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5 Fascinating Facts About Polka Music

Oktoberfest just wouldn’t be Oktoberfest without music. This traditional German festival features the recognizable sounds of polka, folk, and schlager. Oktoberfest is all about camaraderie, celebration, and fun. The distinctive sound and dance of polka exemplifies all these qualities.  Read on to learn five fascinating facts about polka music!  1. Czech Roots  Polka music is [...]

2019-10-16T19:04:03-06:00October 30th, 2019|General|

Training for the Annual 5k Bier Run

In the United States in 2017, around 60 percent of people participated in some form of running, jogging, and trail running. Relieving stress, having fun, staying healthy, are 4 of the most popular reasons behind those individuals deciding to run. There are more than 30,000 running events every year. Training an event can be a [...]

2019-07-02T11:53:35-06:00July 23rd, 2019|General|

Move Aside, Hotdogs: Your Complete Guide to German Sausage

As we embark on yet another summer season, most Americans are dusting off their favorite barbecue grills. Roughly 70% of adults in this country report owning a grill or smoker of some kind. And while many of these grill owners will be dreaming of cooking a hamburger or hot dog, we’ll be dreaming of preparing [...]

2019-05-02T07:57:20-06:00May 6th, 2019|General|

4 Ways Germans Eat Sauerkraut

If you love German culture, you know that food is one of its most popular features.  Sauerkraut is one of the most popular German foods and has been a staple throughout its history. If you'd like to learn more about this food and how and why Germans eat it, read on.  What is Sauerkraut? Sauerkraut is [...]

2019-04-15T15:40:43-06:00April 15th, 2019|General|

6 Ways to Enjoy a Beer Festival

Are you one of the 43% of the people in the U.S. who choose beer when it is time to party or a bit of downtime?  Do you have have your favorite and grab it each week?  Or do you like to pick something new or try flights of different types? However you love your [...]

2019-05-10T13:11:59-06:00April 2nd, 2019|General|

3 Reasons Your Next Date Night Should Be a Beer Festival Date

Deciding where to go on a date can be a nerve-racking experience. If you get it right everything can click and you can find yourself connecting with someone who could well be a long-term partner. Get it wrong and your perfect date could end in disaster.  The best way to go about deciding where to [...]

2019-05-10T13:06:49-06:00March 19th, 2019|General|

How to Survive Your First Beer Festival Intact

Have your friends convinced you that it is time to attend your first beer festival? Are you a bit worried about what to expect and how you'll survive hours of drinking (without getting wasted?)  A beer festival can be intense--but there are numerous ways to survive, with your pride intact. We're going to share tips [...]

2019-05-10T13:00:38-06:00March 12th, 2019|General|

A Brief History of the Pretzel Necklace

According to lore, pretzels came to be in 610 A.D. thanks to an Italian monk. He folded dough to look like the arms of children praying and called them "small rewards," or pertiola. Germans called them Bretzel, which is probably where the English word came from, which could be from the Latin word for bracelet, [...]

2019-05-10T12:56:43-06:00March 5th, 2019|General|