The former brewery tent of Pschorrbräu has once been the largest at the Oktoberfest.
The Bräurosl is one of the large tents of the Munich Oktoberfest. Existing since 1901, the tent today offers 6110 seats on the inside and 2150 in the beer garden.
The Bräurosl tent is named after a legendary daughter of the Pschorr family, who was known to drink her Maß beer every evening on horseback in the brewery and hereby deeply impressing the brewers with her appearance. She is also the motif of the picture high above the entrance. The music played by a south tyrolean band during the afternoon, when the tent is not crowded yet, takes getting used to, as you don’t get to hear traditional brass music, but folk-pop. Another acoustic specialty is the in-house yodeler, portraying the Bräurosl, who sings Mondays through Fridays at 3:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. and at 1:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. on weekends.
The Bräurosl was established in 1901, being the first tent to be illuminated electrically. In 1913 it was the largest beer tent ever built for the Oktoberfest, seating up to 12000 guests. The current building was remodeled in 2004 and received another small redesign in 2011, now featuring a contemporary glass façade and a beer pipeline just as the affiliated Winzerer Fähnd (Paulaner Festzelt). In 2021, the tent will already be replaced with a new building.
Crowd and atmosphere
At the tables around the band, the Bräurosl has some of the youngest crowds of the festival. On the first Sunday, the Bräurosl is usually closed for overcrowding, as it’s packed with gays. Also, the subsequent Monday became very popular within the gay community in recent years.