Alpirsbacher

Alpirsbacher

Alpirsbacher

In the courtyard of Alpirsbacher Klosterbräu hangs an old sign saying "Emil Stop!" It comes from the time when the beer was still delivered by horse and cart. At that time it was still customary for the driver served a glass of beer on the house at each unloading station got - "... to strengthen." Thus, our "crisp" beer wagon driver Emil be for the next load in the brewery also properly brought to a halt, this sign was mounted as a little help for him. Because if he had drunk too much of a good beer and it therefore did not succeed, just to stop at the sign, the film was finished for him. Remains to be clarified whether Emil's horses have eventually learned to think of yourself as the sign, the question ...

The venerable Alpirsbach Monastery, nestled between green hills and the forests of the Black Forest, nor could tell very different stories. By Johann Gottfried Glauner who made the decision in 1877, in view of the emerging railway line and take the increasing number of spa visitors the disused brewery in the town back in operation. He sent his son Charles Albert to Oberbayrische to Weihenstephan to be trained him to master brewer. 1880 Karl returned back with all the energy of his youth to Alpirsbach to here "the best beer far and wide" to brew, which over time should prevail against countless competitors in the region itself. Has on the popularity of Alpirsbacher beers are not changed until today ... and the family brewery Glauner already brewing now leads her away in the fourth generation.