Why Beer Wanderers?

Welcome to Beer Wanderers:  a site for lovers of finding new beers.  In this case, those in Franconia, a northern region in Bavaria, where some 300 breweries are densely dotted across a timeless landscape.
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Beer Wanderers is a resource of information primarily on walking trails that pass through a high concentration of breweries in this region, but also shares some insights on the beer and food it’s renowned for. The hope is to make this information more accessible to those interested in finding not only beers they haven’t tried but also to experience a unique part of the world, where brewing traditions haven’t changed for generations and often, the same families own and actually run these enterprises.

This is a chance to step back in time, to walk trails tread on by knights and peasants, past castles and rocky outcroppings, through lush forests and verdant valleys…to become a beer wanderer.

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      I found the beerwanderers page online and it has been an excellent resource for planning my trip to Swiss Franconia. The owner of the website has been incredibly helpful and responsive to my emails. He’s answered all my questions, and given great advice about my...More

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    8/22/2018

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Göller Dunkles Bockbier

Brewery: Göller Town: Zeil am Main Style: Dopplebock Color: deep amber Head: massive, rocky Nose: malty, burnt caramel Body: full-bodied, low carbonation Palate: rich malt, slight roastiness, burnt caramel Finish: clean, slightly dry and bittersweet Served: from a bottle bought locally Impression: I wasn’t sure what to expect from Göller before going there as it … Continue reading Göller Dunkles Bockbier

Adler-Bräu Hellerbock

Adler-Bräu Stettfelder Hellerbock is a classic example of the style. Rich and malty with ample hopping, making for a dryish finish.

Walking in a Winter Bock Wonderland

Beer hiking is alive and well in small town Aying, just outside Munich. There’s no better way to build up your hunger and thirst than hiking in a winter wonderland.

Ayinger Winter Bock

Ayinger Winter Bock is a rich dark brew with lots of dried fruit and fair hopping in the long dry bittersweet finish.

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