O' Zapft is!!

Only 16 days until the Oberbürgermeister (mayor) of Munich officially opens Oktoberfest with the ceremonial tapping of a wooden keg of Spatenbräu Festbier in the Schottenhamel beer tent at 12 noon on Saturday, September 22 - a tradition going bad to 1950, when it began with Hofbräu beer.


"O' Zapft is" is Bavarian dialect for "Es ist angezapft" - literal meaning "it has been tapped," real meaning "party time!" - and signals the beginning of the world's largest folk festival. The Mayor then hands over the first Maß - liter mug - of Oktoberfest beer to the Minister-President of Bavaria, fireworks are set off, and everyone toasts "Auf 'ne friedliche Wiesn" - here's to a peaceful Oktoberfest!


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Man, I hope someone remembered to bring a huge tub and a truckload of ice...

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