Places of Interest nearby
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The Beck’s Brewery is a symbol of Bremen. Also vice versa because Beck’s logo, a key, is the mirror image of the coat of arms of Bremen.
Beck’s is the number one German export beer by volume and is sold in over 100 countries. The famous Beck’s Brewery was family owned till 2002. It was sold to the Belgian Inbev. You might also know Beck’s as Kaiserbrauerei Beck & Co.
Since Beck’s is located on the river of a port city, it was easy to ship out its beer to the world at large and become an international beer powerhouse. Beck’s is known for its pale lager.
Beck’s Brewery, also known as Brauerei Beck & Co., is a German brewery in the northern German city of Bremen. Beck’s is the world’s best selling German beer, sold in nearly 90 countries. Owned by local families until February 2002, the Beck’s brewery was then sold to Interbrew for 1.8 billion euros. The brewery was formed under the name Kaiserbrauerei Beck & May o.H.G. in 1873 by Lüder Rutenberg, Heinrich Beck and Thomas May. In 1875, Thomas May left the brewery which then became known as Kaiserbrauerei Beck & Co.
When you walk in Bremen, you most of the time will smell one of the two odours. One is the smell of fermenting starches, coming from the Beck’s brewery. The other one is the smell of coffee comin gfrom the Jacobs coffee plant. Bremen has a great history of coffee-trade, due to its position along the river Weser and the quick access to the North Sea. So it is no coincidence that Jacobs coffee is based here.
St. Pauli Girl beers are brewed and bottled by the St. Pauli Brauerei, which is located within the Beck’s brewery.