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“Some of the best beer in the world” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Weihenstephan

Weihenstephan
| Postfach 11 55, 85311 Freising, Bavaria, Germany
49 (0)8161 5360
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Ranked #1 of 14 things to do in Freising
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East Sussex
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“Some of the best beer in the world”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013

Not only is it supposed to be the oldest, but it brews some of the best. This is effectivelty the brewery tap and serves the whole range. You have to try both the Vitus (a Weizen Bock) and the Korbinian (a dark Doppelbock) - both wonderful. They also have a well-stocked shop on-site that you can drive right up to. It's worth the walk up for actual drinking though, as you feel like you've earned a couple when you get there (and you wouldn't want to drive afterwards!) Take the footpath that winds steeply uphill from near the crossroads at the bottom of the town. Service was a bit quirky this time from a slightly eccentric waiter, but we were never left waiting for a beer. Having eaten here before I can testify to the food also being excellent.

Visited March 2013
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Pueblo, Colorado
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“The World's Oldest Brewery”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2012

Went to Freising to see this attraction, the World's Oldest Brewery, was very interesting and a good tour. I traveled with my daughter who lives 15 minutes from the city of Freising, we did not eat at the restaurant as it was closed. Are tour was in English and we had to make an appointment to see the brewery.

Visited October 2012
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Munich, Germany
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“Love the place!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2012

Every time I visit Freising I visit this place too. The atmosphere, food,beer, people...all together make me feel happy

Visited September 2012
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Oberschleissheim, Germany
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“Could be better...”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2012

maybe because of the wetter, I don't know, but I did not enjoy too much the bier garten. There are other nice places in Freising too.

Visited June 2012
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Granbury, Texas
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“No tour, just beer”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2012

We walked up the hill to this brewery thinking it had a tour but it did not. We did sample the brew, though, in the restaurant that is close by.

Visited June 2012
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