CINCINNATI - Oktoberfest brought out thousands of people to downtown on Saturday.
There was plenty of German music, beer and delicious food.
Owner of Queen City Sausage Elmer Hensler has three booths set up through the end of Oktoberfest on Sunday. Hensler claims his bratwurst beats the rest.
"I'll put my product up against anybody that wants to have a cutting or a tasting and if they can beat me, I'll give them a $10.00 bill," he said.
Fabio Estrada beat every single competitor to become this year's Samuel Adams Beer Hoisting Champion.
"I haven't worked out in a long time," Estrada said.
Apparently his muscle memory won him the trip to Boston.
"You just kind of develop your own technique while keeping it out in front of you without bending your elbow," he said.
Oktoberfest also brought with it the traditional German clothing. Even baby McKinley got into the spirit.
"We actually bought the dress and my mother made her little apron for her the other night so she would be dressed like the rest of us," Kali Booth of Louisville, Ky. said.
For Gregor Holop and company, Oktoberfest is just getting started.
"We have some kinder with us, which is children, we may put them to bed and the rest of us will be here until the sun rises."
Festivities wrap up Saturday at midnight. Activities begin again around 11 a.m. on Sunday and wrap up at 10 p.m.
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