Biergartens, steins and pretzels
Ahhh, Germany, there are so many things we love about Germany. We often find ourselves reminiscing around some of our memorable experiences or people we’ve met.
Our minds drift back to us, sharing bench-tables in Brauhaus's with welcoming, friendly locals. Discussing where our German road trips have led us and often picking up tips and advice for future travels.
Going with the flow
A range of beers in Altes Gasthaus Leve, Münster
The elusive beer stein
Janis & our Zöller & Born Stein from Cuckooclocks.com
A German Pils and our German stein from Cuckcooclocks.Com
German Beer Steins
So, would you like your own German beer stein? Browse through the family-owned business Cuckoo Clocks website and discover their vast selection of steins; they have over 400 to choose from.
Why not grab yourself a decorative beer stein and enjoy a slice of Germany in your own home.
Warm memories of Cologne
I highly recommend a visit to the Bierhaus en d'r Salzgass in Cologne it has a fantastic atmosphere. It was here that we first witnessed how your running ‘bar tab’ was marked up on your own beermat (I hadn’t previously seen this in the UK).
Plus, when you’ve finished drinking, place your beermat on top of your glass to signify that you want to pay up. If you don’t, they’ll just keep bringing more.
Fingers crossed we’re hoping to return back to Germany’s Christmas markets in 2021.
We have a few Christmas themed smokers; however, when they are packed away, our two stein servers keep us company.
The kellner is traditionally dressed in his lederhosen and has a fetching moustache and the kellnerin in her dirndl, gripping the German beer steins and pretzels tightly for their thirsty customers.
You can never have too many steins or smokers.
The Löwenbräu Biergarten in Baden-Baden
On bright sunny days, whether it is spring or autumn, the dappled shade and cheerful surroundings in a German pub garden are always welcome.
So, grab your beer stein order a plate of traditional hearty German fare. It could be dumplings, cabbage and pork knuckle or a selection of bratwurst; you know you’re in for a treat.
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