Food & Drink



We invite you to indulge in some of these German culinary creations featuring Usinger’s – The Official Sausage of German Fest!




Bienenstich traditional German coffeecake filled with a special custard and topped with almonds and honey
Bismark Herring marinated herring (fish) served on a bun
Frankfurter hot dog
Goulasch seasoned stew meat flavored with paprika and served with noodles
Bratherring fried marinated herring
Kassler Rippchen smoked pork chops
Knoedel dumpling(s)
Konditorei pastry/cake shop
Kuchen cake
Kartoffel Pfannekuchen pancakes made from shredded potatoes with sausage and applesauce
Rollbraten roasted pork loin with sauteed seasoned onions
Rollmop a piece of Bismark Herring wrapped around a pickle
Sauerbraten marinated beef roast
Sauerkraut pickled cabbage
Schnitzel breaded boneless pork cutlet
Schwarzwaelder Kirschtorte Black Forest cherry cake
Spanferkel roasted whole pig
Strudel fruit filled pastry
Torte cake tart
Wurst sausage

The Official Pretzel of German Fest!

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Who’s Thirsty?

Since 1981, we’ve been firm believers that mankind does not live by Usinger’s Brats alone. Mankind needs a beverage or two to compliment a brat, a rollbraten & even bienenstich – that’s why we have gathered a collection of beverages to choose from, including our special German Fest Bier. All designed to quench any thirst & satisfy any taste buds. We also are firm believers in drinking responsibly. Enjoy, but please be responsible.



Wein-Bauer, Inc. has been the official wine sponsor of German Fest for over 30 years. Each year, Wein-Bauer looks forward to offering delicious Schlink Haus and Turn Me wines to the thousands of guests attending German Fest. Try their many imported wines, liqueurs and champagne cocktails.

Wine can be purchased on the festival grounds or also by the bottle for you to take with you as you leave German Fest. 

Three (3) Wine Samples $6.00
Wine by the Glass $6.00
Champagne Cocktail $6.00
Imported Liqueurs $6.00

Hours:  Friday 3:00 pm to 9:00 pm; Saturday 1:00 pm to 9:00 pm; Sunday 1:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Location:  Harley-Davidson Stage VIP Area – Lower Level


Bauer’s Bierschnapps: Beer inspired spirit, Gluten Free.  Sweet with notes of grain and malt, fruity flavor, mild alcohol note. From the Bauer Family Winery & Distillery in Vienna, Austria since 1923.  30% alcohol/volume (60 proof)

Manner Neapolitaner Cream Liqueur: Hearty chocolate-hazelnut taste of traditional Viennese “Manner” wafers.  Enjoy it straight up, in coffee or over ice cream. From Fischer Spirits, Vienna, Austria since 1875. 15% alcohol/ volume (30 proof)

Casali Rum Coconut Cream Liqueur:  Fantastically balanced duet of rum and coconut gives rise to an unmistakable summer feeling. Enjoy it straight up, in coffee or over ice cream. From Fischer Spirits, Vienna, Austria since 1875.  15% alcohol/ volume (30 proof)

Casali Original Choco Banana Cream Liqueur:  The taste of finest chocolate and banana.  Enjoy it straight up, in coffee or over ice cream. From Fischer Spirits, Vienna, Austria since 1875.  15% alcohol/ volume (30 proof)

Products from MillerCoors: Terrapin Hi-5, Henry’s Hard Sparkling Passion Fruit Water, Pilsner Urquell, Miller Lite, Coors Lite
Oktoberfest, Canoe Paddler, Summer Shandy

Sprecher Brewery– Official German Fest Bier, Special Amber, Hefe Weiss, Dopplebock, Oktoberfest, Black Bavarian, Pilsner

Champagne & Mimosas

Barefoot Refresh Spritzers: Available in two new refreshing flavors, “Rose” and “Moscato” at all wine bars and several other locations throughout the festival grounds.




Located just south of the Main Gate, the Schnapps’ Garten Bar serves German Fest spirits from some of Germany’s oldest and renowned distillers for your drinking pleasure.  Try a “Shotski” of relax in the shade of the Niche Schnapps’ Garten!






Bärenjäger, The Official Spirit of German Fest!



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German for Bear Hunter, Bärenjäger is the original German honey liqueur. Bärenjäger has been crafted the same way since honey liqueur was first developed in East Prussia during the 15th century using all-natural honey. Taste centuries of perfection today with Bärenjäger – The Bear Hunters’ Moonshine; enjoy straight, well chilled, and in fine crafted cocktails!




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Kleiner Feigling:  Since 1992, Kleiner Feigling, meaning “Little Coward,” has been Germany’s market-leader in the fruit-flavored spirits category and the world’s biggest fig-flavored liqueur.  Kleiner Feigling is crystal clear with a hit of natural fig flavor.  The use of natural figs gives Kleiner Feigling a smooth and unsurpassed taste.  The iconic pair of eyes and purple hat, which have long been trademarks of Kleiner Feigling, are a symbol of a coward. The eyes on the label are as famous as the star of Mercedes Benz.








Schladerer Himbeer Liqueur (Raspberry):  A sweet combination of the finest fruit juices, pure crystal sugar and the distillates from ripe, wild raspberries.  28% alcohol/volume (56 proof)

Schönauer Apple Liqueur:  Unparalleled apple taste made from all natural, delicious crisp apples and fine grain spirits.  21% alcohol/volume (42 proof)

Stroh Jagertee:  The perfect blend of Stroh rum, black tea extract, fruits, herbs, and spices with aromas of butterscotch, spice and vanilla.  40% alcohol/volume (80 proof)

Kümmerling:  Germany’s # 1 Herbal made with licorice, cinnamon bark, clove, angelica root, and crumbled spearmint.  35% alcohol/volume (70 proof)

Echte Kroatzbeere Blackberry Liqueur:  A wild blackberry liqueur with a wonderful, fruity, bitter note, whose tangy refinement has delighted countless palates for around 100 years.

Goldwasser, The Original Danziger:   First created in 1598, featuring suspended genuine 22 – carat gold flakes, this delicious gold liqueur remains a uniquely bitter sweet experience.

Helbing Hamburgs Kümmel:   A German, sweet, colorless liquid flavored with caraway seeds, cumin, and fennel made from a strictly guarded family recipe.  Kümmel has a distinctive, full, rounded flavor with a delicate bouquet. Recommended alongside a glass of your favorite beer.

Schladerer Edelkirsch Cherry Liqueur:  A unique not over-sweet, fine quality with particularly agreeable consistency.

Dujardin Brandy:  Golden amber color; aromas of sweet honey, orange zest and clove spice; very mellow and round on the palate with a bit of heat in the finish.