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Ausflug: Bier in Bayern

And now some pictures from a recent Sunday trip to the 2016 Bayerische Landesausstellung, “Bier in Bayern” in Aldersbach. This was a fabulous exhibition put on by the Haus der Bayerischen Geschichte, a state historical agency that holds exhibitions around the state. The hosts for this exhibition were the former Cisternian kloister, now a parish… Continue reading Ausflug: Bier in Bayern

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Freising Freitag: Die Freisinger Bierkeller

Die Freisinger Bierkeller–more pictures here. Couple weeks ago I took a city tour focused on the history of beer in Freising. Short summary: most of the buildings in the Hauptstrasse were used as breweries at some point in the last 800 years. The Domberg had a brewery that served the bishops and their guests; the… Continue reading Freising Freitag: Die Freisinger Bierkeller

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Freising Freitag: Bierbär

The symbol/mascot of Freising is a bear; some years before my first visit a number of bear statues were created and decorated to celebrate the 1250th anniversary of the town.  Many are still displayed near local businesses. This bear is at Hofbrauhaus Freising–no relation to the one in Munich that exports beer to the USA,… Continue reading Freising Freitag: Bierbär