What is Beer Hiking in Franconian Switzerland like?

What is beer hiking in Pottenstein like? It's about as perfect as you'll find with hikes for all levels and a great dark beer as your reward.

Beer Hiking in autumn has its merits and mushrooms

Autumn can be the very best season for Beer Hiking in Bavaria.

Somewhere over the Staffelberg

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

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.

The Magic of the Walberla

The first time I saw the Walberla, it caught me entirely off guard. I was on a bus to Leutenbach, primarily to check out Brauerei Drummer but planned on doing some hiking there, as well. I'd taken two trains to Forchheim from Munich and was surprised at how smoothly the transition to the bus had … Continue reading The Magic of the Walberla

The Celtic Road to Beer & Sausages

The Staffelberg area is noted for both its hiking and beer so it shouldn't come as a surprise that there is some fine beer hiking to be had. On a recent trip researching such matters for my upcoming book Beer Hiking Bavaria, I stumbled upon a butcher-cum-brewer in Uetzing who proves quite handily that one … Continue reading The Celtic Road to Beer & Sausages

Money Can’t Buy You Beer

You can buy most beers online but some beers you just have to go to the source but that's half the fun if you're a beerwanderer.