Franconian Beer Message Board

Posted by Barm on 2019-11-25 05:47:58
I've come to the conclusion that the reputation of Munich as a great beer city is the result of hype. The little research I have done suggests it is a reputation that is largely post-war, and down to several factors – the close collaboration of the Munich breweries in PR (and their nepotistic relationship with local government), the fame of the Oktoberfest, and the export of both beer and legends particularly to the US, to some extent via US servicemen.

Before industrialisation it was nearby Bad Tölz that had the reputation for good beer, not Munich.
     Munich  by Jason on  2019-11-25 06:23:39
       Munich  by Mark Andersen on  2019-11-25 08:45:13
         Munich  by Andrew H on  2019-11-25 10:26:06
           Munich  by Jason on  2019-11-26 01:52:05
             Munich  by AndyH on  2019-11-26 07:50:36
               Munich  by Mark Andersen on  2019-11-26 13:09:42