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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Hohenthanner Schlossbrauerei

GER The raw materials, which are used in this absolutely independent brewery grow right on the doorstep. Hohenthann is located on the eastern edge of the Bavarian landscape called “Hallertau”. Brewers and farmers there know

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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 name generated controversies in competition headquarters. The complaint was dismissed as the brewery is indeed

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Alpirsbacher Klosterbräu

GER | “The beer with the famous brewing water”. This water comes from its own springs in the nature reserve and is one of the softest and purest waters. The brewery rely on elaborate processes.

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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 brewer and seventh-generation owner, is the man behind the new brewhouse set up in 2015.

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Graminger Weissbräu

GER | There is a brewery where women reign supreme in the Graming neighborhood of Altötting – three sisters operate the brewery and the inn. Sabine Detter and Birgit Strasser are brewmasters, Iris Detter is

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Batzen Bräu

Batzen Bräu | ITA | The Brewpub belongs to the Batzen Häusl in the middle of Bozen. There are three master brewers working there; Christian Pichler, Thomas Münster and Tobias Tratter. By producing 4,500 hl/year

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