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Oktoberfest Cancelled for 1st Time Since WW2 as German Hop-Growers Warn of ‘Beer Shortage’

By Tyler Durden | 22 April 2020

ZERO HEDGE — For the first time since World War II, Munich’s iconic Oktoberfest has been canceled, a significant blow to Germany’s tourism and beer industry, reported Bloomberg.

“We agreed that the risk is simply too great,” Bavarian Premier Markus Soeder told reporters Tuesday. “We are living in different times, and living with corona means living carefully.”

The event was slated for late September to October, drew more than 6 million beer lovers from around the world in 2019.

Soeder was speaking with Munich Mayor Dieter Reiter on Tuesday about the event’s cancellation.

Oktoberfest was projected to bring in $1.3 billion in revenue for local businesses and the tourism industry, and now it appears those firms will significantly suffer. […]

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2 Comments on Oktoberfest Cancelled for 1st Time Since WW2 as German Hop-Growers Warn of ‘Beer Shortage’

  1. I cannot believe the extent too which the purveyor’s of this hoax are willing to go. Nothing is sacred or goes untouched. What is even sadder is the number of sheeple who are buying into this crap.

  2. Didn’t God create the heavens & the earth? How is it that the pimp & slut owners of the in-your-face media get to create a ‘new heaven & earth’?

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