Hofbrauhaus Oktoberfest warm gray salt glaze finish stoneware beer mug 0.5 Liter (16.9oz) with stamped cobalt blue glaze HB crown decoration. The word Schutzmarke (trademark) encircles the HB logo.
Hand-applied handle. Salt glazing is a unique process and involves throwing salt into the kiln during firing. Thus variations or darkening in the finish are normal and make each stein one of a kind!
Die Schutzmarke - The Trademark
The HB logo with crown is the oldest brewery brand in Munich. The head of the HB brewery (Herr Staubwasser) registered the Hofbräuhaus trademark with the Munich Regional Court and the Imperial Patent Office (Berlin) in 1879. As the patent office opened their doors in 1877, HB was able to secure their branding and the iconic trademark became known to be "solely for the Royal Hofbräuhaus Munich company".
The world famous Hofbräuhaus is one of Munich's oldest breweries. It was founded in 1589 and has since been one of Munich's most popular tourist attractions.
Height: approx. 4 7/8"
Stamped "Made in Germany" on the base
Freezer safe! Keeps beverages colder longer