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.
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.
Göller Rauchfestbier is a lightly smoky Festbier with a semi-dry lingering finish.
Göller Sommerbier is a perfect for summer brew full of floral hops in the nose and a lightly citrusy plate.
Göller Märzen is quite dry and fruity for the style with a lingering semi-dry finish. The Göller beers while not always overly concerned with style restrictions are getting better every time I go out there.
Göller Bock is supremely dry for the style with a dry malty plate and lingering finish.
The Bamberg Countryside Breweries Experience and Brewing Heartland Experience are two great walking tours which take you off the beaten path and out into the beautiful Franconian countryside. You can be sure to drink beers you will never find back home and eat the local delicacies.
The Bamberg Countryside Breweries Experience is an easy 9km/6mile 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.
Göller Bock is a malty and essentially one-dimensional Bock which is fairly light-bodied for the style and lacks and true complexity you typically seek out in such a beer.
Göller Urstoff is a malty session beer, more in the Kellerbier direction and a true Dunkles.