Kronach: The Kaiser, The Duck & the Pächter Fäctor

While small Franconian breweries are having a tough time, often closing, even regional player are feeling the pinch. Many continue to brew but their brewery taps are closing at an alarming rate. Finding tenants isn't easy. Finding customers is getting even harder.

‘s Antla Winterbock

's Antla Flößer is an unfiltered Dunkel with lots of roast, grain and hops in both the nose and palate. The semi-dry lingering finish is semi-bitter.

‘s Antla E1nser

's Antla E1nser is an unfiltered Helles with lots of grain and hops in both the nose and palate. The semi-dry lingering finish is semi-bitter.

‘s Antla Weisse Fraa

's Antla Schluck is an unfiltered Amber hopped with Saphir, Cascade and Amarillo hops. The balanced palate is dry and hoppy. The semi-dry lingering finish is semi-bitter.

‘s Antla Schluck

's Antla Schluck is an unfiltered Amber hopped with Saphir, Cascade and Amarillo hops. The balanced palate is dry and hoppy. The semi-dry lingering finish is semi-bitter.

‘s Antla Gold

's Antla Gold is an unfiltered Pils with lots of grain and hops in both the nose and palate. The semi-dry lingering finish is semi-bitter.

‘s Antla Flößer

's Antla Flößer is an unfiltered Dunkel with lots of roast, grain and hops in both the nose and palate. The semi-dry lingering finish is semi-bitter.

O-Bräu Freggerla (Kaiserhof)

O-Bräu Freggerla is an amber Kellerbier brewed by Thomas Kaiser at the mother Kaiserhof brewery. It's a balanced session beer with a lingering semi-dry semi-bitter finish. The O refers to the brewer's cat, Oskar.

Kaiserhof Pilsner on tap

Kaiserhof Premium Pilsner is their flagship, a golden Pils with a balanced palate featuring both grain and hops. The lingering finish is semi-dry and semi-bitter.

Kaiserhöfer Schmäußbräu on tap

Kaiserhof Schmäußbräu is is a special beer brewed for a St. George's Day Festival. A dark malty brew with a fairly low alcohol content of 4.5%, it seems a lighter version of the Schwedentrunk.