Articles Tagged ‘spaten’

The Big 6 Breweries of Munich

The Big 6 Breweries of Munich June 30, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
Munich is known all over the world for its beer.  Many proclaim Munich the beer capital of the world, for good reason.  Certainly for lager beer, it is very difficult for anyone to question Munich’s standing as beer capital.  Germany has nearly 1,300 breweries.  Bavaria has over 900 of those breweries...

Spatenhaus

Spatenhaus February 17, 2011 | Food | Read More
The Spatenhaus is the flagship beer hall of the Spaten brewery.  Unlike the other breweries in town,   Spaten only do one type of beer, the Helles.  Helles is the best selling type of beer in Munich as well as being primarily what tourists drink while they are here.  Helles means bright, as in color,...

Gaststätte Fraunhofer

Gaststätte Fraunhofer February 9, 2011 | Food | Read More
The Fraunhofer is off the beaten path.   One might say it’s off the radar of tourists.  However, this working class restaurant is only a short walk from Munich’s old town area and located in the hip part of town known as the Glockenbachviertel.  It’s the type of place that locals go every week,...