15 Totally Unique Birthday Gifts for Men

Whether it’s a milestone birthday or just another return of the day, it’s always fun to gift the men in your life something that’s a little out of the box. If you’re on the lookout for some great gift ideas for all the birthday boys on your list, the Cratejoy marketplace is full of monthly surprises that are just right for a host of different lifestyles and interests.

Monthly subscription boxes are professionally curated to deliver high-quality, often hard-to-find products at a great value. With a wide assortment of monthly gift boxes, you’ll find a box that’s perfect for cigar lovers, baseball fans, outdoorsmen, pit masters and more!

Opt for a one-time delivery of a box of goodies, or a month-to-month subscription to really give him a gift that keeps on giving. Boyfriends, fathers, brothers, nephews, uncles, friends or coworkers, monthly subscriptions make amazing birthday gifts for all the men in your life. Continue reading below for some of our top picks!

1. Standard Dispatch

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Price: Starts at $29.17

About the Box: Personalization always has a way of making any gift even more special. Show him how much you care with Standard Dispatch, a box that's customized just for him! Putting the focus on fine craftsmanship, each month's box brings 1 curated item finished with a laser-engraved mark. Choose from 4 unique monogram options, and treat him to an exclusive mix of items like durable tools, custom leather keychains, stainless steel tumblers and more.

Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. between the 4th-6th of the month

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2. CIGR

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Price: Starts at $39.58

About the Box: CIGR is a premium gift set that's perfect for any man who likes to fill the whiskey glasses to the top and relax with a high-quality stogie. Each monthly box sends 8 of the best cigars from the world's top cigar producers, like Avo, Cohiba and Illusione. Available for a bargain price, each collection of cigars is curated to match individual tastes and preferences, and carefully packaged in a humidor travel tube to ensure their safe arrival.

Shipping: Ships to select countries from the U.S. on the 4th of the month

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3. My BBQ Box

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Price: Starts at $13.24

About the Box: Say Happy Birthday with a gift basket that's all about getting outside and grilling up deliciousness with My BBQ Box. Centered around hand-crafted rubs that showcase a regional BBQ style, like Texas brisket or Georgia pulled pork, each box delivers 1 unique and tasty rub, plus detailed step-by-steps that explain everything from prep to cooking instructions for smokers and grills. Each box also includes a BBQ gift item, like a meat thermometer, shredders, or spice shakers.

Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. within 3-5 business days from receipt of order

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4. Great Gear Store

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Price: Starts at $9.00

About the Box: Looking for a cool gift for comic lovers that's both affordable and fun? Look no further than the monthly gift box from the Great Gear Store. Proving that the act of gifting doesn't have to be expensive to produce a smile, simply choose the size needed and his favorite fandom, and watch as he grows a collection of officially licensed comfy graphic tees each month. Representing some of the most popular fandoms, like Star Wars, Marvel and DC comics, there's sure to be something for everyone!

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.K. within 2 business days from receipt of order

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5. America's Crate

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Price: Starts at $34.99

About the Box: Available in 4 subscription options, from a Standard box all they way up to the massive Washington's Ultimate, America’s Crate is focused on delivering high-quality keepsake that are 100% American-made. Dedicated to showing off the ingenuity and artistry of American craftsmanship, each crate is packed with a thoughtfully curated assortment that may include everything from EDC items and edibles, to grooming goods, books and more!

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on the 5th of the month

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6. Brewski Craft Beer Shirt Club

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Price: Starts at $19.00

About the Box: A unique birthday gift that's great for the jeans-and-a-tee wearing, beer-drinking man in your life, the Brewski Shirt Club celebrates the world's best craft brews through fashionable limited-edition T-shirts. Available in classic or vintage cuts and supporting sizes S-4XL, each monthly box brings one comfy tee, along with other collectibles from the featured brewery, like coasters, decals and swag, plus the latest installment of the Brew Savvy newsletter.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from Canada

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7. Watch Of The Month Club

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Price: Starts at $25.00

About the Box: Sending plenty of value at a great price point, the Watch Of The Month Club is one of the best gifts for men who like to have a collection of stylish timepieces. With 4 tiered subscription plans available, select the option that works best for your budget and he'll receive a fashionable name-brand watch that's worth at least double the cost of the subscription!

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. between the 15th-25th of the month

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8. Gentleman's Box

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Price: Starts at $29.00

About the Box: Happy subscribers attest to the quality and style packed into each monthly Gentleman’s Box. Perfect for men who like to look and feel their best, choose from either the Classic or Premium option for a monthly delivery of 4-6 top-quality accessories and lifestyle items. From socks and ties, to grooming products, cufflinks, bar ware and more, all items are hand-selected to bring modern style and classy menswear to any man.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. within 3 business days of check out

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9. Baseball Cards of the Month Club

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Price: Starts at $9.00

About the Box: Baseball Cards of the Month is one of the coolest gifts for all types of MLB fans and baseball card collectors. Available in 23 unique subscription options, this monthly subscription is all about providing choices that match individual interests and budgets. Find what works best for him to send a monthly gift of custom-made cards and card packs, including autographed cards, and cards that are both hobby and retail.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. around the 22nd of the month

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10. BroteinBox

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Price: Starts at $37.50

About the Box: For men who are dedicated to making gains in the gym and leading a fit lifestyle, the Brotein Box is sure to be a unique gift. Brimming with 8-12 full-size protein-rich snack items, including jerky, chips, protein bars and more, each monthly delivery is full of healthy snacks suitable for low-carb diets. Give him the gift of sustained energy and quick post-lift recovery in every box!

Shipping: Ships to select countries from the U.S. on the 5th of the month

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11. Sleuth Kings

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Price: Starts at $26.60

About the Box: This birthday, forego the gift cards and opt for a fun monthly subscription that's all about solving a mysterious case. Great for self-proclaimed armchair detectives, Sleuth Kings puts him on the force, giving him a chance to work through a case file alongside the lead detective. He'll dive into the evidence, solve puzzles and ciphers while slowly unraveling what really happened and successfully solving each case.

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

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12. MOUNTAIN HUNTER

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Price: Starts at $42.00

About the Box: Preparation matters to hunters and outdoorsmen, so send him the monthly MOUNTAIN HUNTER box, a gift that will ensure he's heading out into the backcountry fully prepared. Designed and curated by a team of hunters with decades of experience, each box brings 3-5 useful pieces of high-quality hunting gear, like multi-tools, survival gadgets and trail snacks, from both up-and-coming and time-tested brands.

Shipping: Ships to select countries from the U.S. on or near the 4th of the month

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13. LOLJerky

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Price: Starts at $9.41

About the Box: A best-seller for good reason, with LOLJerky he'll join a pack of satisfied jerky lovers enjoying some of the tastiest dried meat on the market. Bringing between 1-6 bags of low-sugar, low-preservative artisanal beef jerky, each box sends a variety of classic and new flavors, like aloha teriyaki, sriracha bacon, and sweet citrus. Committed to showcasing and supporting small producers, it's the perfect gift for men who love delicious jerky.

Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. 48 hours after receipt of order

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14. Shaker & Spoon

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Price: Starts at $40.00

About the Box: Toast the birthday boy with a delicious cocktail delivered by Shaker & Spoon, a monthly subscription box that's all about slinging some flavorful drinks. Each monthly box features 3 new drink recipes from some of the world's top bartenders. Unpack all but the booze to whip up 12 cocktails, 4 of each recipe. Syrups, bitters, mixers and garnishes are all there to give him the ultimate home bar experience.

Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. in the 1st week of the month

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