Monthly Archives: November 2015

Weihenstaphaner – Vitus

The Weihenstephan Abbey was funded by the Benedictine monks in 725 and in 1040 they established what is now the oldest still operational brewery, in the world. The brewery is now owned by the state of Bavaria and is closely … Continue reading

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Arcobräu – Weissbier Hell

First recorded reference to the Schlossbrauerei Moos relates to the handover from Stephan Trainer to his son-in-law Johann Albrecht von Preysing in 1567. In 1619 a large fire destroys the brewery, agricultural buildings and castle. Restoration by Count Warmund von … Continue reading

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Hofbräu München – Münchner Weisse

The Hofbräuhaus am Platzl, Munich’s famous “hofbrauhaus”, was founded in 1589 by the Duke of Bavaria, Wilhelm V. It was originally founded as the brewery to the old Royal Residence, which at that time was situated just around the corner … Continue reading

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