Food & Beverage

Chow Down. Bottoms Up.

From sauerkraut to schnitzel to strudel, the German-American Festival offers a savory selection of authentic German food to match any appetite. And you’ll want to pair that delicious food with one of over 50 German beers. That’s one of the largest collection of German beers found at any festival…even more than you’ll find at the famed Oktoberfest in Germany! Plenty of cocktails, wine and other progressive adult beverages and soft drinks will also be available.

Featured Foods:

  • Indoor/outdoor Swiss Bäckerei featuring many types of European-style and imported cheeses, breads and meats
  • Chicken prepared in a maxi-cooker to ensure each chicken is perfectly cooked
  • Potato pancakes made the old German way
  • Schnitzel sandwiches made in front of you, served on a Kaiser roll
  • Plenty of other German options: smoked ham shanks, Bratwurst, jalapeño Wurst, smoked Wurst, Brat patty sandwiches, pretzels, funnel cakes, Leberkäs platters, Leberkässemmel, Sauerkraut, cheddar Wurst, handmade potato salad, Sauerkraut balls, hand cut Pommes Frites, ice cream, cream puffs, pickles, landjäger, sweet corn and freshly popped popcorn! Our signature Swiss Cheese/Mozzarella and mushroom brat is back again!
  • Homemade Pastries: Kuchen, strudels, cookies, cakes and a variety of other pastries

Draft Beer:
Weihenstephaner Oktoberfest, Weihenstephaner Hefeweizen, Warsteiner Pilsner, Warsteiner Dunkel, Warsteiner Oktoberfest, Hofbrau Oktoberfest, Radeberger Pils, Black Cloister Casilda Vienna Lager, Weihenstephaner Kristallweiss, Weihenstephaner Korbinian Doppelbock, Paulaner Hefe Weizen, Konig Ludwig Weiss Bier, Hofbrau Dunkel, Bitburger, Black Cloister Helles Angel, Black Cloister GAF Blackberry Hildegard, Labatt Blue Light

Bottled Beer:
Erdinger Hefe Weiss, Erdinger Dunkel, Ayinger Celebrator Dopplebock, Ayinger Weizenbock, Ayinger Alt Dunkel (dark), Ayinger Brauweisse, Ayniger Bavarian Pilsner, Ayinger Oktoberfest, Ayinger Jahrhundert, Paulaner Hefe Weiss, Paulaner Oktoberfest, Paulaner Lager, Paulaner Salvator, Hacker-Pshorr Munchen, Hacker-Pshorr Weiss, Rhinegeist Franz Oktoberfest, Reissdorf Kolsch, Bayerischer Leipziger Gose, Engelzell Gregorius, Augustiner Maximator Dark, Monchshof Schwarzbier, Freigeist Ottekolong, Freieist Geisterzug Quince Gose, Grodziskie, Julius Echter Helles Hefe, Julius Echter Dunkel Hefe, Aecht Oak Smoke Doppelbock, Aecht Marzen, 1809 Berliner Weisse, Schneider Organic Edel Weiss, Schneider Aventinus, Schneider Weiss, Einbecker Ainpockisch Heller Bock, Einbecker Einpokischer Bock, Aventinus Eisbock, Clausthaler Premium Non-Alcoholic

Alternative Malt Beverages:
Mike’s Hard Lemonade, Mike’s Hard Black Cherry, Angry Orchard hard Cider, Warsteiner Grapefruit

Featured Cocktails:
Imagine a drink that looks like a German flag! So schmeckt Deutschland – a taste of Germany! And our signature drinks, the German Chocolate Cupcake! It tastes just like everyones’ favorite: German’s™ Chocolate Cake – oh so tasty! And the Gummi Bear Drink returns – it's fruity tasting and easy going down and people love the Gummi Bears at the bottom.

Featured Wines:
Schlink Haus Auslese, Kabinett, Dornfelder, Riesling QbA and Spätlese, Schmitt Sohne Piesporter; and Sutter Home Chardonnay and Moscato.

Soft drink specialties:
We proudly serve Pepsi products including: Pepsi, Diet Pepsi, Mountain Dew, Sierra Mist, Diet Sierra Mist, Ginger Ale, Brisk Tea/Lemon, Brisk Lemon-Aid, Life Water - Assorted Flavors, Frappacino - French Vanilla & Mocha and Aquafina Water!

Give Trash the Boot! Plastic boot shaped souvenirs for you to take home. Drinking from a boot or Stiefel is a long-time German tradition. Made popular in the film “Beerfest!“