Wettelsheimer Märzen is a classic of this style of malty fest beer. While not hoppy, the finish is clean and avoids any cloying characteristics.
Friedmann Pils has some juicy fruitiness to balance well with an otherwise hoppy palate. Its long dry finish makes is quaffable.
Stegerauch Lagerbier is a classic Franconian session beer with a bright amber color and dry bitter finish.
Stern-Bräu Vollbier is a hoppy session beer with a nice fruity quality that dries out in the long bitter finish.
Stern-Bräu Festbier is a surprising smoky delight with a dry fruity palate but an unmistakable smokiness, too.
Though to the casual observer, it would appear that Germany has been a relative late comer to the craft beer scene, that is only in the sense of finally entering into the realm of following a trend towards styles quite outside the German brewing box. Less than 10 years ago, to imagine breweries in Germany … Continue reading Craft(ing) Beer Since 1556: Maisacher