Heller Aecht Märzen

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.

Brauerei Ott Bock

Ott Bock is a fine example of a Hellerbock with a rich malty palate and long dryish bitter finish.

Hartmann Bock Dunkel

Hartmann's Bock Dunkel is a fair example of the style with a rich malty palate and somewhat sticky finish.

Binkert Brauhaus Bock

Binkert's Bock is a fair example of the style with a rich malty palate and slightly bitter finish.

Long Live Lagers

Hand-crafted lagers are nothing new in Franconia but they just may be that on American craft beer market.

Beer Hiking in Winter has its rewards

While beer hiking in spring and fall might be best, doing it in winter does have its reward.

Göller Weizenbock

Göller Weizenbock is a fine example of the style with a nice honey banana element to both its aroma and flavor.

Göller Dunkles Bockbier

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 Hellerbock

Adler-Bräu Stettfelder Hellerbock is a classic example of the style. Rich and malty with ample hopping, making for a dryish finish.

Walking in a Winter Bock Wonderland

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.