Krug-Bräu Lagerbier

This is Krug's signature brew, appropriately enough a classic Franconian Lager with a well-balanced palate and drying slightly bitter finish.

Heckel-Bier

Heckel-Bier is one of those brews you will think back on and want another. This means returning to the brewery. It will never be the same elsewhere.

Drummer Helles

Drummer Helles Brewery: Drummer Town: Leutenbach Style: Helles Color: straw Head: dense Nose: grain, malt Body: medium Palate: malty flavor, some grassy and grain notes mixed in, slight hop Finish: clean, bittersweet Served: on tap at the brewery Impression: This was my second time at the brewery so had higher expectations this time around. Though … Continue reading Drummer Helles

The Celtic Road to Beer & Sausages

The Staffelberg area is noted for both its hiking and beer so it shouldn't come as a surprise that there is some fine beer hiking to be had. On a recent trip researching such matters for my book Beer Hiking Bavaria, I stumbled upon a butcher-cum-brewer in Uetzing who proves quite handily that one can … Continue reading The Celtic Road to Beer & Sausages

Schlenkerla Heller Aecht Märzen

Schlenkerla is a world classic pub and the brewery never rests on its laurels. Their flagship Märzen is a smoky delight not to be missed.