Creative use of surplus beer at Munich airport brewery
The Corona crisis caused beer taps to stop pouring worldwide but what to do with the beer? Munich Airport’s Airbräu brewery brewmaster René Jacobsen developed a gin-style beer spirit under the brand name “Mountain Hub Distillers” in cooperation with the Hilton Munich Airport Hotel.
He distilled the Airbräu beer with selected botanicals which has resulted in a rich and aromatic “infused beer spirit”, which combines the taste of strong beer and high-percentage juniper aromas.
The handcrafted, limited edition of the beer gin was distilled at the Huber fruit distillery in Langenpreising. From the 4,000 liters of beer, a total of almost 300 liters of exclusively distilled beer gin was produced.
The “infused beer spirit” is now available at Munich Airport’s Airbräu, the Mountain Hub restaurants and the Hilton Bar.
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