Bierprinzessin Hassberg Vollbier

Bierprinzessin Hassberg Vollbier is an unfiltered amber beer which was brewed by the Hassberg Beer Princesses for the festival. It’s a lovely dry hoppy beer in the Craft Beer vein but retains a distinct Franconian flavor. This was on tap at the Genussfestival 2024 in Ebern.

Raab Frangn Seidla on tap

Raab Frangn Seidla is an unfiltered Vollbier with a dry fruity palate and a moreishly dry finish. This was on tap at the Genussfestival 2024 in Ebern.

Köslauer Rennweg Brauer Vollbier

Köslauer Rennweg Brauer Vollbier was brewed as a hopeful Bock and sold as a Vollbier due to lower than expected alcohol. This is nonetheless a very nice rich Festbier with a rich malty palate tinged with ample underlying hops. The lingering finish is moreishly dry for the style.

Raab Frangn Seidla

Raab Frangn Seidla is an unfiltered Vollbier with a dry fruity palate and a moreishly dry finish.

Wittelsbacher Turm Bräu Vollbier

Wittelsbacher Turm Bräu Vollbier was a gorgeous looking beer marred by diacetyl the day I sampled it on tap at the brewery.

Pax-Bräu Vollbier

Pax-Bräu Vollbier is a lovely example of the style with a balanced dry palate and clean dry semi-bitter finish. This is a traditional beer with a Craft Beer twist by master brewer Andreas Seufert which shows that a beer can be very dry without being overly bitter.

Hopfengarten Hopfen Zupfer on tap

Hopfengarten Hopfen Zupfer is a balanced brew with a malty if thin palate and semi-dry finish.

BroBier Vollbier on tap

BroBier Vollbier is a balanced brew with a fresh malty palate and semi-dry finish.

Wurm Vollbier Hell

Wurm Vollbier Hell is an unfiltered golden beer with a malty character. The bottle I got was slightly sour so probably a bit off even if within its date range.

Penning unfiltered Vollbier

Penning Hetzelsdorfer Lagerbier is one of the top beers in Franconia and this is an unfiltered version with a fruity palate and lingering semi-dry finish. This might not fit neatly into any category but it's what makes Franconia special.