Results 1 to 15 of 34

Thread: Biergarten Coming

Hybrid View

  1. #1
    Once there was a Tavern PAULBACH's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2005
    Location
    Ballston Spa, NY; South of the Adirondacks, North of the Catskills and West of The Berkshires and Green Mountains
    Posts
    6,822

    Biergarten Coming

    Hey, Northern NY, Western Mass and Southern Vermont, look what is coming to Albany. Article from Albany Times Union of 11/07/2008

    Broadway beer garden brewing
    Former site of Noche will now offer sausage, schnitzel menu

    By STEVE BARNES, Senior writer
    First published in print: Friday, November 7, 2008

    ALBANY — A traditional German beer garden is planned for the renovated Broadway firehouse that once housed the nightclub Noche.

    Albany Medical Center
    Wolff's Biergarten, with a modestly priced menu and casual dining, will open in the spring, said the owner.

    Matt Baumgartner, who owned Noche from December 2005 to spring 2007 and also owns Bombers Burrito Bar on Albany's Lark Street, said Thursday it will be a traditional beer garden with communal seating, 50 German and Belgian beers, and a sausage-and-schnitzel menu.

    Customers will order and pick up food from an open kitchen.

    Renovations are set to begin next month to turn what was once an upscale, swanky club into a casual restaurant with more wallet-friendly prices, Baumgartner said. His partners in Wolff's are James and Demetra Vann, who were partners in Noche; James Vann is also vice president of Bombers.

    Baumgartner said the building's garage door and expansive open space — where the fire truck was parked — make the location at 895 Broadway ideal for creating the sort of convivial gathering place he has found at beer gardens in New York City and Munich.

    Committee to fix final drives.

    Life is getting better - Max Motorcycle and a bier garten with 20 minutes of each other.
    Last edited by PAULBACH; 03-14-2009 at 01:43 PM.

  2. #2
    Registered User DPeakMD's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2007
    Location
    Franklin, IN
    Posts
    307
    Mmmm. Sounds good! Let's go sing "Ein Prosit"---Zuffa!!!
    Dallas
    2011 R1200GS Adventure
    Smoke Grey Metallic Matt

  3. #3
    Once there was a Tavern PAULBACH's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2005
    Location
    Ballston Spa, NY; South of the Adirondacks, North of the Catskills and West of The Berkshires and Green Mountains
    Posts
    6,822
    The plot I have in mind is a regular meeting at the garten to

    plot putches
    solve final drive problems
    eat good Deutsches Essen

    Nearby Schenectady used to have several German restaurants but none are left. There is a good German restaurant in Ballston Spa and one in Guilderland.


    But there has never been a Bier Garten

  4. #4
    BMW MOV Club Director ENFOMAN's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2008
    Location
    Albany NY area
    Posts
    317
    Cheers! err, Skol! Awh, I'll just have a drink and a sausage!

    Bob

  5. #5
    Registered User
    Join Date
    Jun 2003
    Location
    Upstate New York
    Posts
    75

    German American Club of Albany

    Paul there is and has been a biergarten in Albany for 114 years. It is part of the German Club located on 32 Cherry Street in Albany NY. The biergarten is open the first Friday of every month during the summer. The club has german dinner dances once a month during the fall, winter, and spring. The club also has a picnic once a month during the summer.

    If you enjoy german beer the club house/bar is open every Wednesday night from 8PM to 11PM and all are welcome.

    For a calendar of events and more inf on the club check out our web site.

  6. #6
    Once there was a Tavern PAULBACH's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2005
    Location
    Ballston Spa, NY; South of the Adirondacks, North of the Catskills and West of The Berkshires and Green Mountains
    Posts
    6,822
    Quote Originally Posted by K12RS View Post
    Paul there is and has been a biergarten in Albany for 114 years. It is part of the German Club located on 32 Cherry Street in Albany NY. The biergarten is open the first Friday of every month during the summer. The club has german dinner dances once a month during the fall, winter, and spring. The club also has a picnic once a month during the summer.

    If you enjoy german beer the club house/bar is open every Wednesday night from 8PM to 11PM and all are welcome.

    For a calendar of events and more inf on the club check out our web site.

    Wonderful News


    Maybe we can add a BMW gathering on First Fridays?

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •