Klosterbrauerei Weltenburg

Klosterbrauerei WeltenburgKlosterbrauerei Weltenburg
Klosterbrauerei WeltenburgKlosterbrauerei Weltenburg
Brewery, Bar

Asamstrasse 32
Kelheim, 93309

49-941-20010 | map

The 2nd oldest brewery in the world. The five 'Weltenburger' beers are contract brewed at Bischofshof in Regensburg, but the 'Weltenburger Kloster' beers are brewed here. See http://beeradvocate.com/beer/profile/5755
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Recent ratings and reviews.
Rated: 3.8 by DOCRW from Kentucky

Oct 28, 2018
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Reviewed by Aglassdarkley from Texas

5/5  rDev +18.5%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5
This place is a hidden gem on the Danube river. If you are ever near Nuremburg this place is a must. It's a beautiful sight to see and one of the oldest breweries in the word. You cannot forget their Barock Dunkel bier........one of the best beers I've ever had!!
Sep 11, 2017
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Reviewed by HopfenUndMalz2015 from California

5/5  rDev +18.5%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5
The previous review is totally correct. This place is amazing. The location is amazing. It is right on the Danube River, and although I was there in the fall (Oktoberfest time) the waitress said that during the summer there are lots of river cruises that stop all day long for people to get out have food and beer and continue down the river. The views of the Kloster if you hike up the hill behind are outstanding.

The service was very professional and friendly. They spoke excellent english, and encouraged the little bit of German that I knew. I ordered the Obatzda which is a Bavarian Beer Cheese spread with some sliced meats. Absolutely delicious!! The brewery is one of the oldest in all of Germany...and the world in fact.

I tried as many beers as I could. The Anno 1050 is truly delicious...and my favorite. Good news is that you can find them here in the US. It does definitely taste more fresh when you are there...as expected.

Overall, and amazing place to visit, especially if you are headed to the Hop Museum in nearby Wolnzach.
Feb 12, 2016
Rated: 4.18 by SCW from New York

Jun 04, 2015
Rated: 4.05 by mozartandmadnes from Spain

Apr 10, 2015
Rated: 3.25 by smbslt from Illinois

Jun 11, 2014
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Reviewed by chinchill from South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4
Perhaps the most memorable and impressive of the many breweries I have visited. This brewery has a fantastic location/setting, cathedral, and chapel. It is also, by some accounts, the world's oldest monastic brewery. Visited in 2007 and again in 2012.

If traveling by car (or train, I imagine) there are LOTS of hop fields in the area you will pass on the way in. The location is directly on the Danube, in a more rugged area with some cliffs. My visit brought me there by car and a short hike, but there is a passenger ferry from Kelheim that follows the river through a gorge that folks really like. Also, a small cable ferry just upriver. The baroque cathedral is dedicated to St. Michael, and there is an awesome, large, semi-surreal centerpiece on the altar featuring St. Michael slaying a dragon. A short hike takes you to a small but very unusual chapel. These are worth a trip even if there was no brewery or restaurant. Bottles to go are available at the gift shops.

The venue has a large shaded courtyard in which the biergarten is located, as well as a number of inside dining/drinking areas. I had an excellent schwarzbier, not yet listed on BA I believe, my first visit. I believe the beers and some of the foods (cheeses and meats) are still made by Benedictine monks.

Jul 11, 2012
Klosterbrauerei Weltenburg in Kelheim, Germany
Brewery rating: 3.67 out of 5 with 2126 ratings