Brauerei Spall lies in an area of Baden-Württemberg which once was part of Franconia. The small redbrick building still features copper kettles and the restaurant, Gaststätte Ochsen serves fine meals as well as the local Spall beer. Best reached by car, it is accessible by public transportation.
Franken BräuHohenloher Schlitzohr Dunkel a good example Franconian dark beer with some roast and caramel intermingling in both the nose and palate. The lingering finish is just dry enough and somewhat bittersweet.
Franken Bräu Kellerbier is lightly grainy dry balanced brew with a lingering, semi-dry, semi-bitter finish.
Franken Bräu Spezial is a rich well-balanced brew with a pleasant grainy palate and just enough hops to make for a semi-dry semi-bitter finish.
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Sonnen-Bräu Imperial Stout is a rich malty high gravity stout with some dried fruit and licorice before the lingering semi-dry finish. It lacks a bit of mouthfeel for the alcohol level and it's not quite as complex as you'd expect but it's quite dangerous for 10%.
Herbsthausen lies in the Main-Tauber valley of Franconian Baden-Württemberg. The landscape is one of rolling hills so unsurprisingly, there are plenty of hiking/biking trails including the Herbsthäuser Bierwanderweg which conveniently passes by the local Herbsthäuser Brauerei.
Wettelsheimer Pils is a balanced dry, hoppy example of the style which maintains the brewery's signature drinkability.
Wettelsheimer Märzen is a richly malty brew with some spice and a lingering bittersweet finish.
Wettelsheimer Hell is a lovely balanced Helles with malty/grainy palate and a clean, semi-dry finish.