The world has changed through the ages, and today is a product of this change. It’s nice to know that in the eventful history of Weihenstephan, throughout all its developments, achievements, and setbacks, one thing has remained constant: our beer.
Thus the Weihenstephan Monastery Brewery - after nearly a thousand years - still stands upon the Weihenstephan Hill, proud of its quality and its tradition and conscious of its position as the oldest existing brewery in the world. You can read about it here!
Though it’s hard to believe, there was a time when there was no beer brewing in Weihenstephan.
Of course, this was way back before the Crusades, and what we now know as Munich today was just an open pasture.
Enjoy an exciting journey through time starting back at the origin of beer, and learn more about the history of the Bavarian State Brewery Weihenstephan.
Come and visit our brewery and take a look behind the scenes during a guided tour – from the creation of the beer to the fun part!
Brewing is our craft, and has been for nearly 1,000 years. Of course, high-tech has also come into brewing, but the basic brewing process remains unchanged.
The world has changed through the ages and today is a product of this change. It’s nice to know that in the eventful history of Weihenstephan, with all its developments, achievements and setbacks, one thing has remained constant: our beer.