Our neighborhood recently had a beer tasting party that was a lot of fun and would be easy (and not expensive) to host on your own.

Have each couple (or single friend) bring a six pack of their favorite beer and an appetizer. We had glasses available for those who really wanted to “taste”, but it seemed like most people picked out a beer that looked interesting and drank the whole thing! We also had water and a few bottles of wine available.

Different and more casual than a wine tasting! Here are some pictures for ideas: