~ Beim Frühschoppen ~
Oh well, it's 5:00 O'clock somewhere. The Frühschoppen (early stein) is the precursor to the Dämmerungsschoppen (twilight stein - discussed under that name). These are gatherings of friends or family to have a social drink at appointed times. The stein (without lid) is marked "Musterschutz 346" (patented 346), ca. 1900.
Beim Frühschoppen.

Des Lebens Sonnenschein
ist trinken und fröhlich sein.
With the early stein (of beer).

Life's sunshine
is drinking and being happy.
Translation: Roy De Selms/Les Hopper compilation
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