Hacker-Pschorr beer

Munich Prepares For 2013 Oktoberfest...MUNICH, GERMANY - AUGUST 22:  A worker stands on a lifting ramp in the Hacker-Pschorr beer tent during the preparation for the 2013 Oktoberfest beer festival on August 22, 2013 in Munich, Germany. Munich Oktoberfest, which opens to the public on September 21, draws millions of visitors and is the biggest beer festival in the world.

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A worker on a lifting ramp in the Hacker-Pschorr tent makes preparations on Thursday for the 2013 Oktoberfest beer festival in Munich, Germany. The Oktoberfest, which opens to the public on September 21, draws millions of visitors and is the biggest festival of its kind in the world