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Building community & Bridging cultures
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dahoam1516 is a member supported 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.  All classes are in English.

We are also available for private events for families, teams, and small groups.  Check out our Experiences.

Non-profit looking for a unique event or donation?  Check out our Community Sharing.

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A little piece of Bavaria in the heart of Alameda.

What's Happening @ dahoam1516

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  • Father's Day - Brew & BBQ
    Father's Day - Brew & BBQ
    Sun, Jun 16
    Jun 16, 2024, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    1516 Lincoln Ave, Alameda, CA 94501, USA
    Jun 16, 2024, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    1516 Lincoln Ave, Alameda, CA 94501, USA
    Celebrate Dad's Special Day with a casual Brew Day and BBQ lunch. A great way to spend the day and a unique Father's Day experience.

We're planning our Summer 2024 Events.

Bear with us...more to come very soon.

Cooking classes are on the 2nd Sunday

Brewing classes are on the 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 projected annual calendar.

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

These are essentially private brewing and cooking events for small groups at our place or yours.

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.

dahoam1516 is an all-volunteer, member supported non-profit social group providing 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


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.


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 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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