because beer matters

  • Hofbräu Original

    Hofbräu Original

    More than any other, Hofbräu Original embodies the special atmosphere of the beer-making capital of Munich. Exported to the four corners of the globe, its refreshing, bitter flavour has become famous worldwide.

    A Munich beer with character.

    • ABV: 5.1%
    • Size (Bottles): 20 x 500ml
    • Draught: 30 Litre (Sankey)
    • Style: Helles Lager
  • Hofbräu Dunkel

    Hofbräu Dunkel

    Dark beer existed in Bavaria long before light beer and was the first type of beer to be brewed at Hofbräuhaus. Hofbräu Dunkel - the archetypal Bavarian beer - is still as popular as ever. With its spicy taste, it's a refreshing beer that suits all kinds of occasion.

    • ABV: 5.5%
    • Size (Bottles): 20 x 500ml
    • Draught: 30 Litre (s)
    • Style: Dunkel

Hofbräu At A Glance

Stories from the Hofbrauhaus Stories from the original Hofbrauhaus - Play Video Clip

Stories from the Hofbrauhaus

A short film about the most famous beerhall in the world, the historical Hofbrauhaus in Munich.

View on YouTube >

A Day at the Hofbrau tent A day at the Hofbräu tent - Oktoberfest 2012 - Play Video Clip

A Day at the Hofbrau tent

Traditional festivities hold an important place in the Bavarian beer calendar yet Oktoberfest is an event that defies all superlatives. 

The Hofbräu-Festzelt is the biggest beer-tent at the Oktoberfest with seating capacty for 8,000 guests who are servcd with nearly 800,000 litres at each year's festival.

An American’s take on Oktoberfest

An American’s take on Oktoberfest

"I took another swig of crisp, clean German lager as I spied the nascent Oktoberfest fairgrounds across the street. Only the steel frames and brewery names were up - the stark beginnings of the world’s biggest booze fest."

Dominic Carrillo is a freelance writer from San Diego, California, and here he illustrates his experience from the world's most famous beer festival.