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Old 05-03-2009, 02:55 AM   #1
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I just spend some time on some German Beer websites and found some interesting stuff.

Oldest Brewery: Weihenstephan, near Munich, Germany. Opened in 1040. Also the only place where you can get a university degree in brewing as part of the Munich University.

Largest Beergarden: Augustiner Biergarten, Munich. Opened in 1901, 5200 seats.

Largest beer serving Restaurant. Mathaeser. 5500 seats, 12000 gallons served daily!!!!!

There is a beer store in Germany with 1250 brews from 69 countries. They also have 650 varieties of water and soda water....

World Record in opening beer bottles: 300 in 1 minute 47 seconds.

Largest beer festival: Oktoberfest 1999, Munich: 1.45 million gallons of beer in 16 days...... 11 supersized tents holding 2000+ people on a field the size of 20 football fields

City of Aufsess, Bavaria: 1500 Inhabitants, 4 full size Breweries.

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Old 05-03-2009, 06:32 AM   #2
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Other facts:

BEEN THERE, DONE THAT: Oldest Brewery: Weihenstephan, near Munich, Germany.

BEEN THERE, DONE THAT: Augustiner Biergarten, Munich.

BEEN THERE, DONE THAT (MANY TIMES): Oktoberfest 1999, Munich.

BEEN THERE, DONE THAT: City of Aufsess, Bavaria.

BEEN THERE, DONE THAT: City with the most breweries (in town): Bamberg, 10. Worked in Bamberg for 5 years.

BEEN THERE, DONE THAT: Lived in Augsburg, Germany for 4 years. Founded in 15 BC by/named after Augustus Caesar (Octavian).

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Can you imagine the Millennium party at Weihenstephan coming up in a few years?

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Other facts:

BEEN THERE, DONE THAT: Oldest Brewery: Weihenstephan, near Munich, Germany.

BEEN THERE, DONE THAT: Augustiner Biergarten, Munich.

BEEN THERE, DONE THAT (MANY TIMES): Oktoberfest 1999, Munich.

BEEN THERE, DONE THAT: City of Aufsess, Bavaria.

BEEN THERE, DONE THAT: City with the most breweries (in town): Bamberg, 10. Worked in Bamberg for 5 years.

BEEN THERE, DONE THAT: Lived in Augsburg, Germany for 4 years. Founded in 15 BC by/named after Augustus Caesar (Octavian).
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cool facts... 1250 brews in one store....wow....and I thought 'my' beerstore was awesome with 1400 brews....

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