Also known as Santa Claus beer, Samichlaus is brewed once a year on 6th December and then aged for 10 months before bottling. This is one of the world’s strongest lagers.
Castle Eggenberg in Vorchdorf, Austria had local brewing rights dating back to the 14th century. Sales of the distinguished brews beyond the walls of the Castle began in 1681, when the nobleman owners sold the castle to a common merchant.
Today’s owners, the Stöhr family, acquired the brewery in 1803 and have been guardians of the brewing traditions of Castle Eggenberg for 8 generations.
Eggenberger International was created in 1992 with the vision to sell specialties of Castle Brewery Eggenberg around the world.