German Beer Tap Takeover and Special Menu at Steins for Oktoberfest 2013

Hofbrauhaus Munich
Hofbrauhaus Munich

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Today kicks off the official 16-day Munich Oktoberfest, and in honor of Oktoberfest, a one-of-a-kind celebration begins at Steins Beer Garden & Restaurant in downtown Mountain View (895 Villa Street).

Starting today, September 21, through October 6, Steins Beer Garden features one of the largest German beer tap takeover events that the Bay Area has seen, replacing all 31 of their taps with authentic German beers for the occasion.

Joining the German beer tap list is a menu featuring traditional German fare prepared by executive chef Colby M. Reade. The limited-time only menu includes Spaetzle with brown butter and sage, Schnitzel with dill potatoes and marinated pork loin, and Jagerschnitzel with warm bacon and potato salad.

The full German menu and tap list are below:

Food and Price

  • Smoked Bavarian Style Pork Shoulder with sweet and sour cabbage
    Mushroom and Cream Spaetzle / swiss cheese / pan juices
  • Spaetzle with brown butter and sage
    Golden Raisins / Garlic / Hazelnuts
  • Schnitzel with Dilled Potatoes
    Marinated pork loin / Caraway Bacon sauerkraut / brioche crust
  • Jagerschnitzel with warm bacon and potato salad
    Veal cutlet / white wine mushroom cream sauce / brown butter green bean
  • Oktoberfest Chicken with Potato dumplings
    Paprika roast 1/2 chicken / sauerkraut


  • Prinzregententorte “Prince Regent Cake”
    Traditional 6 layer hazel nut and chocolate cake served with creme anglese
  • Raspberry Bavarian Cream
    Lightly sweet cream with raspberry coulis and ginger cookies

The Beer

Steins replaces its entire selection of 31 beers on tap with authentic German beers in the spirit of Oktoberfest. Steins will also serve special non-alcoholic beer from Erdinger so everyone can join in on the fun.

Guests can purchase and enjoy their beers in a liter stein from one of the represented beer houses. Half-liter glassware will also be available. Steins will also be selling a limited quantity of its own Steins Beer Garden & Restaurant branded 1-liter steins while supplies last.

German Beer List

  • Andechs Doppelbock
  • Andechs Vollbier Helles Lager
  • Schwaben-brau Das Naturtrube
  • Fruh Kolsch
  • Hofbrau Original Lager
  • Hofbrau Oktoberfest
  • Hofbrau Weissbier
  • Weltenburger Anno 1050
  • Weltenburger Asam Bock
  • Weltenburger Barock Dunkel
  • Kostritzer Schwarzbier
  • Weihenstephaner Weissbier
  • Weihenstephaner Vitus
  • Weihenstephaner Lager
  • Schneider Aventinus
  • Erdinger Oktoberfest
  • Erdinger Weissbier
  • Erdinger Dunkel Weisse
  • Paulaner Oktoberfest
  • Paulaner Doppelbock
  • Paulaner Pilsner
  • Hacker-Pschorr Oktoberfest
  • Hacker-Pschorr Lager
  • Franziskaner Weissbier
  • Franziskaner Dunkel Weisse
  • Spaten Premium Lager
  • Spaten Oktoberfest

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