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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.

Knoblach Sommerbier

Knoblach's Schammelsdorfer Sommerbier is a balanced brew with mown grass in the otherwise grainy nose and a lingering semi-dry finish.

Knoblach Pfingstogla

Knoblach's Pfingstogla is the brewery's Festbier commemorating Whit Sunday. It's a chewy malty treat with a lingering semi-dry finish.

Knoblach Rauchsüdla

Knoblach's Rauchsüdla is a lightly smoky session beer with a semi-dry balanced palate and a semi-bitter moreish finish.

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What the Pfad is beer hiking?

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. This one takes in three small regional breweries and some fine rural Franconian scenery.

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How can you lose with three Dorfs & the Blue Diamond?

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. This one near Bamberg takes in three small villages of Stettfeld and four countryside breweries.

Knoblach Urlager

Knoblach's Urlager is their hoppy take on a Vienna Lager which is dangerously drinkable at 5.4%.

Knoblach Ungespundetes Lager

Knoblach's Ungespundetes is a prime example of a rare style of beer only really produced in a small area around Bamberg.