The International Beer Festival in Berlin has created a 2.2 kilometres long beer garden with 340 breweries represented, keeping revelers refreshed in the summer heat. Jillian Kitchener reports.
Revelers are hopping along this stretch of Berlin with a colorful section of ale, lager and stout... just to name a few. The International Beer Festival has created what they say is the longest beer garden in the world -- over a MILE long, at 2.2 kilometers. With 340 breweries from 87 countries, visitors say it's a beer drinker's paradise: (SOUNDBITE) (English) RUPERT MAIDENS, SAYING: "It is an awesome place. You can't really get lost. You just: head down and keep going. It's more beer. Have a good time with you mates. We've come here four years in a row. Love it. Can't get enough of it. It's good fun." Organizers expect close to 800,000 visitors during the 3-day festival, cracking a cold one or two. Temperatures have soared across Europe, but plenty of refreshment can be found here, along this long path of brew.