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Oktoberfest International Beer & Cider | European Cocktails & Liquor Fest

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Join us on Saturday, October 21st, for our International Bier Festival featuring 50+ biers from around the world, complemented by a variety of brewery and distillery representatives!

Dress up & bring your family and friends for a day of fun, culture, and competition!

 

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***Shipgarten opens at 11 AM & the festival runs from 1 PM until 6 PM. Restaurants close at 2 AM***

 

EVENT SCHEDULE:

3:00 PM – 3-Legged Race

4:00 PM – Keg Curling Contest

5:00 PM – Stein Hoisting

♫ 12:30 – 3:30PM Zach Jones

♫ 4:00 – 7:30PM James Stevens

♫ Live DJ Khozz (8:00 PM – 2:00 AM)

AND MORE!!!…

 

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➳ 50+ beers to sample from Asia, South & Latin America, American Craft beers and Europe (jockey boxes will be set up with various types of beers for you to sample)

➳ Meet and Greet Reps from Germany, Belgium, Austria, & the US!

➳ Bratwursts, Pretzels, Wings, Special of the Day

➳ Outdoor Games & Activities

➳ Pet Friendly

➳ Giveaways, Competitions, & Prizes

➳ Kids’ Corner with Face Painting, Moon Bounce, Crafts, and More

➳ Photo Booth

 

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✪ Featured Breweries ✪

1. Tucher Bräu Tucher Helles Hefe Weizen

Wheat Beer – Hefeweizen / 5.2% ABV / 13 IBU / 156 CAL / Fürth, Bayern /

A traditional, high fermented Bavarian yeast beer specialty with an accentuated wheat beer flavour and high vitamin B contents. Natural yeast cloudiness due to top fermentation. A sparkling refreshing…

2. Tucher Bräu Lager Hell/Helles

Lager – Helles / 5.2% ABV / 156 CAL / Fürth, Bayern /

Der Begriff Lagerbier entwickelte sich Ende des 14. Jahrhunderts mit der Einführung der untergärigen Brauweise. Holzfässer dienten zur Einlagerung in kühlen Kellern. Unser Nürnberger Lager Hell ist mit in Eichenholzfässern…

3. Brouwerij De Halve Maan Straffe Hendrik Brugs Quadrupel Bier 11°

Belgian Quadrupel / 11% ABV / 35 IBU / 330 CAL / Bruges, Vlaanderen /

Straffe Hendrik Quadrupel, launched in 2010, is an intense beer, dark in colour and full in taste. The aroma is elegant, spicy and slightly roasted. The sophisticated blend of special kinds…

4. Brouwerij De Halve Maan Straffe Hendrik Brugs Tripel Bier 9°

Belgian Tripel / 9% ABV / 35 IBU / 270 CAL / Bruges, Vlaanderen /

Straffe Hendrik is a Bitter Tripel Ale of 9% abv. The beer was originally from Bruges and brewed in Bruges by brewery De Halve Maan. In 1981, Henri Maes and his…

5. Brouwerij De Halve Maan Brugse Zot

Belgian Blonde / 6% ABV / 23 IBU / 180 CAL / Bruges, Vlaanderen /

Brugse Zot is a goldenblond beer with a rich froth and a fruity flavouring. The beer is brewed with four different kinds of malt and two aromatic varieties of hop…

6. Brasserie Dubuisson Bush Blonde Triple

Belgian Strong Golden Ale / 10.5% ABV / 21 IBU / 315 CAL / Pipaix, Wallonie /

In this tripel, the in-bottle re-fermentation has given an intense effervescence to the aromas of the Bush Blonde. The re-fermentation has also sympathetically developed the Blonde’s well-rounded, tender character.

7. Brasserie Dubuisson Bush Caractère

Belgian Strong Golden Ale / 12% ABV / 25 IBU / 360 CAL / Pipaix, Wallonie /

Introduced in 1933 under the name of “Bush Beer”, this is one of the oldest specialty beers in Belgium and the flagship brand of the Dubuisson Brasserie. The Bush Caractère is…

8. Delirium – Huyghe Delirium Tremens

Belgian Strong Golden Ale / 8.5% ABV / 24 IBU / 255 CAL / Melle, Vlaanderen /

The allusion to pink elephants and the choice of names is not due to chance. With a particular character, the unique taste results from triple fermentation and the use of…

9. Delirium – Huyghe Delirium Red

Fruit Beer / 8% ABV / 10 IBU / 240 CAL / Melle, Vlaanderen /

Colour and sight: Deep dark red colour, with a light pink, compact and lacing head. Scent: Soft fruity aroma, with hints of almond and mildly sour cherries. Flavour: Sweet and fruity, with…

Delirium – Huyghe Delirium Nocturnum

Belgian Strong Dark Ale / 8.5% ABV / 24 IBU / 255 CAL / Melle, Vlaanderen /

Color and Sight: Dark Chocolate Brown with a compact foam, white-yellow, stable and creamy. Odor Touches of caramel, mocca and chocolate. Spices such as licorice and coriander are also present. Taste: Initially…

10. Radeberger Gruppe Sion Kölsch

Kölsch / 4.8% ABV / 144 CAL / Frankfurt am Main, Hessen /

http://www.sion.de Braukunst ist die Kunst, mit den wenigen Zutaten, die das Reinheitsgebot und die Kölschkonvention vorgeben, etwas Besonderes zu schaffen. Reines Wasser aus eigenem Brunnen, obergärige Hefe aus eigener Reinzucht,…

11. Radeberger Gruppe Schöfferhofer Grapefruit

Shandy / 2.5% ABV / 75 CAL / Frankfurt am Main, Hessen /

Now that you’ve discovered the new unique taste of our beer, we salute your ways to keep it fresh. As an original – the first to combine Hefeweizen beer and…

12. Radeberger Gruppe BraufactuM Progusta

IPA – Other / 6.8% ABV / 50 IBU / 204 CAL / Frankfurt am Main, Hessen /

Hopfen: Hallertauer Mittelfrüh, Citra, Magnum. Malz: Pilsener, Wiener, Karamellmalz. With Progusta, the types of hops used come to the fore, and harmonize perfectly with…

13. Dortmunder Actien-Brauerei DAB Export / Dortmunder Export

Lager – Dortmunder / 5% ABV / 23 IBU / 150 CAL / Dortmund, Nordrhein-Westfalen /

Following the introduction of the bottom-fermented brewing process in the mid-19th century, a new beer type became popular and shaped the consumption habits of beer drinkers. The fresh, pale brew…

14. Radeberger Gruppe Radeberger Pilsner

Pilsner – German / 4.8% ABV / 33 IBU / 144 CAL / Frankfurt am Main, Hessen /

Crowned the official drink by King Friedrich August III of Saxony, Radeberger, a pilsner style beer brewed near Dresden, is characterized by its dazzling and refreshing taste and has long…

Radeberger Gruppe Clausthaler Iso 0.0

Malt Beer / 29 IBU / 0 CAL / Frankfurt am Main, Hessen /

15. Hacker-Pschorr Weisse / Hefe Weiße / Weissbier

Wheat Beer – Hefeweizen / 5.5% ABV / 12 IBU / 165 CAL / Munich, Bayern /

Our unfiltered Hacker-Pschorr Weissbier is naturally cloudy, full-flavoured and uniquely refreshing. The history of Munich’s Hacker-Pschorr goes all the way back to 1417 and even plays a leading role in…

16. Paulaner Brauerei Paulaner Oktoberfest Wiesn

Festbier / 6% ABV / 180 CAL / Munich, Bayern /

Brewed once a year, and only available while supplies last, Oktoberfest Wiesn is the pinnacle of German brewing: deep golden color, full-bodied and wonderfully mellow, with a balanced harmonious taste…

Paulaner Brauerei Weizen-Radler Non-Alcoholic / Weißbier-Zitrone Alkoholfrei 0,0%

Non-Alcoholic Beer – Shandy / 113.6 CAL / Munich, Bayern /

This mix is in a class of its own – combining the great taste of Paulaner Hefe-Weizen with natural effervescent lemonade in a non-alcoholic alternative for refreshingly fruity yet malty…

17. Warsteiner Warsteiner Märzen / Oktoberfest

Festbier / 5.9% ABV / 21 IBU / 177 CAL / Warstein, Nordrhein-Westfalen /

Celebrate German heritage with this authentic, German Specialty A truly German import brewed according to the German Purity Law, as are all Warsteiner beers, in limited quantities especially for Oktoberfest celebrations….

18. Warsteiner Premium Pilsener / German Pilsener

Pilsner – German / 4.8% ABV / 28 IBU / 144 CAL / Warstein, Nordrhein-Westfalen /

Enjoy this world-class international premium pilsener. Unique: the slightly tart taste experience. Exceptional: the top quality of the ingredients. Inimitable: the exquisite premium character. Pleasantly light: thanks to especially soft brewing water. “Öko-Test”: “First Class” The…

19. Bitburger Brauerei Bitburger Premium Pils

Pilsner – German / 4.8% ABV / 23 IBU / 144 CAL / Bitburg, Rheinland-Pfalz /

Our straw-coloured pilsner is crystal-clear and perfectly hopped, boasting a light taste and a lasting foam head with extra-fine bubbles. This all combines for a moment of pure pilsner enjoyment.

20. Lost Rhino Face Plant

IPA – American / 6.8% ABV /

65 IBU / 204 CAL / Ashburn, VA /

A strong, malty backbone balances the mountain of whole cone hops we pack into our American Style IPA. Moderate grapefruit bitterness and herbal aromas take your palate for a ride….

21. Lost Rhino Meridian Kolsch

Kölsch / 5% ABV / 25 IBU / 150 CAL / Ashburn, VA /

From Meridian Hill across the Prime Meridian, wherever you’re headed, travel light with our classic Kolsch. The perfect companion to keep you fresh even days after your last real shower….

22. Lost Rhino RhinO’fest

Märzen / 5.5% ABV / 21 IBU / 165 CAL / Ashburn, VA /

A beer designed for the funfair of traditional German culture (which wouldn’t be complete without beer). Our Märzen is an excellent companion to Autumn’s first chill with its full body,…

23. Solace Laces Out

IPA – American / 6.5% ABV / 195 CAL / Dulles, VA / Brewed with Galaxy, Lotus and El Dorado Hops.

24. Solace Partly Cloudy

IPA – New England / 7.5% ABV / 225 CAL / Dulles, VA /
A double dry-hopped, New England style IPA. Hopped exclusively with El Dorado and Citra. This is our juiciest IPA yet!

25. Solace Gute Nacht

Märzen / 5.5% ABV / 165 CAL / Dulles, VA /
Malty and full-bodied, this classic Marzen-style lager is the perfect beer to kick of the fall season.

Drunk Fruit Lychee Hard Seltzer

Hard Seltzer / 4.5% ABV / 135 CAL / Sterling, VA /

Lychee is a tropical fruit that is beloved staple of Asian households worldwide and one of the most common flavors in Asian snacks. Our seltzer captures the floral aromas of…

Drunk Fruit Melon Hard Seltzer

Hard Seltzer / 4.5% ABV / 135 CAL / Sterling, VA /

Honeydew melon is an iconic flavor in the world of Asian sweets. Ours takes inspiration from perhaps the most iconic of them all: the Melona bar, an ice pop that…

Drunk Fruit Yuzu Hard Seltzer

Hard Seltzer / 4.5% ABV / 135 CAL / Sterling, VA /

Yuzu is a unique citrus fruit commonly found in Japanese cuisines. Its flavor profile is blend between a grapefruit and a mandarin orange. Our crisp double-filtered seltzer accentuates the signature…

 

We plan on adding another 25+ beers to this menu the week of the event.

We will also be serving samples of all our regular draft beers from Tysons Biergarten and Waffles & Tacos.

To see Tysons Biergarten’s list, click here…

To see Waffles & Tacos’ list, click here…

 

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PARKING: 1700 Old Meadow Road, McLean, VA 22102

Parking is conveniently located five minutes away by foot and we offer a completely free, pet friendly, and complimentary Shuttle Bus service that runs on a continuous loop to and from the venue and parking lot! Another alternative is our $20 valet service.

We are also conveniently located steps away from the McLean Metro Station.

Uber Drop Off: 7581 Colshire Dr., McLean, VA 22102

 

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