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What are the best beer advent calendars for 2021?

Updated: Nov 23, 2021

As we move through October, it’s increasingly difficult not to be reminded that Christmas Day is fast approaching and therefore that the start of advent is even sooner. This means that many breweries are now beginning to launch their craft beer advent calendars, and if last year is anything to go by they will sell out pretty quickly, and you won't want to miss out!

What will you go for? 

Here is a selection of the best beer advent calendars for 2021 (in our opinion). We have rated each calendar with our 'Excitement Rating' which is based on how stoked we would be to open the calendar each day.



Cost: £40 (FREE P&P)

Number of Beers: 12

Our Excitement Rating: 9/10

(Tasty beer at a great price)

From the website:

The perfect Christmas advent calendar for any craft beer lover! Our limited edition Advent box comes with 12 beers of varying styles and flavours.

Free shipping is included with every order. Orders will be despatched from week commencing 15th November 2021.



From: BEER52

Cost: £59.99

Number of Beers: 24

Our Excitement Rating: 9.5/10

(Great range of beers with added bonus items at a great price) From the website:

  • 24 beers from around the world

  • Limited edition tasting glass

  • Worth over £100 + win prizes

  • Ships from 15th November

You'll get 24 fresh craft beers from 14 different countries with 16 different styles from the likes of Browar Stu Mostów, North Brewing Co, Lervig, Fierce Beer, To Øl, Peninsula, and many more. For the full list of 24 beers, email



Cost: £64.99

Number of Beers: 24

Our Excitement Rating: 8/10

(24 tasty beers at a great price)

From the website:

Count down to Christmas Eve, with a surprise mix of 24 beers from the SEVEN BRO7HERS range. Craft beer advent calendar mixed box of 330ml and 440ml beers from our core and specials range. This product contains some beers which are not suitable for vegans. Dispatch or collection will be from 8th November 2021. You will be notified when ready to collect or when your package has been dispatched.



Cost: £65.00

Number of Beers: 12

Our Excitement Rating: 9/10

(We love pork scratchings so this a must have for anyone that enjoys a salty snack with their beer)

From the website:

Seeing as the festive period requires that you have a glass of your favourite tipple to hand at all times, this year we've brewed 3 exclusive beers.

There are 12 x 18g pork crackling bags: Low & Slow BBQ, Marvellous Maple and Perfectly Salted. Four of each flavour.

There are 12 x 330ml cans of Snaffling Pig beer: Twisted Tail Pale Ale, Mighty Swine Lager & Wild Hog Pilsner Four of each flavour.



Cost: £87.50

Number of Beers: 24

Our Excitement Rating: 9/10

(Who doesn't love exclusive beers - especially in an advent calendar)

From the website:

Tiny Rebel has arrived to save Christmas with an advent calendar filled with 25 brand new, calendar exclusive beers, and a Tiny Rebel Teku glass to enjoy them in. When we say exclusive, that means 25 collectable cans that will never be available again and only in our Advent Calendar.

We want to give you the best Christmas experience, so we have created a unique Tiny Rebel Advent Calendar which includes:

  • 10 x Calendar Exclusive 440ml Cans

  • 15 x Calendar Exclusive 330ml Cans

  • 1 x Tiny Rebel Teku Glass

So with an average ABV of 6.7% this is the Advent Calendar you've been waiting for!




Cost: £49.99

Number of Beers: 12

Our Excitement Rating: 9/10

(Really enjoy Brew York beers and can't wait to see what the 4 special beers are going to be)

From the website:

It's a Christmas miracle, it's finally here! Pre-order your Brew York advent calendar now to avoid disappointment this holiday season.

12 beers for the final 12 days before Christmas Day, containing 12 x 440ml Brew York beers to get you into the festive spirit. Including 4 x Christmas special beers (including a barrel-aged State of Mind release that is exclusive to this advent calendar!)

Shipping starting from late October.



Price: £99.00

Number of beers: 12 & 12 packs of Jerky

Our Excitement Rating: 9.5/10

(Possibly the best Jerky producers in the UK - In our opinion - plus a great selection of beers make this a great advent calendar)

The right way to count down to Christmas in 2021! A premium advent calendar packed full of beer and Billy Franks Jerky. You'll get 12 full-sized bags of our award-winning jerky and 12 cans of some of the best craft beer the UK has to offer.

The beers will be a mixture of styles from 12 different breweries around the UK and you'll recieve one of each of our 11 flavours of jerky with a mystery, one-off flavour included as the 12th bag.

Our Craft Beer & Jerky Advent Calendar is packaged in a festive box with 24 windows; one for each day in the run up to Christmas.

We only have a limited amount so once they are gone, they're gone!



Price: £110.00

Number of beers: 24

Our Excitement Rating: 9.5/10

(Exemplary range of beers are very likely to be in this calendar)

From the website:

After a really successful debut in 2020, the All Good Beer Boozy Craft Beer Advent Calendar is back and it's better than ever!

This year we have been working away to secure some absolute smashing beers, all hand selected by us, designed to bring absolute joy every single day leading up to Christmas.

That's right! 24 delicious cans of craft beers that will take you on an exploratory journey of different beer styles as you edge closer to the big day. Each can flawlessly wrapped so you get a thrill every time you unwrap your daily dose of craft beer.

£110 per advent calendar includes...

  • 24x individually wrapped, world class beers that represent our favourite breweries.

  • 10% discount voucher to use in store or online in January

Your advent case will be dispatched in the last week of November in time for the 1st December. If you order other goodies at the same time we will ship those separately.



Price: £90.00

Number of Beers: 24

Our Excitement Rating: 9/10

(Thoroughly enjoy beers from Fallen Acorn, so an advent calendar of beers is a great way to spend December)

From the website:

Chocolate is great, we’re not arguing that. But a beer advent calendar? It’s the dream. Enjoy a brewer’s selection of 24 hand picked bottles and cans - a mix of core and specials, including an exclusive release only available in this box.

Please note: Order individually. This is a pre-order item and will be shipped w/c Nov 22, 2021.



Price: £69.50

Number of Beers: 24

Our Excitement Rating: 9/10

(Full of traditional tasty beers from around the UK - and at a great price)

From the website:


The Best of British Beer Advent Cube contains 24 different bottles and cans (330ml, 440ml & 500ml) of the highest quality beers from the finest independent breweries in Britain.

The beer types are a real mix, They include some of the old favourites and a modern twist of styles, just to get you in the mood for the festive period. Can you resist the temptation to open a beery window too soon?

The Craft Beer Advent Calendar arrives fully assembled and there is a separate push-out window for each day.

If you can't wait to find out what's included, you might be pleased to hear you'll be opening a little something that may feature some following outstanding breweries;

Windsor & Eton, Windsor Magic Rock, Huddersfield First Chop, Manchester Fire Island, Wales Sambrooks, London Williams Bros, Alloa Traquair, Perthshire Thornbridge, Derbyshire Lancaster Brewery

Glamorgan Brewery Keltek, Cornwall Calvors, Suffolk Harviestoun, Scotland Freedom, Staffordshire Bedlam, Sussex Stonehouse, Oswestry many more of our favourite award winning breweries.



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