Borderless beer adventure

Beer is not just a drink - it connects people and regions.

The Mühlviertel-Lower Bavaria-Southern Bohemia border triangle has always been a paradise for beer lovers. BeerWorldRegion as a cross-border initiative makes experiencing the beer culture in all its facets possible. Beer belongs to the Mühlviertel as much as its hills and its granite. For more than 500 years, beer has been brewed using only the best raw materials from the region.

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A place long on tradition

The fact that Hofstettner beer specialities are so imperial today is no coincidence! After all, the place where this beer is brewed is as distinctive as its taste.

© Foto: Satel/Claus Muhr: Bierbrauen in der Brauerei Hofstetten
 Das Bild zeigt den Braumeister aus Hofstetten, Markus Thaller.
© Foto: Satel Film/Claus Muhr: Mühlviertler Hopfenbauer Josef Reiter
Das Bild zeigt den Hopfenbauer Josef Reiter, der in seinem Hopfenfeld steht.
Das Mühlviertel gilt als die größte Hopfenanbauregion in Österreich und ist weltweit als Bierhochburg bekannt. Josef Reiter, Hopfenbauer aus der Region, zeigt wie sorgfältig er vom Anbau bis zur Ernte mit dem wertvollen Hopfen verfährt.

Hops grower Josef Reiter

Passionate hops grower Josef Reiter proudly points out that this is “because our Mühlviertel hops are simply better. The flavour is stronger and there is a lot of lupulin in the Dolde. That’s what makes it so popular with the breweries.”