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Weihenstephan

Alte Akademie 2, 85354 Freising, Bavaria, Germany
+49 4908 1615360
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World's oldest brewery

We visited on a weekend, when the focus was on feeding and beering the hordes of locals at the... read more

Reviewed July 3, 2016
Mark C
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Adelaide, Australia
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They've been in business since 1040, but struggle to book tables...

This was a birthday celebration with quite a few people attending. Our host had booked 3 tables... read more

Reviewed June 26, 2016
JR E
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London, United Kingdom
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Alte Akademie 2, 85354 Freising, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

We visited on a weekend, when the focus was on feeding and beering the hordes of locals at the outdoor beer garden. A great opportunity to watch and observe Bavarians dressed in traditional costume, celebrating various events or just enjoying time off. Food is delicious...More

3  Thank Mark C
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Reviewed June 26, 2016

This was a birthday celebration with quite a few people attending. Our host had booked 3 tables, but only 2 were together and the 3rd was way over in another part of the beer garden. What annoyed us was the fact that there was a...More

Thank JR E
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Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

Heaven is a place on Earth(Freising). Amazing place,beautiful location the best beer in the world. Visited brewery as part of my 50th birthday celebration's with friends and family we all had an amazing day at the oldest brewery in the world. Would recommend a visit....More

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Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

This is a brewery tour that is worth it. Learned a lot of interesting things and the unique techniques of Wiehenstephan Brewery. Their beer is absolutely amazing too, the Vitus beer was actually voted best beer in the world. The restaurant is definitely worth stopping...More

Thank Kayla A
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Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

This place has been brewing beer since 1040. It is about a 25 min uphill walk from town center. It joins the university and chatting to locals folks come from all over to learn from one of the best in relationship with university. They were...More

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Reviewed May 10, 2016 via mobile

Good food (roast pork of course) in a historic location with masses of culture and history. The dark wheat beer was lovely.

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Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

I went yesterday after visiting Freising. We took the the scenic route ~30 Mins walk. Had a beer in the beer garden 11.70 Euros for a large beer (1 Litre) an a wineschole (.5 Litre) then moved to the terrace restaurant. Good service and a...More

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Reviewed March 27, 2016

Freising itself is adorable, I would recommend walking from the train station. NOTE: This is labeled as a University, you have to walk through it to get to Weihenstephan, we searched for hours. Beer is excellent, food at the restaurant was amazing. Worth the searching...More

Thank Kristel R
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Reviewed March 7, 2016

Weihenstephan is the oldest brewery in the world. According to its records, the brewery was established in 1020 AD. It is located in the campus of the old academie in Freising. Fresing is a cosy town located at the north of Munich. Weihenstephan is a...More

Thank Ebru A
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Reviewed January 12, 2016

The tours of the beer plant are incredibly interesting and lead by students at the local university studying brewery sciences. Our guide was a master's student and was very passionate about beer making at the brewery. I'm very glad that we did the tour, which...More

3  Thank Talia_AD
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Debbie H
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Response from vtgrules | Reviewed this property |
The tour was all in English - You should not have any difficulty at all! We did not spend a lot of time in the town as we were coming for just the tour from Munich.
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