The Best Coffee Advent Calendars of 2020

Count down to the holidays with a cup of joe

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Our Top Picks
"The box and all 24 18-gram (0.6-ounce) sachets are biodegradable."
"The gift box is reusable, so you can take it on as a DIY project for Advent next year."
"Make high-quality coffee and espresso beverages through December."
"Expect limited-time flavors, like peppermint bark coffee with peppermint mocha creamer."
"This set comes with a mason jar and tote bag."
"Every tin contains information about its origin, processing method, and cupping notes."
"All you need is a cozy blanket and a festive mug."

Advent calendars are a fun way to count down to the holiday season and end of the year. When filled with chocolate or other treats, they're especially nice for antsy kids, who wake up every December morning knowing they’re just one day closer to presents under the tree. But coffee lovers deserve a little joy, too, and what better way to wake up than with a special cup of joe? Grab your favorite mug, put a pot on, and spread a little cheer with the best coffee advent calendars on the market this year—plus one for tea drinkers, too.

Yawn 2020 Coffee Advent Calendar

Stay caffeinated all through December with this coffee Advent calendar by Yawn. The adorable pastel blue and pink product features windows to open every day of the month through Christmas Eve. Inside, you'll find 24 specialty coffees including Lava Java, Two Mountains, and Columbian Hippo, in the form of ground or whole beans. For the perfect cup of joe, use a French press or brew via AeroPress, Chemex, percolator, filter, pour-over, or Moka pot. The box and all 24 18-gram (0.6-ounce) sachets are biodegradable.

Copper Cow 12 Days of Pour Over Set

Copper Cow's 12 Days of Pour Over Advent Calendar Set features some of the best holiday flavors and fan-favorite creamers to boot. In total, you will receive four black, one ginger, one lavender, two peppermint, two churro, and two pumpkin spice coffees in tandem with 10 sweetened condensed milk creamers and two coconut creamers. The gift box is completely reusable, too, so you can take it on as a DIY project for Advent next year.

Nespresso Advent Calendar

This Nespresso Advent calendar is the ultimate treat for coffee connoisseurs. Starting December 1, open one door per day to reveal a Vertuo capsule for high-quality coffee and espresso beverages through December 23. On Christmas Eve, you get the grand finale: a transparent coffee mug. Note that these pods are only compatible with Nespresso Vertuo machines.

CSCountdownCalendars Christmas Coffee Advent

This super-cute novelty set comes with 25 K-Cup pods with coordinating creamers, each packed in a mini box labeled by "days before Christmas." Expect a mix of regular flavor and limited-time flavors—like peppermint bark coffee with peppermint mocha creamer or cinnamon sugar cookie with cinnamon vanilla creamer—in light, medium, and dark roasts, and cappuccino with no repeating pods. You can also opt for a non-flavored or decaf mix.

Coffee Junkie Coffee Advent Calendar

If you like coffee but can't consume a ton of caffeine, this is the calendar for you. Coffee Junkie's Coffee Advent Calendar comes in regular and decaf. A great option for gifting, this set comes with 24 different-flavored, certified organic, and fair trade pour-over coffees that make 1 cup, plus a cold brew. You even get a mason jar and tote bag.

19grams Espresso Advent Calendar

When one door closes, another one opens—except with this Advent calendar. It uses tins instead. Enjoy 24 16-gram (1.76-ounce) single-origin coffees from different parts of the world roasted as espresso, with every tin containing information about its origin and processing method, as well as cupping notes. If you can't get through them all, don't worry. The tins are resealable, so you can drink them into the new year. Note that 19grams is Berlin-based, so you may have to pay for international shipping depending on your location.

Uncommon Goods 24 Days of Tea Advent Calendar

If you don't like coffee, there's always tea. This Advent calendar from Uncommon Goods features 24 unique blends of finely sourced tea sachets—ranging from Chinese black tea to Scandanavian tea with cranberry and elderflower—for cold December days leading up to Christmas. All you need is a cozy blanket and a festive mug.

Final Verdict

Our favorite pick is the Yawn Coffee Advent because it has beautiful packaging, is sustainable, and comes with a great variety of top-notch java. Copper Cow's 12 Days of Pour Over Set is pretty neat, too, because you get ground beans and creamer all in one.

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