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Biers of the World at Addison Oktoberfest

by Steven Doyle

The official beers sold at the Addison Oktoberfest are the same beers sold at the Munich festival. So you may enjoy Spaten and Franziskaner under Schloss Addison, a 3,000 square-foot air-conditioned tent that resembles the beer halls of Munich. However, there is a broader choice should you visit the Sporthalle which features non-stop sports and entertainment on the big screen, traditional German food and beverages, and Biers of the World.

In Sporthalle you will find a broader list of brews including Estrella Damm, Sapporo Light, Fireman’s 4, Ommegong Hennepin, Bierra Moretti, Spaten Premium Lager, Pauwel Kwak, Spaten Oktoberfest, Cerveza Imperial, Spaten Dunkel  and Quilmes.    Continue reading

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Masskrugstemmen Tonight At Flying Saucer And The Londoner

by Steven Doyle

One of the signature events at Addison’s Oktoberfest is Thursday night’s MassKrug competition.  Four semi-finalists will compete – holding a 1 liter stein full of beer for as long as they can without spilling a drop.  The final winner holds their beer the longest and will a trip to a California Oktoberfest (airfare for two, hotel, and the works).

The game hails from Germany, where it is played at festivals, in biergartens, and even in grade schools. Masskrugstemmen has caught on here in America in the past few years, with regional and national competitions being held around the country. A liter of beer weighs about 5 pounds.  Continue reading

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