Krug-Bräu Bock bottle

The bock from one of Franconia's biggest regional players: Krug-Bräu is a sure winner with a nice hoppy palate and long dry finish

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.

Schneider-Bräu Märzen

Schneider-Bräu Märzen is a classic of this style of malty fest beer. While not hoppy, the finish is clean and avoids any cloying characteristics.

Wettelsheimer Märzen

Wettelsheimer Märzen is a classic of this style of malty fest beer. While not hoppy, the finish is clean and avoids any cloying characteristics.

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

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.

Heller (Schlenkerla) Eiche

Eiche is Schlenkerla's renowned Dopplebock with a softer smokiness than its stablemates and a drying finish for its strength.

Krug-Bräu Bock

The bock from one of Franconia's biggest regional players: Krug-Bräu is a sure winner with a nice hoppy palate and long dry finish