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Noble beers since 1636

Noble, hand-crafted beers since 1636

One of the most award-winning private breweries in Germany

Welcome to Maxlrain. The private castle brewery, located about 45 km south of Munich in the foothills of the Alps, is still a true Bavarian craft brewery today - a craft brewery with a small, friendly, and highly dedicated brewing team that has only one goal: to brew the best Bavarian beers.

Since 2008, we have been continuously honored with the "Federal Honor Award" - including 2023 - and received the honorary title "Germany's Brewery of the Year" in 2012 and 2016.

In 2023, we were awarded the "SLOW BREWER" quality seal. As a result, we are now among the leaders in quality among German breweries.

brauer team

Our range:
16 craft-brewed beer specialties

Sixteen exquisite, craft-brewed beer varieties make up the Maxlrainer assortment: from the classic Helles beer to full-bodied wheat beers, black beer, a Pilsner, and up to seasonal specialties such as our strong beer, draft beers, and alcohol-free beers – each one a top-class barley nectar. This is no coincidence, as we source barley and hops from local contract farmers who provide us with the best quality varieties needed for our brewing process.

Ultimately, what we give our beers above all is time, allowing them to develop their unparalleled aroma during maturation. The Bavarian beer from the Maxlrain Castle Brewery stands for something special and has been able to captivate beer enthusiasts of all ages in recent years. Restaurateurs appreciate our reliable product quality, our creativity, and the support in beer care.

In late 2023, we were admitted to the circle of SLOW BREWER, one of 32 breweries across Europe.

Ende 2023 wurden wir in den Kreis der SLOW BREWER aufgenommen, als eine von 32 Brauereien europaweit.

Federal Honor Award 2023
and awarded 12 times with DLG Gold

Our high quality standards are underscored annually through the DLG competition. In 2023, we received 12 gold medals.

Due to this outstanding achievement, in July 2023, we were honored with the BUNDESEHRENPREIS IN SILVER, making us the second-highest awarded brewery in Germany and the most awarded brewery in Upper Bavaria.

Meanwhile, the Maxlrain Castle Brewery has been awarded the Bundesehrenpreis 16 times - more than any other. We received the Bundesehrenpreis in Gold with the title 'Germany's Brewery of the Year' in 2012 and 2016.

Visit Maxlrain!

Maxlrain has a lot to offer throughout the year: festivals, events, concerts, and, of course, our gastronomy.

Maxlrain hat das ganze Jahr über viel zu bieten: Feste, Events, Konzerte und natürlich unsere Gastronomie.