Oktoberfest Pairing

Still Grillin’

“We’re heading into Oktoberfest season and that means great things for your next barbecue. Where we talked about the Helles style being straight forward beer flavored beer, Oktoberfest and other amber styles like it bring toasted malt flavors that make them perfect alongside the things you’re cooking on your grill…

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German Beers For Oktoberfest

Top Five German Beers to Celebrate Oktoberfest

Guten tag! Dust off your lederhosen because the world is celebrating Oktoberfest! This holiday is traditionally celebrated in Munich from September 22nd through October 7th. Oktoberfest is a German celebration of the fall season and more importantly, beer. You can celebrate it right in your own home by trying any…

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National Pretzel Day

National Pretzel Day: Beers that Pair Well with Pretzels

Don’t be salty! National Pretzel Day is April 26th—a time where people across the country celebrate all things pretzel. This doughy, twisted treat has been enjoyed since the Middle Ages. According to legend, Italian monks first invented the pretzel as a reward for pious village children. It didn’t arrive in…

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Game Day Pairings

Beer and Gourmet Food Pairings for the Big Game

Cheering on your team during the big game works up quite the appetite—and thirst! But before you rally up your game day party guests, be sure you’re prepared. It’s not just about stocking the cooler with old brews and tossing some pretzels in a big bowl. You could easily up…

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Where To Celebrate Oktoberfest 2017 In Texas

Time to don your lederhosen and fluff the feather in your Tyrolean hat! Oktoberfest is nearly here. Texas has a very rich German heritage, so its no surprise that there are many places to celebrate Oktoberfest right here in the Lone Star State. Here is our list of some of…

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Oktoberfest: Story of a Party

It might come as a surprise to many of you, but Oktoberfest didn’t start as a beer festival and it is celebrated more in September, than October, in Germany! Oktoberfest Origins The first “Oktoberfest” was a wedding reception for Prince Ludwig I, who married Princess Therese of Saxony-Hildburghausen. The marriage…

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In Texas We Oktoberfiesta!

  • September 23, 2016
  • Beer

On the sales floor at the Smith Street location, there has been a lot of talk about the “seasonal creep”: pumpkin and Oktoberfest beers coming out earlier and earlier. Well, that is the case, but it was summed up best by a Twitter user who responded by quoting Talladega Night’s…

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