When a man reaches his fortieth year, it’s a milestone. It’s the kind of special occasion that calls for an extra special present to commemorate the day. What are the best 40th birthday gift ideas for men? How much should you spend on his gift? Who can customize it for you? These are all important questions to ask when choosing gifts for him. Read on for top gift ideas and suggestions that’ll make his fortieth birthday truly spectacular.
He’s 40, Ditch the Plastic Cups – He Needs a Whiskey Glass Set Worthy of His Age
He’s 40, time to ditch the plastic cups and bargain glassware. For the man who loves to entertain nothing would be better suited than a set that allows him to entertain the neighbors and other guests. This Oakmont wood boxed whiskey set includes four engraved whiskey glasses, a handsome liquor decanter and it all comes in a customized maple gift box. Your father, brother or best friend will be the envy of the neighborhood with this divine whiskey set.
Celebrate His Commitment to Excellence with a Custom Sign
Here’s another way you can impress your guy. Give him a sign that reflects his commitment to excellence, no matter the job, there is a sign out there for it. Here are hundreds of custom sign options. Pair it with a nice bottle of whiskey and your guy is sure to love it! Find your sign here: 19th Hole sign. Fireman sign. Police flag sign. Police protect and Serve Sign. Anchor Sign.
40 Year Olds Like it Smoked Not Stirred
Now that he’s reached his fortieth year, it’s time for him to take his whiskey drinking to the next level. And let’s face it, sometimes the missing ingredient is smoke to make your whiskey, scotch or bourbon really pop, plus it’s one cool party trick! We recommend The Smoke Box Deluxe Drink Smoker System. What works for his steaks will work for his drink as this smoke box and smoke gun set infuse his beverage with flavors like never before.
For the Stylish Guy, A Wallet That Will Last
So your husband or best friend has reached his fortieth year and he’s still using that old wallet from high school. Don’t you think it’s time to help the guy out? This wallet exudes class and sophistication and is worthy of any 40 year old. Give him this cool minimalist carbon fiber wallet. Bonus: If you’re gifting this as a gift for a friend, call his mom and see if you can’t track down that senior picture he hated so much and slide that bad boy into the wallet to really give your buddy the business and add a personal touch. He’ll enjoy it for years to come.
Take His Newly Refined Tastes to the Next Level
Does he love scotch? Well then how about this for a cool 40th birthday gift idea for him. Buy a personalized scotch and custom wood boxed whiskey set like this, and secretly put the tickets inside for an out of this world cool gift idea! It’s the perfect way to present him with tickets to that Scotch whiskey tour he’s always dreamed about. Too expensive? Well then how about a personalized set such as this, with a bottle of his favorite scotch or bourbon. Any 40 year old is sure to love this gift regardless of if you make it to Scotland or not.
For the 40 Year Old Craft Beer Lover
Here’s a gift that will be a sure hit with any guy who likes good beer or craft brew. Now that he’s 40, it’s time he stops drinking those light beers and learns to drink some real beer, if nothing else than for bragging rights among his friends! This monogrammed beer kit for men comes with everything he needs to enjoy beer to the fullest. The included personalized beer glasses are perfect for all types of beer and the growler will be the perfect container for beers that he tries at the local brewery or his friends house that he wants to bring home to enjoy later. Give him this set and you know you’ll be the first lucky person he invites to pop a cold beer with next time you’re in town.
Cigar Smoker? How About a One-of-a-Kind Ashtray for his 40th Birthday
Every cigar smoker needs a proper ashtray. And it’s difficult to even conceive of a more luxurious ashtray than the Monogram Marble Cigar Ashtray. Made with a naturally shed horn inlay that makes each one unique unto itself, your forty-year-old smoker will know just how special he is. The built-in stainless steel bowl will make sure none of those pesky ashes get away.
Grilling Tools for Your 40 Year Old Handy Man
You may wonder, what are some of the best 40th birthday gift ideas for men who are always grilling something? How about something that would go in his favorite spot in the house, the grill. Checkout this cool custom grill set. They are made of real maple, and custom engraved. These would look pretty cool above his workbench if we don’t say so ourselves.
Not Your Father’s Decanter Set
These cool decanter sets are so in style right now! Made of glass they will make your liquor look enticing and who doesn’t love that? It comes with matching rocks glasses with his name for a very cool 40th birthday gift idea that he is sure to love.
Cool Twist on Gifting Glassware
Got a cocktail-loving guy you need a gift for? Then how about this, buy him four Moscow mule mugs for his favorite cocktail. Give him the mugs with cans of unopened ginger beer inside. What a cool 40th birthday gift idea men! Anytime he wants a drink he’ll make sure it’s gift that keeps on giving!
All the Vices Gift Set – For Manly Guys Turning 40
Here’s an gift idea for that manly guy. This all the vices gift set for men is perfect for that 40 year old guy who loves a good smoke, stiff drink, and shooting guns. I mean how can you go wrong with this set? Even if he’s not into guns, ammo cans such as these are endlessly useful for storing everything from tobacco (add a sponge to use as a humidor), holding his tools, to storing his spare change and everything in between. Truly a gift any guy worth his salt can appreciate!
Custom Gift Set for Aspiring Collectors
Is your guy a collector? Upgrade his collecting experience to the something worthy of a 40 year old with this handsome beer cap shadow box. Perfect for any beer caps, it comes in a hand crafted wood box. Coming in under $60, it’s a cool inexpensive 40th birthday gift idea that looks like it cost much more than it really does.
A Whiskey Set Perfect for The Office
Need the perfect gift for your husband? The Aviator engraved whiskey gift set will keep your husband happy all day long. It even has your 40th birthday boy’s name right on it. Give him a gift to relax with for his fourtieth.
Light Up the Night with a High Powered Flashlight
What’s a great gift idea for the forty-year-old camper? Of all the great 40th birthday gift ideas out there, we suggest the Klarus XT11GT – 2000 Lumen Flashlight. He’ll never want for light again as he makes his way through the dense woods at night. No matter how bad his eyes get in future years, this light will be there to guide his way.
Handcrafted Presentation Gift Set – A dignified set for 40 year olds
Here’s a fun 40th birthday gift idea. Consider one of these personalized serving sets for entertaining guests in style, poker games, or the big game. No matter what he uses it for, you can rest assured your gentleman will be ready for the event with drinks and snacks for all the guests. It will keep him from spilling a single drop of that single malt scotch or handcrafted bourbon. It’s fancy and convenient. Everyone wins!
Around the World in Your Own Liquor Cabinet
Is your forty year old a Renaissance man? Is he the the kind of guy who deserves the whole world? Well, you may not be able to give him the Earth, but you can give him a cool globe bar to hide all his favorite liquors. Lend your man’s cave a bit of old world charm with this replica of an old Italian globe. Let him stock with with his own collection of whiskeys, bourbons, scotches, vodkas and more from around the world.
40th Birthday Present for the Wine Connoisseur
Now you’ve got your man drinking the good stuff. So give him a great wine set to enjoy his wine more fully. With this cool 5 piece wine decanter set he’ll be able to aerate and filter his favorite wine to increase the flavor intensity and remove all those stubborn sediments. It even comes with a drying rack for easy cleaning. It’s the gift that every wine drinker needs.
So there you have it, seventeen humble suggestions to help that special fellow celebrate his fortieth. Hopefully it helped you out a bit with your decision making process. Because let’s face it, a milestone birthday deserves a milestone gift that he’ll remember for decades to come.
Complete Decanter Set for a 40th Birthday
As your man is about to enter the best years of his life he should be enjoying his liquor in the best way possible. Get him a decanter set that will make his favorite whiskey look more enticing than ever. He’ll love being able to show off the impressive set with the matching glasses to any friends that come by.