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Building community & Bridging cultures
one class...one glass...one dish...at a time

Dahoam1516 is a 501(c)(3) school and social club located in Alameda, CA,

We offer hands-on, beginner-friendly classes in Bavarian cooking & brewing,

social events, and interactive experiences that are accessible to all.

We are also available for private events for families, teams, and non-profits..

What's Happening @ Dahoam1516

  • Cook:  Learn the art of Schnitzel ($65)(Indoors)(Dinner After)
    Cook:  Learn the art of Schnitzel ($65)(Indoors)(Dinner After)
    Sun, Mar 10
    Mar 10, 2024, 3:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    1516 Lincoln Ave, Alameda, CA 94501, USA
    Mar 10, 2024, 3:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    1516 Lincoln Ave, Alameda, CA 94501, USA
    Learn to cook/craft 3 different Schnitzels and knödeln. Hands on class. Meal to follow. Need separate tickets for class & meal.
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  • Brew: Märzenfest - Brew & BBQ ($65)(Outdoors)
    Brew: Märzenfest - Brew & BBQ ($65)(Outdoors)
    Sun, Apr 07
    Apr 07, 2024, 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    1516 Lincoln Ave, Alameda, CA 94501, USA
    Apr 07, 2024, 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    1516 Lincoln Ave, Alameda, CA 94501, USA
    Celebrate National Beer Day and learn to brew our award-winning Märzen Festbier and then enjoy some authentic Bavarian BBQ - yep, it's a thing.
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Cooking classes: 2nd Sunday.  Brewing classes: 4th Saturday.

Additional events and classes are posted as they come up.

Our calendar is constantly changing so check back often.   

If you want to see our general plan by month, check out our proposed calendar.

Looking for something to do for your office, home, or with family?   Check out our experiences.

Disclaimer: Dahoam1516 is not a restaurant, nor a brewery.  We are a school, social club, and events venue.

We do not sell or allow our beers off-premise.

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Dahoam1516 is an all-volunteer, member & donation supported non-profit social group providing member-led classes, experiences, & events.

Our members and guests represent all the diversity that is the Bay Area. We affirm and welcome all ethnicities, gender-identities, orientations, and ways of living.

We are a bigotry-free, phobia-free, and smoke-free environment. 

We welcome everyone and are child & pet friendly.

Dahoam1516 hosts small-format, member-led classes in beer brewing and cooking with a focus on Bavarian and German traditions and cuisine.  We keep things simple & hands-on, so you can do this later at home...after all dahoam literally means "at home."

In addition to our hosted classes, we also we also offer select classes in a "we come to you" format we call Experiences.  Experiences are great for a special family event or teambuilding at work.

We also host social & cultural events and member & guest events throughout the year and our event space is available for rent for private gatherings.

Dahoam1516 operates a unique Bavarian-themed venue including a Bauernküche (country kitchen), private-label Brewhouse (HBH - Han's Bräuhaus), Biergarten, Hopfgarten (we raise many of the hops we use in our homebrewing on premise), and there are many cozy social areas...Gemütlichkeit included

Brew

Hopfen und Malz -- Gott erhalt's

Learn classic Bavarian beer brewing in our classes, Social Brewing experience, or set up a private Brewhouse tour/tutorial.

Cook

Classic, Hearty, Oma-Approved

Learn hearty Bavarian cooking in our classes, our unique Schnitzelkraft experience, or have a cooking experience at your office or home.

Meet

...do samma dahoam

Experience Gemütlichkeit at our events & cultural experiences, or rent our space for your own event.

All classes & events are in English

German, Bavarian, and other language-speaking is encouraged during social hours.

I red' Boarisch...und du?

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