Late night hangouts, family road trips and childhood antics have bonded you with your brother for life.

After everything you’ve been through together, you’re thankful that he’s always by your side, even if you suspect that he might actually be the favorite child.

That’s why you want to find the perfect gift for your little or big bro, but it isn’t always as easy to find great gift ideas for brothers you know he’ll love.

When you are in need of holiday or birthday gifts for brothers that are thoughtful, unique, fun and affordable, the gift ideas below are all worthy of the awesome brother you have.

The Best Gifts for Brothers in 2020

1. Nintendo NES Classic Console

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Nostalgia doesn’t get more nostalgic than this Nintendo gaming system straight from his childhood, or as he refers to it, his glory days. This video game console is sleeker and smaller than the original, but once he picks up that gray controller, the gamer in him will take over.

A gadget he can’t possibly foresee getting as a Christmas gift, it even comes with a number of games so he can play right away.

2. Flavors of Yucatan Cookbook

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Part cookbook, part photography book, part inspiration, your brother will be transported to any entirely new world when going through this amazing piece of culinary storytelling.

One of the best gifts for someone who wants to explore new and bold flavors in the comfort of their home, he will be able to cook some amazing recipes he never knew he could. Tell him to be careful though, this book is so inspiring, it may persuade him to drop everything to follow his dreams.

3. Beard Grooming & Care Kit

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A great Father’s Day, birthday or Christmas gift for your bro and his spectacular facial hair, this kit includes shampoo, beard oil, balm, a shaping tool, comb, hair brush and stainless-steel scissors, all packed into a nice storage bag.

This gift set clearly has everything he will need for a clean and happy beard. Now your brother will know that you take his beard just as seriously as he does.

4. Beer-Infused Hot Sauce

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Does your brother talk about his weekend trip to craft breweries every other week, or go on and on about the many hot sauce kits available that he wants to try?

Give him the best of both worlds with minimum effort on his part with this hot sauce gift set that gives him his three flavors of artisan hot sauce while giving him his beer fix without ever needing a bottle opener to open a cold one.

5. AirPod Case with Cleaning Kit

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Made from quality genuine leather, this case is stylish and has a feel, look and smell that no man can resist. The design features a snap closure system, carabiner attachment and leather strap that make it secure and easy to take with him anywhere.

He probably doesn’t clean his headphones as much as he should (does anyone?), but the cleaning kit included will make it much more convenient to keep them fresh and clean.

6. Tumbler

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A perfect brother or brother-in law gift, or anyone who takes their whiskey, cocktails and even juice very seriously, this tumbler, in smoke color, is a gorgeous expression of his lifestyle.

Classic, yet distinctively modern, this high-quality glass is stylish with more than a touch of luxury that will elevate any home bar. Made of crystal, they are sturdy and the pattern feels good in your hand. Even if he never uses it, it’s because it looks too good to pour anything in it.

7. Funny T-Shirt

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Every now and then, your brother needs a great gift that puts him in his place. This t-shirt, which reads “world’s okayest brother”, acts as a fantastic reminder that he has a long way to go before he’s really the wonderful brother he thinks he is.

As far as gifts for brothers go, this is one of the better gifts that portray the great relationship you both obviously share with each other.

Gifts for Brothers Buying Guide

How can one gift show your brother that you love every annoying bone in his body? It can’t. That doesn’t mean you can’t find a gift that he is sure to love. Check out this gift guide to come up with some truly awesome gifts for your brother.


We all know that tech gift ideas are pretty high on many lists, but that’s because so many of them are awesome. There are a wide range of tech gifts perfect for your brother or brother-in-law no matter how old he is.

Bluetooth speakers will always be a fantastic choice. At this point, they are just like headphones – having one is just never enough. If he camps or hikes, get him one with added features like an emergency flashlight or one that is solar powered.

By getting gifts that include additional features tailored to his interests, you can make any tech gift stand out.


Life can easily get in the way of your sibling relationship, so why not get a gift that you can both enjoy together? Think about how you spent your time together when you were younger and then find activities that can replicate the good old days.

Other activities you can get him are experiences. Concert tickets to his favorite singer or band make for excellent Christmas gifts for a brother and you can both go together. If he is a dad, why not give him the thoughtful gift of the weekend with his partner while you babysit. The possibilities are endless.


Throw the notion that men aren’t sentimental out of the window; this is your brother we are talking about after all. You love him and he loves you, so why not look at gift ideas that celebrate your relationship.

This can be something as simple as a photo frame with a picture of you two or matching t-shirts. If you have a little brother, these kinds of gift ideas mean a lot to them and become keepsakes they will keep forever.

Food & drink related

You are one of the few people who can critique his tastes in the kitchen so never pass up an opportunity to do so. Plenty of really awesome products exist that keep beer from going flat (imagine that!), turn wine corks into home décor or make a show of opening wine bottles. If you can get these items personalized, all the better.

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