Grasser Weizenbock

Grasser Weizenbock is high octane wheat treat with hints of apricot and yeast in both the nose and palate. At 8%, it's dangerously drinkable.

cow beer mountain lake

How to keg a Weißbier on the way to the lake

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. Hopf is a Weißbier specialty brewery and this hike takes you by a gorgeous mountain lake too.

Becher-Bräu Josefi Bock

Becher-Bräu Josefi Bock is a hearty dark contemplative brew of 8.2%, full or rich malt and a hint of dark chocolate. It's dry for its strength and the finish is bittersweet.

castle ruin beer field

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.

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.

Will the real Kloster Sheyern please stand up

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. Kloster Scheyern is set in the hop growing region just northwest of Munich.

Maisel Stephan’s Indian Ale

Maisel Stephan's Indian Ale is a balanced Double IPA with lots of malt backbone and citrusy hops. It's dry and fruity with dry slightly bitter finish.

Maisel Chocolate Bock

Maisel Chocolate Bock is an interesting interpretation of cross between a Bock and stout with rich cocoa and bitter chocolate in both the nose and palate. The finish is semi-dry and bittersweet.

biergarten beer chapel

Plan B: Essing

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. Essing is a lovely town in the Altmühltal with a great brewery and lots of nice trails.

hiking sign beer church

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.