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Celebrating the deliciousness of beer doesn’t have to be a big production or require airfare to Bavaria. We’ve rounded up the goods for throwing a DIY beer fest this fall, whether you’re looking to sample new releases or showcase your own.

Beer Tasting Serving Set

Pour samples in style with this tasting set from KegWorks. The birchwood serving paddle holds four 5-ounce tasting glasses, and makes it easy to put your guests’ palates to the test, or to sip through an array of different beer styles. $23.99,

Craft Beer Passport

Like explorers tirelessly recording new trails charted, you and your guests can keep detailed logs of your adventures into the depths of beer. Letterfolk’s Craft Beer Passport contains 20 entries with space for brewery details, tasting notes, and mementos such as labels. $10,

Beer Yoga

Amid the festing, take time for a silly stretch with Kikkerland’s Beer Yoga. The jovial, beer-fueled party game demands posture and poise while striking a pose. Sure, you know downward dog, but can you nail it with a beer in hand? $16,

Craft Beer Making Kit with Siphonless Fermenter

If you’re aiming to serve your own brewed bounty, look no further than this practically foolproof set from Northern Brewer. Choose between four ale recipes, including an Irish red and a pale ale, then get to work on the streamlined siphonless fermenter. Bring your best DIY ’tude, and four weeks later you’ll have a gallon of homemade beer to bottle. $69.98,

Soft Pretzel & Beer Cheese Kit

What’s a beer fest without a soft pretzel? The brewpub standard couldn’t be easier to make at home with this baking kit from Farm Steady. The kit comes with pretzel mix, malt powder, yeast, pretzel salt, vegetable rennet, and cheesecloth, while you provide the beer, milk, butter, and baking soda. In no time, you’ll have fresh-baked pretzels to serve alongside tangy beer cheese. $30,

The Oxford Companion to Beer

The world’s foremost beer experts—166 of them to be exact—put their heads together to write the more than 1,100 entries that make up this indispensable compendium edited by Brooklyn Brewery brewmaster Garrett Oliver. The comprehensive tome covers beer from all angles, ranging from global drinking traditions to the nitty-gritty of brewing to the industry’s impacts on brewing regions. $60.45,

Mixed Beer Gift Set

App-based craft beer delivery service Tavour tracks down diverse beers from small brewers around the nation. While subscription options are available, Tavour also carries curated boxes on their website, so you’ll get a mixed bag of cans at your doorstep—perfect for beer lovers seeking new brews. $99,

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