Open in the curiosity app

You Can Swim In Warm Pools Of Beer at Starkenberger's Castle

Beer lovers, you might want to consider taking your next vacation to Austria. More specifically, to the Austrian brewer Starkenberger's Castle where you can literally immerse yourself in beer. The castle boasts the world's only beer-swimming-pools, which are beer fermenting vats filled with warm beer. There are seven 13-feet pools, and each pool contains about 42,000 pints of beer. The beer pools began in 2005 when an old fermentation cellar become obsolete. Relaxing in the hot tubs of beer may actually be good for you-it's believed that the nutrients in the the beer help condition skin and may help cure wounds and psoriasis.

Explore Related Subjects