Kronach: The Kaiser, The Duck & the Pächter Fäctor

While small Franconian breweries are having a tough time, often closing, even regional player are feeling the pinch. Many continue to brew but their brewery taps are closing at an alarming rate. Finding tenants isn't easy. Finding customers is getting even harder.

Kaiserhof Pilsner on tap

Kaiserhof Premium Pilsner is their flagship, a golden Pils with a balanced palate featuring both grain and hops. The lingering finish is semi-dry and semi-bitter.

Kaiserhöfer Schmäußbräu on tap

Kaiserhof Schmäußbräu is is a special beer brewed for a St. George's Day Festival. A dark malty brew with a fairly low alcohol content of 4.5%, it seems a lighter version of the Schwedentrunk.

Bastion Marie Mariechen Urhell (Kaiserhof)

Mariechen Urhell is a special beer brewed by Kaiserhof for Bastion Marie, an excellent location to sample a few of the local beers and have a fine meal. The bottled version is filtered.

Mariechen naturbrüb (Kaiserhof) on tap

Mariechen is a special beer brewed by Kaiserhof for Bastion Marie, an excellent location to sample a few of the local beers and have a fine meal.