Entries by holli-admin

Tips for using your Digital Wallet

Oktoberfest Brisbane is back this Friday for it’s second weekend! To make the most out of these fun-filled days, let’s go through the top seven tips for the Cashless system and setting up your Digital Wallet. You can set up your Digital Wallet prior to entering the festival. All you have to do is head […]

Meet Beer Matt

Matt Kirkegaard is one of Australia’s most experienced beer writers and presenters, having close to 15 years experience as a passionate beer advocate. In 2014 he was named Australia’s first beer writer of the year when he won the Media Trophy at the Australian International Beer Awards. We are lucky enough to call him family […]

Sharing our top five memories of Oktoberfest Brisbane

Oktoberfest Brisbane is made up of many moments. There’s that awe-inspiring moment when you step inside the massive Oktoberfest Tent and are hit by the energy of thousands of culture-loving festival goers having the time of their lives at the endless rows of tables. Then there’s the moment you lay back on the grass enjoying […]

Tucher wins gold

We often write about Tucher’s long brewing tradition (345 years to be exact) and the consistently high quality of their beers. Another thing that is consistent are the awards which Tucher regularly receives for their beers. The DLG (Deutsche Landwirtschafts-Gesellschaft – German Agricultural Society) is a leading organisation in the agricultural and food sectors. It […]

Gaisburger Marsch, a traditional Swabian beef stew

On my recent trip to Germany the weather was crazy! Rain one day, the snow the next, and two days later 15C, blue skies and sunshine. Now we are near Stuttgart with my family and it is overcast, rainy and 7C outside. This stew/hotpot is exactly what this kind of weather calls for. Stews/hotpots like […]

The Maypole, a Bavarian tradition

Recently, Boris and I visited Langengeisling near Erding in Bavaria, to partake in their celebration of May Day. On the first day of May, many towns throughout Bavaria erect their own Maibaum {Maypole} in the town centre. This century old tradition signals the commencement of spring. The towns people come together in celebration to raise the Maibaum, often […]