Catching up with old friends & new Bocks on the 13-Brewery Trail

The Bamberg Countryside Breweries Experience and Brewing Heartland Experience are two great walking tours which take you off the beaten path and out into the beautiful Franconian countryside. You can be sure to drink beers you will never find back home and eat the local delicacies.

Knoblach Sommerbier

Knoblach's Schammelsdorfer Sommerbier is a balanced brew with mown grass in the otherwise grainy nose and a lingering semi-dry finish.

Knoblach Pfingstogla

Knoblach's Pfingstogla is the brewery's Festbier commemorating Whit Sunday. It's a chewy malty treat with a lingering semi-dry finish.

Sonnen-Bräu Mürsbacher Rauch

Sonnen-Bräu Mürsbacher Rauch is a lightly smoky treat with a moreish smooth lingering finish.

How to find the trail to Bierkeller Nirvana

What's the difference between a beer garden and a Bierkeller? Sometimes you just have to live it to feel it. Take the Bierkeller Extravaganza tour and find out!

How to hike five miles and visit five breweries in one day outside Bamberg

The Dorf Breweries Express is an easy 9km hike in Franconia Switzerland which takes in five small regional breweries. Join Beer Hiking Bavaria author Rich Carbonara to find the best beers and foods along the way.

Sonnen-Bräu Fastenbier

Sonnen-Bräu Fastenbier is a rich malty Bock with an herbal hop aroma and lingering dry finish.

Kaiser Bockbier

Kaiser Bockbier is an amber brew with an enticing fruity nose and fair hopping offset well by ample malt. This dangerously drinkable 7.5% Bock has a semi-dry moreish finish.

Hummel Pils

Hummel Pils is a dry balanced example of the style with a touch of grain before the clean, semi-dry, slightly bitter finish.

Hummel Spezial

Hummel Spezial falls into the Märzen style with a deep amber hue and richly malty palate with some toasted elements before the semi-dry finish.