The Pocket Guide to the Best Würzburg & its Countryside Breweries

Franconia is blessed with 100s of great breweries, many of them in small villages outside the big towns. The pocket guide to the best Würzburg & its Couüntryside Breweries will help you pick out which breweries outside Würzburg to visit. Guided tours to breweries outside Bamberg available if you would like to head into the Bamberg countryside with a Franconian beer expert.

Kalk Bräu Kellerbier (by Brauhaus Binkert)

Kalk Bräu Kellerbier is contract brewed by Binkert Brauhaus. It's a refreshing balanced Kellerbier with just the right amount of bitterness in the finish.

The Pocket Guide to the Best Erlangen & its Countryside Breweries

Franconia is blessed with 100s of great breweries, many of them in small villages outside the big towns. The pocket guide to the best Erlangen and its Countryside Breweries will help you pick out which breweries outside Erlangen you need to visit. Guided tours to breweries outside Bamberg and Forchheim available if you would like to head into the Bamberg/Forchheim countryside with a Franconian beer expert.

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Search for a Brewery/Pub/Bierkeller by Interactive Map

Maps are fun things. They help us visualize the world around us. With our smartphones in hand, they aren't as important in navigating as they once were but what they do for our imagination hasn't been replaced yet. Open the interactive map in full Google Maps format and you can filter by Upper Franconia, Middle Franconia, Lower Franconia, Franconian Baden-Württemberg and Upper Bavarian Franconia. Click on links in entries to reach Beerwanderers write-ups on each place, which includes contact information, opening hours and brewery websites. Always confirm opening hours before setting out. The place to find good beer in the Bamberg area. I hope it helps you visualize your next beery adventure.

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The Pocket Guide to the Best Forchheim & its Countryside Breweries

Franconia is blessed with 100s of great breweries, many of them in small villages outside the big towns. The pocket guide to the best Forchheim and its Countryside Breweries will help you pick out which breweries outside Forchheim you need to visit. Guided tours to breweries outside Bamberg and Forchheim available if you would like to head into the Bamberg/Forchheim countryside with a Franconian beer expert.

Hummel Leonardi Bock bottle

Hummel Leonardi Bock is a marvelous Hellerbock with a rich malty palate tinged with both honey and floral hops. The lingering finish is semi-dry and semi-bitter.

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The Pocket Guide to the Best Bamberg Countryside Breweries

Franconia is blessed with 100s of great breweries, many of them in small villages outside the big towns. The Pocket Guide to Bamberg's Best Countryside Breweries will help you pick out which breweries outside Bamberg you need to visit. Guided tours to breweries outside Bamberg available if you would like to head into the Bamberg countryside with a Bamberg beer expert.

Wagner Bräu (Oberhaid) Bock smoke

Wagner Bräu Bock is a rich malty beer of 7.5%. This new 2023 version had a light smoke element and none of the butter I found it to be loaded with in 2022.

Wagner Bräu Oberhaider Mühlendbier bottle

Wagner Bräu Oberhaider Mühlenbier is a rich spicy festbier of 5.5% with a nice lingering semi-dry finish.

Hummel Weizenbock

Hummel Cowboy Weizenbock is a marvelous example of the style with a rich malty palate tinged with both fruit and yeast. The lingering finish is moreish.