Young people lift up their beer steins after the official opening of the famous Bavarian "Oktoberfest" beer festival in a beer tent in Munich, southern Germany, on Saturday, Sept.17, 2011. More than ... more 
Young people lift up their beer steins after the official opening of the famous Bavarian "Oktoberfest" beer festival in a beer tent in Munich, southern Germany, on Saturday, Sept.17, 2011. More than six million guests from around the world are expected to descend on the beer tents of Munich to celebrate Oktoberfest over the next 17 days. Last year's visitors consumed some 7.1 million 2-pint (1-liter) mugs of beer. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Matthias Schrader
Sat, Sep 17, 2011 7:19 AM EDT