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Guided Tours

Beerwanderers is not only an information resource for the beer and hiking trails of Bavaria but also a full service provider of guided hiking tours which bring the traveler to breweries often not visited by walking on paths rather than riding in a tour bus. Get off the bus and feel the earth move under your feet.

How to hike five miles and visit five breweries in one day outside Bamberg

The Dorf Breweries Express is an easy 9km hike in Franconia Switzerland which takes in five small regional breweries. Join Beer Hiking Bavaria author Rich Carbonara to find the best beers and foods along the way.

There’s spring and smoke in the air in Bamberg: A Guide to Bamberg’s Best Biergartens

The guide to Bamberg's best beer. With only a couple days in Bamberg, you have to choose your beers well. This is the guide to the best beer in Bamberg, the beers you have to try.

Hofbräu Oberle Fastenschluck

Hofbräu Oberle Fastenschluck is the brewery's Bock for Lent and a richly malty one it is but with plenty of citrusy hops to counterbalance its hearty 7%. Great stuff!

Hofbräu Oberle Hofbier

Hofbräu Oberle Hofbier is their Dunkel with a balanced palate and a lingering, semi-dry, semi-bitter finish.

Hofbräu Oberle Peterla

Hofbräu Oberle Peterla is their Helles with a balanced palate and a lingering, semi-dry, semi-bitter finish.

Hofbräu Oberle Hefeweizen

Hofbräu Oberle Hefeweizen is a refreshing wheat beer with a fruity palate and lingering finish.

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The Squirrel meets the Unicorn: A sad Forchheim fable of another brewery closing

Brauerei Eichhorn in Forchheim closes due to tough COIVD-restricted years.

The Pocket Guide to Bamberg’s Best Beer

The guide to Bamberg's best beer. With only a couple days in Bamberg, you have to choose your beers well. This is the guide to the best beer in Bamberg, the beers you have to try.

Heller Doppelbock

Bamberg and Franconian beer styles explained in simple terms which are listed alphabetically