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181º Oktoberfest 2014

Oktoberfest beer tents overview
Luciana Palacios
Wed 29 Jan 16:25

" O' zapft is! " it means " is already open", the Mayor opens at twelve o'clock of the night the first beer keg in the tent Schottenhammel, twelve cannon salvos are fired from the steps of the statue that represents Baviera, this is the signal for the Wiesnwirte (the owners of the beer) to start serving beer. The origin of the Oktoberfest dates since 1810, when the prince Ludwig, later to become King Ludwig I, was married to Princess Therese of Saxony-Hildburghausen on 12 October 1810. The...

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