Thursday, October 2, 2014

Oktoberfest at Spuyten Duvyil and Mission Dolores

Oktoberfest is in full swing and their are plenty of opportunities to drink our German beers from traditional gravity kegs.

Where: Spuyten Duyvil, 359 Metropolitan Avenue, Brooklyn
When: Saturday, 4 October

Dust off those lederhosen and shake out those dirndls because Spuyten Duyvil is hosting their annual Oktoberfest. From 12 pm onwards they'll be featuring all 8 of our Franconian gravity kegs along with some other German drafts. 

  • Weissenohe Monk's Fest - traditional festbier
  • Weissenohe Altfränkisch Klosterbier - märzen
  • Weissenohe Bonator - doppelbock
  • Weissenohe Bio Classic Export - organic export
  • Weissenohe Bonifacius - dunkel
  • Bayer Theinheim Landbier - zwickel
  • Mönchsambacher Unfiltered Lager - kellerbier
  • Löwenbräu Buttenheim Kellerbier - landbier

On draft:  
  • Freigeist Hoppeditz - doppel sticke alt brewed with smoked malt
  • Freigeist Geisterzug Gose - brewed with spruce branches
  • Monarchy Münchhausen - Münsterland-style altbier
  • Monarchy Preussen Weisse - north German weissbier brewed with ginger and juniper

They will also have a selection of German bottles and wurst.  

Where: Mission Dolores, 244 4th Avenue, Brooklyn
When:  Saturday-Sunday, 4-5 October

From 2-8 pm on both Saturday and Sunday, Mission Dolores will be holding their annual Oktoberfest with sausages from Brooklyn Bangers. On each day they'll tap a gravity keg; one day it will be Weissenohe Monk's Fest and the next it will be Bayer Theinheim Landbier.

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Gravity Kegs Pouring on Friday, 3 October

End the work week and ease on into the weekend with some Franconian goodness.

Where:   Beer Culture, 328 W. 45th Street, Manhattan

Head to midtown for a mug of Mönchsambacher Unfiltered Lager, a smooth kellerbier from the tiny family-run Brauerei Zehendner in Burgebrach.

WhereThe Owl Farm, 297 9th Street, Brooklyn

Brooklyn is the place to be for some Altfränkisch Klosterbier, a traditional märzen from the Weissenohe Brewery.