Reutberger Josefibock

Reutberger Josefi Bock is a deceptively drinkable bock with fantastic long dry finish.

Andechser Dopplebock Dunkel

Maxlrainer's Schwarzbier is a classic of the style, full of roast and a hint of dark chocolate before a long, dry bittersweet finish.

Irseer Kloster-Urtrunk

Irseer Kloster-Urtrunk is a marvelous mix of hops and malt with some fine fruitiness thrown in. It's a beer worth the Pilgrim's walk.

Maxlrainer Schwarzbier

Maxlrainer's Schwarzbier is a classic of the style, full of roast and a hint of dark chocolate before a long, dry bittersweet finish.

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.

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.

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How to celebrate a 10th Anniversary on the Fünf Seidla Steig

The 10th Anniversary Celebration of the Fünf Seidla Steig was a blast.

Beer Hiking is a thing: Fünf Seidla Steig

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

How to Rock Sambach

How to hike from brewery to brewery in Franconia. Great beer, food and scenery.

Ott Hellerbock

Ott's Bock is a fine Hellerbock but its finish could be a bit drier with more bitterness.