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.

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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.

Penning Märzen

Penning Hetzelsdorfer Märzen is true Märzen from the small countryside brewery whose Vollbier is legendary. This Märzen has a gorgeous amber hue and rich malty palate with hints of burnt caramel. The moreish finish is semi-dry and semi-bitter and makes this 5.5% brew dangerously drinkable.

Penning Maibock

Penning Hetzelsdorfer Maibock is a May treat from the small countryside brewery whose Vollbier is legendary. This Bock has a gorgeous amber hue and rich malty palate with hints of caramel. The lingering bittersweet finish makes it moreish at 6.5%.

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%

Murmann Prinz Eugen Dunkel

Murmann Prinz Eugen Dunkel is an impressive looking dark beer with a massive rocky head and light chocolate notes. Dryish finish makes it easy to drink at 5.1%.