Didn’t make it to Munich to toast Oktoberfest in traditional style? No
worries: Here are a few great local venues serving up German specials to
extend the celebration through October. Prost! (That’s ‘Cheers!’ in
Columbus Tavern is
getting into the Oktoberfest spirit not with sauerkraut or schnitzel,
but with a specialty cocktail called the Orange Autumn. The drink, $12,
is made with Grey Goose Citron, lemon thyme, ginger syrup and wheat
beer. The drink is available through the end of the month.
269 Columbus Ave.
508 Gastro Brewery
This SoHo brewery is
serving up a series of celebratory beers brewed and served on the
premises, including a new 508 Oktoberfest Marzen, created by brewmaster
Andrew Sant’anna De Lima. It tastes best with dishes such as their goat
ragu and wild boar. Enjoy now through the end of October.
508 Greenwich St.
Experience a traditional
Oktoberfest at Blaue Gans with live music on the weekends and specialty
dishes every night through the end of the month. Dishes include roasted
pork shoulder, a selection of pretzels and, of course, authentic German
and Austrian beers.
139 Duane St.
What says Oktoberfest more
than a dinner featuring pints and pints of beer? Enjoy a special beer
pairing dinner that features Six Point’s entire “Mad Scientist Ale”
series on Oct. 10 at Guilty Goose. The dinner is from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30
p.m. and is $75 per person. Reservations required. Can’t make it?
Luckily, other Oktoberfest specials will run until the end of the month.
131 W. 23rd St.
Pilsener Haus & Biergarten
This year, chef Thomas
Ferlesch will be serving up Austro-Hungarian food, such as cod filet
schnitzel and beef goulash. Specialty beer is on tap to pair with your
meals, including the U.S. exclusive of Paulaner Oktoberfest Weissen.
Live music, mug-holding contests and more Oktoberfest fun will be held
through Oct. 22.
1422 Grand St., Hoboken