Whaddya mean Oktoberfest is already over? How did I miss that? The end of September, really? Well shoot, I'm just gonna have to have a Bavarian Hoe Down of my very own. And these seven tools will help me do it.
Cinderella can have her slipper—that holds what three, four ounces of booze? Psh, I'm a boot man, myself, and my favored glass footwear comes in a size four. That's four as in liters—more than a gallon of beer—at a time. $50
What, you want me to choose just one beer to have one draught? The 2010 Oktoberfest had 33 different brewers participate, and those were just the ones operating in Munich. I can work through at least do an eleventh of that. $1600
Need help telling your Käfer Wiesn Schänke from your Nürnberger Bratwurst Glöckl? Not sure if a Schützen-Festhalle pairs well with Schweinshaxe? iBeer Pro's 2,700 beer database will have you ordering like a native Berliner. Just make sure to remember that ordering three beers involves the thumb. $3
Oktoberfest is just another beer garden without the OOMPah, OOMPah, OOMPah, of a quality tuba. The YBB-641 may be made by the Japanese, but it's built in the German tradition and modeled after the early Meinl Weston models. $12,206