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Octoberfest-style condiments

If you couldn’t make it to Munich for the Octoberfest celebration, there’s still time to enjoy some beer and brats right here in Philly. Munich’s 182nd Octoberfest kicked off on Sept. 19. Mayor Dieter Reiter cracked the keg uttering the traditional opening words, “O’zapft is,” which mean, “It’s tapped.” This officially began the 2015 Munich Octoberfest. Festivities will continue until Oct. 4. 


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