The art of beer brewing is a very old and big tradition in the town. In former times were in the
town more than 120 houses with brewing right registered.
The wheat beer is after the excessive quantity an invention from the Mayor Fischer of that time.
Unfortunately has not one of the the traditional breweries the eventful times survived.
There was a new start with the opening of the "Culture-and Town Brewery" (Stadtbrauerei
) in the restored building of the former "Brewery Mergell AG