Our friend Rotarian René has finally done the official opening of Hacker-Pschorr Bräuhaus!
The name Hacker-Pschorr dates back to the marriage of Teresia Hacker and Joseph Pschorr. Under the couple’s leadership, Hacker-Pschorr advanced to become Munich’s leading major brewery in the 18th century.
“As a vibrant, traditional brewery with deep roots in Bavaria, Hacker-Pschorr delivers the highest quality and finest art of brewing according to the Bavarian Purity Law, while embodying Bavarian characteristics of conviviality, earthiness, tradition and craft brewing like no other brand. This is the „Himmel der Bayern“ („Heaven of Bavaria“), and this is what Hacker-Pschorr has stood for since 1417.”
I had already tried out some of the dishes (and the beer, obviously) in December 2014 during the trial run, and gave my feedback to René. See the dates of the pictures. The restaurant will be fully operational after Chinese New Year.
The Sanlitun location is on Xindong Lu across the street from the Bentley Car Showroom. The restaurant is really large and cozy. There is a bakery and meat shop on the street level. And it is in walking distance of the German embassy.
It joins other German restaurants in the area: Drei Kronen 1308 Brauhaus, a bit further south on Gongti Dong Lu, and Taps – German Bar & Grill (Sanlitun Tongli area, same building as Luga’s, close to 3.3). It will all depend on management, price/quality…