Klosterbrauerei Bonifatius Dunkel

The Klosterbrauerei Bonifatius Dunkel is an excellent example of the style with hints of chocolate in the malty mix.

A Hard Beer’s Night (& Day)

The first tapping of the Christmas Bock at Zehendner turns out to be an adventure but the beer hike the next day saved the day.

How to win friends & influence Charlie on the 7-Brewery Trail

The 7 Brewery Trail or 7 Brauereienweg is one of the top beer hiking trails in not only Franconia, but likely the world. With six breweries and two top Bierkellers en route and some lovely rural scenery, you can't go wrong walking this great trail.

Klosterbrauerei Altfränkisches Klosterbier

The Klosterbrauerei Altfränkisches Klosterbier is an excellent old style Franconian lager with a balanced palate and clean finish.

How to drink beer all day and lose weight in four days

Prologue: Where? Franconia is a region in Northern Bavaria. Topography? Hilly, lush green with dense forests and stoney outcroppings. How big? It's about the size of West Virginia. How many? There are around 300 breweries in this small area. When? Now, this is the last beer frontier. It's changing every day and may not be … Continue reading How to drink beer all day and lose weight in four days