Wartburger Hof, in the German-style town of Wartburg, is situated in the KZN Midlands 30km outside Pietermaritzburg, the capital of KwaZulu-Natal. Founded in 1890 by Lutheran missionaries, the architectural and interior design of Wartburger Hof gives the impression of a typical Bavarian country hotel. Here is found the WARTBURGER BREW HOUSE, where Siggi Schadle, a born and bred Bavarian, together with Swiss-born Max Haller, brew beer according to the German purity law, learnt from the German specialists who trained them.
The small brewery, the plant of which was imported from Germany, is situated in the cellar of the hotel adjoining the pub. The brewery lives up to its name iwth only 200 litres of 'pure' beer brewed per week. All the ingredients are imported from Germany with only the water being from the local area.
The larter part of the production is Wartburg Brahuaus Helles, a beer between a Lager and a Pilsner with 4% alcohol.
On offer to visitors on the Brew Route:
• A day tour, including a typical German lunch.
• Optional overnight stay in one of the 19 comfortable rooms of the Wartburger Hof
SOUVENIRS: 0.51 or 2,5 litre Ornamental bottle with flap top
Tel: +27 (0) 33 503 1482 Fax: 033 5031482