About Gilde Brauerei

In 1609, the brewing guild was recognized as an independent legal entity. Thus, she monitored the official rights and obligations of the brewers belonging to her.

In 1868, the brewing guild changed from a cooperatively organized association into a company. In 1870, the current site on Hildesheimer Straße near Maschsee was taken over. Until 1875, a neo-Gothic factory building was built there, which was largely destroyed by the Second World War.

In 1925, the Lindener Aktien Brauerei (LAB) came into the possession of the guild. Both companies merge into Lindener Gilde-Bräu AG in 1968.

1970 - 1977, with an initial investment of 70 million DM one of the most modern breweries in the world on Hildesheimer Straße.

In 1985, the Gilde Brauerei takes over the majority of shares in Hofbrauhaus Wolters AG.

The Hasseröder brewery Wernigerode was admitted to the Gilde brewery in 1990 and expanded into one of the most modern breweries.

In 1996, the Gilde Brewery celebrates its 450th anniversary. Birthday of the trademark, the Broyhan Taler. This makes it the oldest company in Hanover.

With the Hasseröder brewery, the Gilde Group achieves a total output of 3.9 million hl for the first time.

In 2003, Interbrew acquired the guild group.

2009 Start of the throttling of production by the Inbev Group to 150,000 hl/a in 2014.

From 2016, Gilde Brauerei as a newly founded GmbH will be in the private hands of two entrepreneurs. The Inbev Group sold the brewery to a medium-sized brewery group, which already includes the Frankfurt brewery (Frankfurt/Oder), the Feldschlößchen brewery (Dresden) and the French brewery Brasserie Champigneulles.

Beers made by Gilde Brauerei

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+49 511 98080