Stadt Ehingen




Our beer history

  • Oldest relevant reference in town‘s history cites Ehingen‘s beer brewer Walter Wender in 1384
  • The town of Ehingen received the Gold Medal for their hops’ quality at the hops exhibition in Tettnang in 1875. In 1877 they received a further Gold Medal at the hops exhibition in Nuremberg
  • 21 operational breweries were counted in the city of Ehingen around 1890
  • In July 2009, the BeerCultureCity was awarded first prize at the “Touristic Concept Competition Land of Connoisseurs Baden-Wuerttemberg“
  • “We’re on a trek from one beer to the next” has been the trend since 2009 on the beer hiking trail, which only one year later was voted one of the most beautiful hiking trails in Germany
  • In March 2012, the Schwanen Brewery opened the world’s first BierKulturHotel (BeerCultureHotel)

Weitere Informationen


Stadt Ehingen (Donau)
Marktplatz 1
89584 Ehingen
Phone 07391 503-216
Fax 07391 503-4216
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