Meinel-Bräu Dunkel

Meinel-Bräu Dunkel is a rare 4.2% Bavarian brew that still has plenty of flavor with hints of milk chocolate and a semi-dry, semi-bitter finish.

Grasser 1750 Vollbier (bottle)

One of Franconia's brewing legends resides in Huppendorf. This1750 Vollbier is merely a smaller bottle of their classic Vollbier.

Grasser Zwickel (bottle)

One of Franconia's brewing legends resides in Huppendorf. This Zwickel is a fine and refreshing example of the style with a semi-dry moreish finish.

Hübner Jubiläumsbier naturtrüb (Steinfeld)

Hübner Jubiläumsbier was brewed for the brewery's 200th Anniversary in 2020 and is a fine rich amber brew, perfect for a celebration.

Krug-Bräu Bock bottle

The bock from one of Franconia's biggest regional players: Krug-Bräu is a sure winner with a nice hoppy palate and long dry finish

Krug-Bräu Winterbier

Krug-Bräu Winterbier is a dark rich Festbier with a touch of roast and dark pumpernickel before the semi-dry finish.

Krug-Bräu Kraft-Stoff

Krug Kraft-Stoff is craft beer version of their bottled version of their Urstoff. It's a very drinkable brew with a semi-dry finish.

Lang Bräu Bock

Lang Bräu Bock is a potent Hellerbock at 7.5% with fair hopping, making for a long, semi-dry, semi-bitter finish.

No mitigating factors in Mittenwald

Mittenwald has numerous hiking trails. One of the best is to the Kranzberg and then further on to the Lautersee and Ferchensee. Finish up at the Mittenwalder Postkeller. Details in Rich Carbonara's book Beer Hiking Bavaria.

Beers without borders

Do borders and beers mix? In Franconia, sometimes they get mixed up. A recent visit to the Gold-Ochsenbrauerei in Spielbach revealed not all is what it seems when you venture into the Hohenlohe.