Bridging cultures one class, one glass, one dish...at a time.
Dahoam1516 offers hands-on classes, social events, and unique experiences in cooking & homebrewing that are accessible to all and focused on Bavarian and German classics. We are a 501(c)(3) school and social club located in Alameda CA and we operate a unique event venue.
We are committed to...
Helping People Learn
We all learn & teach each other, every day. All ages & all levels are welcome. Classes are in English.
Sustainability, Reuse, and Local Source are part of our focus from growing hops to gardening on site, we source local.
We are all about supporting our local communities through sharing & partnership.
We celebrate openly and passionately togetherness and inclusion. Gemütlichkeit included...
Disclaimer: Dahoam1516 is not a restaurant, nor a brewery, or a brew pub. We are a school, social club, and events venue. We do not sell or allow our beers off-premise.
What's Happening Next @ Dahoam1516
We're committed to our guests & members safety. We're hosting only mid-sized classes & events that promote outdoor/indoor seating.
Looking for something to do for your office, home, or family? Check out our Experiences.
Our primary classes and events are held on the 2nd Sunday of each month. 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.
Note: Due to all the Oktoberfest-related events in Sept/Oct, normal classes are temporarily suspended.
However, you can find us involved in many events. See below.
- Sat, Sep 30DowntownSep 30, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PMDowntown, Clayton, CA, USA
- Sun, Oct 01SpeisekammerOct 01, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PMSpeisekammer, 2424 Lincoln Ave, Alameda, CA 94501, USA
- Sat, Oct 07950 W Mall Square, Alameda, CA 94501, USAOct 07, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM950 W Mall Square, Alameda, CA 94501, USA
- Sun, Oct 08SpeisekammerOct 08, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PMSpeisekammer, 2424 Lincoln Ave, Alameda, CA 94501, USA
Dahoam1516 is an all-volunteer, member & donation supported 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
All classes & events are in English
German, Bavarian, and other language-speaking is encouraged during social hours.
I red' Boarisch...und du?