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August 19, 2017   |   Ithaca, NY

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Cheers, beers and lederhosen

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Durst Breneiser/The IthacanFrom left, Mark Alamond, executive chef at Kilpatrick’s Publick House, pulls pork apart while Ithaca College senior Samantha McDaniel prepares to serve a sample to customers.

 

Ithaca’s first Oktoberfest celebration, modeled after the original festival in Munich, Germany, took place Saturday on The Commons. The event featured beer, music and traditional German food.

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Durst Breneiser/The IthacanIthaca Beer Company provided samples of its seasonal Country Pumpkin beer. The pumpkin beer is a harvest ale brewed with pumpkin puree and spices like nutmeg.

 

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Durst Breneiser/The IthacanCortland Beer Company offered a broad selection of its beers with names like Firehouse Pale Ale,
Industrial IPA and the Red Dragon Ale. The company’s tent was a popular stop at the festival.

 

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Durst Breneiser/The IthacanFrom left, Joerg Werner, an Ithaca resident originally from Germany, enjoys beer from Cortland Beer Company with Anna Legard, of Ithaca. Both are dressed in traditional German clothing.