There’s spring and smoke in the air in Bamberg: A Guide to Bamberg’s Best Biergartens

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.

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.

Heller Doppelbock

Bamberg and Franconian beer styles explained in simple terms which are listed alphabetically

Bayreuther Rauch-Märzen

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.

Glenk Pils

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

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.

Hetzel Frauendorfer Rauchbier

Frauendorfer Rauchbier is a lightly smoky session beer with fair hopping and a semi-dry, semi-bitter finish.

Hübner Staadtfelder Osterhäsla (Steinfeld)

Hübner Stadfelder Osterhäsla is an Easter treat with a nice mix of grains and hops. There's a spicy element in the mix and it remains fairly dry for a Festbier of 5.5%