Lingl Zoigl

Lingl Zoigl is the real deal, made by one of a very limited number of producers in one of only five towns still following all the protocols of Zoigl brewing.

Hetzel Frauendorfer Vollbier

Frauendorfer Vollbier is a great session beer with a dry fruity hoppy palate and slightly bitter finish.

Löwenbräu Hennemann Landbier Dunkel

Löwenbräu Hennemann Landbier Dunkles is a bit one dimensional in its bitterness and lacks the roundness associated with the style.

Stublanger Dinkel Dunkles Lagerbier

Stublanger Dunkles Lagerbier is a great session Kellerbier with a dry fruity palate and bittersweet finish.

Somewhere over the Staffelberg

One of 50 hikes from Rich Carbonara's book Beer Hiking Bavaria.

Staffelberg-Bräu Loffelder Dunkel

Staffelberg-Bräu Dunkel is a marvelous example of the style: rich and malty with some dark chocolate.

Rich Carbonara’s “Beer Hiking Bavaria” is available now in both English & German

The new book from Rich Carbonara "Beer Hiking Bavaria" is out now.

Staffelberg-Bräu Märzen

Staffelberg-Bräu Märzen is a marvelous example of the style: rich and malty with some spice, a perfect fall treat.

Grasser Märzen

One of Franconia's brewing legends resides in Huppendorf. This Märzen crushes the competition.

Dr. Bamberg & the Sandkerwa Side

The Bamberger Sandkerwa starts today in about seven hours and runs from 22.08.-26.08.2019. I thought I'd re-post my account of our trip there in 2018 as the information is still relevant and may help people planning on attending. They say there are at least two sides to every person, place or thing. Sides are funny … Continue reading Dr. Bamberg & the Sandkerwa Side