Wiedemann launches new Oktoberfest brew

NEWPORT, KY (FOX19) - There's a new beer on tap in the Tri-State.

The new Geo. Wiedemann Brewing Co. launched their Oktoberfest beer with a special keg-tapping and cookout on Friday. The event was held at the Blue Wisp Jazz Club and Restaurant downtown.

The Wiedemann brand was originally founded in Northern Kentucky by German immigrant George Wiedemann in 1870.

In 2012, the brand was re-established by long-time local beer reporter and enthusiast Jon Newberry and his wife Betsy.

Wiedemann's new Okobterbest Beer is a Bavarian-style lager produced for Wiedemann by the award-winning brewmeisters at Cincinnati's Listermann Brewing Co. near Xavier University.

Read additional information about the new brew here: http://www.wiedemannbeer.com/

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