Lower Franconia is a lovely bucolic area dotted with small hamlets and a surprising number of regional breweries not to be missed by the intrepid beerwanderer. This details a road trip to Strecks Brauhaus in Ostheim, Rother-Bräu in Roth, Pax-Bräu in Oberelsbach and the Wittelsbacker Turm Bräu at its namesake tower.
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What makes the Walberfest so special? Sometimes, it’s not about the beer.
The Walberlafest is perhaps Germany's oldest spring festival. Set high on a hill called the Walberla, it is certainly the most atmospheric. Hike around it before ascending for the most dramatic entrance.
Will-Bräu Hefe Weizen bottle
Will-Bräu Hefe Weizen is a fairly dry for the style fruity wheat beer with a refreshingly fruity palate and lingering finish.
StoXBräu Blonder Bock
StoXBräu Blonder Bock is a high gravity affair strong on malt and alcohol but a bit one dimensional on flavor.
Raab Frangn Seidla
Raab Frangn Seidla is an unfiltered Vollbier with a dry fruity palate and a moreishly dry finish.
Will-Bräu Ehrenberger Pilgerstoff
Will-Bräu Ehrenberger Pilgerstoff is richly malty Märzen with some spice and roast in both the nose and palate. The lingering finish is semi-dry and bittersweet.
Will-Bräu Helles is a textbook malt forward session beer with a grainy nose and palate before a clean, semi-dry, semi-bitter finish.
Nothhaft Antonius Starkbier Hell
Nothhaft Antonius Starkbier Hell is a potent Heller Doppelbock at 7.5% with a richly malty palate and lingering semi-dry bittersweet finish.
Roppelt (Trossenfurt) Festmärzen bottle
Roppelt Festmärzen is dry and fruity for the style and also has a kiss of smoke before the lingering semi-dry finish.
Roppelt (Trossenfurt) Gold Pils
Roppelt Pils is a dry hoppy example of the style with a clean, dry, bitter finish.