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Ein prosit!

It’s Oktoberfest Season.
Come celebrate with Steam Whistle!

Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany officially kicks off on September 19th and here in Canada we will be celebrating this great holiday of beer until the end of October. That’s more than 40 days of beer-filled fun! You can roll out the barrel three ways….

Check out our Parties!

We’ll be tapping ceremonial kegs at 3 Steam Whistle Oktoberfest Parties on 1 day across the country! Come with an appetitie for polka music, pretzels and beer, and don’t forget to dress the part! 

Ein Prosit!


Saturday September 19th

Steam Whistle Brewing
255 Bremner Blvd

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Saturday September 19th

2437 4th Street SW

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Saturday September 19th

Vancouver Alpen Club
4875 Victoria Dr.

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Did you know?

As a thank you, Steam Whistle staff are taken to this 200 year old festival in Germany after working for 5 years at the brewery. Inspired by this European brewing tradition, Steam Whistle brings you our own brand of Oktoberfest.

Oktoberfest party

Check out our Facebook photo
album of past parties.

Past parties 
Oktoberfest Costumes

Don’t forget to dress the part!
Oktoberfest is Wunderbar!

Get Costume Ideas 

Keep The Stein

Order an authentic ceramic German Stein filled with Steam Whistle Pilsner and KEEP THE STEIN.

We’ve created an original Steam Whistle ceramic stein decorated with vignettes of all that Oktoberfest has to offer. Get yours at hundreds of bars and restaurants, while quantities last!

Steam Whistle British Columbia 1/2 litre Stein

British Columbia ½ litre Stein

Steam Whistle Alberta & Ontario 1 litre Stein

Alberta & Ontario 1 litre Stein

At the brewery & our e-store 1 litre Stein. Visit the e-store.

Find a stein near you

Check out our list of locations that will be carrying our steins (if they’re not already!)

Please give them a call in advance to ensure the steins
are available as they sell out fast!

Find Steins   

Bring a little
Oom-pah-pah home

Oktoberfest Gift Packs

This Oktoberfest Gift Pack includes 2 x 500ml cans of Steam Whistle’s authentic Bohemian-style Pilsner ready to pour into your own 1 litre decorated ceramic stein.  Find Gift Packs at select Cold Beer & Wine stores across Alberta and British Columbia during September and October, while quantities last.

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Oktoberfest 101

Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany originated in 1810 as 16 days of festivities to commemorate the marriage of Bavaria's King Ludwig. More than 200 years later, it has now become the world’s largest festival where millions of people gather to celebrate beer through camaraderie, song, food, folk culture and pageantry.

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Helpful German Phrases

Steam Whistle Pilsner
Kanadas Premium Pilsener
Canada’s Premium Pilsner
German Toast to your health
Women's customary outfit
Men's customary outfit
Thank you
more sausage please
mehr wurst bitte
More sausage, please
more beer please
Mehr Bier bitte
More beer, please
more pretzels please
mehr brezeln bitte
More pretzel, please
Miss, unmarried woman
sing together
gemeinsam singen
Sing together
I'm happy
ich bin froh
I'm happy
Steam Whistle Stein
Warum den Bierkrugnicht abholen?
Why not pick up your stein!