Pinkus Müller is a German brewery based in the Northern Germany town of Münster
Münster is an independent city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is located in the northern part of the state and is considered to be the cultural centre of the Westphalia region. It is also capital of the local government region Münsterland...
. The Pinkus-Müller brewery traces its origins to the arrival of Johannes Müller (1792–1870) in Münster from his home town Hildebrandshausen
Hildebrandshausen is a municipality in the Unstrut-Hainich district of Thuringia, Germany....
in 1816. After marrying Friederika Cramer they opened a bakery and a brewery. In 1866 the bakery is closed and a malthouse
A malt house, or maltings, is a building where cereal grain is converted into malt by soaking it in water, allowing it to sprout and then drying it to stop further growth. The malt is used in brewing beer, whisky and in certain foods. The traditional malt house was largely phased out during the...
is opened instead. In the following hundred years the brewery and the pub are expanded. In 1993 a bottling plant is opened in the neighbouring city of Laer
Laer is a municipality in the district of Steinfurt, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is situated approx. south of Steinfurt and north-west of Münster....
. It is the only brewery left in Münster from original 150 breweries.
Today, the fifth and sixth generation of the family operate the famous Pinkus-Müller Pub/Brewery. So dedicated to quality is Pinkus, that they are the world’s first brewery to brew with only organically grown barley malt and whole hop blossoms. Pinkus Brewery is certified organic by USDA-accredited ABCERT GmbH.
- Pinkus AltAltbierAltbier is a German top-fermenting beer brewed in Düsseldorf and other parts of North Rhine-Westphalia.The name Altbier, which means old beer, refers to the pre-lager brewing method of using a warm top-fermenting yeast...
- Pinkus Special
- Pinkus Pils
- Pinkus Leicht
- Pinkus Jubilate
- Müllers MalzMalzbierMalzbier is a form of sweet, low-alcohol beer that is brewed like normal beer but without fermentation by adding the yeast at or about 0 °C. CO2 and sugar is added later. It's a common beverage in Germany, Austria and Switzerland...
- Pinkus Honig Malz
- Pinkus Alkoholfrei
- DemeterDemeter InternationalDemeter International is the largest certification organization for biodynamic agriculture, and is one of three predominant organic certifiers. Its name is a reference to Demeter, the Greek goddess of grain and fertility. Demeter Biodynamic Certification is used in over 50 countries to verify that...
LagerLagerLager is a type of beer made from malted barley that is brewed and stored at low temperatures. There are many types of lager; pale lager is the most widely-consumed and commercially available style of beer in the world; Pilsner, Bock, Dortmunder Export and Märzen are all styles of lager...
- http://www.pinkus-mueller.de/ - corporate website.