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Guided Tours

Beerwanderers is not only an information resource for the beer and hiking trails of Bavaria but also a full service provider of guided hiking tours which bring the traveler to breweries often not visited by walking on paths rather than riding in a tour bus. Get off the bus and feel the earth move under your feet.

How to hike five miles and visit five breweries in one day outside Bamberg

The Dorf Breweries Express is an easy 9km hike in Franconia Switzerland which takes in five small regional breweries. Join Beer Hiking Bavaria author Rich Carbonara to find the best beers and foods along the way.

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.

Ahörnla Bräu aBils

Ahörnla Bräu aBils is their Pils entry and a dry hoppy one it is. It's not very balanced but has a dry, bitter finish.

Brauhaus zum Sternla Fastenbock

Sternla Fastenbock is an unfiltered mahogany beauty with a richly malty palate which features a touch of roast and underlying hops. The lingering finish is semi-dry, semi-bitter.

Sonnen-Bräu Fastenbier

Sonnen-Bräu Fastenbier is a rich malty Bock with an herbal hop aroma and lingering dry finish.

Trunk Nothelfer Fastenbock on tap

Trunk Nothelfer Fastenbock is a dark dangerous brew at 8%, full of rich malt, dried stone fruit and underlying hops.

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The Squirrel meets the Unicorn: A sad Forchheim fable of another brewery closing

Brauerei Eichhorn in Forchheim closes due to tough COIVD-restricted years.

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.