Five disgusting alternatives to the pretzel necklace at the Great American Beer Fest

The pretzel necklace is a common sight at the Great American Beer Festival, and many GABF regulars spend considerable time creating just the perfect accessory for the event.

And while sure, pretzels go great with beer, sometimes you need a change of pace -- and carbs. How about pepperoni? Crackers? Doughnuts? And, for those who like to drink dangerously, cantaloupe?

See our suggestions below.

Have your own idea for a perfect GABF accessory? Let us know below.

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