Rothenburg ob der Tauber is a walled medieval wonder located on the Romantic Road in the Franconian part of Bavaria. It's also a great place to sample local beers and hike out to the legendary brewery gem in Spielbach.
The Forest-Quell Brauerei is part of the Oettinger Group but it is used for experimental beers and training in addition to retaining the feel of a small family owned brewpub. The homey Inn and lovely Biergarten are much beloved by locals for their excellent food and beer. The hike from Wassertrüdingen to the brewery is quite scenic and the beer is worth the walk!
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Brauerei Leicht in Pferdsfeld closed at the end of 2022 due to the owners wanting to retire and having found no one to take it over.
Dinkelsbühl is a walled medieval wonder located on the Romantic Road in the Franconian part of Bavaria. It's also a great place to sample local beers with three breweries producing a large range of beers.
Brauerei Eichhorn in Forchheim closes due to tough COIVD-restricted years.
Tough choices in the time of Corona cause some breweries in Franconia to consider closing.
Hennemann Bock Plus is their regular Bockbier Dunkel dry-hopped with Williamette, giving it some berry in the nose and palate. The finish is exceptionally dry and moreish.
Hennemann Bockbier Dunkel is a rich unfiltered chestnut beauty with a gorgeous rocky tan head and rich malty palate tinged with burnt toffee. There are ample hops to make for a semi-dry bittersweet finish.