Klosterbräu

Obere Mühlbrücke, Bamberg

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Klosterbräu Bamberg is the oldest brewery in Bamberg, Upper Franconia, Germany. It is located in the so-called Mühlenviertel near the river Regnitz. The annual output is about 4,000 hectoliters. == History == Klosterbräu was named after the nearby Franciscan monastery of Bamberg and was founded as a Prince-Bishopric's dark beer house in 1533. The house was first mentioned as a brewery in 1333.

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Address
Obere Mühlbrücke, Bamberg


Description

Klosterbräu Bamberg is the oldest brewery in Bamberg, Upper Franconia, Germany. It is located in the so-called Mühlenviertel near the river Regnitz. The annual output is about 4,000 hectoliters.

History

Klosterbräu was named after the nearby Franciscan monastery of Bamberg and was founded as a Prince-Bishopric's dark beer house in 1533. The house was first mentioned as a brewery in 1333. Until 1790, the Bierhaus was owned by the archbishops.

See also

  • List of oldest companies

References

Article contains translated text from Klosterbräu Bamberg on the German Wikipedia retrieved on 25 February 2017.

External links

  • Homepage in German
  • Facebook page
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