Paulaner is a German brewery, est. 1634 in Munich by the Minim friars of the Neudeck ob der Au cloister. The order and brewery are named after Francis of Paola, its founder. Paulaner is 1 of the 6 breweries who provide beer for the famous Oktoberfest beer festival dating from 1810. It ranks #8 among Germany’s best-selling breweries.