Trunk Nothelfer Bio-Weisse

Trunk Nothelfer Weissbier is refreshing example of the style with a fruity palate and yeasty nose.

rocky outcropping, hill with church, dark beer, half-timbered house in reflection

The Walberla Undressed

The Walberla is a special hill in Franconian Switzerland. Just west of Forchheim, it offers great hiking opportunities and some fine small regional breweries surrounding it.

Hebendanz Annafest Bier

Hebendanz Annafest Bier is the brewery's richly malty entry for the town's annual beer festival set in the Kellerwald outside Forchheim.

Drei Kronen Die Helle Lotta

Drei Kronen Die Helle Lotta is a balanced Helles with some grain in the plate and more hops than most, making for a clean, semi-bitter finish.

Hummel Märzen

Wagner Märzen is an excellent dryish Märzen with a balanced palate and semi-bitter finish.

Wagner Jubiläumsbier

Wagner Jubiläumsbier is gorgeous dry hoppy beer with lots of malt backbone to make for a most quaffable celebration beer.

Berchtesgaden Plan B Revisited

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. Berchtesgaden is the crown jewel in the Bavarian National Park system. This hike takes you up high to look down on the stunning Königsee.

Sauer (Röttenbach) Pils

Sauer Pils is a dry hoppy pils with a clean bitter finish.

Sauer (Röttenbach) Export

Sauer Export is a semi-dry fruity brew with a malty palate and semi-bitter finish.

Binkert Porter on tap

Binkert's Porter is a good interpretation of an American Craft Beer Porter with nice mix of hops and roast and a dryish moreish finish.