Do you have an upcoming tailgate event, or do you know someone who is an avid tailgater and you are thinking of getting them a gift? Usually, a proper tailgating gift would be a gift basket. However, there is the problem of selecting which gift basket to buy, as there are hundreds of different ones sold by different companies. In order to help you narrow down your search, ten of the best tailgate gift baskets have been selected and are listed below. Also, their features are written down which they possess, which would make you want to buy any of them.
- This gourmet gift basket is an ideal gift, and it contains a number of popular American beer and whiskey brands like: Jack Daniels Barbecue Sauce, Maker’s Mark Gourmet Sauce, Sierra Nevada Porter Mustard, Jack Daniels Mustard, and Budweiser Barbecue Sauce.
- Also included in the gift basket is an assortment of White Russian and Irish whiskey coffees which offer extra variety to any meal.
The gift basket comes in different categories which are; Hit the Sauce Basket and Hit the Sauce Basket with #1 Dad Sportula. The #1 Dad Sportula is a heavy duty stainless steel spatula which is manufactured specifically for grilling purposes. The spatula has been equipped with a hard maple handle which is held firmly in place by brass rivulets. The whole design of the spatula makes it extra sturdy and therefore, makes it last for a long period of time.
On the official GiftProse website, orders can be made and sent to particular locations with an accompanying gift message from GiftProse. There is another option for you to deliver your own customized message to whoever is receiving the gift basket.
- When an order is made, the gourmet gifts are delivered in a large basket along with the GiftProse greeting card and your own customized message if you sent one.
This tailgate gift basket contains not just food items, but utensils too. The hardware contents include a set of four plates, spoons, forks, eating knives and wine glasses. The items in the gift basket are assembled for a group of four people. The basket has a large size with dimensions of 19 inches wide by 10 inches high by 14 inches deep. Also, the basket is insulated to protect the contents from harsh weather conditions, and it has two sturdy handles specially designed to support the weight of its numerous contents.
- The food items in the gift basket are selected particularly for tailgating events and they include: Spicy Mesquite BBQ (16oz), J&M Lemon Cookies (6oz), It’s Freakin’ Awesome Nosh Bag (8oz), Texas Flag Napkins (16 per pack), Hatch Green Chili Mustard (9oz), Sweet Jalapeno Relish with Hatch Chili’s (8oz), Texas Green Tea (12oz), Peach Lemonade (12oz), Votew Cocktail Mixer (5oz), Black Pepper Crackers (6oz), It’s a Texas Thang Tea Towel, and Western Jalapeno Dix Mix.
- On the official website of Texas Treats, for an extra fee, a personalized gift card can be sent along with the basket to the address entered into the site.
The average weight of the gift basket with its contents is 10 pounds.
Unlike other gift items which are usually delivered in wooden baskets, the gift items set by Corona is delivered in a Corona Oval Metal Bucket. The delivery bucket is decorated by a Navy Grosgrain Ribbon.
The average size of the bucket is 12 inches by 8 inches by 14.3 inches.
- The gift bucket contains 2 Corona Beverage Glasses, which can be used to serve various types of drinking. The food items in the basket are mostly lime flavored, as there are 1.2 ounces of Beanitos White Bean with Lime Chips and 1 ounce of The Popcorn Factory’s Chili Lime Popcorn.
- There are two food spices which can be found in the gift bucket and they are; 3 ounces of Guacamole Seasoning and 2.3 ounces of Spicy Salsa Seasoning. Both seasonings are packaged in mini sized bottles. Also present in the gift bucket is 1 ounce of Original White Salt in a Novelty Lime Wedge Shaped Box.
This gift basket has almost everything you need for a successful grilling experience during a tailgate event. The basket contains items ranging from a recipe book to a chicken roaster to spices for grilling. The wide variety of contents makes it a very valuable tailgating gift basket. The exact components of the basket are listed below.
- There is a recipe book which is mainly filled with grilling recipes that are guys’ favorites and its title is “A Man, A Can, A Tailgate Plan.
- Also, there is a beer can chicken roaster which is used on grills for roasting chicken. There are a couple of cheesy foods and snacks like Cheddar Cheese with Onion and Chives, Pepper Cheese, Swiss Cheese, Tomato & Basil Cheese, Smoky Cheddar Cheese, and Smoky Mozzarella Crunchy Cheese Snacks.
The other components of the gift basket are; Assorted BBQ Sauces and Marinades, Smoky Chipotle Burger Mix, Hickory Smoke Flavor Beef Summer Sausage, Hickory Smoked Beef Salami, Tangy Tomato BBQ Almonds, Crunch Corn Nuts and Nutty Gourmet Snack Mix.
The weight of the entire gift basket is about 9 pounds.
If the person you want to get a gift or is a football fan, then this gift basket is probably the best option. The contents make the basket to look appealing to a football fan.
- Among the components of the gift basket is a picture frame which is in the shape of a football.
When it comes to food sauce and grilling rubs, there is a Sucklebusters Hot Sauce and a Sucklebusters BBQ Seasoning/Rub. The other remaining components are Focaccia Tuscan Style Crackers, Wild West Alamo Shortbread Cookies, Way Better Black Bean Tortilla Chips, D.L. Jardines Texacante Salsa, Jack Links Beef Jerky, Austinuts Lonestar Nut Mix, Stone Mountain Just Fruit Dried Fruit Mix, and American Gourmet Butter Pretzels.
- If the order is made on the official site of Design It Yourself Gifts and Baskets, there is the option of sending a personalized gift card to the recipient of the gift basket.
Also, for additional fees, there is the option of adding some extra items to the basket such as balloons with specific messages like ‘I love you’ or ‘Happy Valentine’s Day’. You can also add a box of chocolates like Russell Stover Heart Shaped Box of Chocolates or Lindor Strawberries and Cream White Chocolate. It is also possible to add decorative ribbons to the basket. All of these additions cost an extra fee.
The average size of a basket is 11.75 inches by 8.75 inches by 3 inches.
If the person you are looking to get a gift for is a child or a young teenager, then this gift basket by Catered Cravings is likely your best option. Also, this package is suitable for a college student, or generally a person who has a sweet tooth.
The gift container is not a basket, but rather a six quart box which is reusable. The box has dimensions of about 14 inches by 9 inches by 5 inches.
The gift box contains a large amount of gift items, which amount to a total of 52 pieces. The total components are listed below:
- 1 pack of Nature Valley Sweet and Salty Nut Almond Granola Bar (1.2oz)
- 2 packs of Rice Krispies Treats (1.3oz each)
- 2 packs of Quaker Choc Chip Granola Bars (.84oz each)
- 2 packs of Quaker Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Granola Bars (.84oz each)
- Big Red Gum (5 sticks)
- Two Laffy Taffy Ropes (1 Gr Apple, 1 Strawberry)
- 6 packs of Airheads (.55oz each)
- Twizzlers (4 Individual Strawberry Twists)
- 1 pack of Motts Fruit Snacks (.8oz)
- 1 pack of Kellogg’s Fruit Snacks (.8oz)
- 1 pack of Cheez-it (1.5oz)
- 1 pack of Lance Toasty Cracker with PB (6ct pack)
- 1 pack of Lance Toast Cheese with PB (6ct pack)
- 1 pack of ACT II Popcorn Butter Lovers (2.75oz Bag)
- 1 pack of Cracker Jacks (1.25oz)
- 1 pack of Gardetto’s (1.75oz)
- 1 pack of Doritos (1oz)
- 1 pack of Cheetos (1oz)
- 1 pack of Snyder Pretzels (1.5 oz)
- 2 packs of Planters Peanuts (1oz)
- 4 packs of Slim Jims (.28 oz)
- 1 pack of Famous Amos Choc Chip Cookies – 1 (2oz)
- 4 packs of Blow Pops
- 4 Tootsie Pops (which may include: Cherry, Pomegranate, Strawberry, Caffeine, Raspberry or Lemonade)
- 2 packs of Werthers
Overall, the gift box weighs about 3.3 pounds.
This gift basket is ideal for men, or adults in general, who are football fans and love beer.
- While making your order, you can write a personal note on a gift card within the basket.
The gift basket can hold six bottles, each of them having size 12 oz. however, the bottles that come in the pack of six do not contain any beer.
- The beer gift basket comes in several other color designs which include; the Halloween themed design, Happy Hangover, Holiday Lights, Holiday Plaid, Holiday Sweater and the Patriotic + Thanks + Congrats pack of four design.
The average weight of a beer gift basket is about 12 ounces and the dimension is about 11 inches by 10 inches by 0.5 inches.
Considering the fact that beer is an important aspect of tailgating, this beer gift basket is definitely something that would be attractive to most tailgaters, and therefore, it would be appreciated as a gift.
Without a doubt, coffee is a universal drink, and it is also commonly taken at tailgate events. This gift basket caters for the coffee needs of whoever you are sending it to.
- Among the contents within the coffee gift basket is a mug with a capacity of 15 oz.
- There are also four soft coasters on which coffee mugs can be placed.
- There are five bags of gourmet coffee blends, with each bag weighing 2 oz. Also, there is one bag each of the followings; French Vanilla, Kenya AA, Decaf Colombian Supremo, Chocolate, and Italian Roast Expresso. The final content of the gift basket is one Biscotti Cookie.
The coffee gifts are packaged in a black box with dimensions 9 inches by 9 inches by 4 inches. The whole gift box has a weight of about 3 pounds.
This gift basket was made to the delight of Tiger football fans, college student, or Alumni. The gift items come in a galvanized metal pail on which the LSU logo has been embossed.
- The contents of the gift pail are one bottle of Habanero Sauce, one bottle of Cajun grilling sauce, and one can of picante salsa.
- There is also a coozy which helps to keep drinks cool.
- The final item in the gift pail is a football shaped stuffed animal which is designed as Mike the Tiger the mascot of LSU. It is 5.5 inches tall and 8 inches wide.
- For an extra fee, a Sportula can be added to the items in the gift basket. The LSU Sportula is a heavy duty stainless steel grilling spatula with a sturdy maple handle and brass rivulets to hold the handle in place.
The overall weight of the gift pail is about 6 pounds.
This gift basket by Gourmet Gift Baskets contains a lot of sugary treats which would be enjoyed by almost anyone. The contents range from cookies to crackers, to cheese, to popcorn. The gifts are packaged in a beautiful basket, which is decorated by a festive bow.
- The contents of the gift basket are; Stoned Wheat Crackers, Spicy Cheddar & Veggie Cheese, Lemon Wafer Bites, Pretzel Twists, Hickory Maple Bacon Kettle Corn, Almond Cashew Clusters, Key Lime Cookies, Almond Nougat, and Hazelnut Wafer Rolls.
The size of the gift basket is about 13 inches by 12 inches by 11 inches and the total weight of the basket and its contents is about 4.3 pounds.
From the ten items listed above, the basket which I feel deserves the title of best tailgate gift basket is the Grill Master Gift Basket by Gifts to Impress. There are a couple of reasons for this choice.
The major reason is that it is probably the most complete tailgate gift basket among the listed above. Not only does it come with a grilling recipe book, it also comes with a beer can chicken roaster which can be used to roast chicken on a grill. There is also a BBQ sauce which is very essential for grilling purposes. Another factor that makes this particular gift basket to stand out is the presence of other food items like cheese, sausage, and beef salami. Overall, it is a good product and it would serve very well as a true tailgating gift.
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