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The 2nd Annual Looking for Mr. Good Beers & Breweries Top 5 Awards 2023

Check out the Top 5 Beer experiences of 2023 and make plans to enjoy your beer dreams in 2024!

A military assault on Rothenburg ob der Tauber

Rothenburg ob der Tauber 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 and hike out to the legendary brewery gem in Spielbach.

On the need to be understood & not get hit by a passing truck en route to the Forstquell Brauerei

The Forest-Quell Brauerei is part of the Oettinger Group but it is used for experimental beers and training in addition to retaining the feel of a small family owned brewpub. The homey Inn and lovely Biergarten are much beloved by locals for their excellent food and beer. The hike from Wassertrüdingen to the brewery is quite scenic and the beer is worth the walk!

The 1st Annual Looking for Mr. Good Beers & Breweries Top 5 Awards

Check out the Top 5 Beer experiences of 2022 and make plans to enjoy your beer dreams in 2023!

Time in a Seidla: Pferdsfeld

Brauerei Leicht in Pferdsfeld closed at the end of 2022 due to the owners wanting to retire and having found no one to take it over.

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 Bamberg & Franconian Food

Franconian food is one of the best parts of the region and Bamberg is a great place to try some. Dishes are varied and generally rich, especially those with sauces. The regional cuisine pairs perfectly with the beer it's even more renowned for. This is a must have list of the foods to try in Bamberg.