oktoberfest : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • n  a strong lager made originally in Germany for the Oktoberfest celebration; sweet and copper-colored
  • n  an autumn festival that involves merrymaking and drinking beer
News & Articles

  • Prost! Oktoberfest returns
    Baldwinsville will celebrate Oktoberfest this year on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 13 and 14. In preparation, review the Top 10 little known facts about this fun-filled event listed below:
    June 27, 2013 - Baldwinsville Messenger
  • Oktoberfest moving back to San Carlos
    Peninsula Oktoberfest, the annual one-day community excuse for music, food and good beer, is heading north this fall to San Carlos.
    June 25, 2013 - San Mateo Daily Journal
  • Portland beer fest regulations leave sour taste in organizer’s mouth
    Jessica Wentworth-Genthner (center) waits to sample some beer with her then-friend Stephen Genthner of Round Pond at the 14th annual Oktoberfest in Southwest Harbor in October 2009. Wentworth and Genthner were married Sept. 25, 2010.
    June 25, 2013 - Bangor Daily News
Quotes

  • Jens Lehmann in ESPN
    The visit to [Oktoberfest] was part of a charity event and it had been planned for a long time,Lehmann explained. "However, it was not agreed with the club. Of course I accept the measures taken by the sporting management."
  • Glenn Healy in Edmonton Sun
    You shake hands with Johnny Bower and you think: 'Are those feet or hands?' He's broken every finger. They are,says Healy, chuckling, "enormous: Like Oktoberfest sausages."
  • Guenther Beckstein in MSNBC
    Gov. Guenther Beckstein told Bayerischer Rundfunk radio that, "if one drinks the two liters over six or seven hours at the Oktoberfest, it is still possible" to drive.

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