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Great Beer Wanderers - Arrival in Germany
|Explore the Great Beer Wanderers Year 2000 - Tour to Germany and the Czech Republik. From November 2 until November 8 the group of two brewers and three professional beer drinkers visited 16 breweries in 6 days. This task could only be performed by the "Great Beer Wanderers".
Below you will find a chronological summary of the trip.
The Great Beer Wanderers 2000 included (left to right on the picture):
Jim Kelly - Beer Lover - Mug #102
Michael Schwab - Brewmaster
Artie Tafoya - Brewmaster - Appalachian Brewing Company
Doug Chichester - Beer Lover - Mug # 3
Brian Taylor - Beer Lover - Mug # 2 also known as "1/2 pint" because of a poor judgment call on a past trip.
You can find more photos at www.abcbrew.com !
|Soon after the arrival at Munich Airport we had a welcome beer in the Braeustueberl Weihenstephan. The brewery - a former monestary brewery dating back to 1040 - is now owned by the bavarian state. Weihenstephan is also home of the famous Faculty of Brewing, part of the Technical University Munich. In the restaurant we met Thomas Kriebler (second from left on the picture below) who arranged a tour through the modern brewery.|
|In the fermenting cellar with Thomas Kriebler and a brewmaster.|
|After the tour we drove to Weiden, a lovely town north of Ratisbone, and had dinner at the Braeuwirt-Brewpub in Weiden. The Brewpub is located in a historical building from 1540 and was opened in 1993.|