Monday, September 17, 2012

Damit ist Eine Katastrophe Vorprogrammiert "Germany's real crisis: Oktoberfest beer shortage looms"

(It's a recipe for disaster)
From NBC's Bottom Line blog:
Beer brewers in Munich may not be able to supply enough beer for the annual Oktoberfest beer festival, local newspaper Munich TZ reported, but the problem is not a lack of the alcoholic beverage.

Instead, Heiner Müller, manager at the Paulaner and Hacker-Pschorr brewery told TZ, brewers do not have enough bottles to supply the festival. He called on drinkers to return their empties.

"Dear Munichers — bring back your crates. We need our empties,” Müller said....MORE
At Munich's Burgerbrau Keller in 1923 Fat Herman Goering was at least able to say to the assembled putschers:
"Shut up. You've got your beer, haven't you?"