Holiday Gift Guide – Men

Buy local for that special guy in your life. Husband, Father, Boyfriend whomever! These gifts are a great way to buy fabulous presents while supporting local artists and businesses.

Sunergos Coffee beans are locally roasted and I think it’s some of the best coffee in town! They also sell great home brewing equipment for the coffee lovers in your life.

These flasks by Whimsy & Ink are available at Hey Tiger on Bardstown Road and come in all different designs!

These handmade ties from the Female Art Collective will keep any guy looking fashionable! I love the one with the Apollo cockpit design and the vintage typewriter (show below).

These Mad Pixel art prints are great for any art lover! You can also purchase concert posters and t-shirts on their website. Great for any music lover!

If your guy likes to cook get him some of these great sauces from Bourbon Barrel Foods. They have soy sauce, terriyaki, and Worcestershire sauce all brewed in old bourbon barrels. They also carry rubs, vanillas, sugars, etc.

Pick up a six-pack of local and regional beer including BBC, Kentucky Ale, Upland, Schlafly, etc. These are especially great for anyone not living in Kentucky and surrounding states (Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, Missouri, Tennessee). Visit Old Town Liquors, Value Market in the Highlands or Beverage Warehouses, or the Louisville Beer Store (four great locally owned businesses). Visit to learn more about Louisville’s beer scene.

Give the gift of a date! Louisville has a huge variety of local restaurants. Here are a few of the many great “date night” restaurants. Harvest on E. Market Street, Hammerheads on Swan Street, Garage Bar on E. Market Street, and Eiderdown on Goss Avenue.

For the reader visit Carmichael’s Bookstore and pick up some of these great books by Kentucky authors like Wendell Berry! Visit to learn about more Kentucky authors.

Pick up a cd or record by one of the many talented bands in Louisville and Kentucky! Here a few of my favorites you should check out. Natives, Ben Sollee, and The Broken Spurs.



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