German Kraft is hosting the first Kraft Beer Oktoberfest in London this weekend, serving exceptional tasting beer brewed with never-before-seen distilled water technology.

German Kraft is pioneering the way in which beer is brewed in London by fusing traditional 400-year old recipes together with a modern water-distillation process to purify water before beer is brewed, which is sustainably powered through waste heat from the brewing process. After the water has been purified various minerals are added to the water to customise the perfect brewing water for each beer type. German Kraft are kind to the environment and place a large emphasis on the reuse of water, treatment of waste water and energy recuperation during their fermentation process.

“Beer is 95% water, and is essentially the most important ingredient for creating a good quality beer,” says Felix Bollen, Co-founder of German Kraft. “London’s tap water can be inconsistent, so we decided to do something about that to guarantee a good product. Our unique water distillation process gives us the ability to improve the water as well as add certain minerals to it for different flavour profiles. In a nutshell, we create different types of water for different types of beer.”

German Kraft and their Braumeister take brewing seriously with their traditional German-style approach to creating the perfect brew. Speciality hops and malts are sourced from Germany and milled on site resulting in a well-balanced, unfiltered, unpasteurised, and preservative-free taste. In true Franconian fashion, serving beer fresh from the source to locals straight from the tank.

Mercato Metropolitano is South London’s sustainable and community street food market, and revolves around individuals: small-scale farmers, local producers and members of the local community. From their sites they build new jobs and increase social and cultural values through the regeneration of local areas.

The Oktoberfest weekend will have everything that customers love about the traditional beer festival, including live German music, Scheinshaxen, würste and the most important of all, Steins full of beer. German Kraft have also invited three microbreweries along for the Oktoberfest weekend, with Gipsy Hill, Anspach & Hobday and Mondo Brewery pouring their beers during the weekend.

Tickets for the Oktoberfest are split into three sessions:

  • Friday Session | 21 September | 5pm-midnight
  • Saturday Afternoon Session | 22 September | 11am-5pm
  • Saturday Evening Session | 22 September | 6pm-midnight

Tickets for the Oktoberfest weekend can be purchased through

Entry to each session costs £10pp and includes one pint of beer. To secure a seat, group table bookings for 8 people are available at £15pp.

The German Kraft brewery is located at Mercato Metropolitano at 42 Newington Causeway, Elephant & Castle, SE1 6DR.