Schlenkerla is a world classic pub and the brewery never rests on its laurels. Their flagship Märzen is a smoky delight not to be missed.
Hand-crafted lagers are nothing new in Franconia but they just may be that on American craft beer market.
Weiher is a great brewery with both traditional and craft beer offerings. Their Weizenbock may not be a traditional one but the addition of hops is much welcomed and makes for a tasty but easy drinking brew.
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.
Weiher is a great brewery with both traditional and craft beer offerings. Their Bock is a classic Hellerbock with a malty palate and dryish, bittersweet finish.
Eiche is Schlenkerla's renowned Dopplebock with a softer smokiness than its stablemates and a drying finish for its strength.
You can buy most beers online but some beers you just have to go to the source but that's half the fun if you're a beerwanderer.
Elch-Bräu Dunkle is a very clean beer with a nice chocolatey palate which goes well with the pork dishes the area is noted for.
Hofmann Festbier is all you could ever want in a beer, rich and malty with ample hopping that make for a long dry finish and extremely quaffable palate.
Friedmann Pils has some juicy fruitiness to balance well with an otherwise hoppy palate. Its long dry finish makes is quaffable.