Ehingen is an unassuming town in Baden Wüttemberg, not too far south of Ulm. It is also known as the Beer Culture City and along with five breweries, they have a 14km hiking trail which connects them. Beer Hiking in Baden Württemberg? Why not. It's one of the oldest beer hiking trails in Germany and the best in Baden Württemberg. But what is the best beer on the hike? Read to find out.
Brauerei Spall lies in an area of Baden-Württemberg which once was part of Franconia. The small redbrick building still features copper kettles and the restaurant, Gaststätte Ochsen serves fine meals as well as the local Spall beer. Best reached by car, it is accessible by public transportation.
Herbsthausen lies in the Main-Tauber valley of Franconian Baden-Württemberg. The landscape is one of rolling hills so unsurprisingly, there are plenty of hiking/biking trails including the Herbsthäuser Bierwanderweg which conveniently passes by the local Herbsthäuser Brauerei.
Schwäbisch Hall is a lovely well-preserved town dotted with half-timbered houses and a variety of architectural styles. Though in Baden-Württemberg is historically and culturally part of Franconia.
Using the 9 Euro Ticket to get to new breweries isn't as easy as you might think but it can be done. Here's how.
Michelbacher Schwarzer Adler is a balanced dark Export with a rich malty palate featuring some chocolate notes and lingering finish.
Michelbacher Hefepils is a very refreshing summer beer with a citrusy/yeasty nose and dry citrusy palate, finishing semi-bitter.
Michelbacher Export is a balanced Export with a rich malty palate and lingering finish.
Franconia is not only part of Bavaria and there are areas traditionally in Franconia which still are culturally. The Distelhäuser Brauerei and a beautiful landscape are good reasons to explore the Franconian valley of the Main-Tauber.
Do borders and beers mix? In Franconia, sometimes they get mixed up. A recent visit to the Gold-Ochsenbrauerei in Spielbach revealed not all is what it seems when you venture into the Hohenlohe.