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Short stories, background information and anecdotes.

"By the way" — under this heading, we have placed a selection of background information and stories in the appropriate areas of our website.

It is no coincidence that ​​the wonderful chestnut trees​ ​ are in the beer garden. They were planted so that their shade can also protect the ground and thus the beer stored in the ice cellar from getting warm. 45 of the more than 100 stately trees are now under protection and numbered.​
​» To the beer garden​

​The Munich author Siegfried (Sigi) Sommer​ was usually one of the first regular beer garden guests of the year. He often visited in February or March. To avoid cold feet, he then used a charcoal stove, which he placed under the table to warm himself up. He stored the coal for it behind the chicken stall.​
» To the service area in the beer garden​

​The "beer ox"​ ​ turned in circles in today's hall until 1891. By continuously trotting circles, it used ropes and a winch system to transport the summer beer stored deep in the cellar up to the top. During its lifetime, the ox was an attraction for many Munich residents who liked to watch it doing its job. With one, two or three measures, of course, but with each measure, everything became more amusing.
​​» To the restaurant​