Category Archives: Oktoberfest

Posts about the Oktoberfest.

O’ zapft is! (2019 – Annual Oktoberfest Post)

I’m ready to go back.  It has been nine years.  Maybe next year?  Who is with me?!! source:  https://www.theatlantic.com/photo/2018/09/oktoberfest-2018-photos-from-the-opening-weekend/571099/ Source:  https://www.merkur.de/lokales/muenchen/oktoberfest/muenchen-oktoberfest-2018-schuetzenfestzelt-wiesn-bedienungen-lieben-ihren-knochenjob-nicht-nur-wegen-trinkgeldes-10300491.html  

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Batch 143 – Oktoberfest Märzen (all-grain)

A month after brewing the latest batch of Festbier, it was well past time to brew my Oktoberfest Märzen for Oktoberwe’en .  Just like the previous batch, this recipe included the following ingredients purchased at the local homebrew store: 9.5 … Continue reading

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O’ zapft is! (Annual Oktoberfest Post)

To think I was in Munich less than three months ago!  Wish I could be there again for Oktoberfest! Source: https://monaco-baviera.it/braurosl-oktoberfest/

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Batch 133 – Oktoberfest Märzen (all-grain)

Batch 133 Marzen Ingredients This batch was started about five months later than I would have liked (and tradition dictates) – in the beginning of August.  But time and work commitments have drastically limited my brewing time and batches have … Continue reading

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Oktoberfest 2016

O’ zapft is! Wish I could be there!!

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Batch 123 – Oktoberfest Märzen (All-Grain)

So about 10 days after brewing the Hefeweizen, it was time to make the next batch for a possible Oktoberfest party.  This batch would be a classic Märzen Oktoberfest beer. My original plan was to brew this in March, but … Continue reading

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O’zapft is – 2015

As I write this, it is approaching seven hours until the start of the 2015 Oktoberfest in Munich.  It is hard to believe it has been five years since I went with my wife to Oktoberfest.  Every year at this … Continue reading

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It is my favorite time of year again!!

Only 18 more days to the start of Oktoberfest in Munich!  I wish I were going again this year but, alas, it is not to be.  Fortunately, I can have a taste of the Wiesn here in my own home … Continue reading

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Happy Oktoberfest!!

Today is the opening day of Oktoberfest!  How I wish I could be there again this year as I was last year!! This is the interior of the Hacker Festzelt from my visit last year.  We went to the opening … Continue reading

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Oktoberfest beers are rolling in

I picked a growler of Ayinger’s Oktoberfest beer today. Enjoying it now, as a matter of fact. Makes me wish I was in Munich on the Platzl enjoying an Ayinger while watching all the tourists at the Hofbräu Haus. Here … Continue reading

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