Are you thinking about celebrating Oktoberfest this year with a few beers? Pace yourself—it goes on for 16 days! Check out this infographic to learn about the festival’s history, traditional beer selection, and other fun facts.
New German beer festival set for Manchester city centre this summer
Oktoberfest, is one of the biggest beer festivals in the world. This fun fest is being held in Munich, Germany and lasts 16 days, from around mid September, up to beginning of October. This festival is a very important part of the Bavarian culture and has been kept since 1810!! Almost 8 million litres of beer are consumed during the 16 days as well as plenty of traditional food such as: Hendle (roast chicken), Knodel (potato or bread dumplings), Wurstl (sausages), or Brezen (pretzels)…
2017 Update: 5 German Beer Festivals That Rival Oktoberfest
Move over Oktoberfest! There are beer festivals throughout Germany that are worth visiting other than Munich's Oktoberfest. Click through to read about the five German beer festivals that we think rival Oktonbefest