11 Totally Unique Gift Ideas for Your Brother-In-Law

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 this year 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 some new options.

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 hot sauce to challenging mystery puzzles and 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, pop into our holiday Gift Shop or use this gift guide to peruse some of our top picks for your brother-in-law!

1. Gentleman's Box


Price: Starts at $29.00/month

About the Box: Give your brother-in-law a gift that will take his style quotient to the next level 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. He'll get a unique mix that may include anything from premium pocketknives and grooming goodies to keychains, watches, ties, tech gadgets, whiskey glasses, and more!

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. within 3-5 business days of ordering

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2. Pub Shirt Club


Price: Starts at $19.00/month

About the Box: Whether you're searching for Christmas gift ideas or the perfect birthday gift, 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, you can choose from vintage or classic styles and select the size he needs, and he'll get an authentic Irish pub T-shirt delivered right to his 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 every month

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3. My Thrill Club!


Price: Starts at $16.00/month

About the Box: The perfect gift for avid readers who love anxiety-inducing spy novels, crime thrillers, and horror stories, My Thrill Club! will send new hair-raising, heart-racing reads each month. A bestseller for good reason, every monthly delivery features well-known authors and brings 2 new hardcover books, plus an ebook for on-the-go reading, all in his pre-selected favorite genre, along with an occasional surprise extra!

Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. within 2 business days of ordering

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4. The HopHeads Beer Club


Price: Starts at $34.95/month

About the Box: Send a gift that will have your BIL breaking out his bottle opener and stocking his man cave fridge with 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. He'll unbox 3 bottles of each variety, along with the current copy of Malt of the Earth, an informative newsletter that details each selection.

Shipping: Only ships to eligible states in the U.S. to arrive towards the last week of the month

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5. Club Tac


Price: Starts at $59.00/month

About the Box: Ensure that he's well-prepared for whatever life may throw his way with Club Tac, a gift set that creates and delivers epic survival kits. Choose from 3 subscription options, ranging from the Standard on up to the Premium Supply Drop, to get an assortment of premium outdoor, tactical, and survival gear, including multi-tools, first aid supplies, EDC, ballistic masks, bulletproof armor, and more, all curated by military vets and experienced survivalists.

Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. on the 5th or 14th of each month

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6. My BBQ Box


Price: Starts at $19.00/month

About the Box: One of the coolest gifts for grilling fanatics, My BBQ Box is a gift that will have him heading outside to grill up some tasty creations. Each box centers around 1 handcrafted rub that showcases a regional BBQ style, like Colorado Fatty or Georgia Pork Butt, with detailed step-by-steps on how to perfectly prepare the meat. Throughout the year, he'll get 12 unique regional rubs plus fun BBQ extras, like stainless steel shredders or spice shakers.

Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. between the 4th-7th of the month

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7. Culture Carton


Price: Starts at $16.00/month

About the Box: Gift your best brother-in-law a little refined sophistication with a monthly subscription to the Culture Carton. Offering 3 unique subscription options, he'll get a thoughtfully curated mix of dapper menswear accessories like ties, dress socks, and card cases, along with lifestyle gear including leather goods, sunglasses, tech gadgets, and watches. And, to stimulate the mind, he'll get a new page-turner for his reading pleasure.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. by the 18th of every month

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8. Sleuth Kings


Price: Starts at $14.95/month

About the Box: A highly-rated fan favorite, each monthly box from the Sleuth Kings will put your BIL on the case of an interactive mystery where he'll become a part of the force. A thoughtful gift to level up from a night filled with board games, now he'll get a chance to work through the case file alongside the lead detective, solving puzzles and ciphers while working to expose what really happened. Each mystery offers single-box closure, so it's also great as a one-off gift box!

Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. by the 4th of each month

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9. Grill Masters Club


Price: Starts at $24.99/month

About the Box: Finding great gifts for brother-in-law doesn't have to be difficult, particularly with a box that will help him become the backyard pitmaster of his dreams! Delivering plenty of grilling goodies, each monthly box from the Grill Masters Club features 4 unique grilling items including meat rubs and spice blends, flavorful wood chips for smoking, gadgets, pro tips, and recipes plus a hot sauce for extra kick, all hand-selected by top BBQ experts.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on the 7th of the month

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10. Hot Sauce of the Month Club


Price: Starts at $13.99/month

About the Box: The spice connoisseurs at the Heat Hot Sauce Shop are here to turn up the heat on those holiday feasts with their Hot Sauce of the Month Club. Great for anyone who deems hot sauce their condiment of choice, these experts on spicy sauces will select and deliver either 1 or 3 full-sized bottles of extra-special, award-winning hot sauce in a preselected heat range each month. And, for extra convenience, subscriptions are available with monthly or quarterly delivery.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on the 1st each month

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Price: Starts at $41.00/month

About the Box: Preparation matters to those who like to head out into the backcountry, so if your bro-in-law is a hunter or outdoorsman, keep him well prepped for his next excursion with Mountain Hunter. Designed and curated by outdoor enthusiasts with decades of experience, each box sends a selection of practical hunting gear from both time-tested and up-and-coming brands, including high-quality multi-tools, survival gadgets, and satisfying trail snacks.

Shipping: Ships to select countries from the U.S. around the 20th of every month

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