Love it or hate it, Christmas is almost here. The annual deluge of so-so treats and miscellaneous gift cards is about to drown us all in holiday cheer, and it’s time to face the music. Seriously, go to a concert: music makes Christmas good. But there’s only one week left, so we’ve rounded up a few of the last shows of the season to help you decide which ones to check out.
The time of holiday parties and festive gatherings is upon us once again. Getting a gift for the beer lover in your life can feel daunting—there’s a lot out there, and it’s not always easy to find something of high quality that’s easy on the wallet.
But fear not—we’ve got you covered. Here are some great gifts that every connoisseur on your list will love.
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