Brauerei Gradl
Leups 6
91257 Pegnitz
Tel: 09246-247
Pegnitz Station 8 km/irregular bus service
Opening hours:
Closed Tuesday
Daily from 10
Output: 1500 HL
Founded in 1683, this is truly a classic small village local.  Often, you might arrive to a few locals playing cards but on busy hiking weekends, you’ll be lucky to find a seat. Expect mostly simple meals but the Bratwurst is great and bread fresh.
Dunkles was still on gravity tap
First time there, it was packed with walkers. The old owner was still serving food, if a bit slowly. The house Dunkles Bier was great and the Bock was even better.
Second time, it was during the week and nearly empty. On this occasion, I was served by an 8 year old boy and though only marginally faster, I guess he’ll get better in a couple years. Nice to see the family getting him ready for the family business early! I had Bratwurst both times and wasn’t disappointed.

Beers: Leupser Dunkel, Leupser Pils
Beer calender:

  • Leupser Maibock from May 1st
  • Leupser Weihnachtsbock from a week before Christmas
  • Schupfenfest is in July
  • Kirchweih is the 1st Sunday in September

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