Dive straight into the everyday operations of a working brewery!
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.
The tours take place in compliance
with the hygiene and safety requirements imposed by the Swiss Government. In the Rugen "Gnuss-Wält" masks are mandatory.
In order to be able to carry out the tours within the planned framework, the event/visit is considered a certified event according to the Swiss 3-G principle (Convalescent - Vaccinated - Tested). We therefore ask you to bring a valid COVID certificate as well as official identification (ID or driver's license):
We look forward to your visit!
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.
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.
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.
Start at the visitor centre in front of the “Gnuss-Wält - Shop” – pay desk – beer aperitif – 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”.
Duration: approx. 2 hours