Tag: Germany

Beer Review – Spaten Oktoberfest


  This is the second to last of my Oktoberfest reviews and as it is now February, I have learned that next year, I either need to drink a lot less Oktoberfests or crank out the reviews. In any event, this is a review of the Spaten Oktoberfest. After sampling […]

Beer Review – Ayinger Brau-Weisse Hefe Weizen


We had a mixed bag of weather this past weekend. Saturday was rainy, cool, and muggy. Sunday morning and the early afternoon were a continuation of Saturday’s sucky weather, but then around 3 o’clock, the humidity broke, the clouds rolled away, and it turned into a spectacular late […]

Oktoberfest!


This Saturday marks the official kick-off of the 2010 Oktoberfest. The festival lasts 16-days and is held each year in Munich, Germany. Here are some interesting Oktoberfest facts: The first Oktoberfest was held in 1810 to celebrate the marriage of Prince Ludwig of Bavaria to Therese von Sachsen-Hildburghausen. […]

Beer Review – Paulaner Hefe Weizen


In the middle of the week, I selected another pint to satisfy my thirst and curiosity. I poured out a Paulaner Hefe Weizen. This is the best-selling beer by the Paulaner Brewery,  and the use of specially produced top-fermented yeast is what gives the beer its unmistakable taste. I found the cloudy, […]