This is Krug's signature brew, appropriately enough a classic Franconian Lager with a well-balanced palate and drying slightly bitter finish.
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 is a classic of this style of malty fest beer. While not hoppy, the finish is clean and avoids any cloying characteristics.
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 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 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 is a world classic pub and the brewery never rests on its laurels. Their flagship Märzen is a smoky delight not to be missed.
Eiche is Schlenkerla's renowned Dopplebock with a softer smokiness than its stablemates and a drying finish for its strength.
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