Heavyweight Championship of Beers: Round 5 Schlenkerla Urbock vs Fastenbier

Schlenkerla is the most renowned of Rauchbier/Smoke beer breweries. The have a great line-up of seasonal beers and in this comparison, we look at their pre-Easter Fastenbier and autumn Urbock.

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Dang, back in Nesselwang!

Beer Hiking Bavaria is a great guide which details 50 hikes in Bavaria which pass by or end at some of Bavaria's best breweries. Nesselwang in located in the area of Bavaria known as Swabia and is home to the Brauerei-Gasthof Post.

The Fox out of the Bocks

Beer Hiking Bavaria is a great guide that details 50 hikes in Bavaria which pass by or end at some of Bavaria's best breweries. This one near Bamberg takes in the small village of Stettfeld where Adler-Bräu makes outstanding beer.

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Bamberg Beer Tours

Beerwanderers is not only an information resource for the beer and hiking trails of Bavaria but also a full service provider of guided hiking tours which bring the traveler to breweries often not visited by walking on paths rather than riding in a tour bus. Get off the bus and feel the earth move under your feet.

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When nobody’s home in Hetzelsdorf

Beer Hiking Bavaria is a great guide that details 50 hikes in Bavaria which pass by or end at some of Bavaria's best breweries. This one near Forchheim in Franconia brings you to the local brewing legend in Hetzelsdorf, Penning-Zeissler.

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What the ECK

Beer Hiking Bavaria is a great guide which details 50 hikes in Bavaria which pass by or end at some of Bavaria's best breweries.

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ECK Saphir Bock

ECK Saphir Bock is a cross between a traditional Bavarian Hellerbock and a German craft beer with Saphir hops its calling card.

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ECK Wilderer Dunkel

ECK Wilderer Dunkel is dry malty treat with a hint of chocolate before the long dry bittersweet finish.

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Heavyweight Championship of Beers: Round 4 Schneider Aventinus vs Aventinus Eisbock

Schneider Aventinus is the original Weizenbock and remains the gold bar standard by which all are judged. Aventinus Eisbock is concentrated version of it. Let's compare the two.

Gutmann Weizenbock

Gutmann Weizenbock is a seasonal brew from one of Franconia's top Weizen breweries. At 7.2%, it's a dangerously drinkable brew.