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33 Good Birthday Gifts for Your ‘Impossible to Shop For’ Brother

Brothers – love ‘em or loathe ‘em, once a year their birthdays come around and you have to go shopping. If you’re blindly searching for the birthday gift for brothers who are utterly impossible to buy for (up until now) take a look at these ideas, and you’ll be spoilt for choice – heck, you could even buy for his next 10 birthdays and stash them safely in your closet!


YETI Hopper Flip Portable Cooler

The Yeti Hopper keeps its cool, even in the harshest of conditions, thanks to its superior insulation, 12 can (plus ice) capacity, totally leak-proof zipper, and robust puncture and mildew-proof construction.


Scotch-Infused Toothpicks Gift Set

If a suitable birthday gift for your brother is proving elusive, how about these toothpicks which have been infused with a barrel-aged, Islay single malt for a subtle yet classy taste?


Game-Used Hockey Puck Bottle Opener

Hockey and beer, what more could a brother want? This one of a kind bottle opener is made from a game-used hockey puck and comes with an authenticity instruction card.

Prices vary

Marshall Stockwell Portable Bluetooth Speaker

The iconic Marshall amp now comes in a handy wireless portable speaker that is equipped with its own flip case, phone button for making/taking calls, and built-in USB rechargeable lithium-ion batteries.

Prices Vary

Beard Bib & Shaper Set

Is your brother beardy? Save the mess with this ingenious bib which attaches to the mirror with suction pads to catch all the shavings, and a beard-shaper comb for flawless lines.


Travel Gym Adventure Kit

Super strong and ultra-portable, this handy little kit attaches to doors and trees to turn the indoors or out into their very own gym, as it utilizes body weight as resistance.


Adventure Essentials Survival Kit

This kit makes an ingenious gift for guys who like to adventure. Small canisters packed with waterproof matches, water purification tablets, compass and more, fit neatly inside an aluminum flashlight.


Yo Da Best Brother Funny Mug

If your sibling is into Star Wars, then love this mug he will! It features THE cutest Jedi Master above the words ‘Yoda best brother’, in either 11oz or 15oz capacity.

Prices vary

Galileo Globe Thermometer

Colorful and unique, this Galileo Globe Thermometer is made for geeky guys! The spheres inside rise and fall with the temperature, while the liquid moves and changes to ‘lava lamp’ consistency.


David Bowie Engraved Decanter and Rocks Glasses

He can have a drink with Davie Bowie anytime he likes with this decanter and tumblers set. Permanently etched in frosted white, it’s a fine birthday gift for any Bowie fan.

Prices Vary

Audio-Technica Fully Automatic Turntable

Hit the decks old school style with this Audio-Technica Turntable which plays 33 1/3 and 45rpm vinyl records for an unmistakeable sound, thanks to the RCA output cables and replaceable diamond stylus.

Prices Vary

Wall Chess

A novel twist on an old classic, this game of chess hangs on the wall and comes with a special marker to indicate the last move played, avoiding confusion and/or cheating!


Custom Brother Portrait

Print your brother’s cartoon alter ego onto pretty much any surface you like with a digital file, made from photographs you send, and delivered to your inbox within 3 working days.

Prices vary

SOG Folding Shovel Survival Shovel

When folded, this shovel is barely bigger than a hand, but when opened can cope with sand, snow, and trenches, and comes with a wood saw edge for added versatility.


Shop-Vac Stainless Steel Wet Dry Vacuum

Whether he likes to spring clean his home or deep clean his workshop, the 5 gallon Shop-Vac 5989300 can tackle both wet and dry tasks with minimal fuss.


Fred COZY UP Mitten Silicone Tea Infuser

If he fancies himself as King Arthur, this tea infuser will be his own personal Excalibur. Simply fill with loose-leaf tea and steep in hot water for a knight-time brew.

Prices Vary

Leather Console Seat Pocket

Perfect for keeping cars tidy and small objects safe, these slim line organizers fit in between the front seats and the center console, meaning no lost phones, coins, lighters or more.

Prices Vary

CINEMOOD Portable Movie Theater

This 3 inch box projects over 12 feet and comes with 120 hours of pre-loaded Disney and other entertainment, and is also compatible with Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, YouTube and more.


Game-Used Baseball Bat Handle Openers with Stand

How about this birthday gift for a baseball mad brother? Made from a game-used bat handle, this bottle opener also comes with a stand to display when not in use.

Prices vary

Advanced Tactical Attache

Send him on his adventures well-equipped with the Voodoo Advanced Tactical Attache, which features numerous pockets and pouches for storing all those outdoor essentials, like water bottles and radio.

Prices Vary

Mynt Shiatsu Seat Massage Cushion with Heat

We could all do with a good massage every now and again, so treat your brother this birthday with a shiatsu seat massage cushion, which offers deep, masseuse-style treatment, but hands-free.

Prices Vary

Anker PowerCore Portable Charger

Make sure your bro is always there for you with this lightweight portable charger that delivers more than three iPhone8 charges before running out, and comes with a micro USB cable.


Brickell Men’s Smooth Brushless Shave Routine

Give him the gift of a smooth shave with Brickell – the brushless shaving system that combines natural organic ingredients, such as coconut oil and aloe, to eliminate that irritating razor rash.

Prices Vary

Guitar & Pick Holder

Whether for playing or displaying, guitars are instruments of beauty and deserve to be shown off to the max. This oak holder does just that, and even keeps picks safe, too.


SIG Sauer Kilo850Laser Rangefinder

If he loves to go a-huntin’, help him hit his target easier with this SIG Sauer Kilo850 4x20mm Laser Rangefinder, with 4 range updates per second and LOS and AMR options.

Prices Vary

Brother Universe Art

This night sky map makes an unusual birthday gift for brothers who love the stars, as it pinpoints the sky on the night they were born. Framed, unframed, or print-at-home.

Prices vary

Beard Grooming & Trimming Kit for Men Care

A complete kit for men who love their beards, this special edition set contains beard oil, beard butter – both unscented – and boar bristle brush, comb, and scissors for perfect grooming.


Ring Video Doorbell

The Ring Video Doorbell works with Alexa to send messages to an Echo device when the doorbell is activated or motion is detected, allowing a 2-way conversation with visitors to your door.


Giantex Propane Tabletop Gas Grill

Ideal for both camping and back yard grilling, this table top gas grill comes with foldable legs, two push-and-turn ignition burners, lockable lid, concealed grease collector, and stainless steel construction.


Eagle Creek Gear Warrior Travel Bag

Send him on his way with stylish luggage that’s strong, smooth, and easy to maneuver. With a heavy duty kick-plate, it’s lightweight and comes with lockable exterior zippers for peace of mind.

Prices Vary

Deep Sea Sand Art

Utterly mesmerizing, this circular sand art frame can be rotated to displace the sand inside, creating a mystical world of shifting shapes and drifting colors to calm and inspire.


IBIS Wireless 9W Dual Wireless Charger

Charging multiple devices at once, this wireless charging station does away with hazardous, ugly cables as it adds juice to devices by simply placing them on top. Sleek, sophisticated, and simple.

Prices Vary

3 Creative Diy Gifts for Him

Diy Manly Man Apron

Real men cook – and they also spill things, so make sure the man in your life stays spick and span with this DIY apron that’s made from a flour sack towel.

Diy Bacon Salt

What man doesn’t love bacon? Make him a jar of this delicious bacon salt, and he’ll be able to add his favorite flavor to just about any dish he (or you) prepares.

Diy American Travel Map

If travelling’s in his blood, this make-at-home travel map will be the perfect birthday gift, as it comes with a cork map and pushpins for places he’s been or wants to go.

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