The Pocket Guide to the Best Erlangen & its Countryside Breweries

Franconia is blessed with 100s of great breweries, many of them in small villages outside the big towns. The pocket guide to the best Erlangen and its Countryside Breweries will help you pick out which breweries outside Erlangen you need to visit. Guided tours to breweries outside Bamberg and Forchheim available if you would like to head into the Bamberg/Forchheim countryside with a Franconian beer expert.

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Zum Löwenbräu 1747 Dunkles on tap

Zum Löwenbräu 1747 Dunkles is a fine unfiltered dark beer more in the Kellerbier family, featuring a lovely dry palate and moreishly dry finish.

Zum Löwenbräu 1747 Original on tap

Zum Löwenbräu 1747 Original is a fine unfiltered Helles more in the Kellerbier family, featuring a lovely dry palate and moreishly dry finish.

Zum Löwenbräu Karpfen Weisse on tap

Zum Löwenbräu Karpfen Weisse is a fruity wheat beer with lots of banana and yeast in the nose and palate.

Zum Löwenbräu Schwarzer Löwe

Zum Löwenbräu Schwarzer Löwe is a good example of the roasty style with a semi-dry finish.

Zum Löwenbräu Karpfen Weisse

Zum Löwenbräu Karpfen Weisse is a fruity wheat beer with lots of banana and yeast in the nose and palate.

Zum Löwenbräu Märzen Löwe

Zum Löwenbräu Märzen Löwe is a balanced brew with cereal in the nose and palate, finishing semi-dry and slightly bitter.

Zum Löwenbräu Fest Löwe

Zum Löwenbräu Fest Löwe is an excellent balanced Festbier with a great mix of malt, grain and hops and a dry semi-bitter finish.

Zum Löwenbräu 1747 Dunkles

Zum Löwenbräu Original Dunkles is a malty Kellerbier with a dry, somewhat bitter finish.