Brauerei Hacklberg (Hacklberger Bräustüberl) | Passau, Bavaria
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Brauerei Hacklberg (Hacklberger Bräustüberl)
Good based on 7 ratings
Type: Brewpub (see listing)

Brauhausplatz 7
Passau, Bavaria Germany 94034 [ print map ]

Hours: Sunday 9-23:00; Mon-Sat 9-1AM

Taps: 6 | Bottles: 3

Brauerei Hacklberg (Hacklberger Bräustüberl)

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7 reviews for Brauerei Hacklberg (Hacklberger Bräustüberl)
 Ambiance  88%
 Service  67%
 Selection  61%
 Food  68%
 Value  78%
 Overall  74%
 Rating  74%

  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 16/20
vshollows  (73) , | July 1, 2014
A good walk out from the centre of town, but worth it when you get there. The Hacklberg brewery is a large complex with two buildings and a large beer garded to seat aroound 1000 or more. It was a lovely summer’s evening and the beer was very pleasnt. They had a large TV showing the football, but it wasn’t intrusive. 3 beers available on tap at reasonable prices.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 1/10   SELECTION 5/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 7/20
Roublard  (37) Prague, Czech Republic | December 29, 2013
Very dissapointing. We’d travelled a lot to get to that point, since this is a bit far from the center. And we had to encounter probably one of the rudest service in my experience. Beer is nice, food is good (although portions are pretty small), prices - ok. If you are nearby, come to visit, but travell there specially for that place? Don’t be silly like us. PS: There is a very good beershop close to that place in the brewery, there are very friendly staff and good options in german beers. Go there instead.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
tderoeck  (172) Gent, Belgium | August 24, 2012
The biggest Biergarten we came across, but not the most impersonal or crowded. People are scattered all over the big garden, mostly locals just enjoying their beer and having some food, meeting friends, etc. Service was quick and polite, a bit Eastern European, namely: always taking your empty glass from the moment you’re finished and asking if you want another. For Western European people this might seem rude, but I know it’s good etiquette in Eastern Europe (Czech Rep, Slovakia, etc...). Food was ok, but rather expensive. Did like the buffet style thing, where you could choose your stuff. Did not like them charging for ketchup and mustard bags. That’s just cheap! Probably also Eastern European. In the Biergarten beer choice is limited to about 3 or 4, but they told us we could try more beers inside the brewpub. The whole place had a good feel to it, and should I ever be around Passau again, I’d visit it again. Preferably in summer time. ;-)
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 15/20
Tim Webb  (305) Bristol, England | July 7, 2012
Pleasant tree-covered biergarten in the summer and a nicely appointed gasthof in winter, all under the edifice that is the Hacklberg brewery. A good place to waste an afternoon or evening.
KyotoLefty  (577) Kyoto, Japan | June 4, 2012
You come here to see the gorgeous brewery, although you can’t see it from the garden itself. It is well worth the trip. The beers are pretty nice, especially the unfiltered lager.
pivnizub  (509) Bochum, Porúří, Germany | August 21, 2009
The huge beer garden, a lot of steps away from the castle-like brewery in the Hacklberg quarter, is the real attraction here. Very popular with locals, bikers and other beer-lovers. Don’t miss it......
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
Beershine  (828) The Sunshine State, Florida | June 22, 2009
This place is fun and offered one of the best brewery/brewpub experiences I’ve had. On the most basic level it’s a sprawling complex of impressive and historic buildings. The brewery is giant and on one side of the road, while the restaurant, patio, and gorgeous beer grove (much more a grove than a garden) are on the other. The place oozes atmosphere and the age-diverse crowd was abuzz. Hacklberg has strong ties to the community and is on its own town square (Brauhausplatz). Anyone driving up this road was pulling into the Hacklberg lot.

But there is a lot more than meets the eye. First we noticed a large group of men dressed in blue fraternal regalia. They socialized over beers and smokes, and then at sundown went to a special building behind the brewpub. The entryway to the meeting hall was flanked with torches, and we heard their songs. Then we noticed more signs that Hacklberg is HQ for what could very well be the Bavarian Illuminati (the group did start in Ingoldstadt up the Danube from here). The men’s room had freemasonic symbols that the frauen room did not have. We also observed that the Passau town hall is built on a diagonal, unlike any other building in the old town. It faces out across the river directly at...the Hacklberg complex.

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