Kesselring Schlemmer Weissbier

Kesselring Schlemmer Weissbier is a balanced fruity wheat beer with a sourish palate and lingering finish.

Ebern Genussfestival 2024: A Beer Enjoyment Odyssey

The Genussfestival 2024 was held in medieval marvel Ebern in the Hassberg County of Lower Franconia. Four regional breweries (Göller/Zeil, Bayer/Theinheim, Raab/Hofheim and Hartled/Maroldsweisach) along with communal breweries from Dörflis and Ebern were on hand. A great time was had by all.

Brauhaus Brünn Hausbier

Brauhaus Brünn Hausbier was an unusually cloudy yeasty beer with a dry lingering finish. On tap at at the Genussfestival 2024 in Ebern.

Bräuhaus Dörflis Märzen

Bräuhaus Dörflis Märzen is a rich malty brew with fair hopping, making for a lovely semi-dry finish. It is brewed by the small communal brewery in the village of Dörflis in Lower Franconia but I sampled it at the Genussfestival 2024 in Ebern.

Bierprinzessin Hassberg Rotbier

Bierprinzessin Hassberg Rotbier is an unfiltered amber beer which was brewed by the Hassberg Beer Princesses for the festival. It’s a lovely dry hoppy beer in the Craft Beer vein but retains a distinct Franconian flavor. This was on tap at the Genussfestival 2024 in Ebern.

Bierprinzessin Hassberg Vollbier

Bierprinzessin Hassberg Vollbier is an unfiltered amber beer which was brewed by the Hassberg Beer Princesses for the festival. It’s a lovely dry hoppy beer in the Craft Beer vein but retains a distinct Franconian flavor. This was on tap at the Genussfestival 2024 in Ebern.

Raab Pils on tap

Raab Pils is a gorgeous golden hoppy beer with a dry semi-bitter finish. This was on tap at the Genussfestival 2024 in Ebern.

Raab Frangn Seidla on tap

Raab Frangn Seidla is an unfiltered Vollbier with a dry fruity palate and a moreishly dry finish. This was on tap at the Genussfestival 2024 in Ebern.

Wiesener Räuberweisse

Wiesener Räuberweisse from Bürgerliches Brauhaus is a great looking Weizen with a rocky head and fruity nose. It’s got a rounded fruity palate with yeast in peeking in from the nose. It’s also got an earthy quality untypical for the style which gives it a moreish quality. It’s a touch stickier than their other beers but not overly so and certainly not for the style. It’s full-flavored and fruity but remains refreshing, something a Weizen should always strive to be.

The Pocket Guide to the Best Würzburg & 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 Würzburg & its Couüntryside Breweries will help you pick out which breweries outside Würzburg to visit. Guided tours to breweries outside Bamberg available if you would like to head into the Bamberg countryside with a Franconian beer expert.