Inky Beer Factoid: September 27

On this day in 1859, Wilhelm V, the Duke of Bavaria, decided to build a brewery because he was dissatisfied with the beer in Munich. He recruited the brewmaster of Geisenfeld Monastery, Heimeran Pongraz, to plan and supervise the construction of Hofbräuhaus (the “ducal brewery”), and to be its first master brewer. Today, the brewery…

Inky Beer Factoid: August 10

On this day in 1896, Hofbräuhaus brewery was built on the Innere Wiener Strasse because the Hofbräuhaus on the Platzl in Munich, Germany outgrew its space. It is now the Hofbräukeller. Interestingly, Adolf Hitler made his first public speech in this beer hall in 1919. The Platzl was the place to enjoy royal Hofbräu beer…