Schlenkerla is a world classic pub and the brewery never rests on its laurels. Their flagship Märzen is a smoky delight not to be missed.
Ott Bock is a fine example of a Hellerbock with a rich malty palate and long dryish bitter finish.
Hartmann's Bock Dunkel is a fair example of the style with a rich malty palate and somewhat sticky finish.
Binkert's Bock is a fair example of the style with a rich malty palate and slightly bitter finish.
Hand-crafted lagers are nothing new in Franconia but they just may be that on American craft beer market.
While beer hiking in spring and fall might be best, doing it in winter does have its reward.
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.
Beer hiking is alive and well in small town Aying, just outside Munich. There's no better way to build up your hunger and thirst than hiking in a winter wonderland.