Radeberger Pils and Hofbraü Maibock Are Back!!!

**Achtung!!** – update from the Willow Tree bar!

Two draft beers that have previously been featured on our rotating “secret” taps (not found on the menu) have returned!

1. RADEBERGER PILSNER – a crisp, fresh classic brewed in Dresden, Saxony since 1872

2. HOFBRÄU MAIBOCK – from one of Munich’s traditional breweries, this tasty, strong amber lager (around 7.2% ABV) is a bit lighter in color and body than double-bocks – and one of the personal favorites of Professor Garden Gnome!

As always, don’t forget to ask your server or bartender about the secret or “seasonal” taps!



Patrick Story : Seminole County’s Top Chef

With our 14th anniversary approaching, we could not be more excited that we took home 6 awards from Seminole Magazine’s 10th Annual Best of Seminole Restaurants.  We would like to thank our leadership team, staff and of course, our wunderbar guests for voting  for us! This year in particular is special since our very own chef, Patrick Story, was selected as the county’s best chef. This is an huge honor for a well deserving individual.  Here is what Seminole Magazine had to say about our favorite chef:

Chef Patrick Story is a winner. The man at the culinary helm of Hollerbach’s Willow Tree Café in historic downtown Sanford was voted into the top three in 2014. This year, readers voted him—and Willow Tree—as number one: Best Chef and Best Area Restaurant.

Story trained at Le Cordon Bleu in Orlando and, after a stint at one of the area’s top banquet venues, came to the Willow Tree. In this family-owned restaurant (established by Linda and Theo Hollerbach), he found kindred spirits and a true culinary home. “We respect food, and it’s my life—it’s our life,” Story says. “It’s how we make our living, so [we’ve] got to respect it.”

His approach to food and the Willow Tree kitchen is a combination of preparation and homemade goodness. “We have [cooking] stations, but I don’t like to have a fry guy or a grill guy. I like cooks who can cook everything,” he says. “We’re a big team, a big family. We take care of each other.”

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Hollerbach’s Florida’s German Beer Headquarters

Zickie Zackie Zickie Zackie Hoi Hoi Hoi!!!

Something strange has happened thanks to our guests from Magnolia Square Market . Because our loyal guests have bought so much German Beer at our Market, we now sell the most German Beer in the state! This means that we are now able to reduce the pricing on our selection of over 100 German Beers by 10% to 15% at Magnolia Square Market. So come down and reward yourself with a newly marked down German Beer.

Tucher USA honored us for selling the most Tucher in Florida 3 years running.