Paulaner Bräuhaus all set to celebrate second Oktoberfest 2015

The city’s only microbrewery promises days and nights of entertainment, plus barrels of last year’s big hit, the Oktoberfest Bier

Jakarta, 13 August 2015—Paulaner Bräuhaus, Indonesia’s only genuine German microbrewery, will celebrate its second Oktoberfest this year, with the biggest beer celebration in Jakarta to run from 7 to 10 October following last year’s sold-out event.

The opening night will kick off with the “Anstich” tradition, in which the first litre of specially brewed Oktoberfest Bier will be tapped by Paulaner Brewmaster Arie Susanto. The ingredients for this special brew are all imported from Munich and brewed on-site at Hotel Indonesia Kempinski Jakarta microbrewery.

Like last year, to give this uber-fest an authentic Bavarian touch, the renowned folk band X’elcht’en is being flown in straight from Munich to entertain partygoers with games, competitions and traditional music, as well as well-known party favourites. Last year’s Oktoberfest games were a huge hit with the audience and most definitely brought out the child in everyone.

“This year’s Oktoberfest carries on where last year’s left off,” said Sri Murtana, Paulaner Restaurant Manager. “We’ll have our waiters and waitresses wearing traditional lederhosen and dirndl dresses, barrel after barrel of beer, delicious wurst and pork knuckle, and singing and dancing until the early hours.” And the party rocks on for four nights, challenging even the most hedonistic of happiness-seekers to keep pace.

One entrance pass to the Paulaner Oktoberfest includes our famous family-style Bavarian food plus free flow of special Oktoberfest Bier and is priced at IDR 990,000 net per person. Group tickets are also available from IDR 8,580,000 net per table of 10 for companies and families looking to host guests and friends or to celebrate in a fun and memorable atmosphere—whatever the occasion.

Everyone is invited to come and experience the proud traditions of the world’s most funky folk festival. Prost, as they say in Bavaria!

About Oktoberfest Bier

This beer is an institution and was a great hit at our first Oktoberfest. The Oktoberfest Bier from Paulaner, with its full-bodied, pleasant taste, pairs beautifully with Paulaner’s hearty delicacies like Hendln (roast chicken) or Schweinshaxen (pork knuckle). Its alcohol content of 5% per volume makes it somewhat stronger than the usual lager beer. With a hint of malty sweetness, the Oktoberfest Bier boasts the perfect balance of strength and flavour.

About Paulaner Bräuhaus Jakarta

The only microbrewery restaurant in the country, Paulaner Bräuhaus Jakarta is a 400-seat establishment that serves traditional Bavarian food and its famed German beer, which is made only with authentic imported ingredients. It operates under the management of Hotel Indonesia Kempinski Jakarta.

Hotel Indonesia Kempinski Jakarta

Hotel Indonesia Kempinski Jakarta is located next to the iconic Bundaran HI (Hotel Indonesia Roundabout) fountain at the heart of the city’s main shopping, business and lifestyle district. Its 289 rooms and suites offer grand views of Jakarta city, and the hotel boasts an array of amenities that caters to conventions and weddings as well as a broad collection of restaurants and bars. Integrated with the Grand Indonesia Shopping Town, Hotel Indonesia Kempinski Jakarta also offers unmatched convenience for all its guests.

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About Kempinski:

Created in 1897, Kempinski Hotels is Europe’s oldest luxury hotel group. Kempinski’s rich heritage of impeccable personal service and superb hospitality is complemented by the exclusivity and individuality of its properties. Kempinski now manages a portfolio of 76 five-star hotels in 31 countries and continues to add new properties in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia. Each one reflects the strength and success of the Kempinski brand without losing sight of its heritage. The portfolio comprises historic landmark properties, award-winning urban lifestyle hotels, outstanding resorts, and prestigious residences. Each one is imbued with the quality guests have come to expect from Kempinski while embracing the cultural traditions of its location. Kempinski is a founding member of the Global Hotel Alliance (GHA), the world’s largest alliance of independent hotel brands.

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