Five Gifts for Father’s Day

Struggling to find the perfect gift for Father’s Day? Here’s a list of options, whether it’s for your dad, husband, or grandfather.

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Make this Father’s Day a memorable one with five popular items that scream Minnesota. Whether you’re giving the simple gift of always-chilled beer or a candle that’s designed for music lovers, we hope this list helps you treat the men in your life.

Chillsner 2 pack

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Corkcicle | Chillsner Beer Chiller

Surprise your dad with the Corkcicle Chillsner this Father’s Day. It’s a drink-through beer chiller, so all he has to do is freeze it and then insert it into his favorite 12-ounce beer. While this is the only non-local gift on the list, there’s nothing like a cold beer on Father’s Day. Corkcicle Chillsner, two-pack for $29.95,

Great Scrape

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Great Scrape | The Woody Pro

Help your man out this Father’s Day by gifting him with the perfect grill-cleaning tool. The Great Scrape is made of solid hardwood and designed for years of cleaning. If your dad owns a gas, charcoal, or smoker grill, this is the option for you. If you want to go above and beyond, you can personalize it. Woody Pro, $39.99, (visit website for free personalization code)

Enjoy that rich, smoky flavor year-round with this stove- or grill-top Kettle Smoker that’s big enough for a whole chicken, or even ribs. It’s made in St. Louis Park by the Dalquist family. Available at the Factory Store, and at, $132.50

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Nordic Ware | Kettle Smoker

Let Dad enjoy the rich, wood-smoked flavor year-round with Nordic Ware’s Kettle Smoker. It’s large enough for a whole chicken and can be used to cook meat, fish, vegetables, and even pizza! Instead of grilling, your man can achieve professional quality results directly from the stove-top. Kettle Smoker, $132.50,

United Goods Legendary Candle

The Legendary Candle, featuring First Avenue’s iconic façade, smells smoky and spicy. It stands atop First Avenue: Minnesota’s Mainroom, an illustrated history. Candle available at, $30; book available at, $35

United Goods | The Legendary Candle

Give that special man in your life the gift of scent this Father’s Day. Featuring First Avenue’s iconic façade, the Legendary Candle gives off a smoky and spicy fragrance. Your guy will appreciate the new addition to his man cave. The Legendary Candle, $30,

Each of Brian Wolff’s one-of-a-kind cutting boards celebrates the natural beauty of the wood in dynamic, geometric patterns. His wife Melissa’s jewelry line uses his sustainably sourced woodworking scraps ($70 and up, at Rose & Loon at Rosedale Center,

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Wolff Woodworks

Treat the men in your life with a beautiful wooden cutting board for Father’s Day. Brian Wolff, owner of Wolff Woodworks, designs custom-made pieces in which he highlights wood’s natural beauty in dynamic, geometric patterns. Visit Rose & Loon at Rosedale to purchase one of his pieces before Father’s Day. $70 and up,