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Biergarten celebrates German culture with food, song under the pines

Toasting German heritage with beer and alpine hats are, from left, Carolyn Steuhl of Delmar, Frank Ramnitz of Delmar and Colleen Seeberger of Rexford. (Jeff Wilkin photo)
Toasting German heritage with beer and alpine hats are, from left, Carolyn Steuhl of Delmar, Frank Ramnitz of Delmar and Colleen Seeberger of Rexford. (Jeff Wilkin photo)
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Almost autumn. That means almost time for Oktoberfests. Local restaurants, parks and ski resorts will soon advertise nights of German beer, music and sausages. Bill Scheuerman of Glenville prefers more authentic — and more permanent — salutes to German culture. He prefers the biergarten at the German-American Club of Albany. “A biergarten is a place where people come to have ‘gemütlichkeit’ — German hospitality,” said Scheuerman, 70, the club’s fiscal officer. “We drink beer, enjoy ...


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