokkaido white chocolate butter cookies to Kyoto hand ground matcha.

    Promising review: "Amazing. The box took less than the expected waiting time for me and it comes with the amazing traditional Japanese snacks. I am totally in love with the items, all are carefully curated and allow us to experience Japan through food." —Soraya

    Get it from Cratejoy for $25+ a month (two sizes).

    11. Louisville Vegan Jerky of The Month Club is guaranteed to make vegan in your life v v happy, because everyone deserves jerky!

    Cratejoy

    What you get: Three bags of vegan jerky, including one secret test flavor – yum.

    Promising review: "I have been ordering different flavors of Louisville Vegan Jerky for the last few months, and after discovering my local health food store couldn't carry it, I decided to splurge on a monthly box subscription. I just got my first box today, and, even though I had already ordered the limited edition pineapple sweet and sour, I was not disappointed. They are all delicious, and I had not tried the other two flavors before this; so that was exciting. I definitely plan to keep this coming. Even the box it comes in is great." —Tawnie

    Get it from Cratejoy for $19.99 a month.

    12. Food Stirs is an organic baking kit, so you can give the gift of making precious memories and delicious treats.

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    What you get: organic baking mixes, cutouts, sweet treats, activities, and detailed recipe/instructions so you can make monthly themed goodies that look just like the pictures

    Promising review: "Very nice! It looked just like the pictures when it was done, and it tastes really really good. I have Down syndrome clients and let them do the kit. It was very easy for them to accomplish what the picture showed, and they were ever so proud; so this kit is kid-friendly and good for people with special needs." —Rosie

    Get it from Foodstirs starting at $15.26 per kit (choose from 1-, 3-, 6-, or 12-month plans; gift plans also available 🎁).

    13. Simplicity Teas sends new organic teas each month for under $20!

    Cratejoy

    What you get: 3–4 new organic teas in each box (or two flavors a month in the mini size), plus a unique tea infuser in your first box; and brewing and tasting instructions.

    Promising review: "Simplicity Teas was the best gift. The teas are great, it’s very much worth the price. My wife looks forward to it every month. We got the medium package and it's great! We might upgrade to the deluxe package soon. Happy wife, happy life." —Cody

    Get it from Cratejoy for $9+ a month (three sizes).

    14. Monthly Cheesecake Club delivers a box of cheesecake to the most deserving angel in the world, no big deal at all.

    Gourmet Gift Baskets

    What you get: A nine-inch (16 slice) cheesecake the first week of every month, in that month’s designated flavor – some of the flavors include NY strawberry topped, triple chocolate, turtle, and key lime.

    Get it from Gourmet Gift Baskets for $116.99+ (3-, 6-, 9-, or 12-month prepaid).

    15. Double Cider helps satisfy cravings for anyone who yearns for hard ciders from all over the world.

    Cratejoy

    What you get: A box stocked with rare ciders from around the woooorld 🍎🌍.

    Get it from Cratejoy for $150 (one box every three months).

    16. Bar & Cocoa is a gourmet chocolate subscription that just may be best thing to happen to them all month.

    Cratejoy

    What you get: Enough artisanal chocolate to stop an army of anti-chocolate monsters, if such an army existed (four bars of chocolate per box), and info about the featured chocolate.

    Promising review: "Every single bar was delightful and delicious, with a hint of questions wondering how they crafted such an interesting taste! I love the variety of dark chocolates in this month's box, very satisfying. The presentation was also perfect. I love ChocoRush!" —Lindsey

    Get it from Cratejoy for $45+ a month.

    17. Hiker Crate offers healthy, high-protein snacks and freeze-dried meals the hiker in your life shall adore.

    Cratejoy

    What you get: 2–3 unique and premiere gear items to assist you during your hikes, and 3–6 healthy snacks (trail bars, trail mixes, jerky, dehydrated meals, etc.).

    Promising review: "I am getting back into hiking/backpacking, and this box has been a blessing for getting all the gear together. It also helps me find new snacks to take with me. All of the meals/snacks have been gluten-free, I was given a diagnosis of gluten intolerance two years ago, and it has been nice to be able eat everything in these boxes with no worries. It is worth the value. Plus, the head lamp in my recent box was just what I needed! I have been through a bunch of boxes and this is one of my favorites." —Kora

    Get it from Cratejoy for $35 a month.

    18. Piquant Post takes their cooking from boring and bland to flavorful and fun with spice packets and recipes.

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    What you get: A selection of handcrafted spice blends and curated recipes from a specific region or country each month. Each recipe has shopping lists, and step-by-step cooking instructions.

    Promising review: "Piquant has been awesome for my cooking. Since getting the first box, my gf and I have broken out of our usual trusty, but sometimes boring, meals, and tried cool new recipes. Also the recipes have been simple too!” —Diego

    Get it from Piquant for $9.99+ a month (choose from 12-month, 6-month, or month-to-month prepay options).

    19. He Wines, She Dines is here to bring monthly wine and other goodies that'll pair with your palate and your budget.

    Cratejoy

    What you get: Exclusive wine with an information card about the wine (choose from three sizes), and a featured item to pair perfectly with the month or season — from gourmet chocolate to luxurious candles.

    Promising review: "This box is amazing. I was sold based on the three bottles of wine but it also included a recipe book, a bonus steak recipe, wine glass markers, note cards on each wine, and a personal note from the seller! I loved this box so much. It's absolutely worth the price." —Ryan

    Get it from Cratejoy for $49+ (choose from monthly or bi-monthly subscription).

    20. Golden State Fruit Monthly Fruit and Cheese Club pairs perfectly with that wine and will please anyone with deliciously high standards.

    Amazon

    What you get: Fruit in the peak of the season, two pieces of cheese, fruit ripening instructions, and cheese tasting notes.

    Promising review: "This is the third time I have sent this, and the fruit and cheese that come are always so nice. It is a great gift that your recipients get to enjoy for months!" —Erica Vaughan

    Get it from Amazon for $279 (six months prepaid).

    21. Veggie Buds Club is designed to get kids loving and eating their veggies via a fun monthly box of plants, recipes, and activities.

    Cratejoy

    What you get: A monthly box filled with things like arts and crafts supplies, a growing project with seeds, cooking activities, stickers, veggie-themed toys, and more!

    Promising review: "We love veggie buds! My son looks forward to their monthly box in the mail. There are games, recipes, crafts, seeds to plant, and more! We love the books that come with it too. He loves watching his veggies grow, and he loves eating them!" —renee

    Get it from Cratejoy for $21.95+ a month (two sizes).

    22. Sun Basket offers a wide variety of weekly meal plans and recipes curated specifically for their diet and family size. Plus their food is super fresh, organic, and GMO-free!

    http://sun-basket-meal-delivery-purchase.sjv.io, Alison Roman, Harper Hendrickson / BuzzFeed

    What you get: Delicious, organic meals with peak seasonal produce, top-quality meats and seafood, or gluten-free, vegetarian, and vegan weekly meal plans. They have specific meal plans for families, one to two people, quick and easy plans, diabetes-friendly plans, and more!

    Promising review: "Sunbasket uses all-organic, non-GMO ingredients with an emphasis on sourcing sustainable proteins. The recipes sounded, looked, and tasted great. All the dishes offered were things I wanted to eat, which made me excited to cook them. The instructions were straightforward and easy to execute. There wasn't anything really bad about this service. They kinda nailed it." —Alison Roman

    Check out our full review of Sun Basket to see how it stacks up against other meal-delivery services!

    Get it from Sun Basket starting at $65.94 per weekly box (that's $10.99 per serving).

    23. Best of Mouth subscription gives them the best indie snacks, artisan pickles, and much more from small-batch snack makers all over the country.

    Mouth

    What you get: Completely delicious artisan treats from all over the country, such as small-batch pickles, cocktail mixers, jams, chocolates, hot sauce, gourmet popcorn, and so much more!

    Get it from Mouth for $54+ a month (choose from 12-month, 6-month, or 3-month prepaid).

    24. And Man Crate's Home Brew Kit is NOT a monthly subscription, but it will give them the fun experience of making home brew beer they can drink for months to come!

    Man Crates

    What you get: Everything you need to make tons of home brew featuring floral and citrusy aroma. Includes home brewing instruction manual, brewing bucket, five gallon carboy, five gallon brew pot, two air locks, pump siphon, thermometer, bottle capper, sanitizer, bottle filler, tubing, SMaSH IPA kit, and bottle caps.

    Promising review: "I bought this for my husband as a surprise Christmas gift! He is the hardest person to buy for and he absolutely loved it. It worked perfectly, and he really enjoyed the process! Definitely worth the money." —Ty Riehle

    Get it from Man Crates for $169.99.

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