Without It This Conference Would Have Never Come to Exist: The Story of German Bier
- Carl Sakari
- Location: Oregon Ballroom 203-204
This humorous and entertaining overview of the history of German beer includes the development of beer styles (with proper pronunciation), technological advancements, German drinking traditions and culture, and the immigration of German brewing to the Pacific Northwest in the 19th century. A look at recent trends in German beer, including the burgeoning craft beer scene in places like Berlin, rounds out the talk.