Privatbrauerei Hofmühl

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Privatbrauerei Hofmühl GmbH
Hofmuehl Logo blau.svg
Location Eichstätt, Bavaria, Germany
Coordinates 48°53′37″N 11°10′5″E / 48.89361°N 11.16806°E / 48.89361; 11.16806Coordinates: 48°53′37″N 11°10′5″E / 48.89361°N 11.16806°E / 48.89361; 11.16806
Opened 1492
Key people Wilhelm von Reichenau
Annual production volume 85,000 hectolitres (72,000 US bbl)
Employees 60

Privatbrauerei Hofmühl is the sole brewery located in Eichstätt, Germany.

The brewery was founded in 1492 by Wilhelm von Reichenau.[1] Hofmühl is recognized as an eco-friendly brewery and saves about 60% of its yearly energy consumption through the "Merlin" beer technique and solar energy.[2] Among the awards that Hofmühl's beers have received are the Golden DLG Prize (awarded yearly) and the Bayerischer Energiepreis 2008 for solar technology.[3][4] The brewery is particularly well known for its Hefeweizen and Helles.


  1. ^ "Privatbrauerei Hofmühl | Geschichte und Braukunst". Retrieved 2013-05-23. 
  2. ^ "Privatbrauerei Hofmühl | Umwelt". Retrieved 2013-05-23. 
  3. ^ "Die DLG testet Bier (Bockbier, Export, Märzen, Pilsener, Pils, Altbier, Kölsch, Weizenbier, Radler, Alster, Russ)". Retrieved 2013-05-23. 
  4. ^ "Privatbrauerei Hofmühl | Auszeichnungen". Retrieved 2013-05-23.