Tradition is our future
An essential element of our brand is a part of the coat of arms of the dukedom of Brunswick containing two Latin elements:
- nec aspera terrent – they do not fear anything
- immota fides – immovable loyalty. Which is as well device of the fraternity of Henry the Lion, founder of Brunswick.
Zaccharis Boiling receives the rights to brew and to sell his beer in Brunswick. This is the first step towards “Hofbrauhaus Wolters”.
Heinrich Levin Wolters takes over and from now on 6 generations of the Wolters family will steer the brewery´s course.
Duke Herzog Wilhelm of Brunswick appointed Carl Christian Wolters to “Hofbierbrauer” and entitled him to supply his ducal court.
Hofbrauhaus Wolters and Balhornsche Brauerei are founding a public company “Hofbrauhaus Wolters und Balhorn AG”.
During the second world war the brewery was destroyed by one third and the successful development stopped abruptly.
Reconstruction of the brewery by inheritors of the former owners.
Modernisation of the technical equipment.
The brewery belongs to the most modern ones in Germany.
The international brewing group InBev bought Hofbrauhaus Wolters.
The brewery becomes a private brewery again. Our home market is regional around 70 km around Brunswick.
In January 2008 the brewery started the first export activities.
Acquisition of Colbitzer Heide-Brauerei.