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Wednesday, March 11, 2009
Hofbräuhaus Pittsburgh: almost there...
Just heard from HB Pittsburgh mahoff Nick Ellison: they've got their occupancy permit paperwork cleared -- finally! -- and started staff training on-site this afternoon. "The soft opening will occur at 3:00 p.m. Monday, March 16, and the grand opening is still scheduled for Wednesday April 29," he told me. Wish I could join you, have fun!
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O, du lieber Augustin, Augustin, Augustin,
O, du lieber Augustin, alles ist hin.
Da ist, da ist, ein Hofbräuhäus,
Ein, zwei, g'suffa!
Some happy campers out there today...
Couldn't figure out why Phillip was singing praises to Augustiner in a post about Hofbräu..?
It's an old Austrian drinking song. Not about Augustiner, it's supposedly about an old Viennese street poet named Augustin.
If I'm killing your joke, I apologize!
Quatsch! zum Teufel mit Bayern!
Won't be there on the 16th, but I've got Pens tickets for St. Patty's Day so I plan to check it out then.
My beer that day will be golden, not green, and that's the way I like it.
(By the way Lew, did you hear that the WV Craft Beer bill passed the House 79-18?)
Hope this opening date sticks. Thanks for keeping track of this.
Sounds like we're going to have a lot of happy German, and German beer lovers come the 16th of March!
Only one day to go!!!
I'm first in line outside Hofbrauhaus, t-20 minutes. 3 of us so far
It's open. I was the first one in the door, but managed to skip the guy from the Post-Gazette with the camera by immediately slipping over to the bar.
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