Visitor tour - a look behind the scenes

Have you always wanted to know how an aromatic beer is created? Or how spirits are produced? Then our brewery and distillery tour is just the right thing for you. You will discover all stages of production up to the final product. The guided visit lasts about 2 hours. The tour starts with a beer tasting.

from June to October - English Walk-In Tours

For guests of the Bernese Oberland, the popular walk-in tours in English take place on Wednesdays and Thursdays in summer.

Accompany our guides on a tour of the Rugenbräu brewery and distillery. Learn about the art of Swiss beer brewing and distilling and taste some of the specialties we produce on site.

The tour takes you through the brewhouse, the distillery, the whisky cellar and finally into the taproom, where you can taste some of the in-house beers and gin or whiskies.

Fermentation cellar
Fermentation cellar

When

Wednesday and Thursday from 16:00 to 17:00

Offer valid from June to October.

Duration

1 hour

Beer
Beer
Beer
Beer

Language

English

Price

CHF 19.00 per person

incl. beer and whisky tasting

No reservation necessary.

Beer
Beer

So your visit goes

Experience a tour of the unique brewery in the Bernese Oberland and through the Rugen Distillery. Our guest guides guide you through the production and are sure to elicit one or the other secret or two.

Hands with hops
Hands with hops
Rugenbräu
Rugenbräu
Shield Open
Shield Open

Visiting hours by appointment

Monday to Friday: 9.00 a.m. - 6.00 p.m. (last tour start 6.00 p.m.)

Saturday: 9.30 a.m. - 4.00 p.m. (last tour start 4.00 p.m.)

There are no tours on Sundays and holidays. The tours are offered in German. English and French available upon request.

Group sizes and prices

  • Groups up to 10 persons flat rate CHF 280.- (incl. VAT)
  • Groups from 10 persons CHF 28.- per person (incl. VAT)

The price includes a whisky tasting (dram), a beer aperitif (beer, Mountain Twister or mineral water) with pretzel as well as a stein as a souvenir.

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Image
Beer-harassen
Beer-harassen

Brewery tour

Reception and welcome (outside) - cash desk (payment) - beer aperitif - cinema film (history) - brewhouse - laboratory - water treatment - fermentation and storage cellar - filtration - barrel filling - energy center - steam boiler - bottling - Rugen Distillery - whisky cellar - Rugen Gnuss-Wält.

Duration: approx. 2 hours

Important to know

  • The tour has many stairs and is not wheelchair accessible.
  • The tour is at your own risk, any liability of Rugenbräu AG is excluded.
  • There is a risk of slipping throughout the plant. Please wear good shoes.
  • Please do not complete the tour in high military shoes with black soles.
  • Photography and filming are permitted for private use only and only to the extent that the tour is not disturbed.
  • Smoking is strictly prohibited throughout the tour.
  • It is forbidden to touch any equipment; this applies in particular to all copper hoods.
  • We reserve the right to exclude persons in an alcoholic state from the tour or to terminate the tour for this reason without refunding the amount paid.
  • Rugenbräu AG is a certified food producer and Rugen "Gnuss-Wält" is a food store. In accordance with the laws in force in Switzerland for the production and sale of foodstuffs, it is not permitted to allow animals on the premises of Rugenbräu AG. For this reason, we ask that you do not bring dogs on tours of the brewery. Thank you for your understanding.
Brewhouse
Brewhouse
Distillery - Crystal
Distillery - Crystal

Snack, a lunch or dinner

If you would also like a snack, lunch or dinner, we would be happy to recommend the Brauistübli restaurant (directly opposite the brewery). Silvia Mätzener is looking forward to your reservation:
Tel. +41 79 635 91 87. happyranch@quicknet.ch, brauistuebli.ch

Beer enjoyment
Beer enjoyment

Contact

In order to be able to meet your desired date, an early appointment request is recommended.

Rugenbräu AG, Interlaken

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41 (0)33 826 46 61

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