Famous Brewpubs in Hamburg, Hamburg (Self Guided)

Hamburg, like any other city in Germany, is famous for its beer. Hamburg has a few brand names of beer that are considered among the best in the country. The brewpubs are the ideal place where you can taste genuine German beer and just have fun while in Hamburg. This self-guided tour will help you to find the best brewpubs in the city.
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Guide Name: Famous Brewpubs in Hamburg
Guide Location: Germany » Hamburg (See other walking tours in Hamburg)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 6
Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.1 km
Author: naomi
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Hofbräu an der Alster

1) Hofbräu an der Alster

In October 2005, the Hofbräu an der Alster opened its doors in Hamburg and has been a unique Bavarian flair in northern Germany. The well-cooled, original Hofbräuhaus beer that is served in beer mugs and the extensive Bavarian dishes provide culinary satisfaction to all lovers of German cuisine. During the day, you can enjoy Bavarian dishes in a cozy atmosphere and in the evening you can experience the Oktoberfest feeling!
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Klimperkiste

2) Klimperkiste

Klimperkiste is one fun place to spend your time. This narrow pub located on the Esplanade can be spotted easily by its bright yellow front side. It offers a great selection of beers for beer lovers, such as Jever Pilsener, Holsten Pils, Klimper Dark, Duckstein and Erdinger Hefeweizen. Once a week, Klimperkiste hosts live music performances.
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Franziskaner

3) Franziskaner

Franziskaner is a rustic and extremely comfortable venue in the middle of Hamburg. Here you can spoil yourself with some great German and Bavarian beer and food. The staff is dressed in traditional costumes and speaks fluent English. Franziskaner feels like Octoberfest all year round.
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Brauhaus Joh. Albrecht

4) Brauhaus Joh. Albrecht

Brauhaus Joh. Albrecht is located in the immediate vicinity of Town Hall, on the first floor of an office building on one of Hamburg's channels. Here you can enjoy the home-brewed beers Kupfer- malty, dark and mild, and Messing- light with a hoppy bitterness. These beers are made before your eyes in the middle of the restaurant. The staff is happy to answer your questions and show you the art of brewing beer in a tour of the brewery.
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Gröninger Privatbrauerei

5) Gröninger Privatbrauerei

Gröninger Privatbrauerei is the main brewery of Gröninger. The brewery is located in a beautiful building. The pub is located in the cellars of the brewery. A tour of the entire beer-making process is organized for visitors. The pub offers fresh brewed beer; the most popular among the visitors are Gröninger Pils, Gröninger Hanseaten Weisse and Gröninger Orange.
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Gröninger Gasthaus

6) Gröninger Gasthaus

Gröninger Gasthaus is located in the historical Zippelhaus building. This is one of the pubs in Gröninger, with a guest house upstairs. Here you can taste the unfiltered, fresh beer and the delicious German dishes. From the front window is a beautiful view of the Speicherstadt; this is an ideal place to spend some quality time.

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Tips for Exploring City on Foot at Your Own Pace

Whether you are in Hamburg for a quick stopover or have a few days to see the city in more detail, exploring it on foot, at your own pace, is definitely the way to go. Here are some tips for you to save money, see the best Hamburg has to offer, take good care of your feet while walking, and keep your mobile device – your ultimate "work horse" on this trip - well fed and safe.

Taking Care of Your Feet


To ensure ultimate satisfaction from a day of walking around the city as big as Hamburg, it is imperative to take good care of your feet so as to avoid unpleasant things like blisters, cold or overheated soles, itchy, irritated or otherwise damaged (cracked) skin, etc. Luckily, these days there is no shortage of remedies to address (and, ideally, to prevent) these and other potential problems with feet. Among them: Compression Socks, Rechargeable Battery-Powered Thermo Socks for Cold Weather, Foot Repair Cream, Deodorant Powder, Shoes UV Sterilizer, and many more that you may wish to find a place in your travel kit for.

Travel Gadgets for Your Mobile Device


Your mobile phone or tablet will be your work horse on a self-guided walk. They offer tour map, guide you from one attraction to another, and provide informative background for the sights you wish to visit. Therefore it is absolutely essential to plan against unexpected power outages in the wrong place at the wrong time, much as to ensure the safety of your device.

For these and other contingencies, here's the list of useful appliances: Portable Charger/External Battery Pack, Worldwide Travel Charger Adapter, Power Converter for International Travel Adapter, and Mobile Device Leash.