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Search for a Brewery/Pub/Bierkeller by Interactive Map

Maps are fun things. They help us visualize the world around us. With our smartphones in hand, they aren't as important in navigating as they once were but what they do for our imagination hasn't been replaced yet. Open the interactive map in full Google Maps format and you can filter by Upper Franconia, Middle Franconia, Lower Franconia, Franconian Baden-Württemberg and Upper Bavarian Franconia. Click on links in entries to reach Beerwanderers write-ups on each place, which includes contact information, opening hours and brewery websites. Always confirm opening hours before setting out. The place to find good beer in the Bamberg area. I hope it helps you visualize your next beery adventure.

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The Pocket Guide to the Best Bamberg Countryside Breweries

Franconia is blessed with 100s of great breweries, many of them in small villages outside the big towns. The Pocket Guide to Bamberg's Best Countryside Breweries will help you pick out which breweries outside Bamberg you need to visit. Guided tours to breweries outside Bamberg available if you would like to head into the Bamberg countryside with a Bamberg beer expert.

Zur Sonne Weihnachtsbock

Zur Sonne Weihnachtsbock is a richly malty balanced Hellerbock with refreshingly fruity palate and moreish semi-dry finish.

Zunft Trunk Dunkel on tap

Zunft Trunk Dunkel is a gorgeously dry Kellerbier which would be great to session on.

Sonnen Pils on tap

Sonnen Pils is balanced and fuller-bodied than is typical of a German Pils but it's nicely dry without being over bitter.

Two breweries & Seven Rivers on the Steigerwald Panoramaweg

Beer Hiking Bavaria is a great guide that details 50 hikes in Bavaria which pass by or end at some of Bavaria's best breweries. The Steigerwald Panoramaweg is a long distance route and this describes the section between Bischberg to Weiher, home to the Kundmüller brewery.

Sonnen Pils

Sonnen Pils is fuller-bodied and maltier than is typical for the style but the finish is fairly dry and slightly bitter.

Bischberger Premium Lager Urtyp Hell

Zur Sonne Lager is an easy to quaff Helles with a nice balance of malt and hops and a dryish, bittersweet finish.