Breweries

The special set-up of the European Beer Star ensures equal opportunities for breweries of all kinds. Size and tradition may matter in day-to-day competition for market shares. 
However, all beers are equal before our expert jury members. Each issue of BEER STAR NEWS presents breweries which produce award-winning beers.

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Winkler Bräu

GER | This remarkable brewery in the Upper Palatinate has already received three European Beer Star Awards in gold for

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Distelhäuser Brauerei

GER | A mid-size brewery with 147 employees, owned by the Bauer family since 1876. Timo Herkert, the master brewer,

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Litovel

CZE | By the end of the 19th century, Moravia was under Austrian administration. Patriots founded the first all-Czech brewery in

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Cervejaria Bamberg

BRA | When a Brazilian brewery uses this name we can easily guess what it stands for: loving care of

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Raschhofer

Raschhofer, AUT. The Upper Austrian family business swears by traditional brewing methods: direct fire copper brewhouse, open fermentation, horizontal tanks.

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Lang-Bräu

GER | Schönbrunn is located in the Fichtelgebirge region of Upper Franconia and is owned by the Hopf family. Father

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Schlossbrauerei Hirschau

GER | A fresh approach to beer is important to this traditional family business in the Oberpfalz. Franz Dorfner, master

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Privatbrauerei Bauhöfer

GER | The regional family-run brewery in its 5th generation launched a dry hopped lager in 2017, called “Schwarzwaldmarie”. The

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Weissbräu Schwendl

GER | Weissbräu Schwendl is among the smallest wheat beer breweries in the Chiemgau region. However, in terms of quality,

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Indeed Brewing

Indeed Brewing Company, USA. Combines old-world tradition with new out-of-the-box thinking, and this is reflected in its line-up of traditional

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Graminger Weissbräu

GER | There is a brewery where women reign supreme in the Graming neighborhood of Altötting – three sisters operate

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Batzen Bräu

Batzen Bräu | ITA | The Brewpub belongs to the Batzen Häusl in the middle of Bozen. There are three

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4 Pines

AUS |
Ethical business: This certified B Corporation (“Business as a force for good”) seeks to balance purpose and profit. In

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Deschutes Brewery

USA | Founded in Bend, Oregon, in 1988, this brewery is one of today’s big players. Up until today, the

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Diciottozerouno

ITA | Marco and Davide started out as hobby brewers. Since 2014, they have been professionals working out of Oleggio

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