Have you always wanted to know how aromatic beer is made? Or how spirits are produced? If so, our brewery and distillery tour is just the thing for you. Learn about the stages of production through to the end product. This guided tour lasts approximately 2 hours and ends with a beer tasting.
Corona situation: The guided tours were stopped due to the current situation. We will provide further information in due course. Thank you very much for your understanding.
Dive straight into the everyday operations of a working brewery! Take a tour of this unique Bernese Oberland brewery and the Rugen Distillery. Our visitor advisors will accompany you through the production facilities and maybe even share a trade secret or two.
Visiting times by arrangement
Monday to Friday: 9:00 – 18:00 hrs
Saturday: 9:30 – 16:00 hrs
There are no tours on Sundays and public holidays. Tours are conducted in German. Tours in English and French are available by prior arrangement.
Group sizes and rates
Flat rate for groups of up to 10 participants: CHF 200.00 (incl. VAT)
Rate for groups of 10 or more participants: CHF 20.00 per person (incl. VAT)
The tour price includes a whisky tasting (dram), beer aperitif (beer, Mountain Twister or mineral water) with pretzel and a souvenir earthenware mug.
Duration: approx. 2 hours
Start at the visitor centre in front of the “Gnuss-Wält - Shop” – pay desk – history of the brewery (cinema) - brewhouse – laboratory - water softening – fermentation and conditioning cellar – filtration - cask filling – power facility – steam boiler – bottle filling – Rugen Distillery - whisky cellar – “Gnuss- Wält Shop” – beer aperitif
What you need to know
If you'd like to combine your tour with light refreshments, lunch or an evening meal, we recommend the Brauistübli Restaurant (directly opposite the brewery). Silvia Mätzener looks forward to taking your booking on +41 (0)79 635 91 87. hppyrnchqckntch, brauistuebli.ch
We look forward to receiving your enquiry via the contact form on our website rugenbraeu.ch
We recommend getting in touch early to secure your desired date.
Rugenbräu AG, Interlaken
(Monday – Thursday: 8:00 – 17:00 hrs)