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Today’s Daily Deal is all about beer. Novembeerfest features beer from all around the world including ales, lagers, cervezas, pilsners, stouts, biers, pivos and birras. It’s the perfect event for beer snobs and beer lovers alike. In addition to brews from many different regions, each variety will be complemented by a tasty appetizer to not only keep up your stamina, but also teach you about the art of beer and food pairings.
This is the official last weekend of Oktoberfest in Munich Germany but in New York City, it’s still on. There are still some great party’s in celebration of this fine German tradition to be had by all. More bier, brats and entertainment from the German community and beyond. Put on your lederhosen and dirndl and head out to any of the places below for a great time!
New York has a growing German presence and many bars across the Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens have been popping up and are giving their best interpretation of the German Biergarten & Halle. The simplistic set up of tables and benches have taken over the city to offer a seat to all that are looking for German Bier and Food.
A full offering of wheat beer (Weißbier), Kölsch, Pilsner, Smoked Bier, Hefeweizen Kristall and more can be found at these German style To keep your intake of beer and food in balance, German food is also offered.
O’zapft is!! [oo tsap-ft is] the tap is opened. The first day of Oktoberfest in Germany also marks the day of the German-American Steuben Parade in New York City. This year will be the 54th year of the parade which will be held on Saturday, September 17th, 2011. The Steuben parade was created to celebrate the bond between Germany and the United States who assisted in the Cold War and the fallen Berlin Wall.
There will be hundreds of dance and music groups as well as wildly costumed and masked Karneval groups, folks in their historic Tracht and many marksmen. The parade will take place along Fifth Avenue from 63rd st. to 86th st. in the section of New York City which has been known as “Sauerkraut Boulevard”, for all its German coffee shops, dance-halls and restaurants. The parade will start at 12 Noon and is preceded by 9am mass at St. Patrick´s Cathedral.
Today’s Daily Deal is a $20 one general admission (value$40) to the inaugural Brooklyn Pour Craft Beer Festival. The fesitval will be held on October 15 from 2pm-6pm in Fort Greene, Brooklyn at Skylight One Hanson (formerly the old Williamsburg Savings Bank) and will feature craft beers from all over the tri-state area. You will have a chance to try local beers unique to New York and East Coast craft beer. The event will also have entertainment and to top it off, you get a complimentary souvenir glass to take home.
In the summer, there are so many visitors to the city and a large population of visitors come from Germany. The are plenty of beer gardens that feature German beers and now there is a growing amount of German cuisine. You can get more than just a Schnitzel or Wurst, check out any of the below and see for yourself.