Oktoberfest: Bavarian bands and beer
23 September 2012 Last updated at 22:26 BST
Seven million litres of beer, 500,000 roast chickens and six million visitors - that's what it takes to put on the world's biggest beer festival.
The Oktoberfest opened this weekend in the German city of Munich.
As Jenny Cooper reports, it all centres around one ever popular local product.