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A Toast to Kreische: Legacy of Local Brewer Rekindled With New Beer

The Kreisches waving the Frisch Auf banner in front of the Schuetzen Verein pavilion. Heinrich Kreische is at the head of the horse and Henry Louis Kreische is holding the banner. Photo courtesy of Gavin Miculka, Kreische Brewery and Monument Hill State Historic Sites
On May 14, Heinrich Kreische would have turned 199 years old. But long after his death, the legacy of La Grange’s famed German brewer is seeing a renewed interest thanks to the beverage that made him famous. Inspired by Kreische’s methods and ingredients, a brewery in Drippings Springs (Twisted X Brewing Co.) has started selling Kreische Bluff Bock. And now Twisted X is working on another…


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