experiencing beer at Maisel & Friends
Let us take you on a journey through the world of beer, and experience the fascination of hand craft brewing tradition on an area of 4,500 square meters. At the original headquarters of Gebr. Maisel Brewery you can have a look over the Maisel brew masters' shoulders and see their daily work, you can try more than 120 different kinds of beer at the gastronomy of Liebesbier, you can take part in beer tastings with a sommelier, you can marvel at the brewery museum and buy nice souvenirs in the beer shop.
Maisel's World of Beer ExperienceWith our audio guide you can roam around freely through our historic brewery - the place where the brewing history of the Maisel family started in 1887. Past forceful steam engines, shiny copper kettles at the brew house, through the hop chamber and the old cooling ships to the big collections of beer glasses, historic steins and valuable vintage enamel signs. But the tour is not only a retrospect look at the historic roots of the brewery it also demonstrates how the craft of brewing has developed further over four generations and what brewing means today.
- a time travel over four generations of brewing tradition
- explore a historic brewery in its original condition
- learn how beer is brewed today
Beer shopOn an area of 130 sqm there is something for every beer lover. Nice atmosphere and a selection of around 100 bottled beers you can buy – Maisel beers, of course, but also a big range of beers from all over Germany and from around the world. And there are gift packages, beer glasses and mugs, merch and beer accessories as souvenirs for beer fans, too.
- opening hours: Mon – Sat, 11.00 am – 08.00 pm
- free parking for customers
- our beer sommelier is there to help and advise
Bayreuth's catacombsDescend deep into the fascinating beer cellars. Dug into sandstone between the 15th and 19th century, these underground corridors exhibit the "charm" of a seemingly endless vaulted tomb. Marvel at an incredible and exciting collection of curios from brewing history, Bayreuth's cultural history during World War II and its catacomb kitchen and military hospital, memorial for beer saints and a lot more…
- get an insight into the unknown, underground realm
- many well-preserved remnants of the past 200 years
- marvel at brewing and cultural history deep down under Bayreuth