On a slow train to Franconian Baden-Württemberg

Franconia is not only part of Bavaria and there are areas traditionally in Franconia which still are culturally. The Distelhäuser Brauerei and a beautiful landscape are good reasons to explore the Franconian valley of the Main-Tauber.

Distelhäuser Blond

Distelhäuser Blond is the brewery's most successful foray into Craft Beer. In the Belgian Blond vein, it's fruity with a nice citrusy element and a lingering semi-dry finish.

Distelhäuser Hellerbock

Distelhäuser Hellerbock is a potent 7.5% Bock to celebrate spring. It uses a variety of both aroma and bittering hops for a complex plate and lingering, semi-dry finish.

Distelhäuser Pils

Distelhäuser Pils is a lightly hoppy example using a variety of hops including Saphir and Tettnanger. It's clean, semi-dry, semi-bitter finish is moreish.

Distelhäuser Landbier

Distelhäuser Landbier is more in the Rotbier style with a rich malty palate and lingering, semi-dry finish.

Distelhäuser Kellerbier

Distelhäuser Kellerbier is a top-fermented beer made with wheat malt, making for a fruity refresher.

Distelhäuser Märzen Urstoff

Distelhäuser Märzen Urstoff is fairly light malty brew with a lingering finish.

Distelhäuser Distel Hell

Distelhäuser Distel Hell is a clean semi-dry Helles with some grain in the palate and a semi-bitter finish.

Distelhäuser Dunkles Weizen

Distelhäuser Dunkles Weizen is one of the driest dark wheat beers I've had but features some banana bread in the malty nose.

Distelhäuser Weizen hell

Distelhäuser Weizen Hell is a fruity sourish wheat beer with a lingering semi-dry finish.