The Hefeweizen specialist from Titting on the Central Franconian border and a brewery that lives up to its name. The wheat beers brewed here are really good man in the truest sense. There's no other way to put it. In 1855, Friedrich Gutmann purchased the former prince-bishop's moated castle in the Altmültal Nature Park. Since then, the brewery has been family-owned and has specialized in the traditional craft production of Hefeweizen. What's special about Gutmann beer? Its first-class taste. And this comes about because only first-class raw materials are used to make the beers: Mineral-rich water from a 60-meter-deep well in a nearby, naturally protected dry valley. Brewing grain from our own farm and from 25 farmers in the region who have joined forces to form the Jura-Land producer association. Malts that are roasted in the brewery's own malt house according to a family recipe. And our own brewer's yeast, which gives Gutmann beers a particularly intense flavor.
Wheat beer production according to traditional brewing methods
To this day, the family brewery still brews its Hefeweizen according to the traditional brewing method that has been handed down over the years. Top fermentation still takes place in open, low fermentation vats, allowing the yeast to develop without pressure. Secondary fermentation and aging takes place in the bottle. When bottled, a dash of fresh yeast is added - giving Gutmann its distinctive aroma that wonderful perlage for which the Hefeweizen from the Wasserschloss is known. Even though the entire range fills just one six-pack - from the very first sip, you can taste that real Hefeweizen specialists were at work here.
Gutmann is served according to good old Franconian tradition in a total of four Gutmann pubs. In the "Bräustüberl" in Titting, in the "Zum Gutmann" inn in Eichstätt, in the "Gutmann am Dutzendteich" in Nuremberg, and in the "Gutmann zur Post" in Hilpoltstein. In our opinion, all of them are worth a visit in any case. Not least because of their excellent Franconian cuisine.
A small tip: At the end of August, the traditional cellar festival takes place in Titting - on the grounds of the former moated castle. With lots of Gutmann beer, of course. Simply legendary!
Further information: Brauerei Gutmann