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World’s Best Lager/Helles Munchner: The “Weihenstephaner Original”

There was a great deal to celebrate for the Bavarian State Brewery, Weihenstephan at this year’s “World Beer Awards” which were held in England. The Weihenstephaner Original was proclaimed the “World’s Best Lager Helles/Muenchner”!

The “Weihenstephaner Hefeweißbier Alkoholfrei” also won gold and was the title of “Europe’s Best Wheat Alcohol free Beer”. Further gold medals were awarded to the Weizenbock,Vitus, which was awarded the title of “Europe’s Best StrongWheat Beer” and the “Weihenstephaner Kristall”, which was awarded the title of “Europe’s Gold Wheat Beer Bavarian Kristall”. Even the “Weihenstephaner Korbinian” pleased the jury and was awarded a silver medal. All the awards received by the Weihenstephan brewers are annual highlight: “With there being such strong competition in the premium beer market, one needs to present a beer with its own distinct flavour and character, in order to stand out. When we are able to achieve this with our beers, it is a great achievement for everyone involved. ” Says, Bavarian State Brewery Weihenstephan’s number 1 brewmaster, Mario Schäfer.