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

Featured Beers:
1809 Berliner Weisse, Aecht Schlenkerla Marzen, Aecht Schlenkerla Oak Smoke, Augustiner Maximator Doppelbock, Aventinus, Aventinus Eisbock, Bayerischer Leipziger Gose, Black Cloister Hildegard Berliner Weisse, Black Cloister Helles Angel, Einbecker Mai Urbock, Engelszell Gregorius, Freigeist Geisterzug Gose, Freigeist Ottekolong Kölsch, Grodziskie, Monchshof Schwarzbier, Clausthaler Dry-Hopped Amber, Schneider Organic Edel Weiss, Schneider Weiss, Tucher Kristall Weizen, Weihenstephaner Festbier, Weihenstephaner Hefe Weissbier, Weihenstephaner Korbinian Doppelbock, Weihenstephaner Kristallweiss, Weihenstephaner Tradition, WUR Julius Echter Dunkel Hefe, WUR Julius Echter Helles Hefe, Labatt Blue Light, Bitburger, Hofbrau Dunkel, Hofbrau Hefe, Hofbrau Octoberfest, Hofbrau Original, Warsteiner Pils, Warsteiner Dunkel, Warsteiner Octoberfest, Warsteiner Brauweise, Warsteiner Konig Ludwig, Sierra Nevada Octoberfest, Ayinger Alt Dunkel, Ayinger Brauweise, Ayinger Dopplebock, Ayinger Jarhrund, Ayinger Octoberfest, Ayinger Weizenbock, Edringer Dunkel, Erdinger Hefe, Hacker Pschorr Weisse, Hacker Pschorr Munchen, Paulaner Hefe, Paulnar Lager, Paulaner Salvator, Paulaner Ofest, Warsteiner Pils, Warsteiner Dunkel, Warsteiner Grapefruit cans, Angry Orchard cans, Mike's Blackcherry cans, Mikes Lemonade cans, Labatt Light Lime cans.

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.

Our progressive adult beverages:
Mike’s Hard Lemonade, Labatt Light Lime, Mike's Hard Black Cherry Lemonade, Angry Orchard Hard Cider and Schöfferhofer Grapefruit!

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!“