Red Robin’s Sam Adams Octoberfest Beer Milk Shake

In honor of Oktoberfest, Red Robin throws down the tuba-and-suspenders Germanic festival gauntlet with a Sam Adams Octoberfest beer milk shake, a pretzel-bun-and-Black-Forest-ham burger, and pretzel bites with a beer-cheese dipping sauce.

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