Hönig's Posthörnla is a great introduction to Rauchbier, with a hoppier palate than is typical.
Adler-Bräu Stettfelder Pils is a thirsty quenching straw-colored brew, perfect for after beer hiking in the Franconian countryside.
Adler-Bräu Lagerbier is a true classic Franconian session brew, with a dry fruity palate and a very long dry bitter finish. Well worth seeking out.
Metzgerbräu's Lagerbier is a dry fruity treat with a rounded soft palate and long dry bitter finish.
Göller Weizenbock is a fine example of the style with a nice honey banana element to both its aroma and flavor.
Brewery: Göller Town: Zeil am Main Style: Dopplebock Color: deep amber Head: massive, rocky Nose: malty, burnt caramel Body: full-bodied, low carbonation Palate: rich malt, slight roastiness, burnt caramel Finish: clean, slightly dry and bittersweet Served: from a bottle bought locally Impression: I wasn't sure what to expect from Göller before going there as it … Continue reading Göller Dunkles Bockbier
Adler-Bräu Stettfelder Hellerbock is a classic example of the style. Rich and malty with ample hopping, making for a dryish finish.
Höhn's Görchla-Bock is a serviceable Bock with some grain in the nose and palate. Its soft mouthfeel and subtle hopping make easy drinking.
Drei Kronen's Bock is a fine example of the style with a slight raisin nose and great mix of rich malt and ample hopping.
For those how haven't heard, beer hiking is a thing despite it not being on Wikipedia. It will surely be there soon, mark my words. I just might have to do the write-up myself if no one else does. So, what exactly is beer hiking? Quite loosely, it's the combining of hiking and drinking beer. … Continue reading Beer Hiking is a thing: Fünf Seidla Steig