Go local - beer halls and restaurants to enjoy the best of Bavarian cuisine
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That's me enjoying some fine Bavarian food at
the Weisses Brauhaus in Munich.
This is nothing less than the home of my hands-down favourite Munich beer, Schneider Weissbier. It has a nutty, banana-like flavour, that, believe me is a lot tastier than it sounds.
If you’re up for a challenge Schneider has a couple of strong concoctions; the Aventinus wheat Doppelbock (8.2 per cent) and the almost black Eisbock which weighs in at a whopping 12 per cent! The venue itself has a busy and somewhat refined edge compared with the noisy Hofbräuhaus nearby.
This isn’t the place to party into the night but for a traditional meal and some suds it’s second to none.
There’s been a brewery at this location since at least 1540 and groups of 10 or more can tour of the production facilities, see the website for details.
Sample costs Haxenteller (mixed-pork plate) €12.90, pair of sausages with sauerkraut €6.40, 0.5L Schneider Weissbier Original €3.60 Address Tal 7, 80331 Munich Open Daily 8am to 1am Phone 089 290 1380
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