STARKBIERFEST 2018: THE PAULANER STRONG BEER FESTIVAL:
Lent 2018 begins on Wednesday, February 14 and ends on Saturday, March 31st and Munich’s Paulaner Nockherberg are hosting their “Starkbierfest 2018” from March 2nd to March 25th, 2018.
Starkbierfest is a Lent Strong Beer Festival where strong beer like the Salvator are drunk. The Starkbier was a tradition begun by Paulaner monks in the 17th century. To help them survive the Lent fasting season, they produced this strong brew which they called ‘Sankt Vater Bier’ (Holy Father Beer).
If you like stouts, you’ll enjoy the Salvator at Nockherberg, a bottom-fermented strong Doppelbock beer (alcohol 7.5%). During the Starkbierfest, Salvator stout is traditionally served in 1-litre steins, called the Keferloher.
Music at Nockherberg Starkbierfest
During the Starkbierfest Festival, “Die Nockherberger”, their Oktoberfest band, will provide live music from 4:00 p.m. on week days and from 2:00 p.m. on weekends.
Food at Nockherberg
Visitors to Nockherberg’s Starkbierfest will be able to enjoy typical Bavarian specialties like pork knuckle, chicken, duck and more. There will be stands selling souvenirs, the traditional gingerbread hearts and other delicacies.
Nockherberg Starkbierfest 2018:
Venue : The Paulaner Festival Hall at Paulaner am Nockherberg, Hochstraße 77, 81541 München
Dates : March 2 – 25, 2018
Opening hours : Monday – Friday: 14:00 p.m to 23:00 | Saturday & Sunday: 11:00 to 23:00.
Entry Fee : €2.00 per person (cash only)
How to Get there:
– Metro Lines U1, U7 to Kolumbusplatz or Silberhornstrasse
– Tram Lines 15 and 25 to Ostfriedhof
– Tram 17/N27 to Mariahhilfplatz or Ostfriedhof
– Bus 52 to Mariahilfplatz
During Starkbierfest, there is a taxi stand directly on Hochstraße, so worries about drink driving!
The Reservations office is open Monday to Friday between 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. only. To make a booking, use their online booking form or fax them on Fax: +49 (89) 45 99 13-200
You must take your place at the reserved time as they have no obligation to hold your reservation past the reserved time.
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