Schederndorfer Landbier Dunkel

Schederndorfer Landbier Dunkel is fine dark brew with a touch of chocolate and a long dry finish.

Schwanen-Bräu Vollbier

Schwanen-Bräu's Vollbier is a dark dry hoppy session beer found more often in Franconia than anywhere in Germany.

Grasser Märzen

One of Franconia's brewing legends resides in Huppendorf. This Märzen crushes the competition.

Schederndorfer Rauchbier

Schederndorfer Rauchbier won the 2018 Silver Medal in the style and is a fine smoky brew with a surprising but nice bitterness.

Debringer Dunkles Vollbier

Debringer Dunkles Vollbier is an easily approachable but in on way simple brew. Great with food or on its own, it's the true taste of Franconia.

Knoblach Bockbier

One of the great Franconian bocks is close to Bamberg and worth the walk!

The Bocks of Bamberg

Bocks are the wild card in German brewing. Though they can be sticky affairs, the best seem to be able to straddle the necessary big malt presence in these high octane brews and ride out in dryish style. Finding them isn't always easy but you can up your odds but doing it in Franconia, where … Continue reading The Bocks of Bamberg