Founded in 1863, the private brewery Strate Detmold has 33 employees on staff and Renate, Friederike and Simone Strate are the 5th generation to lead this family business. In recent years, the manufacturer of specialty beers including Detmolder Pilsener, Detmolder Landbier, wheat- and cellar beer has become the second largest bottler of swing top bottles in Germany.