Fäßla Zwergla

Fässla Zwergla is a rich dark malty brew with some some grain in the balanced palate. The finish is clean, semi-dry and semi-bitter.

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Heavyweight Championship of Beers: Round 6 Schlenkerla Fastenbier vs Kräusen

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.

Weiherer Rauchbock

A collaboration between Kundmüller and Brazilian Craft brewery Cervejaria Bamberg, this complex smoke Bock has a complex array of flavors and an intermingling of smoke and honey. The lingering bittersweet finish is moreish.

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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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.

Mahrs Pils

Mahrsbräu makes an amazing range of beers and this Pils is one of their originals. It’s fruitier than is typical but its dry bitter finish makes no doubt what kind of beer it is.

Weiherer Weizenbock (on tap)

Weiherer is a great brewery with both traditional and craft beer offerings. Their latest Weizenbock on tap is a wonderfully fruity one with elements of dried orange and caramel mixed in with the traditional banana.