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German Distiller Wants You to Drink Your Sausage

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

When a friend of mine asked for another round of peppermint schnapps after both of us had three too many shots, his slurred words resulted in asking for pepperoni schnapps instead, leading to a lasting joke ever since. The idea of a meat-flavored schnapps seemed like the worst possible combination, but my …

Sources: Likörfabrik, Express

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Sausage Fight Breaks Out At Mercedes Meeting

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Daimler, the parent company for Mercedes, was set to make headlines when they announced the highest ever dividend in company history during their annual shareholders meeting, but little did they know that a fight over the sausage served at the event would be the story that grabbed all the attention. A …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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You’ve Heard of Green Eggs & Ham, Now What About Green Sausage & Sauerkraut?

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

When Werner Gropp confronted his friend Markus Hinterberger, a 27-year-old butcher from Bavaria, to make his sausage invention a reality, the idea was seen as somewhat crazy. Gropp had just returned from a trip to Japan and discovered a green tea powder called Matcha that he quickly discovered a love for and wondered what would …

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Learn The Art of Making Your Own Sausage

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

What German doesn’t enjoy a good sausage every once in a while? But do you know how to make one from scratch?  An upcoming one night class in Chicago will have you making your very own sausage under the instruction of Austrian Chef Martin of Alpine Brand Sausages. The Kulturkueche Sausage …

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Volkswagen’s Best Selling Product Has No Engine Or Wheels

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Most people outside of Germany have no idea that Volkswagen’s (VW) best-selling product doesn’t have an engine, wheels, or anything else you would expect a car to have.  The reason is that it isn’t a car at all; it is sausage!  Last year, VW sold 6.4 million currywurst sausages compared …

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Look, Your Wurst! It’s Oktoberfest

By Darlene Fuchs on Email

This year the 178th original Oktoberfest is taking place in Munich from September 17 – October 3.  For German communities around the world local Oktoberfests are an opportunity to celebrate their heritage and if nothing else have an extremely “gut” time. Besides beer, Oktoberfest requires one other main essential: Wurst! …

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