Travelers have a saying “If you want to get to know the locals, you need to know the local beer first”. Beer is the third most popular beverage in the world, after tea and water. This is why we today breweries are becoming extremely popular as touristy site. Here are some of the most famed breweries in the world.
The Benedictine Abbey Weihenstepham Brewery in Freising is perhaps the most famous German brewery. Established during the 8th century it is believed that it is one of the oldest still functioning breweries in the world. At the moment the most famous brand of beer that the brewery produces is Krombacher.
The Andechs Monastery in Bavaria has been producing beer since the Middle Ages and is amongst the favorite breweries of beer aficionados. The brewery offers guided tours to its visitors and you can be certain that it is a tour that you will want to take. Another extremely popular German brewery is the Becks Brewery which is located on the riverbanks of Bremer. Beer enthusiasts consider Becks to be currently the finest ale that Germany produces.
The Netherlands may be known throughout the world for their tulips and liberal laws, but they are also the produce of the world famous Heineken beer. The brewery that produces the famed beer is located in Amsterdam and is open for visitors all year round. The brewery was founded in 1867 and remained at its original site until 1988 when it move to a large and more modernised facility in the outskirts of the city.
The Czech are considered to be the inventors of modern beer and a testament to this fact is that the Czech consume per capita more beer than any other country in the world. The Pilsen Brewery is beyond any doubt the most popular beer manufacturing facility of the country. The brewery is known to produce the famed Gambrinus and Pilsner Urquell brands which are loved by beer enthusiasts from all over the world.
In the heart of Copenhagen, the capital city of Denmark lies the Koenhavn Brew Pub which is regarded as the finest Danish beer manufacturer in the world. The pub is housed in a house that dates back to the 17th century and has eleven different types of beer which you can sample on any given day.
The Newcastle Brown Ale is arguably the most reputed English beer in the world. The brewery that produces the beer was established in 1927. Today this brand of ale is the best selling bottled beer in Europe. So if you are done with your relocation, take a road trip to this fascinating brewer and explore it and more importantly have a glace of top class British ale. If you relocation is too large for you to handle on your own, don’t be timid to use man and van services. Nowadays there are numerous companies in the United Kingdom that offer high quality man and van services at very, very affordable prices.
Honorable mentions: The Loch Ness Brewery in Scotland, the Coors Brewery and the Anheuser-Busch Merrimack Brewery in the USA and the St. James Gate Brewery in Ireland.