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All things beer. Dedicated to the two beer limit (Border Camp, Grafenwoehr, BNCOC at Hohensfel, etc) Share your favorite beer stories or beer news or beer anything. Beer, beer, beer, beer, beer....

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Dragoon Base beer group needs a theme song 7 Replies

Started by Jason Hastings. Last reply by John G Boyd Oct 21, 2010.

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Comment by Paul Phillips on September 27, 2013 at 8:21am

Just guess how many beers have been opened with an Army issued 1911 with the slide locked in the open position.

Comment by Shannon Ryan on September 26, 2013 at 8:10pm

She did not even blink.

Comment by Dave Gettman on September 26, 2013 at 7:56pm

The gal at the bar gets MY vote, Shannon!

Comment by Shannon Ryan on September 26, 2013 at 7:08pm

Comment by Dave Gettman on September 20, 2013 at 3:22pm

Maybe that two bier limit was for the M88 driver while on the autobahn.

Comment by Paul Phillips on September 20, 2013 at 1:42pm

Don't think I've ever been on this one. Only two beer limit I remember was between radio checks on patrol.....just joking !

Comment by Dave Gettman on September 20, 2013 at 9:11am

15 million glasses of bier at $14+ per bier. I'm in the wrong business!!

Comment by Shannon Ryan on September 20, 2013 at 12:27am

Germany officials warn Oktoberfest tent operators to stop skimping on the beer

Published September 19, 2013


A Munich beer hall before the start of Oktoberfest. (Reuters)

German officials are reportedly warning Munich beer tent operators not to give skimpy pours to tourists and other drinkers attending the city’s world-class brew fest starting this weekend.

According to Germany’s Münchner Merkur newspaper, venues at last year’s Oktoberfest failed to fill steins of beer and served them with too much head. As a result, some drinkers who paid almost $14 for a beer lost as much as $3 of liquid per drink, city authorities said.

Wilfried Blume-Beyerle, head of Munich’s Kreisverwaltungsreferat, which is responsible for order in the city, said bartenders who skimped or served overly frothy beer could be banned from the event and tent operators could face legal action.

The English-language news site, The Local, said that the Käfer’s Oktoberfest Tent was found to be the worst offender in 2012, pouring only 0.8 liters of actual beer in a 1-liter glass, while Löwenbräu's was the best, generally serving 0.94 liters.

And if skimping on the beer wasn’t enough. According to UniCredit Research’s Oktoberfest 2013 report, the average beer at this year’s festival will cost 3.6 percent more than it did last year.

More than 7 million beer drinkers are expected to attend Munich’s Oktoberfest to drink some 15 million glasses of beer.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/leisure/2013/09/19/germany-officials-warn-ok...

Comment by Dave Gettman on April 30, 2013 at 9:22am

I'll drink to that, Jason!

Comment by Jason Hastings on April 29, 2013 at 8:45pm

Good one Dave.
Mike- The beer rules in Germany (if there were any) changed according to the era and location you served in. I just made up a title to for the group to grab attention. Dave- I'm no longer drinking beer! I'm off the carbs-Now sippin bourbon



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