Start from left, or go from the right. Either way,...

Start from left, or go from the right. Either way, see how far down the taps you can get at Southampton Publick House. Just be sure to designate a driver first, please. Credit: Gordon M. Grant, 2009

Southampton Publick House, the brewery and restaurant, hosts an Octoberfest dinner on Oct. 1.

The Friday-night, three-course dinner featuring German cuisine costs $24.95. It goes from 5  to 11 p.m.

Choices include sausage-and-cabbage soup, smoked-salmon salad, smoked loin of pork, bratwurst and knockwurst, sauerbraten, black cod and German chocolate cake. The Publick House will pour its 2010 Octoberfest lager.

Reservations are recommended.

Southampton Publick House, 40 Bowden Sq., Southampton; 631-283-2800.