Nuremberg was a noted beer town in the middle ages and Rotbier was king. It fell into disfavor when modern lagers took over but were revived in 1984 by the Hausbrauerei Altstadthof. Currently, there are five regularly brewed Rotbiers in town but which one is the best? Find out here.
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Hübner Helles Bockbier (Steinfeld)
Hübner Helles Bockbier is a balanced malty Hellerbock with some grain in the nose and palate. The lingering semi-dry finish is moreish.
There’s spring and smoke in the air in Bamberg: A Guide to Bamberg’s Best Beer Gardens
The guide to Bamberg's beer gardens is way to find places to enjoy both beer and food in the most scenic settings. If you're time in the Beer Mecca is limited, this is the essential guide to find the best.
The Pocket Guide to Bamberg’s Best Beer
The guide to Bamberg's best beer. With only a couple days in Bamberg, you have to choose your beers well. This is the guide to the best beer in Bamberg, the beers you have to try.
Bamberg and Franconian beer styles explained in simple terms which are listed alphabetically
Bayreuther Rauch-Märzen is a great introductory Rauchbier with a light smoky palate and clean, semi-bitter finish.
Drossendorfelder Bräuwerk Keller Pils
Drossendorfelder Bräuwerk Keller Pils is a nice mix of traditional style with a craft beer twist.
After some year being contract brewed by Stöckel in Hintergereuth, Glenk is once again brewing themselves. If this Pils is their best, it might have been better left as it was.
Becher-Bräu Stadtbier is richly malty Festbier with some spiciness reminiscent of a Märzen and just enough hops to finish semi-bitter.
Hübner Staadtfelder Frühlingsbier (Steinfeld)
Hübner Stadfelder Frühlingsbier is a spring treat with a nice mix of grains and hops. There's a peppery element to the nose which carries over to the palate and just a hint of well-integrated butterscotch. It's fairly dry for a Festbier of 5.5% and the finish is moreishly bitter.