Oktoberfest

When is Oktoberfest in Munich?

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Germans are notoriously precise with their speech… after all, this is the language that gave us words like Schwangerschaftverhütungsmittel (Pregnancy Preventing Remedy) and and Dudelsack (A bad that makes a doodleing sound aka. Bagpipes)… so it’s incredibly confusing to so many people OUTSIDE Germany that Oktoberfest does not start in October. So, when is Oktoberfest […]

All About Oktoberfest -Oktoberfest History, Traditions, Food and More!

What is Oktoberfest Bier? And what makes it Special?

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During the Fall months, with the arrival of pumpkin spice comes Octoberfest beers. While they are exceedingly delicious beers, the question remains; what is Oktoberfest Beer? And what makes one beer an Octoberfest beer and another a seasonal ale? Is it the flavor or is it the Season? And is there a rule for making a […]

What is Lebkuchen? Lebkuchen are German Christmas Cookies!

Gingerbread Hearts to Buy -German Heart Cookies for your Schatzi!

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  Customized Gingerbread Heart (Lebkuchen) – X-large Oktoberfest is not just about Beer! Remember, Oktoberfest started as a wedding celebration, as an expression of love. So it is only natural that today, symbols of love still exist on the Wiesn in the form of Gingerbread decorated with love notes and cute sayings. But if you […]

All About Oktoberfest -Oktoberfest History, Traditions, Food and More!

What is the Oktoberfest in Germany? How did it get Started? And how is it Celebrated?

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    Munich is the home of Oktoberfest. The Festival starts in late September, and just around that time we get these images of a Lederhosen wearing, Beer guzzling, Pretzel eating Man, with his Lusty dirndl wearing Fraulein. This image is only partially true, and doesn’t tell the whole story.  So, what IS the Oktoberfest in […]

What is Lebkuchen? Lebkuchen are German Christmas Cookies!