Roppelt Weizen

Roppelt Weizen is a serviceable wheat beer with a fruity palate and semi-dry finish.

Penning Kräusen

Penning Hetzelsdorfer Kräusen is a refreshing unfiltered fruity later with floral hops in the nose and citrus hops in the semi-dry palate. The finish is a touch bitter for my tastes but this an interesting mix of traditional Franconia and the Craft Beer wave finally hitting here.

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.

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.

Geyer Kellerbier at Felsenkeller

Geyer Kellerbier is a balanced, hoppy Kellerbier with a clean semi-bitter finish. It's perfect for an afternoon at Geyers Felsenkeller.

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.

Heller Doppelbock

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

Gundel Dunkles Gold

Gundel Dunkles Gold is a dry roasty treat of a dark beer with a lingering, semi-dry, semi-bitter finish which is moreish.

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.