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Hofbräu München

The story of Hofbräu München began with a culinary challenge more than 400 years ago: Since he found the beer brewed in his court in Munich to be of poor taste and quality, William V, Duke of Bavaria, founded the Hofbräuhaus in 1589 – the birthplace of the brewery and gastronomy. Today, the Hofbräuhaus Bavarian State Brewery in Munich is one of two still Bavarian-run traditional Munich breweries.

Look over the shoulders of our master brewers. Take in the intense scent of the original wort. Taste a freshly draught Hofbräu beer directly from the beer tank. To really experience the brewing art of Hofbräu München up close and personal, book a guided tour through our traditional brewery: The tour participants will learn interesting facts about our beer and its processing, experience the raw materials of brewing, visit the brewhouse and fermentation cellar and learn how filling and storage are done. Afterwards, we invite the participants to enjoy a hearty Bavarian snack with ‘Leberkäse’ (traditional meatloaf) or ‘Weißwürsten’ (white sausages) in the ‘Bierstüberl’ (brewpub). To accommodate our visitors and their individual needs, advance registration for the brewery tour is required.


Booked appointments: Monday – Thursday at 10:00 am with possible additional meal or Monday – Thursday at 1:00 pm without a booked meal.
Unfortunately we can’t offer any tours on a Friday, the weekend or on holidays.
There are no brewery tours in the week before, during and in the week after the Oktoberfest. We appreciate your understanding.

The tour takes between
60 till 90 minutes
(without additional meal)

Adults from the age of 16, per person: 10 € without and 15 € with additional meal