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Drinking in the View, a Stein Collection

With a German background, Bev Weston of Lumsden, Sask., has a great interest in all things German. Though she doesn’t drink much beer, she likes to collect steins. Her collection was featured in the October/November issue of Our Canada.

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A Krug Collection

A Krug Collection

In Germany, a stein is called a krug.

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Weihenstephan

Weihenstephan

My pride and joy, this stein is from Weihenstephan, the oldest brewer in the world, in Freising, Bavaria, Germany.

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Vegreville

Vegreville

With many people of Ukrainian descent found in Vegreville, Alta., this stein features a large Ukrainian easter egg.

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Munich

Rothenburg

This stein is from Rothenburg on the Tauber River, a medieval-style city that escaped bombing during World War II.

Munich

This one is from St. Michael, a church in Munich, Bavaria.

Hofbrauhaus

This is from Hofbrauhaus (not the famous one in Munich), an old brewery in Freising. Bavaria.