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Oktoberfest: Dolly Style

12 oz. in a glass, 16 oz. in a pint, but if you really want to drink beer, head to the Oktoberfest tents in Munich the third week of September and drown yourself in a Maß which is an amazing 33.814 US oz., or 1 litre. The 16-18-day festival begins on the third Saturday of September… Continue reading Oktoberfest: Dolly Style

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Top 10 Oktoberfest Experiences

Oktoberfest originally began in 1810 as a celebration to honor the marriage of Prince Ludwig and Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen in Munich, Germany. It's a 16-18 day festival that runs from mid to late September to the first Sunday in October. It's located at the Theresienwiese (Therese Meadows) Fairgrounds in the city center. It has now… Continue reading Top 10 Oktoberfest Experiences

DIY

Dolled Up Oktoberfest Painted Steins

Make your Oktoberfest party unique by serving your beer in hand-painted beer steins! Supplies Glass beer steinsFolkArt multi-surface acrylic paintDetail paint brushesPrinted Oktoberfest imagesPainter’s tape Instructions Print out your images to the size needed to fit your stein.Use painter’s tape to secure the image inside your stein. Outline your image with a darker colour and… Continue reading Dolled Up Oktoberfest Painted Steins

Recipes

Sauerkraut Soup

This recipe came from Kimberley at The Daring Gourmet. With fall on the horizon, thoughts naturally turn to harvesting vegetables, making preserves and satisfying soups. This soup combines my two loves, bacon and sauerkraut. Serve with beer bread, a crusty roll or a green salad for a filling meal. Ingredients 4 ounces smoked bacon, diced (3 full,… Continue reading Sauerkraut Soup