It had been nearly 20 years since our first visit to Kloster Kreuzberg. Expectations are funny things when it comes to experiencing beery pilgrimage sites and this exercise proved no different.
Staffelberg-Bräu Sommer Weizen is a citrusy take on the style, making for a moreish finish.
Trunk Nothelfer Erntebier is the brewery's autumn entry with a deep golden hue and rich malty palate.
Sonnen-Bräu is a great reason to make your way to Mürsbach but it´s not the only one. The pretty valley features pretty trails and lots of beery options.
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.
Bernd Das Bier is the first commercial offering from home-brewing Bootshaus im Hain owner Bernd, hence its name.
Mühlendbräu Hansenbier is a special Festbier with a balanced palate and lingering semi-dry finish.
Mühlendbräu Hell is only served at their Bierkeller in summer and is a perfectly balanced session beer with a moreish finish.
Trunk Nothelfer Weissbier is refreshing example of the style with a fruity palate and yeasty nose.
The Walberla is a special hill in Franconian Switzerland. Just west of Forchheim, it offers great hiking opportunities and some fine small regional breweries surrounding it.