20th September 2017
The Munich Beer Festival or Oktoberfest, is the largest festival in the world. Every year over 6 million beer lovers descend on Munich to enjoy the fruits of the heralded Bavarian breweries...and have a party!
As Manchester’s official Bier Palace, we're bringing the beers and the vibes to Manchester from 15th September to 1st October 2017. Once they're gone..they're gone!
Extra strong, extra fresh and extra special you just will not find outside of the festival. We've had to beg, borrow and steal to get them. Here's this years Bavarian line up.
‘Bavarian Liquid gold’ Munich’s oldest independent brewery. Since 1328.
Notes | Clear gold. Cream malt aromas.
‘First tapped’ Traditionally, the first beer barrel tapped open by the Mayor
of Munich every year.
Notes | Aromatic, amber and malty.
‘A Bavarian institution’ The Löwenbräu brewery is home to one of the oldest beer gardens.
Notes | Light-bodied, amber and pure.
HACKER PSCHORR 6%
‘Bavarian Heaven’ Unique taste created by the variety of Bavarian barleys.
Notes | Deep amber, malty and hoppy.
‘Strong sense of occasion’ The strongest of our Oktoberfest biers.
Notes | Rich, golden and strong.
‘The Bavarian Powerhaus’ One of the most recognised Bavarian breweries.
Notes | Burnt toffee with a masterful hop balance.
4th September 2017
We’re speedily assembling for one heck of a Bavarian throw down and a Bier Hall weekender like no other! In case you weren’t already enticed by our recently announced line-up; boasting ALL the Oktoberfest official pours, Oompah bands, sausage expressionists and a clad army of extraordinary Manchester musik makers… we’ve got yet another reason for you to get your ‘Oktoberfestival’ on with us at the Albert Hall on Friday 15th to Sunday 17th September...
Just like our rakish, dirndl daring, bier guzzling brothers & sisters in Munich, we too adore any occasion that calls for fancy dress... oh ja! So much so, that we’re offering 1 lucky lederhosen wearing ticket holder, a trip for 3 to Oktoberfest in Munich! On das Haus! That’s you and two comrade’s flights, accommodation, entry to the festival and even a bier or two on us- just for sporting a schick pair of leather pants. Oh meine gosh!
Our best dressed winner will be announced at random over the weekend and we’ll be jetting the lucky trio to Germany on the 18th-21st September in time for all the Oktoberfest antics!
To be in with a chance of winning, make sure you’ve got your Oktoberfestival ticket, ensure you've got your best Bavarian glad rags on and let’s rendezvous at the Hall!
18th August 2017
We're taking over the Albert Hall for a 3 day bier festival like no other. Just like in Munich. It's all about the bier. Our festival will be celebration of the best biers from Manchester & Bavaria and what we feel are the best biers in the world.
Here's the confirmed list of biers for Oktoberfestival at the Albert Hall Manchester 15-17 Sept.
Over 6 million people ascend on Munich to drink the best bier in the world made specifically for Oktoberfest. We are proud to confirm that we will have them all at our 3 day bier festival weekend.
Spaten 5.9% - 'First tapped' Traditionally, the first beer barrel tapped open by the Mayor of Munich every year.
Löwenbräu 6.1% - 'A Bavarian institution' The Löwenbräu brewery is home to one of the oldest beer gardens.
Hacker Pschorr 6% - 'Bavarian Heaven' Unique taste created by the variety of Bavarian barleys.
Hofbräu 6.3% - 'Strong sense of occasion' The strongest of our Oktoberfest biers.
Paulaner 6% - 'The Bavarian Powerhaus' One of the most recognised Bavarian breweries.
Alongside the festival biers we have curated some of the best Manchester brew stars. Check it out, get tickets now!
Based in Green Quarter Manchester. We are super fans of these guys. Here's what we're pouring...
Native Sun 8.2% Pinot Noir Dopplebock
Albert Jack 4-4.5% A unique brew based on a Bavarian pale ale - Made specifically for the festival
Representing Salford. These guys are on fire and they're bringing the Devil's IPA of the moment!
Watermelon Wheat 4.5%
Honeydew Mellon DIPA 7.4%.
From the Ozarks and back to Manchester, we're happy to have these guys residing in Manchester! Filling your steins with...
Going to the sun: 7% - Extra pale IPA
Citra/Mosaic sour: 4.2% - Sour beer
Manchester favourites since 1997. Their offerings to the festival are...
Tuckerlovsky: 4.7% - Session IPA
Marble Pilsner: 4.2% - Pilsner...