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What the Pfad is beer hiking?

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 takes in three small regional breweries and some fine rural Franconian scenery.

Först Premium

Först Keller-Pils is a dry fruity unfiltered Pils with a semi-bitter clean finish.

Beck Bräu Lager

Beck Bräu Lager is a good example of a Franconian old style lager with an amber hue and grainy palate. The finish is semi-dry and slightly bitter.

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How can you lose with three Dorfs & the Blue Diamond?

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 three small villages of Stettfeld and four countryside breweries.

Beck Bräu Jahrhundert Bier

Beck Bräu Jahrhundert is tasty Dunkles with some chocolate notes and a clean, semi-dry finish.

Knoblach Urlager

Knoblach's Urlager is their hoppy take on a Vienna Lager which is dangerously drinkable at 5.4%.

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.

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.

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.