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Offline 69franx

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Schutzenfest
« on: July 23, 2017, 03:32:43 pm »
Having a blast at the Kolping Club's annual Schutzenfest. Plenty of great beer to sample:  Paulaner, Hacker-Schorr, Warsteiner all with several taps at their booths/tents. Loved fresh Salvator from Paulaner and Warsteiner Dunkel. Missed out on the Oktoberfest from Paulaner. Cream puffs as big as your head, traditional brats and metts, German potato salad, schnitzel sandwiches, etc. Overall, a great afternoon!

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Re: Schutzenfest
« Reply #1 on: July 23, 2017, 03:34:00 pm »
Having a blast at the Kolping Club's annual Schutzenfest. Plenty of great beer to sample:  Paulaner, Hacker-Schorr, Warsteiner all with several taps at their booths/tents. Loved fresh Salvator from Paulaner and Warsteiner Dunkel. Missed out on the Oktoberfest from Paulaner. Cream puffs as big as your head, traditional brats and metts, German potato salad, schnitzel sandwiches, etc. Overall, a great afternoon!

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Uhhh, yeah!  I would say that is a KILLER afternoon!

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Re: Schutzenfest
« Reply #2 on: July 23, 2017, 05:18:14 pm »
   But what about the Schutzen-ing?
I spent most of my money on beer, tools and guns, the rest I foolishly squandered on stupid stuff!

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Re: Schutzenfest
« Reply #3 on: July 23, 2017, 09:17:28 pm »
Sounds great, I'll have to mark my calendar for next year.  Smoked a few chickens and brewed a K├Âlsch this afternoon. 

  "If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world."

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Re: Schutzenfest
« Reply #4 on: July 23, 2017, 10:21:22 pm »
The Eagle seemed to fall earlier than usual. We had a table right near the shooting area, huge round of applause for the new Schutzenfest King when the eagle finally fell. Started to rain shortly thereafter, but we all went inside and enjoyed the bierhaus and all the wonderful treats to be found inside mentioned in OP

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Re: Schutzenfest
« Reply #5 on: July 24, 2017, 07:05:08 pm »
Poster inside the exhibit hall

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Re: Schutzenfest
« Reply #6 on: July 24, 2017, 07:23:53 pm »
Poster inside the exhibit hall

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Sounds like a great time !
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Re: Schutzenfest
« Reply #7 on: July 24, 2017, 08:00:00 pm »
It was, big fan of the festival t-shirts: "I got Schutzenfaced at Schutzenfest"

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Re: Schutzenfest
« Reply #8 on: July 24, 2017, 08:57:23 pm »
Ah yes, beer, wine and marksmanship!   

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Re: Schutzenfest
« Reply #9 on: July 24, 2017, 09:34:45 pm »
Perfect together

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