Heinzlein marks the return home of a long-forgotten Bamberg. A beer with a long tradition - as if made for beer lovers of today. Light, fresh, aromatically hoppy and almost without alcohol. Heinzlein quenches your thirst during sports, on a sightseeing tour of Bamberg or during a leisurely after-work drink.
Until the end of the 19th century, low-alcohol beer was brewed in Bamberg using an ancient brewing method. Water was not a good choice at that time due to poor hygienic conditions and high germ contamination. Beer was considered a safe alternative: The brewing water was boiled during the brewing process, thus killing harmful germs. Because of its low alcohol content, Heinzlein was served at that time primarily to the physically hard-working population, such as the Bamberg crofters and gardeners, and even to children.
Today, the Heinzlein is brewed again in the family brewery using the old brewing method in a copper brew kettle and is allowed to mature in the historic rock cellar under the Bamberg Stephansberg. But the beer speciality is not out of date: with just 0.9% alcohol and just under 50 calories per Seidla, Heinzlein is made for the demands of our time.
More information about the brewery can be found here: Heinzlein