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.

Greifenklau Greif-R

Greif-R is Greifenklau's lightly smoky answer to the town's renowned style Rauchbier. It's an easy drinking tasty beer and good introduction to the style.

Fäßla Zwergla

Fässla Zwergla is a rich dark malty brew with some some grain in the balanced palate. The finish is clean, semi-dry and semi-bitter.

Spezial Weissbier

Spezial Weissbier is an interesting smoky banana treat with a surprisingly dry palate and semi-bitter finish.

Kleebaum Bier

Kleebaum Kellerbier is contract brew for the defunct Bamberg Kleebaum brewery. It's a nice balanced session beer with Spalter hops in both the nose and palate.

Eckerts Kellerbier by Gänstaller

This Kellerbier is brewed for Eckerts by Gänstaller in Schnaid. It's a dry fruity brew with well-integrated grain and a dry semi-bitter finish.

Gänstaller Zwickel Pils

Gänstaller Zwickel Pils is a gorgeously hoppy with grassy notes intermingling with citrus hops before the lingering dry bitter finish.

Fäßla Lagerbier

Fässla Lagerbier is a classic Franconian lager with a dry fruity palate and long bitter finish.

A Ticket to Bock

The expression smiling all the way to the bank suddenly came to me as I could feel a bit of a smirk on my face as the conductor asked for my ticket. It's true, I had had to buy two tickets that day instead of the usual Bavaria ticket that would have been good for … Continue reading A Ticket to Bock