If he likes IPAs, Northern Brewer is running a good deal in the Vendor forum. Buy a 5 gallon pot and IPA kit for about $80, and they will throw in pretty much all the other gear you need for free ($80 value). Offer good until 11:59 pm Monday night, so get moving.
Beer - It's Magically Delicious!
Primary 1: More Fun Blonde Belgian Pale Ale
Primary 2: Orange Mead (Made Jan. 2013)
Primary 3: Eagerly Awaiting Brewday
Bottled: CranApfelwein (11/18/12), Pumpkin Spice Porter, Texas Red Ale
Kegged: PC Pale Ale
On Tap #1: MoreBeer Budget Blonde Ale
On Tap #2: MoreBeer Budget Porter
On Deck: TBD