Best Beers Around the World for Oktoberfest — June 27, 2016

Best Beers Around the World for Oktoberfest

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Oktoberfest. Photo credit: Club Transatlântico via Flickr

Oktoberfest is celebrated in several places around the world but originates in Germany. The celebration that can last for a day to three weeks is one of the most anticipated events in the year where guests ad tourists can choose from a huge list of places to go and an even bigger list of beers they can enjoy in Germany and other place where the celebration is hosted.

Streets are often closed and decorated with Party Supplies Online’s Oktoberfest party accessories to make the party even more vibrant and entertaining. Entertainment offered by different artists and great food that goes well with your favorite beer are just some of the things to look forward to in this event. Here, on the other hand, is a list of the best beers you should try for this Oktoberfest season.

Marzen and Festbiers are some of the favorite beers in Munich, Germany. You can still enjoy this flavorful and much wanted beer even if you’re not in Germany to enjoy the true Bavarian Oktoberfest experience. This type of beer is brewed during the summer but kept in large cold storages to be able to be brewed effectively. This allows the beer to maintain is alcohol content and stability against the summer heat. It is full-bodied, malty, toaty and dark copper in hue with a slightly greater alcohol content than other beers. It’s an ideal beer perfect for the fall season.

Aying Marzens is also one of the beer types to look forward to this coming Oktoberfest. It originates from the Ayinger Brewery in Aying that is a known for its best Oktoberfest beers. It has a golden tint with a little bit of amber and has an aroma that offers a balance of slightly sweet malt. It tastes like caramel and nutty malt with a perfect pitch that that fights the lingering sweetness of the beer. Its moderate alcohol content is not overpowering and is the perfect drink for a plate of sausage and sauerkraut.

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Oktoberfest beer. Photo credit: 5chw4r7z via Flickr

Pilsner malt, Willamette and Tettnang hops from Ninkasi are a group of beer from Ninkasi brewing you’ll definitely enjoy this coming Oktoberfest. The beer is a copper-colored beer with 4 different malts that has a sweet toasts flavor that finishes with a dry feel – a sign of its finesse brewing courtesy of the brewhouse.

Marzen from Firestone Walker Brewing Company is a beer fermented in stainless teel, not oka, which is the usual process done with beers. It is also mixed with Vienna malts along with German Hallertau hops to bring balance to its flavor. This brew is richer, full-bodied and hoppier than most beers. It also comes with frothy white head.

Enjoy beer at its finest in Germany or even at the comfort of your homes by bringing home a case or a barrel of oak filled with one of these best beers from around the world.

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Fun Programs You Can Include in Your Next Party — June 21, 2016

Fun Programs You Can Include in Your Next Party

Photo credit: Asja Boroš via Flickr
Photo credit: Asja Boroš via Flickr

Parties are a great way to gather your friends, sit down and bond and catch up with each other’s life. It is also a great opportunity to enjoy good food together and bond over a passion you all enjoy love doing. Playing is just as important to kids as it is for adults. It is a time to escape from the usual things that you do and loosen up to enjoy reliving memories of your time as a kid or your time with friends.

But before you try to include these fun programs for your next party, prepare your party supplies Melbourne via Parties Online to add color and more fun into your party venue.

Charades

Charades are perfect ice breakers you can use to loosen up your guests and feel comfortable in your party. This classic game can be twisted into something fun and creative by including a new rule – No Talking! Simply divide your guest into two teams and have your pre-written secret phrases in a bowl or box ready for the game, In alternating turns, the team representative will act out the clue without talking or making any kind of sound as his team members shout to try out guesses. Everyone will definitely feel comfortable after the end of the game.

Photo credit: Derek E-Jay via Flickr
Photo credit: Derek E-Jay via Flickr

Singing Contest

Get your vocal codes ready for a more fun game as soon as your guests have already managed to ease themselves and feel more comfortable. This game requires fast thinking and good singing skills for the extra fun. Divide the team into two, a different team from the one you have created earlier and have one representative choose a word. The word can be pooled from a prelisted list of words you have prepared earlier for the party. The team will have one minute to think as many songs as they can containing the word in the lyrics. After a minute, each team member takes turn to sing a song including the word. The team with the most number of valid songs after the competition wins.

Celebrity

Your pop culture knowledge will not be tested with this fun game. Again, a pool of list of names of popular celebrities in music, sports and entertainment must be prepared beforehand. You will need two groups for this game. Each team member takes turn in re-enacting or describing, in action and with no words clues that are related to the celebrity. His team mates on the other hand will try their luck in guessing. Team with the most number of guessed celebrity wins.

These games can be adapted with kids as well. Simply change your lists into simple and objects or personalities that kids can relate, too.