The noblest brand
The fruit distillery at Hermon's Hof in Kössen
Eveline Weingartner and her husband Hermann Hintler lead the "Hermon's Hof" in Kössen. However, the burning is entirely in the hands of women: from the harvest through the mashing to burning Eveline Weingartner accompanies the fruits on their way into the glass.
FROM THE LANDSCAPE TO THE GLASS
Eveline Weingartner captures the flavors of the Kaiserwinkel Apples, pears, plums - these are the local fruits in Tyrol. For centuries, schnapps has been distilled in small quantities from the self-harvested fruit on Tyrolean farms. This regulates the "compensation Brennrecht", which dates back to the time of Maria Theresa. But that was not enough for Eveline Weingartner: she applied for the "small lock fuel law" and has since been allowed to buy fruit. So she can process more fruits. This leads to a wider range and overall higher yield, which is filled by hand into small glass bottles. Fresh fruit from the region The liquor bottles are arranged in a neatly sorted order on shelves.
Eveline Weingartner offers around thirty different flavors in their small shop in Kössen. The customer can buy farm and may at the same time take a look at the scene. It shines copper right next to the sales counter: Here, the large cauldron in which Eveline Weingartner transforms the fruity variety into tasty schnapps. Today, not only fruits from the region are used, but Eveline Weingartner focuses mainly on fruit from Austria: apples, pears, plums, apricots, cherries, masterwort, hazelnuts, raspberries and currants are processed - the latter also to liqueurs. In addition, Eveline Weingartner has been experimenting with juniper for some time and produces his own gin from the Tyrolean mountains. Continuing education is a big concern of the native Kössnerin and so she visits again and again informative courses and courses.
Hermon´s Hof / Brennerei WeingartnerHütte 35
A-6345 KössenGPS 47.6616787632821 / 12.4162661845169