Oktoberfest in August? Sure, why not?
This weekend we had a lot of fun with lederhosen, polka music, and beer-filled steins. It was Oktoberfest in Santa Fe! Well, it sure felt like it was. So only one guy wore lederhosen, the steins belonged to only the truest of beer fans, and the polka music was all in my head, but it was the release party for Santa Fe Brewing Company’s Oktoberfest beer. This was one of my favorite times of the year. Now, SFBC’s true Oktoberfest celebration with sausage and mariachis doesn’t happen until mid-October, but the festival banners were up, the Oktoberfest was tapped, and there were folks from all over gathered for the beer. So, why not get our grüve on early?
One of my favorite SFBC seasonals, the Oktoberfest beer has only gotten better with time and stays true to the Oktoberfest/Märzen style. Now, I won’t get into too much history of Oktoberfest (look for that in two months), but let’s dive into the beer. What is an Oktoberfest beer? And how many times ca
Source: NM Dark Side Brew Crew
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