You’ve played the gift card and cash-filled greeting card hand one too many times, and you’re looking to up your gifting game where your brother-in-law is concerned. Here at the Cratejoy marketplace, we understand how easy it is to get stuck in a rut, so we’re here to offer up an easy solution.
Monthly subscription boxes make great gifts for just about everyone in your life, and your brother from another mother is no exception! Offering everything from classy menswear and premium cigars, to challenging mystery puzzlesor the ultimate 12-pack, we’ve gathered up some great gift ideas for all the brothers-in-law out there.
Whether you’re on the lookout for cool Christmas presents, other holiday gifts, or a unique gift for any special occasion, check out this gift guide for some of our top picks for your brother-in-law!
Price: Starts at $11.24
About the Box: From the makers of the popular Matter box comes atomicpost, a fun monthly gift that brings a collection of science-themed swag. Choose from either the Space Exploration or the Prehistoric Life option for a unique delivery that's brimming with at least $20 worth of goodies. A perfect gift for NASA and dino fans, he'll unpack info cards and art prints, 1-3 stickers, and custom pins and patches.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on the 20th of each month
Price: Starts at $29.00
About the Box: Give your brother-in-law a gift that will take his style quotient up a notch with a subscription to the Gentleman's Box. Opt for either the monthly box or the Premium quarterly box to send high-end lifestyle essentials for today's modern man. Open to find 4-6 fashion, technology, or lifestyle items, including everything from watches and ties, to grooming products, durable headphones and barware.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. within 3 business days of check out
Price: Starts at $19.00
About the Box: Whether you're searching for a birthday gift or Christmas gift ideas, your bro-in-law is guaranteed to think the Pub Shirt Club is one cool gift. Perfect for rocking the classic jeans-and-a-tee look, choose from vintage or classic styles and select the size needed, and he'll get 1 authentic Irish pub T-shirt delivered right to the front door. Featuring a custom-designed print on a top-quality 100% cotton shirt, this subscription is all about stylish comfort.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. on the 2nd day of the month
Price: Starts at $16.00
About the Box: A best seller for good reason, avid readers who love anxiety-inducing spy novels, crime thrillers and horror stories, will enjoy each selection chosen for My Thrill Club! Every monthly delivery features well-known authors and brings 2 new hardcover books, plus an eBook for on-the-go reading, all in a pre-selected favorite genre, along with an occasional surprise extra.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. within 48 hours of receipt of order
Price: Starts at $39.58
About the Box: If your brother-in-law likes to fill the whiskey glasses to the brim and relax with a top-quality stogie, CIGR is a gift to remember. This premium monthly subscription delivers 8 of the best cigars from top cigar producers worldwide, including names like Cohiba and Illusione. Available for up to 60% off the retail price, each collection is curated to match his individual tastes and preferences, then the cigars are carefully packed into a humidor travel tube to ensure an optimal smoking experience.
Shipping: Ships to select countries from the U.S. on the 4th of the month following order receipt
Price: Starts at $34.95
About the Box: Send a gift that will have your BIL breaking out his bottle opener to sample a mix of some of the best hoppy beers from American and international craft breweries. Every quarterly box from The HopHeads Beer Club brings a 12-pack that features 4 tasty brews, like Pale Ales, IPAs and Imperial IPLs. Unbox 3 12oz bottles of each variety, along with the current copy of Malt of the Earth, an informative newsletter that details all of the selections.
Shipping: Only ships to eligible states in the U.S. to arrive in the last week of the month
Price: Starts at $59.00
About the Box: Ensure that he's well prepared for whatever life may throw his way with Club Tac, a monthly subscription box that's focused on creating epic survival kits. Choose from 3 unique subscription options, ranging from the Standard on up to the Premium Supply Drop. Curated by military vets and survivalists, each box is packed with between 4-9 pieces of premium outdoor, tactical and survival gear, bringing a mix of multi-tools, first aid supplies, EDC, ballistic masks, bulletproof armor and more.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on the 5th and 14th of each month
Price: Starts at $9.92
About the Box: Socks are no longer the standard boring gift they once were now that SpiffySocks is on the scene! Made from sustainable bamboo fiber that is twice as soft as cotton, he'll get 1 high-quality pair that's thermo-regulating, sweat-wicking, naturally antibacterial, comfortable and long-lasting. What's more? Each pair is colorful and fun, sporting everything from stripes and polka dots, to fluffy bunny and palm tree patterns.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on the 22nd of the month
Price: Starts at $13.24
About the Box: Deliver a gift that will have him heading outside to grill up some tasty creations with My BBQ Box. Each monthly box is centered around 1 hand-crafted rub that showcases a regional BBQ style, like Colorado Fatty or Georgia Pork Butt, including detailed step-by-steps that explain everything from how to prepare and grill the meat to perfection. Throughout the year, he'll experience 12 unique regional rubs, and get fun BBQ extras, like a meat thermometer, shredders, or spice shakers.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. within 3-5 business days from receipt of order
Price: Starts at $16.00
About the Box: One of the best gifts out there for sending your brother-in-law a little refined sophistication is the Culture Carton. Available in 3 unique subscription options, each monthly box is thoughtfully curated to deliver dapper menswear accessories, like ties and dress socks, lifestyle gear, including leather goods, sunglasses, tech gadgets, watches and other accessories, and a quality page turner for him to enjoy.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on the 17th of the month
Price: Starts at $26.60
About the Box: A highly rated fan favorite, each monthly box from the Sleuth Kings will put him on the case of an interactive mystery where he'll become a part of the force. Working alongside Sullivan, the lead detective, he'll work through the evidence in the case file, solving puzzles and ciphers while working to expose what really happened. Each mystery offers single-box closure, so it's perfect as a one-off gift box or a month-to-month subscription.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. by the 4th of each month
Price: Starts at $9.00
About the Box: Catering to men of all sizes with a range from small to XXL, the Great Gear Store offers a fun and affordable tee-of-the-month club that's all about wearing what makes you happy. Featuring some of the most popular fandoms, including Star Wars, Marvel and DC comics, select the size needed and your brother-in-law's favorite fandom, and he'll be outfitted in plenty of officially licensed graphic T-shirts emblazoned with some of his favorite characters and franchises!
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.K. within 2 business days from receipt of order
Price: Starts at $29.17
About the Box: Looking for a thoughtful gift for your bro-in-law that's personalized just for him? Standard Dispatch is a monthly gift set that delivers high-quality goods customized with a stylish laser-engraved monogram. Curated to bring only top-quality well-crafted products, each month's box sends 1 keepsake item, including durable tools, custom keychains and stainless steel tumblers, featuring a traditional or unique art deco stylized marking.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. between the 4th-6th of every month
Price: Starts at $42.00
About the Box: Preparation matters to those who like to head out into the backcountry, so if your BIL is a hunter or outdoorsman, keep him well prepped for his next excursion with MOUNTAIN HUNTER. Designed and curated by a team of outdoor enthusiasts with decades of experience, each monthly box sends 3-5 pieces of practical hunting gear from brands both time-tested and up-and-coming, including high-quality multi-tools, survival gadgets and satisfying trail snacks.
Shipping: Ships to select countries from the U.S. on or near the 4th of every month