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1986 Munich


Paul and Mick, Ray already there


Visit the Oktoberfest.


Oktoberfest, Moosburg, Pshorr Keller, Andechs, Klosterbraustuberl, and Benedictine monastery.


With Ray working, near Munich and living at Moosburg, some 40kms. Northeast, a return to the Oktoberfest seemed appropriate.


Ray picked us up from the airport. On the way to Mooseburg, we stopped off at Freising for a couple of beers to reacquaint ourselves with the Bavarian beer taste. Very nice too, particularly the Weiss bier (Wheat beer) Ray now introduced us to. Moosburg had its own small brewery located on the edge of town but we did not come across any outlets in the town. One day we did walk to the brewery and try the beer. Unfortunately, we cannot remember its name and, as the brewery has now closed, will be lost to this history forever. The only memorable bar in Moosburg was ‘The Guinness Pub’- you travel hundreds of miles to try different beers and what do you get?


We took the S bahn from Freising into Munich. An early afternoon visit to the festival to buy our steins and try a couple of the pavilions was followed by some rides at the funfair. Leaving the Thereienwiese (festival site) at the northwest corner you come across the Pschorr Keller. It would have been rude not to go in and sample the beers.


We traveled into Munich by car with the intention of camping as near to the Festival as possible. We were fortunate enough to get into a site on the bank of the river Isar to the south of the festival and pitched our tent amongst a multitude of Italian visitors. Making our way to the festival by a special bus service run by some Australians, there was time for a quick tour around the pavilions before settling in the HB pigpen for the evening.


After a freezing night in the tent, with what sleep we could get, often disturbed by the still partying

Italians, we returned to Moosburg and the local bars.


On our way to Andechs, situated on the shore of the large lake Ammersee, and some 30kms. Southwest of Munich, we passed Dachau. Although there was nothing to see from the road, the name on the road sign was chilling enough.

Andechs is the home of Klosterbraustuberl, set in the 15th century Benedictine monastery with the brewing still done by monks. A Doppelbock, pale Spezial and dark Export were available on draught, and very nice too. Well worth a visit.


Flew home.

Created on 01/21/2006 12:20 PM by drinking
Updated on 01/21/2006 12:23 PM by drinking
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