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Horse Racing, Not Beer Was the Star Attraction of the Earliest Oktoberfests

The festival shifted to September on popular demand

Girl serving beer in Oktoberfest, Munich
A server with Hacker-Pschorr, one of the traditional brews allowed in Oktoberfest. Image source: Wikimedia.

After a two-year hiatus, Oktoberfest is back in Munich! Almost three weeks of fun, food, entertainment, and, of course, beer.

Lots and lots of beer!

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Prateek Dasgupta, M.S.

Prateek Dasgupta, M.S.

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Top writer in History, Science, Art, Food, and Culture. Interested in lost civilizations and human evolution. Contact: prateekdasgupta@gmail.com