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Gilde Brauerei
(TCB Beverages)
Not open to the public (as far as I know)
Hildesheimer Straße 132
D-30173 Hannover
Telephone: +49 (0)511 / 9808-0
Brewer: Jörg Lehmann
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Opened: 1545

Annual Production: 2,300,000 hl

Contributors: Mario Kornmesser, Bram van Roosmalen, Stefan Hahnfeld

Gilde was acquired in November 2002 by Interbrew for €491 million. ABIB sold the brewery to TCB Beverages group in January 2016.

Thanks to Matthias Krümberg and Jenny Störk for bringing these bottles from Hannover to Wisconsin in August 1998!

Updated: December 13, 2018

Beer List

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    4.90% abv.
    • Date: April 5, 2003 (#4827)
      Package: draught
      Place: Bier-Börse, Hannover
      Score: 16½ points
      Overall Impression (3½)
      Bright golden. Thick head with lots of tiny bubbles. Sweet, bready aroma. Medium body, fizzy. Sweet and malty. Fairly yeasty/bready flavor. Some bitterness at the end.

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    Dortmunder/European-Style Export
    5.10% abv.
    • Date: August 27, 1998 (#3058)
      Package: bottled
      Place: from the brewery
      Score: 15½ points
      Overall Impression (3)
      Very pale golden, low carbonation, moderate head. Real nice malty aroma, slightly sulfury. Light body, but heavier than the Pilsener. More bitter than the Pilsener. Altogether more of everything than the Pilsener, with a malty sweet finish.

  • European-Style Low-Alcohol Lager / German-Style Leicht(bier)
    2.80% abv.

  • German-Style Schwarzbier

  • German-Style Pilsener

  • German-Style Pilsener