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The taste of autumn

So I was ready to do the obligatory Oktoberfest column. I had decided to wait till, you know, Oc/ktober, despite the fact that some of these beers have been in stores since August (and then it was 80 degrees this weekend and too hot for lederhosen).
Plus, the sublime quest for ‘good beer’
By LOU PAPINEAU  |  October 14, 2011
We all love das Getränk: It's Oktoberfest season, let's get betrunken!!

We all love das Getränk: It's Oktoberfest season, let's get betrunken!!

There are more than a few things we dig about Bavarian culture. A lot of them sound like bad words (or nasty venereal diseases,) sure,...
By Alexandra Cavallo  |  September 28, 2011

Time for thanks

The Pilgrims landed at Plymouth Rock nearly 400 years ago, shortly after running out of beer. Certainly beer was consumed the following year at the first Thanksgiving. So surely beer belongs at your own table this Thanksgiving!
Giving beer a place at the table
By JOSH SMITH  |  November 19, 2010

The best of Oktoberfest beers

The Oktoberfest style of beer actually predates the first Oktoberfest celebration of 200 years ago. The other name by which this ancient style is known gives us a hint of its true roots: Märzen.
Falling for an old style
By JOSH SMITH  |  October 15, 2010

Get ready for Providence Craft Beer Week

With the weather cooling down and the Oktoberfest 200th anniversary celebration in full swing in Munich, October just feels like beer drinking season. So it's only fitting that the first annual Providence Craft Beer Week will take place October 1-8.
By JOSH SMITH  |  October 01, 2010

Oktoberfest: Like you need another excuse to get drunk

There is so much to love about living in New England during the month of October. People flock from all over to take in our...
By Michael C. Walsh  |  September 29, 2010


The best of Oktoberfest

To hear it told, Munich’s Oktoberfest these days is a circus.
Forget Munich. A local German beer expert offers a primer on the best Bavarian lagers to enjoy this Oktoberfest — and all autumn long.
By MIKE MILIARD  |  September 26, 2007