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Our 2020 Holiday Gift Guide

December 16, 2020 – The holidays are here and last-minute shoppers may need some gifting ideas for loved ones this season. From holiday beer kits to festive gift baskets, the below restaurants, breweries, and shops are offering goodies for everyone on your holiday list.

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2SP Brewing Company 

To keep the holiday tradition alive, Delaware County neighbors and friends 2SP Brewing Company and Wawa have partnered yet again for the highly anticipated release of Holiday Reserve Coffee Stout.  Available at select Wawa locations, 2SP Brewing Company in Aston, PA, and across the four-state region of Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware and New Jersey at select distributors all holiday season long. That beer buff on your shopping list? This one is for them.

120 Concord Rd #101-103 | 484.483.7860 | https://www.2spbrewing.com/

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Art in the Age 
Art in the Age, Old City’s one-of-a-kind tasting room, home bar supply and bottle shop, has hit the nail on the head this year for imbibers across all holiday shopping lists with their vast selection of glassware, exclusive spirits, barware, and more. Art in the Age offers an array of jiggers, bitters, spirits, books, shrubs, glassware, and cocktail kits such as their Beginner Bartender Gift Package, Old Fashioned Gift Package, and the ultimate Art in the Age fan package.

Available now for online ordering and in-store purchase.

116 N 3rd Street | 215.922.2600 | http://artintheage.com/

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Devil’s Den 

Devil’s Den, the South Philly spot for pub fare and an extensive beer selection, is hosting a recurring holiday-themed pop-up shop starting on Saturday, December 19 from noon – 5pm. The folks at Devil’s Den have put together gift packs fit for the craft beer lover on any shopping list, which include Aventinus Gift Pack, Ommegang Mixed Gift Pack, and Boulevard Sour Gift Pack – all packages are accompanied by respective glassware, and even baseball hats with the latter two. In addition, limited edition brews are now available alongside the gift packs for online ordering. The special holiday beers are from The Bruery 12 Days of Christmas Series, consisting of The Bruery Partridge in Pear Tree, The Bruery 4 French Hens, and The Bruery 5 Golden Rings.  

All items purchased online will only be available for pickup on Saturday, December 19 from noon – 5pm. During this pop-up, walk up sales of draft beers, growler fills, six packs, and holiday cocktails will be available for purchase.  

1148 South 11th Street | 215.339.0855 | http://www.devilsdenphilly.com

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East Passyunk Avenue 

East Passyunk Avenue, home to over 150 independently owned businesses in South Philadelphia, has a plethora of holiday gift offerings this season. At The Bottle Shop, customize a classic gift such as a bottle of wine with personalized engraving, purchase gift certificates, and shop ready-made gift baskets fit for any imbiber on your list. Head over to Occasionette for holiday cards, ornaments, and curated git boxes including a Self-Care Gift Box, Merry & Bright Gift Box, Baking Gift Box, and more. For the animal lover on your list or even for your own furry pals, check out Amelie’s Bark Shop for their highly coveted Mystery Boxes and brand-new Christmas treat sets.  For online ordering and for in-store pick-up information, check out their respective websites for availability and further details.

1904 E. Passyunk Avenue | http://www.visiteastpassyunk.com/

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Forsythia  

Forsythia, Old City’s modern French bar and restaurant from Chef Christopher Kearse, has crafted a stellar gift basket fit for the most discerning foodies on your shopping list. The robust holiday gift basket includes cheese, saucisson sec, house-made pasta and sauce, macaroons, truffle rosè jam, fresh-baked Forsythia focaccia and a bottle of wine, for $100. Orders required one-day in advance of pick up. Available for online ordering now until Monday, December 21, and ready for pick up on Wednesday, December 23.  Additionally, Forsythia is offering a gift card special. Guests who purchase $500 total, receive an additional $100 gift card to enjoy themselves, or as an added gift!

233 Chestnut Street | 215.644.9395 | www.forsythiaphilly.com

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Jet Wine Bar 

Jet Wine Bar, Philadelphia’s “global vineyard,” is offering holiday bundles perfect for the wine connoisseur on your list, consisting of a stellar selection of wine gift packs and a premium cheese package. There are five wine gift packs to choose from, and each pack has three bottles included. The bundles are sorted by Black Owned/Operated, Female Winemakers, Orange Is The New Wine, Au Naturel, and Rosé All Day, and range in price from $55 – $99. As for the assorted cheese and accoutrements, the package consists of three cheeses, house made pimento cheese, two buttermilk biscuits, pickles, and jam, for $25.  Additional holiday gifts include gift certificates and Jet Wine Bar t-shirts, stickers and tote bags.

All of the above offerings are available now for purchase online, instore, or over the phone. Pick up is available until Friday, December 24.

1525 South Street | 215.735.1116 | http://jetwinebar.com

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Philadelphia Brewing Company 

For the beer lovers on your holiday shopping list, you’ll want to hit up Philadelphia Brewing Company, one of Philadelphia’s oldest and largest breweries. Treat your loved ones to their new Holiday Gift Kits including a six pack of Kenzinger, Tin Tacker, two pint glasses, yoyo, bottle opener, working cat air freshener, stickers, and coasters, all for $50. Available now for in-store pick up. Check out their website for merchandise including growlers, glassware, t-shirts, and more.

2440 Frankford Ave | 215.427.2739 | http://philadelphiabrewing.com/

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The Little Hen Market  

The Little Hen Market, popular French-BYOB turned prepared foods and gourmet market in Haddonfield, NJ, is the one-stop-shop for the at-home cooks and aspiring chefs on your list. Choose from an extensive selection of gourmet cheeses, charcuterie offerings, and up-scale kitchen accessories as well as professional-grade French cookware from de Buyer USA. Gift certificates are also available online.

220 Kings Hwy E | 856.528.2282 | https://littlehenbyob.com

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– Nicole Schofield