Gifts for Nerdy Guys

By Kyle Thacker / July 21, 2022 /

Your best friends are your go-to people, the ones who are always there for you. They've been through thick and thin with you, and you would do anything for them. So why not show them how much you appreciate them with a special gift that speaks to their nerdy side? Whether it's a new video game, a collectible figurine, or a piece of tech gear, there are plenty of options to choose from.

How Much to Spend on Geeky Gifts

When it comes to selecting a gift for your nerdy friends, it's important to set a budget and stick to it. Take into consideration their interests and hobbies to make sure you're choosing something they'll truly appreciate. With so many cool and exciting options available, it's easy to get carried away, so research and plan ahead to ensure you don't overspend. Remember, it's the thought and effort that counts, not the price tag.

Here are some helpful price guidelines for how much to spend on geeky gifts:

• Affordable Range: $25-35
• Mid-Range: $40 - $55
• High End: $75 - $100

Practical Gift Ideas

A good gift is something practical and useful. While giving the "gift of experience" like a weekend getaway or skydiving trip is trendy and cool, it's not always practical. Here are some practical gift ideas of various price range:

Affordable Range

Field Notes Notebook - Starting from $12.95

These small notebooks are great for taking notes on-the-go, jotting down ideas, or making to-do lists. They're durable and will fit easily in a pocket. Consider getting the limited edition Field Notes for a unique touch.

Insulated Cooler Bag and Chair - $26.98

This chair is perfect for tailgating and outdoor events. You can also get it personalized, making it a great practical gift.


Toiletry Bag - $53.40

This toiletry bag is great for organizing grooming supplies that

The Wingman - $69.95

This multi-purpose tool has 12 functions, including pliers, a knife, a can and bottle opener, and a screwdriver. It's a practical gift that your friend will hold onto for years to come.

High-End Range

Shun Ultimate Utility Knife - $89.95

While it may be expensive, this Japanese kitchen knife is a workhorse and practical for any skill level. It's versatile enough to work as a paring knife, bread knife, and general utility knife.

Boozy Gift Ideas

Do you have a nerdy friend who's also your go-to drinking buddy? Why not take your drinking sessions to the next level by adding some extra nerdiness to the mix? Take a look at our selection of boozy gift sets for the nerdy guys in your life.

Affordable Range

Engraved Flask - $4.95

The personalized flask is a classic gift. It’s fun, custom, and something that a person would like to have, but wouldn’t necessarily purchase for themselves. Spruce the flask up by getting one that is bound with leather. It looks cooler, and has a better feel than holding metal when you’re sneaking nips of bourbon in a movie theater.

The DIY Sampler - Starting at $29.95

The gift of beer is always appreciated, and if it’s in a basket then it’s better. You can get creative with your gift and pack these customized gift baskets with different beers, koozies, snacks, playing cards - anything that will ensure a fun night. With the custom beer sampler, you can pick out beer styles for each nerdy buddy to match their tastes. It’s a great way to personalize a gift without doing something as obvious as throwing their name on it.


Cali Craft Beer Sampler - $64.00

The Cali craft sampler makes the perfect gift for your nerd buddies that are craft beer lovers. Featuring four different styles of beer from a top-rated craft brewery, it's a no-brainer for guys that love good beer. Don't like the brewery? No worries my friend, The BroBasket offers craft beer variety packs from 12 different breweries, so you are bound to find one you and your geek guys will enjoy.

High-End Range

Craft Beer Tasting Kit - $99.00

We know that buying beer gifts can be challenging, especially for those who already have their favorite brews. But with our tasting kit, they'll get to sample a variety of different craft beers from some of California's best breweries.

We're proud to say that we've tried a lot of beers in our time, and we believe that California is home to some of the best craft beers in the country. Our tasting kit includes a range of variety-pack beers, such as Blue Moon, Kona Brewing, Firestone, Modern Times, Stone, and Sierra Nevada, so there's sure to be something for everyone.

Whether you're shopping for a nerdy guy or anyone who loves craft beer, our Craft Beer Tasting Kit is the perfect choice. And if you're not sure which beers to choose, don't worry - we'll take care of it for you.

The Ultimate Whiskey Sampler - $119

When debating on gifts, you should reserve some extra dollars to put towards something special for your nerd friend. They probably deserve it. Especially if they took the time to plan and organize a bachelor party.

And if you want to lessen the impact of the cost, there is enough whiskey in here that your geek friend will be happy to share some with you.

It’s got whisk(e)y to satisfy any drinker. Single-malt and blended Scotch, different types of bourbon, and Irish whiskey. It’s a globe-trotting sampler pack that is the perfect gift basket for geeks.

Techy Gift Ideas

If you want to get creative with tech-focused gifts, it doesn't have to be expensive. You can make a DIY grab bag of tech gifts for your plugged-in nerd buddy. Just let your creativity run wild. If you need some ideas to get started, we've got you covered.

Affordable Range

Earphone Splitter - $10.99

These cool little earphone splitters allow you to listen to the same thing with a friend. They're particularly handy when traveling with a companion.

Extra Long Charging Cable - 3-pack $8.88

These 10-foot-long charging cables are surprisingly useful and versatile. They can also double as a jump rope for impromptu cardio.

Charging Bracelet for iPhone - $14.99

This neat bracelet, made in the style of Buddha braids, ensures that you're never without a charger and USB plug.

Beanie with Bluetooth - $26.99

This gift is great for any nerd buddy who has to deal with cold winter conditions or a group of friends who still wear beanies all year round. Bluetooth headphones make this hat worth the price, and they look pretty cool too, which is rare for wearable tech.


Wireless Gaming Headphones - $56.26

Wireless gaming headphones make a perfect gift for nerdy guys who enjoy playing video games as they provide the freedom to move around without being tethered to a device, and they offer high-quality sound to enhance the game experience. Plus, they can easily connect to gaming consoles, PCs, and mobile devices, making them a versatile accessory for any game enthusiast.

High-End Range

Tesla Watch - $99.99

This watch is both ridiculous and fun. It's perfect for a group of friends who embrace their nerdiness as a badge of honor. The watch is a steampunk dream, both futuristic and anachronistic, and it tells time too. It may not be an everyday type of watch, but it makes a unique and quirky gift for the right person.

Han Solo-inspired Jacket - $120

IN A PLANET FAR FAR AWAY…this jacket is perfect for a nerd guy who's also a Star Wars fan. It's the perfect top layer to wear to Comic Con, and it doesn't look too much like a Star Wars cosplay outfit, so the right person could get away with wearing it on a day-to-day basis.

We hope you found this list of geeky gifts helpful. If you have any suggestions to add, please feel free to chime in.


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