Originally brewed in 1526, Gilde is a beer with deep roots in German History. The “Gilde” was a group of Germans who came together to form an association to brew and sell beer. The Broyhan Taler was the traditional currency used in Hannover at the time and the rooster became the symbol of Gilde. Today, Gilde still brews using only the ingredients allowed by the German Purity law that was enacted in 1516. We brew with barley, hops and water and we make sure we only use the finest ingredients.


Gilde Pilsener

A harmoniously spicy Pilsener with a hint of hops and a pleasant freshness.

ABV 4.8%

Gilde Pale Wheat

Light, full-bodied beer with aromatic hops that make for an easy drinking, flavorful beer.

ABV 5.0%

GILDE Kellerbier

This naturally hazy beer has a refreshing, hoppy aroma with a full-bodied taste.

ABV 4.8%

Gilde Urbock

Pronounced aromas & flavor of toasted malted barley. A dark beer with a full-bodied taste.

ABV 7.0%


Gilde Lemon Radler

A natural, unfiltered drink brewed from 50% beer and 50% refreshing bittersweet lemonade.

ABV 2.5%

Gilde Red Rooster

An Amber Lager with a strong, nutty aroma and slight hint of caramel for a full-bodied flavor experience. The addition of fine, Scottish roasted malt gives the beer its warm, reddish bronze color.

ABV 5.5%


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History & Heritage

In 1546 the Hannover Brewers Guild was established and the Broyhan Taler (Token) became their symbol. Marked with the letters B.H.T, the token is in honor of brewer Cord Broyhan, who in the year 1526, invented a new light, top fermenting beer which sparked a beer revolution in Hannover and throughout Northern Germany. To distinguish his beer, Cord Broyhan copper embossed the rooster taler on every bottle. Today we continue to honor Broyhan by placing his symbol on every bottle and can of Gilde. Centuries of brewing experience can be found in every one of our beers.