"Former monastery brewery" Rottenbuch Things to Do Tip by Trekki
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Of course the monastery also had an own brewery. Beer was important these days, it was more or less the only ?drink? that was safe. The monastery had the exclusive right to produce it throughout its vast estate. On the sign at the wall is mentioned that the brewery produced approx. 220.00 litres per year in 18th century, 260 litres per person. They also owned vineyards in northern Italy and produced approx. 30.000 litres wine per year. After secularisation the building was still in use as brewery but closed in 1928. In 1960 the Salesian Sisters bought the house (together with the former farmhouse manor) and today it houses a school for kindergarden teachers, child care and an academy for pedagogy.
But no beer anymore, sorry Richie :-)
Location of former monastery brewery on Google Maps.
© Ingrid D., November 2011.
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