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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..

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Dahoam1516 is a registered 501(c)(3) school and social club.

We offer classes in brewing and cooking for all skill levels.

We operate an event space with a Bavarian-inspired theme.

A little piece of Bavaria in the heart of Alameda.

What's Happening @ Dahoam1516

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  • Taps & Treats - Open House & Open Taps
    Taps & Treats - Open House & Open Taps
    Sun, Apr 21
    Apr 21, 2024, 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM
    1516 Lincoln Ave, Alameda, CA 94501, USA
    Apr 21, 2024, 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM
    1516 Lincoln Ave, Alameda, CA 94501, USA
    Exclusive Event - We love to share. This is a come-as-you-are event...no need to bring anything but a friend. Lite finger food available to pair with our beers. If you are a homebrewer and want to share some of your beers, feel free to bring some to share.
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  • Community Brew Day/AHA "Big Brew Day" Celebration
    Community Brew Day/AHA "Big Brew Day" Celebration
    Sat, May 04
    May 04, 2024, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    1200 Lincoln Ave, Alameda, CA 94501, USA
    May 04, 2024, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    1200 Lincoln Ave, Alameda, CA 94501, USA
    Celebrate AHA "Big Brew Day" by joining Dahoam1516 for their Community Brew Day @ Island Savoy Market. Come as you are...a great way to spend part of your day.
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  • Mother's Day Brunch - Real Bavarian Frühschoppen for mom
    Mother's Day Brunch - Real Bavarian Frühschoppen for mom
    Sun, May 12
    May 12, 2024, 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM
    1516 Lincoln Ave, Alameda, CA 94501, USA
    May 12, 2024, 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM
    1516 Lincoln Ave, Alameda, CA 94501, USA
    Make Mother's Day special with this exclusive event. All the classic Bavarian Brunch items and a special treat for mom. Family discount available.
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  • Beers & Business - MEMBERS ONLY
    Beers & Business - MEMBERS ONLY
    Sun, May 19
    May 19, 2024, 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM
    1516 Lincoln Ave, Alameda, CA 94501, USA
    May 19, 2024, 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM
    1516 Lincoln Ave, Alameda, CA 94501, USA
    Bi-Annual Members Planning Meeting
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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.
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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 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 & 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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