I pity the fool that ain’t been to Dinkelsbühl

Dinkelsbühl is a walled medieval wonder located on the Romantic Road in the Franconian part of Bavaria. It's also a great place to sample local beers with three breweries producing a large range of beers.

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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.

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How COVID is ravaging the brewing heartland as the alpacas look on

Tough choices in the time of Corona cause some breweries in Franconia to consider closing.

How to Rock Sambach

How to hike from brewery to brewery in Franconia. Great beer, food and scenery.

The ABCs of Franconian Food

Franconian food is one of the best parts of the region. Dishes are varied and generally rich, especially those with sauces. The regional cuisine pairs perfectly with the beer it's even more renowned for.