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In Germany, a U.S. beer invasion

Almost 65 years after Allied planes flew Western supplies into blockaded Berlin, a new American import is arriving by air: craft beer. The beer is being flown in as part of a new surge of German interest in American brewing, upending a centuries-old relationship in which German beer defined the golden standard for brewing and Americans emulated it.


Oktoberfest: Celebrating 200 years of beer in Munich

2010 marks the 200th anniversary of Oktoberfest, a tradition started in 1810 to celebrate the October 12th marriage of Bavarian Crown Prince Ludwig to the Saxon-Hildburghausen Princess Therese.


Munich mixes high culture, Bavarian clichés

Known for lederhosen, bratwürst and its beer festival, Munich is a city that counters these brassy clichés with a mix of art, history and style.


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