The Mayor then gives the first liter of beer to the Minister President of Bavaria.
One of the many Oktoberfest traditions is the beer stein holding challenge.
The Lowenbrau beer tent has a 15 foot tall drinking lion that is the brewery’s mascot.
The current record holder is a German waiter who carried 27 1 liter steins of beer.
Along with beer traditional Bavarian food is served like pretzels, sausage, and fish on stick.