According to United States Marine Corps legend, the moniker Teufel Hunden was used by German soldiers to describe U.S. Marines who fought in the Battle of Belleau Wood in 1918. The Marines fought with such ferocity that they were likened to “Dogs from Hell.” The “Devil Dogs”
The term “Devil Dog” has its origins at Belleau Wood. It was in a dispatch from the German front lines to their higher headquarters explaining the current battle conditions that described the fighting abilities of the new, fresh Americans as fighting like “Teufel Hunden” or “Hounds from Hell.”
Savannah’s own Service Brewing has created an Oktoberfest Marzen Lager by the same name. Unfiltered, with a deep copper hue, this beer has toasted malt aromas and a clean, dry finish.
Barracuda Bob’s is proud to be pouring it.
Semper Fi, Marines.
P.S. Cigar City’s Jail Alai IPA also can be found flowing from one of our taps. Named after a popular game in South Florida that originated in the Basque region of Spain, this beer has its roots in the ales sent from England to thirsty British troops in India in the 18th century. It’s extra tasty with a spicy dish.