As we move closer to Oktoberfest season, it’s time for you to start figuring out how you’re going to throw your Oktoberfest party. You have a ton of logistics to think about, including which beer you’re going to serve, how the...
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In English, they are known as the Ore Mountains. In the Czech Republic, they are the Krusne hory. The Germans call them the Erzgebirge. The Erzgebirge Region forms today’s border between Germany and the Czech Republic. They also served as the border between Saxony and Bohemian kingdom in the middle ages. This is a historic […]
Nutcrackers are a huge part of Christmas decorating. The most common nutcracker is the in the form of a wooden soldier, which we’ve had for about 200 years now. However, nut-cracking devices have had a long-stemming evolution for a few thousand years. Read on to learn more about the history of the nutcracker and how […]
The German Rauchermann, commonly known as a “German smoker,” is an incense-burning decoration from the Ore Mountains (the Erzgebirge). These German smokers are wooden figurines usually carved into small men. The upper part of its body is hollowed out so cone incense can be placed inside. The cone incense then burns inside the figurine and […]
If you have any interest in attending Oktoberfest, chances are you’ve seen and been inspired by the 2006 Broken Lizard comedy Beerfest at some point. Beerfest is a silly film about two American brothers (with German descent) training for an underground beer-drinking competition at Oktoberfest. The tournament is, you guessed it, the Beerfest. Although the […]
The title says it all, people. Everyone loves a giant pretzel. They’re the perfect snack for any and every celebration. Pretzels are especially trademarked as a refreshment for Oktoberfest since pretzels originated in Germany! Pretzels are such a big part of German cuisine that some of the country’s 12th century paintings have pretzels featured in […]
A profile of our company. Take one minute, literally, to learn all about Oktoberfest Haus, our founder, our genesis, our products and our values. The video proves that Bavarian Guy makes a great group costume… Available in sizes Medium through 3XL, it can accommodate a wide range of Bavarians. Check out the costume here. Bavarian […]