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The Walberla Undressed

The Walberla is a special hill in Franconian Switzerland. Just west of Forchheim, it offers great hiking opportunities and some fine small regional breweries surrounding it.

Sauer (Röttenbach) Pils

Sauer Pils is a dry hoppy pils with a clean bitter finish.

Sauer (Röttenbach) Export

Sauer Export is a semi-dry fruity brew with a malty palate and semi-bitter finish.

One flew over the stork’s nest

The Voggendorf Keller is located outside of Uehfeld, an area rich with stork nesting areas. It's featured in Beer Hiking Bavaria along with the two breweries in town.

Bayreuther Rauch-Märzen

Bayreuther Rauch-Märzen is a great introductory Rauchbier with a light smoky palate and clean, semi-bitter finish.

Drossendorfelder Bräuwerk Keller Pils

Drossendorfelder Bräuwerk Keller Pils is a nice mix of traditional style with a craft beer twist.

Glenk Pils

After some year being contract brewed by Stöckel in Hintergereuth, Glenk is once again brewing themselves. If this Pils is their best, it might have been better left as it was.

Becher-Bräu Stadtbier

Becher-Bräu Stadtbier is richly malty Festbier with some spiciness reminiscent of a Märzen and just enough hops to finish semi-bitter.

Stöckel-Bräu Erst Ahorntaler Premium Weisse

Stöckel-Bräu's Weisse is balanced refreshing Weissbier with a fruity palate and dry for the style finish.

Held-Bräu Fest-Bier

Held-Bräu Fest-Bier is typical Festbier with a balanced malty palate and clean semi-dry finish.