To celebrate Oktoberfest in style, Bottleneck Management restaurants are holding Stein Hoisting Contests across the country.


Winners at each location will compete at the Oktoberfest Regional Finals in their area.

Winners of regional finals will compete in the national finals in Boston on October 27th, 2017.

Male and female winners of the finals will attend the Sportsman of the Year Gala 2017.


Special Bottleneck Grand Prize

Each male and female champion among Bottleneck – the person with the longest stein hoist time across all our locations – will win a trip for 2 to BOSTON in 2018!

Trip includes: Two nights lodging, airfare, Sam Adams Brewery tour, and two tickets to a game at Fenway (during the Red Sox 2018 season).


Stein Hoisting Contest 2017 Dates & Locations:

Thursday September 21st, 2017

Howells & Hood – Chicago, IL

Old Town Pour House – Chicago, IL

Old Town Pour House – Gaithersburg, MD

City Works – Pittsburgh, PA


Friday September 22nd, 2017

Old Town Pour House – Oak Brook, IL

Old Town Pour House – Naperville, IL


Thursday September 28th, 2017

The Boundary – Chicago, IL

Sweetwater Tavern & Grille – Chicago, IL

South Branch Tavern & Grille – Chicago, IL

City Works – Minneapolis, MN

City Works – Frisco, TX


Friday September 29th, 2017

City Works – King of Prussia, PA

City Works – Doral, FL


Begin Your Training today!