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Weihenstephan Brewery at the Weihenstephan Abbey
The Weihenstephan Brewery can trace its roots at the abbey to the year 768, as a document from that year refers to a hop garden in the area paying a tithe to the monastery. A brewery was actually licensed by the City of Freising in 1040, and that is the founding date claimed by today's modern brewery. The brewery thus has a creditable claim to being the oldest working brewery in the world.
Guided tours are available Mondays: 10 am, Tuesdays: 10 am and 1:30pm, and Wednesdays: 10 am. The tour price of 9 € includes beer tasting a pretzel, and a gift shop voucher.
Address: Alte Akademie 2, 85354 Freising
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