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.
Do borders and beers mix? In Franconia, sometimes they get mixed up. A recent visit to the Gold-Ochsenbrauerei in Spielbach revealed not all is what it seems when you venture into the Hohenlohe.
Gold-Ochsen Festbock is a richly malty but surprisingly dry and fruity bock with a moreish finish. Dangerous at 8%
Gold-Ochsen Spezial hell is a sublime malt forward brew with a richly malty palate and surprisingly clean dry finish.