Entries tagged ‘Munich’
- 110.8.10Oktoberfest Sets Record for Beer Consumption
Visitors to the Munich Oktoberfest this year drank their way into the history books by downing 7 million liters of beer. The total number of visitors was estimated at 6.4 million. I’m not great at math, but that’s like a liter of beer for every man, woman and child.
- 39.8.10Oktoberfest Begins September 18th
I guess Septemberfest didn’t have the same ring to it. The 177th annual Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany is preparing the kegs, tents and big-ass pretzels for the opening ceremonies on September 18, 2010
- 211.11.09Beer Bottle from Hindenburg World’s Most Expensive
A singed bottle of beer recovered from the ashes of the Hindenburg disaster in 1937 is expected to fetch between $4,000 to $8,000 at auction this weekend–the highest price ever for a bottle of beer.
- 010.10.09Record Levels of Beer Consumed at Oktoberfest
According to the UK’s Metro, drinkers downed a record 6.5million litres of lager at this year’s Munich Oktoberfest–but it came at price.